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Honeywell commercial fire radio for VISTA panels eliminates POTS need

July 10, 2014SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell this week introduced a new commercial fire radio that meets NFPA 72 2013 requirements for 60-minute supervision and can function as the sole path of alarm signal transport. By installing the new iGSMCFP4G radio in place of costly POTS lines, security professionals have a new RMR stream and end users also benefit from the eliminated expense of dedicated phone lines, according to a July 8 news release. The UL 864-listed radio sends Contact ID messages from a Honeywell...

commercial fire radio, Honeywell, iGSMCFP4G, NFPA 72 2013, POTS, VISTA

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'Timing is perfect' for Honeywell upgrade solution release

July 2, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Honeywell just introduced a new solution enabling dealers to offer affordable home automation upgrades to more than 10 million customers—and a company executive says the release of Honeywell's VISTA Automation Module or “VAM” couldn't have come at a better moment.That's because dealers are already reaching out to existing customers to do a radio upgrade as the 2G sunset approaches, Alan Stoddard, senior director of marketing for Honeywell Security Products...

Alan Stoddard, ESX, home automation, Honeywell, physical security, SSN, VAM, VISTA, Z-Wave

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Honeywell's VISTA panel now compatible with Key Digital system

June 12, 2014SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell's VISTA series of security alarm panels are now compatible with an Apple iOS-based automation system from Key Digital, a leading developer and manufacturer of HDTV technologies, Honeywell announced June 10. The combination of VISTA with Key Digital's Compass Control System gives dealers and integrators more options to create connected homes and businesses for their customers, the company said. Key Digital's Compass Control System allows home and business owners to use...

Alan Stoddard, Compass Control System, Honeywell, Honeywell Security Products Americas, Key Digital, Michael Lakhter, VISTA

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Honeywell to display connected home solutions at CEDIA

September 10, 2013SSN Staff

DENVER—Honeywell Security will display its latest home control, remote services and security solutions at its booth at the CEDIA Expo home technology show, to be held Sept. 26-28 at the Colorado Convention Center here. Expo attendees can learn about Open API, which provides the ability to create custom apps and numerous opportunities for system integration, and how third-party solution providers work with Honeywell's VISTA systems. Dealers/installers also can learn how to earn more money every...

CEDIA Expo, Honeywell, Honeywell Total Connect, open api, VISTA, Z-Wave

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Honeywell expands 4G to VISTA line of alarm panels

October 24, 2012Rich Miller

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell has expanded 4G alarm communications to its popular VISTA platform, which the company says will maximize equipment longevity and performance for dealers.The company's first 4G VISTA panels, the GSMX4G and the GSMV4G, were launched on Oct. 22. Like the LYNX Touch 5100, a self-contained 4G system that made its debut in March at ISC West, the new products are based on the HSPA+ network.Gordon Hope, general manager of AlarmNet at Honeywell, said the decision to standardize...

4G, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, LYNX, VISTA

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Luxurious partnership for Honeywell

November 30, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

In this economic downturn, many security companies have bemoaned the fact that new housing starts are down. But Honeywell has formed a new partnership with Toll Brothers, a nationwide builder of luxury homes, that gives Honeywell an exclusive way to tap into the new construction market's lucrative side. Here's more from the news release that Melville, N.Y.-based Honeywell issued today: Honeywell has reached an exclusive agreement with Toll Brothers, America's Luxury Homebuilder, to provide its broad...

Bob Shipman, Felicia Ratka, Honeywell Security & Communications, Toll Brothers, Total Connect, VISTA, Westminster Security

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