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ADT, others give voice to home security

July 1, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

“You Speak. Your Home Listens.” That's how ADT is describing ADT Pulse Voice, a new app that adds personal voice commands to Pulse security systems. Voice commands appear to be the hot new trend in home security. For example, I blogged recently about the voice control capabilities of Honeywell's Wi-Fi thermostat. And Alan Stoddard, senior director of marketing for Honeywell Security Products Americas, told me last week that a new release of Honeywell's Tuxedo Touch this month will provide...

ADT, ADT Pulse Voice, Honeywell, personal commands, Tuxedo Touch, voice

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Honeywell ads 'Mad Men' worthy

May 7, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Honeywell's recent advertising success is on a scale that would make Mad Men's superstar adman, Don Draper, envious. First, the company recently won a coveted Telly Award for a Tuxedo Touch music video that it introduced this past December during the holiday season. Also, it got actor John Slattery—who plays the suave but mercurial Roger Sterling on AMC's Mad Men television series—to star in a new TV commercial where he demonstrates the voice control capabilities of Honeywell's Wi-Fi...

David Gottlieb, Honeywell Security, John Slattery, Telly Award, Tuxedo Touch, Wi-Fi thermostat

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Tuxedo Touch demo apps available for iOS and Android

April 24, 2014SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell's new Tuxedo Touch demo app is available for download from iTunes and Google Play, according to Honeywell marketing communications specialist Natasha Ramjit. “This new app, developed for both iOS and Android platforms, gives dealers the ability to demonstrate the features of Tuxedo Touch in an interactive, modern way—eliminating the use of bulky demo kits,” Ramjit said in a blog post on the company's The Security Channel blog. “Whether you use...

Android, Honeywell, iOS, Natasha Ramjit, physical security, SSN, Tuxedo Touch

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Honeywell gets to the heart of the holidays

December 18, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Many security companies produce holiday ads featuring their products. But Honeywell took an innovative approach in promoting security this season—actually commissioning a Nashville band, Telecommunicators, to create an original song, “You're My Heart,” and using it in a music video that highlights the features of Tuxedo Touch. The resulting video tugs at the heart while showing the ways Tuxedo Touch can enhance a family's home life. And Angela Remmert, media specialist at Honeywell...

Angela Remmert, David Gottlieb, Honeywell Security, Telecommunicators, Tuxedo Touch

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Honeywell reels in trio of ESX awards

June 20, 2013SSN Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Honeywell Security team will leave the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Nashville this week with three awards in tow, including the Best Overall award, given to the LYNX Touch 5100, Honeywell's wireless residential security platform, according to a news release. The LYNX Touch 5100 received the award based on the opinion of a panel of judges. The Best Overall award was delivered by John Cerasuolo, president of ADS Security, host company for the show. The LYNX Touch 5100...

ADS Security, ESX, Honeywell, Lynx Touch 5100, Residential Security, SSN, Tuxedo Touch

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Honeywell expands capabilities for Total Connect

June 10, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell's home automation platform, Total Connect is now supported by the company's Tuxedo Touch home controller, according to a news release. The expanded offering enables users to remotely control Z-Wave thermostats, lights, door locks, shades and video via compatible mobile devices, allowing customers to manage their homes remotely. The Tuxedo Touch offers a touchscreen and a full-color, 7-inch display that allows the controller to communicate with other devices on the Z-Wave...

Alan Stoddard, home automation, Honeywell, physical security, SSN, Total Connect, Tuxedo Touch, Z-Wave

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Honeywell to name new FAP/CSS/HIS dealer group leaders, integrate business units

February 22, 2012Martha Entwistle

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell Security Products is integrating its two business units—access control/video and intrusion—into one P&L, and is planning to name new leaders for its three dealer programs before ISC West, Scott Harkins, who was named president of Honeywell Security Products in December, told Security Systems News.The dealer groups are Honeywell First Alert Professional (FAP), Commercial Security Systems (CSS) and Honeywell Integrated Systems (HIS). HIS, which has 200 dealers...

Commercial Security Systems, CSS, FAP, First Alert Professional, HIS, Honeywell Integrated Systems, Honeywell Security Products, ISC West, Lynx Touch 5100, Ron Rothman, Scott Harkins, Tuxedo Touch

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Long Island's got burglaries, Honeywell has solution

February 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Talk about serendipitous product placement—Ron Rothman, president of Honeywell Security Group, was featured in Newsday this week, talking about Honeywell's new Tuxedo Touch, a security/automation product for homes that can also be used by businesses. And the article on him just happened to appear in the newspaper on the same day Newsday's cover story was on the rising number of burglaries at homes and businesses on Long Island. “Of course, this is technology that can help address the...

David Gottlieb, Honeywell Security Group, Newsday, Ron Rothman, Steven Skrynecki, The Security Channel, Tuxedo Touch

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