Crestron Partners With Sequel Technologies To Provide A Fully Integrated Security Solution

Advanced ST8 Security System with Native Crestron IP Control Completes Any Crestron and Prodigy® Home Automation Solution

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, July 28, 2010 - Crestron now delivers seamless integration with the ST8 security system by Sequel Technologies. Compatible with both Crestron and Prodigy® product lines, the award -winning ST8 can be programmed just like any other native Crestron device on the network, thanks to built -in Crestron IP control. High -speed Ethernet greatly simplifies data sharing between the ST8 and Crestron controllers, for faster system response time and a better user experience.

Arm and disarm the entire home or just specific entry points. Even from a bedside keypad or touchpanel, put your home into "sleep" mode, simultaneously arming the system, turning off unnecessary lights; even making sure the garage door is closed.

The peace of mind in knowing that your home is safe and secure when you're away is priceless. Use your computer or mobile device to check the status of your home, anywhere, anytime. Additionally, the system can send status alerts to your email or cell phone, and can report alarm conditions to the central station over Internet.

"Creating new business opportunities for our dealers is a constant priority for us," said Vin Bruno, Crestron Director of Marketing. "Combining native Crestron control with this extremely advanced security system - at a very affordable price - delivers real value, to both our dealers and their clients."

Using the menu -driven Prodigy Composer wizard (coming soon), integrators can add the ST8 without programming. Crestron SystemBuilder™ support delivers simple drag -and -drop system customization, and pre -loaded graphics provide intuitive and attractive interface options. For even more fine -tuning, advanced programmers can take advantage of the SIMPL™ Windows environment.

"We're delighted to team up with a leader like Crestron, and provide this powerful, simple -to -install security system," said Duane Paulson, President, Sequel Technologies, Inc. "A security system with native Crestron control allows integrators to deliver a complete home automation solution with the added benefit of monthly monitoring sub -contracts."

Crestron and Prodigy dealers can purchase the system today, directly from Sequel. For more information, visit or

About Crestron
For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Offering integrated solutions to control audio, video, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate boardrooms, conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry.

In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.

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