For Immediate Release
Milestone covers broad portfolio of lighting, control and security devices
Carlsbad, CA – January 3, 2017 9:00 AM ET — Nortek Security & Control, a leader in the security, smart home and wellness technology markets, announced today the shipment of their 1 millionth Z-Wave smart home device under its GoControl® brand. Offering a wide range of products for lighting, control and security, GoControl products are consistently listed as best sellers on Amazon.com and are also the products of choice by many security dealers.
Nortek Security & Control has over 3 million security and home control systems installed, making them the clear category leader under their award winning 2GIG® brand. GoControl products enhance many of these 2GIG installations, delivering the convenience of IoT devices to the mass market, offering solutions that are affordable, easy to install and use.
GoControl’s 1 million devices together with 2GIG’s 3 million security and automation controls make Nortek Security & Control a clear leader in the category.
According to Parks Associates, over 55 percent of installed smart door locks and garage door controls, smart smoke detectors and water leak sensors, and networked security cameras are integrated into a security system. “The security channel remains the leading channel for smart home services and related products,” said Tom Kerber, director of IoT strategy. “Nortek Security & Control’s leadership in the smart home and security channel extends beyond the 2GIG controller and includes a wide variety of accessories.”
GoControl products work with 2GIG security / control panels and other Z-Wave control hubs, allowing users to control one device, or a grouping of devices (referred to as a “scene”) from any room in the residence or from virtually anywhere via smartphone, tablet or smartwatch. Future enhancements and new solutions are expected to fuel GoControl’s continued leadership in this exciting market.
For more information on GoControl, 2GIG and many other Nortek Security and Control products, please visit www.nortekcontrol.com.
Nortek Security & Control LLC
Nortek Security & Control is a world leader in smart connected devices and systems for the residential, security, access control and digital health markets. Through its family of brands including 2GIG®, GoControl®, Linear®, and Numera®, Nortek Security & Control designs solutions for a diverse customer base that includes national telecoms, big box retailers, OEM partners, service providers, security dealers, and consumers. With over 50 years of innovation, Nortek Security & Control is dedicated to addressing the lifestyle and business needs of millions of customers every day.
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