Houston, TX – August 9th, 2016 – ipDatatel, LLC, the leading provider of Cellular and Internet based smart alarm communications and automation control devices is proud to announce its BAT-ZKI has been awarded the 2016 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution magazine and IoT Evolution World, the leading magazine and Web site covering IoT technologies.
ipDatatel’s BAT ZKI (ZigBee Keybus Interface) connects to the Keybus of an existing hardwired alarm panel and communicates to a compatible ZigBee hub allowing the hub to view alarm panel events as well as capture signals from existing hardwired sensors. The BAT ZKI allows security dealers and integrators to provide an additional “Smart Home as a Service” offerings to customers, increasing RMR while providing a low cost option for integrating alarm signals.
Kurt Burr, Vice President of Business Development at ipDatatel said in response to news of the award, “We are constantly striving to engineer and design top-notch and cutting edge products for dealers and integrators across the security industry. Furthermore, it is an honor to win this prestigious award from the leading source for communications and technology industry news.”
“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Product of Year Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the machine to machine market today. It is my honor to congratulate ipDatatel for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving IoT industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution.
“It is my pleasure to recognize the BAT-ZKI, an innovative solution that earned ipDatatel the 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from ipDatatel in the future.”
The winners of the 2016 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award will be published in the next issue of IoT Evolution magazine.
ipDatatel, LLC designs and engineers innovative Cellular and Internet alarm communication devices as well as smart device controllers for the security and home automation industries. ipDatatel alarm communicators enable dealers to easily take-over existing hard-wired alarm panels and turn them into smart devices with high-quality alarm communications and remote access from PC’s and mobile devices. The smart device controller enables dealers to increase their RMR by adding live video plus control of lights, locks, thermostats and garage door openers. ipDatatel products are available nationwide through distributors that cater to the alarm and integrator industry.