"We are pleased to offer our customers a high quality, yet cost-effective tablet for the home that is always on-hand for their home control needs without having to go searching for their personal devices first"
Palo Alto, Calif. and San Jose, Calif. - September 10, 2014 - G2i announced today that it will
NETGEAR STS7000 Android™ Security Touch Screen (G2i TS-2) into its premium smart home
solution. Both the BS-2 and the TS-2 have been developed for the iControl OpenHome
Connect™ system, which powers G2i's connected home offering.
The BS-2 is 802.11n WiFi certified and Z-Wave® certified, providing complete connectivity
between all of G2i's security and lifestyle devices within the home, including light switches,
video cameras, automatic door locks, thermostats, security sensors, and more. G2i Members can
look forward to improved WiFi range and performance, as well as reduced installation times with
the addition of the BS-2 in all future G2i deployments.
The seven-inch TS-2 with charging cradle is a high-quality, tablet that enables G2i customers to
manage their G2i connected security and lifestyle devices from anywhere in the home. The
touch screen is designed to offer customers superior WiFi performance with fast 802.11n speeds
and 2x2 WiFi, helping to ensure reliable connectivity to the dedicated home security network.
With improved battery life, the wireless touch screen also enables users to stay connected to
relevant Internet content such as weather, traffic, news, sports, and more.
"We are pleased to offer our customers a high quality, yet cost-effective tablet for the home that
is always on-hand for their home control needs without having to go searching for their personal
devices first," said G2i CEO Reed Stevens. "As a trusted partner of G2i, NETGEAR understands
our Members' and customers' demands for ever-increasing performance and value, with the BS-
2 and TS-2 delivering a clear advantage in both areas."
The quality and reliability of NETGEAR products ensure comfort and peace-of-mind for G2i's
customers. The BS-2 and TS-2 support remote software upgrades, a removable and replaceable
battery, and a sleek, durable design to help extend the life of the device.
"We're very excited that G2i has selected our ASG1000 Gateway and STS7000 Touch Screen to
form a core piece of their premium smart home management solution," said Michael Clegg,
senior vice president and general manager of the Service Provider Business Unit at NETGEAR.
"Quality and reliability combined with superior performance and ease-of-installation are key
attributes of NETGEAR products across the board. We're confident that the ASG1000 and
STS7000 will meet the high bar for customer satisfaction set by G2i."
The G2i BS-2 gateway will be available in October 2014.
The G2i TS-2 will be available in December 2014.
Find the NETGEAR STS7000 (G2i TS-2) online at: http://www.netgear.com/serviceproviders/
Find the NETGEAR ASG1000 (G2i BS-2) online at: http://www.netgear.com/serviceproviders/
Learn more about G2i at www.g2ihome.com
About G2i, Inc.
G2i was founded with the intention of delivering state-of-the-art interactive home management
with a focus on customer satisfaction. G2i's platform provides you with a personalized system
that allows you to connect with your family, keep your home safe, and improve energy usage
and consumption - even when you are half a world away! G2i offers all the power and
functionality of traditional home automation and security systems, while providing the flexibility
and mobility of an innovative cloud-based platform - all in an affordable, premium package that
fits your lifestyle. Founded by veterans of the consumer electronic industry, G2i is a leader in
emerging technology, focusing on a great user experience and exceeding our customers'
expectations. © 2014 G2i, Inc. G2i and all related titles and logos are trademarks of G2i Inc.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative
products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes
high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media
products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses,
NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity
of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail-proven, mobile broadband
solutions for their customers on the go. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven
technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-ofuse.
NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 44,000 retail locations around the globe, and
through approximately 37,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San
Jose, Calif., with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner.
More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with
NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.