Awards Recognize Icontrol's Security Solutions as Top Mobile Application and Installation Tool
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 9, 2014 -- Icontrol Networks, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, today announced it received two ESX 2014 Maximum Impact Awards - its Home View 3D solution won in the Accessories & Aids: Mobile Applications category, and its System Installation Wizard received top honors in the Accessories & Aids: Installation Tools/Testers category.
"Security is a major priority for consumers, and it is crucial to the success of the home security and service provider companies we work with. Icontrol recently found that 100% of consumers view security as a must-have in a home automation system, showing the vast scale of the market for these types of solutions," said Paul Dawes, executive vice president and general manager at Icontrol Networks. "The Maximum Impact Awards are proof of what the industry can accomplish in the market, both in helping partners streamline operations and increase profits, but also in the products and services that ultimately reach consumers. This is a proud accomplishment for Icontrol and a testament to the strength of our solutions."
Icontrol's Home View 3D product feature was named the winner for the Accessories & Aids: Mobile Applications category. The product feature allows homeowners to view and manage their entire connected home from a single, intuitive three-dimensional view.
Icontrol also won the Accessories & Aids: Installation Tools/Testers category with its System Installation Wizard. The System Installation Wizard is designed to reduce the overall time of install, eliminate costly configuration mistakes and reduce the amount of training required for new installers. A simplified web-based experience, troubleshooting tools and other functionality increase the quality of installation and allow any installer to easily navigate the process.
Home View 3D and the System Installation Wizard are available on the Icontrol Connect™ platform solution that powers smart home solutions offered by leading home security and telecommunications providers in North America.
The awards were announced at ESX in Nashville on June 25th, 2014. The Maximum Impact Awards honor security products and services for their impact on integration and monitoring companies. Winners were selected by a distinguished panel of judges including leadership from ESX and its owners CSAA and ESA. Additional information about the 2014 Maximum Impact Awards can be found at http://www.esxweb.com/max.
About Icontrol Networks
Icontrol Networks' vision is to provide a connected home solution for every household, so people worldwide spend less time managing their lives and more time living them. Icontrol is making the connected home a reality through its software platforms, which are deployed by home security companies and service providers, and the all-in-one Piper Home Awareness device for consumers. Icontrol is further pioneering the next generation of connected living through its OpenHome™ Partner Program, the first community for application and device makers to partner on a common platform. Venture investors in Icontrol include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of service providers including ADT, Comcast Ventures, Comporium and Rogers Communications. For more information about Icontrol Networks and Piper visit www.icontrol.com and www.getpiper.com.
Owned and sponsored by industry leading trade associations, ESA and CSAA, ESX is the only major, national trade event focused exclusively on the needs of security installation, integration and monitoring teams. ESX offers valuable content and connections, while focusing intensely on the growth and maintenance of recurring monthly revenue (RMR). It has the leading education program, the most interesting and enjoyable networking events and the most focused expo floor in the industry. ESX attracts the biggest, best and most progressive integration and monitoring companies in the nation. For more information, visit www.ESXweb.com. The awards - the only program in the security industry that honors the impact new and recently introduced products and services have on security integration and monitoring companies - were delivered to this year's winners by John Cerasuolo, CEO of ADS Security.