|[April 09, 2014]
Linear, a Nortek Company, Wins Security Industry Association's Prestigious Best New Product Award for New Z-Wave Garage Door Controller
CARLSBAD, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Linear, LLC, a subsidiary of Nortek Inc., and an industry leader in
residential and commercial access control, health and wellness, security
and home control, today announced that the Security Industry Association
(SIA) selected its Z-Wave Garage Door Opener Remote Controller as Best
New Product in the Residential and Monitoring Solutions category.
The coveted awards are given out once a year at ISC West as part of the
SIA's New Product Showcase competition which recognizes the most
innovative products, services and solutions in electronic physical
Linear's award-winning Garage Door Controller is the first UL
325-2010-compliant device flexible enough to work with virtually any
automatic garage door opener driving a sectional garage door. Embedded
with a Z-Wave smart chip that enables two-way RF communication between
hundreds of other Z-Wave enabled devices, the controller works
harmoniously with products and services from Linear and many other
manufacturers. Once installed, the garage door can be conveniently
controlled through any Z-Wave certified gateway, security or automation
panel. The device provides both audible and visual warnings prior to any
remotely-activated door movement in accordance with UL 325 safety
requirements, adding to the standard safety features built into modern
garage door openers.
"Our Z-Wave Garage Door Controller is generating a lot of interest and
excitement and we're incredibly proud that it was honored by the SIA
with the top award in the security industry," says Linear president,
Michael O'Neal. "Linear is committed to building an ecosystem of
innovative products that make people's lives easier and more efficient
at home and work."
O'Neal continued, "This award for Best New Product speaks to the
progress we've made in being recognized as a leader in home control and
automation technology, and making smart home convenience an easy and
affordable choice for the mainstream consumer market."
The wireless controller was also honored at ISC West for being Z-Wave's
1,000th certified product, making Z-Wave the most broadly-adopted
wireless protoco for home control and automation products worldwide.
The SIA is a nonprofit international trade association that represents
more than 350 electronic physical security product manufacturers,
specifiers, integrators and service providers. The ISC West electronic
physical security industry conference and exhibition brings more than
1,000 international and domestic security product manufacturer companies
and more than 25,000 security professionals to Las Vegas each year.
For more information about Linear LLC, please visit www.linearcorp.com
or call 1-800-421-1587. Linear can also be found on Facebook, Twitter
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About Linear LLC
in Carlsbad, California, Linear LLC is an innovator in the health and
wellness, security and access control markets. Since 1961, the company
has designed and manufactured more than 2,500 products for residential
and commercial use. Today, Linear is focused on wired and wireless
technology serving the access control, security and connected business
and home needs of its dealers, customers and OEM partners. The
Go!Control home management system and a growing range of Z-Wave
automation, commercial entry and wellness products position Linear as a
competitor in multiple growth industries for the long-term future.
Linear is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) a global,
diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad
capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products
and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please
for more information.
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