ipDatatel, LLC, the leading provider of Cellular and Internet based smart alarm communications and automation control devices is proud to announce it has been awarded the ESX Innovation Award 2016, Smart Home category, as announced by Security Systems News. 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.
The ESX Innovation Award “recognizes achievements for companies that bring a new and exceptional product or service to the customer, or for those delivering innovative ways for companies to operate more efficiently and profitably.” The 25 Innovation Award winners were announced by the Electronic Security Expo and released via Security Systems News. The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) is an annual conference and trade show for electronic security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring companies. Security Systems News provides comprehensive news coverage for the security industry, and boasts in excess of 70,000 monthly subscribers. (“ESX 2016 announces Innovation Award winners,” Security Systems News, 4/27/16.)
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 one of the security industry’s most important trade shows.”
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.