Mobile Integrated Solutions Announces Apple Watch and iPhone Support for Global Caché
Jacksonville, OR, USA - March 24, 2015 - Global Caché, the leading independent manufacturer of IP, WiFi, and HTTP enabling connectivity products for the control and automation market, announced today they have entered into a strategic partnership with Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC. Anyone using iTach products from Global Caché and Mobile Integrated Solutions' MobiLinc Remote Universal Remote Control for the iPhone and Apple Watch can simplify control of thousands of entertainment devices from TVs, Blu-ray/DVD players, Apple TV and other network streamers, cable/DVR set top boxes, sound/video receivers, flexand many others.
Global Caché's products connect almost any electrical device to a WiFi and/or IP network so it can becontrolled, automated, and maintained by network-based software. The company offers other connectivity products and capabilities, including IR learning and the award-winning Control Tower IR database, available in the cloud (www.globalcache.com/controltower) to partners, dealer/installers, and end users.
mobilincMobile Integrated Solutions is a leader in mobile interfaces and cloud technology for home and business automation since 2008. The MobiLinc family of apps targets the end user and supports real-time video/audio streaming from thousands of IP cameras and all major home automation communication technologies including INSTEON, Z-Wave, ZigBee, X-10, and most recently, HomeKit via the MobiLinc Home app, an iOS app built for iOS 8 and Apple's HomeKit home automation initiative. With today's release of MobiLinc Remote for the Apple Watch and iPhone, anyone can setup, control, and simplify their entertainment system utilizing iTach products from Global Caché. MobiLinc Remote is available today through the iTunes store (http://apple.co/1DO22Xz).
"We're excited to announce our partnership with Mobile Integrated Solutions, makers of MobiLinc Remote for the Apple Watch, on the day the Apple Watch is scheduled to begin shipping. Not only is MobiLinc Remote opening up new entertainment system control opportunities on the user's wrist, the innovative setup process takes less than five minutes by answering clear, non-technical questions about the system," said Robin Ford, VP of Business Development at Global Caché. "The speed in which the control and automation market is expanding to include apps on smartphones, tablets, and now watches is amazing. We are delighted to be included as a close partner and enabling hardware for the newly released MobiLinc Remote app."
Wes Filleman, CEO and owner of Mobile Integrated Solutions, is equally enthusiastic, saying "Partnering with Global Caché was an easy decision to make. Global Caché's Control Tower IR cloud database was not only quick and easy to integrate with MobiLinc Remote, it also proved to be the key ingredient we needed in order to bring an easy to setup universal remote control for the Apple Watch and iPhone. The timing of the Control Tower IR cloud service release and the new Apple Watch provided the perfect opportunity for us to jump in and expand the MobiLinc family of apps to include the home's entertainment system."
About Global Caché, Inc.
Global Caché designs, engineers, and manufactures connectivity products that HTTP, IP, and WiFi enable previously unconnected devices in homes and businesses so they can be accessed, controlled, and automated using network-based software on smartphones, tablets, controllers, and computing devices. In addition to our iTach, iTach Flex, and GC-100 Network Adapter product families, Global Caché, winner of many industry awards, including the CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Honoree award and two prestigious CEPro Product of the Year awards, provides the industry's first online IR database, Control Tower, winner of the 2015 CEA Mark of Excellence award, as well as IR learner, IR blasters, sensors, receivers, and conversion cables. Global Caché sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Caché and our products and services or to place an order, visit online at www.globalcache.com or call us at 541-899-4800. Visit our free IR database in the cloud, Control Tower, at www.globalcache.com/controltower.
About Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC
Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC is committed to developing intuitive and reliable applications for the expanding mobile computing platform focusing on home automation, energy consumption, and commercial applications. Previously MobiLinc was featured by Verizon in several prime time ad slots over the Black Friday holiday in 2012. The ads ran on FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, Comedy Central, E!, and ESPN. This was the second national commercial exposure for MobiLinc behind the national ABC special on home automation in 2010. Learn more at http://mobilinc.com.