Numerex Supports iControl Networks' Broadband Home Management and Security Solution
iControl's Connected Life Platform Leverages Numerex M2M Service
Atlanta, July 1, 2009 — Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ: NMRX), a leading provider of full-service, secure machine-to-machine (M2M) network services and solutions, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Palo Alto, California based iControl Networks, Inc., provider of iControl Connected Life, a broadband home management solution that delivers interactive home security and energy management for broadband and security providers.
Numerex's unique capabilities and expertise in wirelessly routing and managing alarm signals to central stations provides a proven and time-tested network for iControl's IP-based home security solution. iControl's next-generation platform is specifically designed to be sold by broadband service providers and home protection companies who plan to offer next generation home security, home and energy management, and elder care solutions to their new and existing customers.
"iControl Connected Life delivers a simple, connected and safer solution to consumers, extending the peace of mind value proposition. Numerex can clearly help us deliver on these priorities," said Greg Roberts, iControl's VP of marketing. "With its ISO 27001 information security certification, seamless wireless platform, robust network management tools, and a vast reservoir of expertise and experience, Numerex is the right choice for us."
Through this alliance, consumers and businesses can remotely control their security systems, view live video or event-driven video clips, control lighting, thermostats, door locks and more from their iPhone, mobile phone, PC or in-home touch screen. Using Numerex's secure wireless connection, customers benefit from enhanced peace-of-mind since alarm monitoring can still be maintained in the event of a malfunction or interruption in the wired telephone or broadband service.
"Pairing iControl Connected Life with Numerex DNA™ services provides a compelling solution to customers seeking immediate, cost-effective, and secure visibility to their homes and small businesses from anywhere in the world. We are very pleased to have been selected by iControl and to be a part of their next-generation broadband home management initiatives," said Louis Fienberg, Numerex EVP of corporate development.
Given the pervasiveness of the Internet, web-based remote access control is becoming widely available to many individuals and businesses. iControl's new service is intended to be distributed initially through broadband operators and home security providers.
About iControl Networks
Palo Alto, California based iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the broadband home management market. iControl Networks partners with home security companies, Internet service providers, and telecommunication firms to deliver the iControl Connected Life solution, the next generation of home protection and connectivity. Investors in iControl include Charles River Ventures, Intel and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. For more information, please visit www.icontrol.com.
Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ: NMRX) is the machine-to-machine (M2M) provider of choice to some of the world's largest organizations delivering secure, all-around solutions through a single source. The Company's M2M expertise enables its customers to efficiently, reliably, and securely monitor and manage assets remotely whenever and wherever needed, while simplifying and speeding up development and deployment. Numerex is the first M2M service provider in North America to carry the ISO 27001 information security certification. Numerex DNA™ offerings include hardware Devices, Network services, and software Applications offered as individual components or as bundled services. At Numerex, "Machines Trust Us™". For additional information, please visit www.numerex.com.
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