Mobile application offers comprehensive home and business control from Windows 10 smartphones, tablets, desktops and laptops
Melville, N.Y., December 9, 2015 - Leviton today announced the availability of the Snap-Link Mobile application (app) for use on Windows 10 devices, including Surface tablets, desktop and laptop computers, and smartphones. This new Leviton control app is the perfect solution for monitoring and controlling Leviton automation systems either remotely or locally and is offered without monthly fees or device licenses. Users can download the app via the Windows Store on a Windows 10 device and use it on as many connected Windows 10 devices as they wish. The Snap-Link Mobile app also allows for control over multiple Leviton managed properties, an ideal solution for vacation homes or multi-location business owners.
For over three decades, Leviton Omni security & automation systems have provided comprehensive control over residences and commercial properties spanning security, access control, video surveillance, distributed audio, temperature control and lighting or load control using wired and wireless devices, making the addition of the Snap-Link mobile app for Windows 10 devices the inclusive integrated solution.
"We are delighted to provide our global automation customers with a variety of new Windows 10 options for managing their entire home and business via the phone in their pocket or the all-in-one PC in their living room," said Aaron Ard, mobile app innovation leader for the Leviton Energy Management, Controls and Automation business unit. "In fact, Leviton is proud to recognize that our first remote control app was developed for Windows Mobile devices back in 2007. We revel in the prospect to now offer these new control opportunities."
"In today's world, consumers can have complete remote control over almost everything including many technological aspects of their home or business," said Craig Dewar, Senior Director, Windows Marketing at Microsoft Corp. "We are excited that Leviton has introduced the Snap-Link mobile app to be used with Windows 10 devices as this will continue to make security and automation convenient, safe and affordable for Windows users."
From the app, an individual can oversee and control the security, entertainment and energy management facets, in addition to the below, of all connected Leviton properties:
• Disarm, arm or place your security system into vacation mode
• Unlock doors and gates
• View live surveillance footage
• Dim lights from 0-100% with slider bar
• Turn on/off connected loads including appliances, pumps, motors, compressors and more
• Adjust up to 64 smart Leviton thermostats at one time
• Turn on distributed audio throughout any property and change the source or volume
• Run macro buttons that enact a chain of events, which includes turning on appropriate AV equipment, dimming the lights, lowering shades, locking doors and more.
The Snap-Link Mobile app for Windows 10 is now available from Microsoft with a one-time download fee of $19.99. The app can be used in conjunction with Leviton OmniPro II, Omni IIe, or Omni LTe security and automation systems. To download the app now, please visit https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9nblggh68lmk. For more information, visit http://www.leviton.com/automation.
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.