NEW ORLEANS - Home Automation, Inc. (HAI), a manufacturer of integrated automation and security products, recently received two awards from the Security Industry Association. The Security Industry's Finest and the Judges Choice Award for Residential Products were presented to HAI President Jay McLellan on August 29th at the International Security Conference and Expo held in New York.
This internationally recognized conference, which highlights the newest and most innovative security products, broke all previous records with 54 entrants. The top 20 were then eligible to advance to the second round of judging, of which the highest honors were the two Judges Choice Awards in the Commercial and Residential Product categories. "It's a great honor to receive this recognition from the Security Industry," noted McLellan. "We've had nothing but positive feedback from dealers and installers since we released the OmniLT in June, so the awards are really the icing on the cake." The award-winning OmniLT is the result of 15 years of automation design and engineering. HAI says it's the first integrated security and automation system designed specifically to meet the needs and budgets of residents who live in smaller homes, condos, townhouses, and apartments. It combines features for intuitive automation at a cost significantly less than what home automation systems have cost in the past, according to HAI.
Security, lighting, energy management, scene capability, fire protection, and appliance control are standard features. In addition, the OmniLT supports two- and four-wire smoke detectors, has contact ID features, and has a built-in Omni-Link serial interface for connection to the Internet via HAI's Web-Link software, as well as personal computers, and Connectivity Partner options like touchscreens, voice recognition, and home theater controls.
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