Vizia RF +™ Wireless Lighting Controls and ViewSonic® Touch Screens Provide Superior Control at Modest Cost for Professionals

Leviton's popular wireless Vizia RF + Teams with ViewSonic for Home Control

Denver, September 5, 2008 - Leviton's popular Vizia RF + wireless home lighting control system utilizing Z -Wave® technology announces a new relationship with ViewSonic Corp. that incorporates elegant touch -screen technology embedded with Superna® home control interface software and native Z -Wave technology support, for the professional installer. The combination of Vizia RF+ lighting controls and ViewSonic's Z -Wave technology based touch panel adds up to the ideal solution for integrators looking to cost effectively expand their installation opportunities. Combining Vizia RF + technology and ViewSonic's products utilizing Z -Wave technology create a flexible, scalable home control solution suitable for both existing and new homes. ViewSonic is one of the first touch screen manufacturers to speak the Z -Wave communication protocol natively for simply intuitive home control integration.

"This solution brings a superior mid -level Z -Wave technology solution to the market. Professional installers will find the combination of Vizia RF + technology and ViewSonic touch screens to fit the budgets of many more jobs, while delivering high quality and trusted brand recognition from two market leaders," comments Ian Hender, Director of Business Development at Leviton. ViewSonic has the unique feature of being a native Z -Wave technology touch -screen. This allows it to operate within a Z -Wave network seamlessly as a secondary controller that can expand from straight forward home theater installation up to sophisticated whole house applications. The Superna software interface makes controlling Vizia RF + products elegant, and can scale to include media servers, security cameras, and more. Its control that is simple, elegant, and expandable.

"ViewSonic has built a brand on being a display technology leader. By teaming up with Leviton, we are able to further extend our V212 expertise and innovation to additional distribution channels and provide new opportunities for their customers," said Jeff Volpe, Vice President of marketing, ViewSonic Americas. "The V212 with Vizia RF + and Z -Wave technologies now allows installers to have more options when designing home entertainment and automation setups for today's design, performance and price -conscious consumers."

ViewSonic remains a leading monitor brand in the United States and has won more than 2,000 awards from independent global publications and organizations. Superna designs, and develops products and solutions for the digital home market. The Viewsonic touch -screen with embedded Superna software will be on display at CEDIA 2008 in Denver at the Z -Wave Alliance booth #472 or can be viewed at the Leviton booth #914.

Leviton has a slew of innovative design and operating features to the Vizia RF + product line which all tally up to a substantial number of benefits for end -users and installers. The enhanced wireless dimmers sport the eco -friendly Energy Save Mode, Leviton's own proprietary 2 -way status update technology and a beautiful horizontal dim/bright bar.

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 match 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,

About ViewSonic
ViewSonic Corporation is a leading global provider of visual display products. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products including LCD monitors, LCD TVs, projectors, digital signage displays, digital photo frames and other display solutions. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit

Leviton, Vizia RF + 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.


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