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Johnson Controls acquires Qolsys

August 5, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

CORK, Ireland—Johnson Controls acquired the remaining stake of Qolsys Inc., a residential and commercial security and smart-home manufacturer, after owning a majority since 2014. The Qolsys founders and leadership team will remain in Silicon Valley (San Jose, Calif.), assuming key roles in Johnson Controls global intrusion business.“We have this overwhelming feeling of not being done,” Qolysys VP Global Sales and Marketing Mike Hackett told Security Systems News, referring to what this...

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Northstar approved Qolsys for its Affiliate Funding Program

October 24, 2018SSN Staff

OREM, Utah—Northstar, a residential security and monitoring company based here, recently announced that Qolsys products have been approved for dealers participating in its Affiliate Funding Program.The Qolsys product line, including the IQ Panel 2, IQ Panel 2 Plus, IQ Remote and encrypted PowerG and S-Line intrusion sensors can help NorthStar Affiliates attract new customers by offering appealing security, life safety, and smarthome solutions, the announcement said.“This is direct reaction...

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Qolsys IQ Panel 2 selected by Guardian Protection Services

February 14, 2018SSN Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Qolsys, a provider of security and smart home technology, announced recently that Guardian Protection Services, a residential and commercial security systems provider based in Warrendale, Pa., has selected the IQ Panel 2 as its next generation platform following a one-year evaluation period.“We are honored to bring the IQ Panel 2 to Guardian's customers and dealers,” Mike Hackett, Qolsys SVP of sales and marketing, said in the announcement. “As Security and...

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Qolsys' second generation panel ships

August 15, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

SAN JOSE, Calif.—The Qolsys IQ Panel 2, which officially began shipping through North American distribution locations this summer, offers new features and technology designed specifically for security dealers.“The IQ Panel 2 is the culmination of four years of engineering passion to bring leading-edge innovation to the security market,” Qolsys CEO Dave Pulling said in a prepared statement. “The IQ Panel 2 is a realization of Qolsys' best-in-class technology partnerships with...

Curtis Kindred, Dan Kerzner, Dave Pulling, Mike Hackett, Mitchell Klein, Qolsys


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Qolsys to debut IQ Panel 2 at ISC West

March 30, 2016Martha Entwistle

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Qolsys introduced itself and its “all in one” IQ Panel to the security industry at ISC West 2013. This year, Qolsys plans to introduce its new IQ Panel 2, a slim, white, 7-inch high-res capacitive touch screen with edge-to-edge glass.“The beauty of the product matters,” Qolysys CEO Dave Pulling told Security Systems News. “But there's a rock concert going on behind that 7-inch screen,” he said.Designed for higher levels of security, IoT connectivity,...

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IoT ripe for monitoring

July 15, 2015Amy Canfield

BALTIMORE—Consumers with home automation systems most trust security companies to monitor them, according to “Monetizing the IoT” panelists at ESX 2015. That's a fact that the industry needs to embrace for future success, they said.Consumers say that security is their top reason for buying into smart home systems, according to numerous studies the panelists said at the conference, held here June 24-26.The security industry often views home automation merely as an add-on, but consumers...

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ESX 2015: IoT changing lives, industry

July 1, 2015Amy Canfield

BALTIMORE—Just as the smartphone has transformed the way people conduct their day-to-day lives, the Internet of Things will, too, said panelists at ESX 2015.There should be 50 billion devices connected by 2020, according to Syed Zaeem Hosain of Aeris.“Everyone has a different number, but [regardless] it will transform the way we live,” Hosain said during the OpenXchange panel at ESX 2015 here.Moderator George De Marco, ESX chairman, asked the panel and the audience if they were...

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Video in the home goes mainstream

September 2, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

In the second decade of the 21st century, home security is no longer just about catching bad guys. Industry experts say lifestyle choices, technological savvy, generational perspectives on privacy, and affordability are the forces driving a dramatic increase in the demand for video options in home security systems.“Whether it's consumer driven or industry driven through advertising, it's clear that the residential market is evolving into a reclassification of what is the service we ought to...

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Qolsys, new home security/automation manufacturer, launches in Vegas

April 10, 2013Martha Entwistle

LAS VEGAS—The home security and home automation space has a new player: Qolsys. Based in Silicon Valley, the company introduced its first product, the 7-inch touch-screen IQ Panel, at ISC West today.Qolsys—which stands for “quality of life systems”—is working with well-known technology partners. Its panel uses Alarm.com's interactive services platform and Google Android for its operating system. Foxconn is manufacturing the panel.“We chose best-of-breed technology...

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