Vizia RF +™ Wireless Lighting Controls Add Touch Screen Solutions

Leviton's popular wireless Vizia RF + ushers in multiple touch screen solutions

Denver, September 5, 2008 - Leviton ushers in dependable touch screen manufacturers that complement and add convenience to the popular Vizia RF + wireless home lighting control system based on the Z -Wave® technology. "Touch screens are a milestone for Vizia RF + technology integration, because they demonstrate the commitment and trust these multiple manufacturers have to Leviton's Z -Wave technology based platform. Each one of these touch screen companies has solutions that maximize the user experience and take advantage of unique Vizia RF + technology features," says Ian Hendler, Director Business Development at Leviton. Whether it's direct manufacturer based support from ViewSonic Corp., Interactive Electronic Systems or Lagotek, or independent developers creating 3rd party integration modules to Crestron® or AMX® systems, it is clear that Vizia RF+ technology is being widely adopted by professional integrators in both new and existing home applications.

Each company delivers touch panel technology that utilizes Vizia RF + technology as an advanced wireless lighting control system. Selected brands enable technologies that merge lighting control and home media integration centralized into touch screen control.

ViewSonic, a leading global provider of visual display products, provides an elegant 10.4 -inch SVGA touch -screen display, the V212, with embedded Superna® home control software interface and Z -Wave technology to professional installers. The V212 sports wireless 802.11b/g networking and a built -in mouse. Particularly valuable is the V212's ability to speak the Z -Wave communication protocol natively for simple integration in a home theater and easy extension to whole house applications. The award -winning embedded Superna software delivers on its promise of control simplicity with scalable expansion.

Lagotek, a proven supporter of Z -Wave technology provides a complete home control and media control solution that integrates with Vizia RF + technology through touch screens. Vizia RF + technology becomes the lighting component to a full home control solution that easily integrate shades, audio, video, lighting and security with affordable results.

Interactive Electronic Systems (IES) has developed tabletop and in -wall (2 -gang box) versions of its touch screen panels for use with Vizia RF + technology. Transparently integrating with the Vizia RF + Plug -in Serial Interface Module, the panels control Vizia RF + devices; activate scenes, schedules, rooms and individual light controls as well as control thermostats and shades. IES delivers this quality solution to professional integrators at an amazingly affordable price point that opens new markets and enhances existing installations based on the Vizia RF + technology. (www.iescorp

The Vizia RF + product line represents Leviton's most advanced statement in residential wireless lighting and home control technology. Sleek, streamlined in appearance with a highly pleasing aesthetic design, Vizia RF + products complement a wide range of decorating styles and matches seamlessly with Leviton's Decora Plus™ screwless wallplates and Decora® wiring devices. Products are available in a variety of popular colors. For more information contact Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc., 59 -25 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362 -2591, Phone: 1 -800 -323 -8920,

Leviton, Vizia RF +, Decora Plus, Decora and the Leviton logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. in the United States and other countries. Z -Wave is the registered trademark of Zensys A/S Corporation. ViewSonic is the registered trademark of ViewSonic Corporation. Superna is the registered trademark of Superna Business Consulting Inc. Crestron is the registered trademark of Crestron Electronics, Inc. AMX is the registered trademark of AMX Corporation. Lagotek is the registered trademark of Lagotek Corporation.


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