Skylink, Leader in Wireless Automation Products, Announces Insteon Motion Sensor

July 16, 2008

IRVINE, Calif. - Skylink unveils the release of the Skylink Insteon Wireless Motion Sensor, a battery powered motion detection module for indoor and outdoor applications. It reliably communicates via Insteon radio frequency (RF) to turn Insteon compatible devices or scenes on and off. Skylink has assigned Smarthome ( as Master Distributor. The World's First Insteon Wireless Motion Sensor creates a hands-free option for turning lights or appliances on and off automatically to save effort, energy & money. 

The built-in countdown timer is great for areas throughout your home where lights are commonly left on and a photocell allows for a night-only mode, preventing lights and appliances from coming on during the day, both great energy conservation options. It also features adjustable motion sensitivity, a wireless range up to 150 feet, a 40-foot field of vision, a pivoting mounting bracket and a paintable surface.

"We are very excited about our new Insteon Motion Sensor and are confident that homeowners will benefit from this product in different ways" said Gallen Tsui, Director of Sales and Marketing at Skylink Group. Laurie Maroni, VP Marketing at Smarthome said: "The Motion Sensor is the most requested product of 2008. At a time when consumers are looking to save money, the Motion Sensor saves significant amounts of energy by ensuring lights and appliances aren't left on in unoccupied rooms". Insteon home automation technology provides customized control and communication of lighting and appliances throughout the interior and exterior of a home. Insteon products let you create a network of controlled devices and scenes that make life convenient, fun and energy efficient.


About Insteon

Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. For more information about Insteon®, please visit, or connect with Insteon on Facebook ( and Twitter (

About Smarthome™ 
Smarthome was created based on the realization of a need for automated products that make lives easier, safer and more enjoyable. Today, Smarthome sells more than 13,000 hard-to-find products, including home automation solutions featuring award-winning Insteon technology. Smarthome sells online through its award-winning website at, its direct mail catalog, its partners - such as Amazon, New Egg, Crutchfield and Tiger Direct, and its brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.


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