leakSMART™ Wins “Editors’ Choice” in 2015/16 Internet of Things Awards

Started in 2011, this award honors the year's best products, organizations and ideas shaping the IoT from around the globe. There are 20 different award categories and three award types within each category.

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--leakSMART™, the market's leading water mitigation solution, claimed the title of Editor's Choice in the 2015/16 Internet of Things (IoT) Awards Tuesday.

Started in 2011, this award honors the year's best products, organizations and ideas shaping the IoT from around the globe. There are 20 different award categories and three award types within each category.

leakSMARTTM won the Editors' Choice title within the Connected Home category, described as "from enhancing playtime to improving our bodies/homes/factories, networked devices are making our lives safer, and more connected."

With the diversity of the IoT landscape, the IoT Awards provide an outlet to showcase superiority in all things IoT and to have companies express their passion behind their efforts. The awards celebrate the year's best innovations and innovators throughout the entire industry, from pro-bono engagements to Fortune 500s.

Vice President of Marketing and Sales, JaNette Barnett, showed her gratitude for the recognition. "It's a great honor to receive this prestigious award," Barnett said. "The Internet of Things Awards recognizes the best-of-the-best in the connected living space, and leakSMART™ is proud to be recognized as an overall leading solution within the rapidly growing IoT space."

leakSMART™ is a complete home water protection system that provides an abundance of benefits to homeowners: it completely eliminates the threat of preventable water damage; it protects and secures belongings from water damage, providing complete peace of mind to homeowners; it saves them thousands of dollars of damage from a small leak that wasn't caught soon enough; and it's easily integrated into a variety of compatible smart home systems.

It proves to be especially useful in regions with extreme winter temperatures, as it immediately shuts off the water supply as soon as a leak is detected from burst water pipes. The leakSMART™ system detects a leak through wireless sensors and automatically shuts off the water supply and notifies the homeowner via smart device - all within five seconds.

Consumers can purchase a stand-alone leakSMART™ system directly from the manufacturer. leakSMART™ can also be added to any compatible ZigBee® smart home system, including Wink® from The Home Depot® and Iris® by Lowe's®.

For more information about leakSMARTTM, visit getleaksmart.com.

For more information about the IoT Awards, visit iotawards.postscapes.com.

About leakSMART™

leakSMART™ is a patented water mitigation solution that provides complete home water protection with leak detection and monitoring for everything from burst water supply lines and washing machine leaks to leaks from other everyday appliances and plumbing fixtures throughout the house. leakSMART™ then automatically shuts off the main water supply when a leak is detected in the home. The system also immediately alerts the homeowner on a smart device when a water leak occurs — all in less than five seconds. For more information about leakSMART™, visit getleaksmart.com.

About Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc.

leakSMART™ is a trademarked solution that has been designed, developed and manufactured by Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc. (Waxman). Based near Cleveland, Ohio, Waxman has more than 500 employees from around the globe who design, develop and distribute efficient and innovative products for nearly every room in the home. The company specializes in surface protection and floor care, home improvement and hardware, and home organization and storage solutions, among other categories. For more information about Waxman or any of its brands and solutions, visit waxman.com.

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