Insteon Signs Smartnex as Exclusive Distribution Partner in Brazil


Irvine, Calif. – October 8, 2015 – Insteon®, creators of the world’s premier home automation and control technology, today announced an exclusive distribution partnership with Smartnex. Smartnex will be Insteon’s only distributor in Brazil, bringing the connected home to the masses.

“Smartnex was founded with the vision to improve mass-market access to the joys of tech automation,” said Cesar Franceschi, president of Smartnex. “Before Smartnex, the connected home was cost-prohibitive for the majority of Brazilian citizens. Beyond the price barrier, solutions were too complicated for a homeowner to easily deploy. Insteon changes all this – with the additional benefits of comfort, security and energy efficiency. Together with Insteon, Smartnex will change the home automation market in Brazil.”

“Insteon’s partnership with Smartnex reflects our continued expansion into new geographies,” said Joe Dada, CEO of Insteon. “Insteon’s dual-band RF and powerline architecture handily solves regional nuances in building design, providing a level of reliability that has otherwise proven elusive. Now Brazilian mass-market consumers can take advantage of a connected home lifestyle where all their devices work together in perfect harmony.”

Insteon is the world’s best-selling wireless home-control networking technology and has been in business for more than 20 years. Common applications include remote-control HVAC, timers, lighting, cameras, leak sensing, humidity sensing, occupancy sensing, garage-door sensing and control and more. Insteon lets you reliably control your things remotely from smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Dual-band Insteon signals communicate simultaneously via radio waves and a home’s electrical wiring, making Insteon 100 times more reliable than competing connected home solutions.

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About Insteon
Insteon transforms the "connected home" from a buzzword into reality. We make life simple by connecting you to the things that matter. Control your lights, alarms, thermostats – all your things – from wherever you are in the world. Insteon's patented technology is simple and reliable, powering the most fail-safe connected home on the market. With more than 200 Insteon products available today and thousands of developers, we bring all of the things in your home into elegant command. It’s your house, turn it on.

About Smartnex
Smartnex is an innovative Home and Office Automation company with a different vision of market approach. With a strategy of changing the Client perception from very expensive and sophisticated solutions to an economic and simple solution with the best cost performance in the market. With this vision, the main goal of Smartnex is to bring to all Brazilians the comfort and simplicity of having automation at home.

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