ELAN Home Systems to Give Away 20 Olé Film Interactive Touchpads at CEDIA 2006

Booth 159 Will Be HOT with Product Displays, Demonstrations and Daily Olé Drawings

DENVER, CO - CEDIA EXPO '06 BOOTH #159 - ELAN Home Systems, a leading manufacturer of award -wining Multi -Room audio/video and home control systems, announced today that the company will give away 20 of its award -winning, brand new Olé™ Film Interactive Touchpads at CEDIA Expo '06. CEDIA, the custom electronics industry's largest trade show, is being held in Denver, Colorado through September 17. The announcement was made by Bob Farinelli, ELAN's President and Chief Technology Officer.


The one of a kind and highly anticipated Olé Film Interactive Touchpad will be on view during CEDIA Expo '06 at ELAN's booth #159 from September 14 - 17, 2006. In honor of the public product launch, ELAN will draw 20 names over the first three days of the expo and each person selected will receive an OleĢ Film Interactive Touchpad absolutely free to take home with them.

In regard to the announcement, Mr. Farinelli remarked, "Our team is looking forward to all the fun and excitement surrounding the official launch of Olé at CEDIA. The drawings will put these revolutionary new Film Interactive Touchpads into the hands of 20 additional Dealers. Through this giveaway we are pleased to further reward and motivate our ever -growing family of ELAN Dealers."

Added Cat Fowler, ELAN's Vice President Marketing and Technical Services, "We have scheduled many cool things to take place in at our booth this year in an effort to further inspire and excite our Dealers! In addition to the 20 Olé product drawings, we will host live Olé demonstrations and feature a full home theater with Sunfire. To cap it all off we will present entertainment with an authentic Spanish flair with performances by the world -renowned flamenco guitarist René Heredia and his flamenco dancer troupe."

As the first ever Film Interactive Touchpad (FIT), OleĢ marries the best of all interface worlds by bringing together the speed, graphics and response of an LCD touch panel with the simplicity and pricing of a keypad, thus creating a completely new interface product category within the Custom Installation industry. A radical departure from traditional, hard button keypads, Olé offers the largest all -touch surface in a double -gang, in -wall product and new level of flexibility to match every Client's décor. It's easier -than -ever installation and super -fast VIA!®TOOLS programming saves Dealers valuable time, thus increasing profits substantially.

About ELAN Home Systems:
ELAN Home Systems is a leading manufacturer of innovative, award -winning Multi -Room audio/video and home automation systems. Based in Lexington, KY, the company's systems were the first to integrate audio, video, phones and third -party products to create a seamless, easy -to -use "whole house" experience. The company's unique products provide complete lifestyle, feature -rich solutions, yet can be configured to fit the specific needs of every homeowner. ELAN products are distributed through a comprehensive channel of select dealers and distributors throughout the United States, Canada and 58 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.elanhomesystems.com.

ELAN is a trademark of ELAN Home Systems, LLC, Lexington, Kentucky. VIA! is a registered trademark of ELAN Home Systems, LLC. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Press Contacts:

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The Steven Style Group
New York, NY
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OR

Cat Fowler
ELAN Home Systems
Lexington, KY
t) 859 -269 -7760 x161
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