HAI Finalists for Two CEDIA Manufacturers' Excellence Awards

HAI, the leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, announced today that the Omnistat2 Thermostat and the Cellular Communication Center are both finalists for the 2010 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Manufacturers' Ex

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Contact:
Allison Read
Director of International Sales & Marketing, HAI
4330 Michoud Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70129
Phone: (504) 736 -9810 x 229
Fax: (504) 253 -2955
www.homeauto.com
Email: allison.read@homeauto.com
New Orleans, LA - July 27th, 2010

To download a high resolution photo of HAI's Omnistat2 Thermostat, please click here: http://www.homeauto.com/mediacenter/HaiPRImage.asp?image=Omnistat2Black.jpg
To download a high resolution photo of HAI's Cellular Communication Center, please click here: http://www.homeauto.com/mediacenter/HaiPRImage.asp?image=CCCAwardsCollage.jpg


HAI Finalists for Two CEDIA Manufacturers' Excellence Awards

HAI, the leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, announced today that the Omnistat2 Thermostat and the Cellular Communication Center are both finalists for the 2010 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Manufacturers' Excellence Awards.

HAI's popular Omnistat2 Thermostat is one of three finalists for the Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation Award. This category recognizes a transformative technology that aids in reducing consumption of energy and natural resources as well as represents an environmentally responsible approach to power usage, production methods, or packaging. HAI's Omnistat2 thermostats let you automatically schedule your HVAC settings based upon day of the week and time of day. They allow you to set back temperatures when you are not home and to warm/cool the home to your desired temperature for when you return home. The thermostats may be controlled remotely via iPhone, PC, or other device with a web -browser, when used in conjunction with an HAI home control system. HAI's Omnistat2 has received the CES Innovations Design & Engineering Award, Electronic House Product of the Year Award, Gold Mark of Excellence Award, Platinum ADEX Award, Professional Builder 100 Best New Products Award, Innovation Housing Technology Award, and was named a Finalist for the CEDIA Manufacturer's Excellence Award as well as the Electrical Contracting Products Innovation Award.

HAI's Cellular Communication Center (C3) is one of several finalists for the Best New Product Award. This category is judged on innovative technology, value to the technician and business, as well as how it enhances the client's lifestyle. The C3 is a wireless cellular communicator that allows phone calls to be made over the GSM cellular network using the existing telephones in your home. The C3 can be used when there is no landline in your home or if the landline is temporarily unavailable. HAI's C3 has received the CES Innovations Design & Engineering Award, Electronic House TOPS Award, Platinum Mark of Excellence Award, and Gold ADEX Award.

"We are excited to have two outstanding products recognized by CEDIA", explained HAI President, Jay McLellan. "Both of these solutions have already received widespread industry recognition and awards - a true testament to HAI's innovative engineering efforts."

To view all of the finalists, please visit: http://www.cedia.net/awards/2010_finalists.php

HAI products are available through a worldwide network of Distributors and installing Dealers in over 80 countries. For more information, please visit HAI's website, www.homeauto.com or email marketing@homeauto.com.

To download a high resolution photo of HAI's Omnistat2 Thermostat, please click here: http://www.homeauto.com/mediacenter/HaiPRImage.asp?image=Omnistat2Black.jpg
To download a high resolution photo of HAI's Cellular Communication Center, please click here: http://www.homeauto.com/mediacenter/HaiPRImage.asp?image=CCCAwardsCollage.jpg

About HAI (www.homeauto.com): HAI (Home Automation, Inc.) is a privately held manufacturer of integrated automation and security products for residential and commercial use based in New Orleans, LA. Incorporated in 1985, HAI has developed a full line of award -winning automation products, including home control systems, programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches, Whole Home Audio systems, video surveillance equipment, access control products, Touchscreen interfaces, and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet. All products are sold through HAI's worldwide network of Distribution Partners and installed by trained dealers in over 80 countries.











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