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Insteon Now Available at Best Buy and Future Shop Canada

It’s Never Been Easier for Canadians to Get a Connected Home

 

August 23, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon, manufacturers of the best-selling home automation and control technology, today announced the availability of Insteon products in Canada’s largest consumer electronics retailers and etailers, Best Buy and Future Shop.

“Our Home Automation category is quickly gaining in popularity – customers love how products like Insteon's line simplifies their lives inside their home or on-the-go wherever they are,” said Zayn Jaffer, Director of Home Theatre and Home Automation products, Best Buy Canada. “Insteon are leaders in the home control, do-it-yourself space. We’re thrilled to bring this technology to our Canadian consumers through our stores at Best Buy Canada and Future Shop and offering Insteon online.”

At the center of an Insteon system is the Hub which provides Android  and iOS devices a way to communicate with the home. The system is designed for anyone to install and use. Applications include scheduling and controlling of lights, temperature as well as providing text alerts in the event of a water leak or smoke detection. Similar systems exist but often cost thousands of dollars, include lengthy contracts and monthly fees. Insteon’s starter kit is under $150 and can be set up in minutes.

 “We are proud and excited to offer our products through Future Shop and Best Buy Canada” says Insteon CEO, Joe Dada. “They really understand the products they offer and their customers look to them for the latest and greatest tech products.”

The Insteon Starter Kit and product line is available in all Future Shop and Best Buy Canada stores as well as online at www.futureshop.ca and www.bestbuy.ca.

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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 www.insteon.com, or connect with Insteon on Facebook (www.facebook.com/insteon) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/insteon).


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Insteon Wireless Home Control News at CES: Home Automation Meets Multimedia

Insteon Lights Up Best Buy’s ConnectedLife.Home, D-Link Connects Multimedia Network to the Insteon Home Control Network, CONNECTIONS at CES Home Control Session Features Insteon

 

January 7, 2007

IRVINE, Calif. -  SmartLabs, Inc., the inventor of the Insteon wireless home control technology, announces that Insteon will play a key role in the Best Buy ConnectedLife. Home package that will be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2007. Insteon is the underlying technology used in the lighting system that is part of the ConnectedLife.Home solution, which combines multimedia and entertainment with home automation for the consumer. 

The Best Buy For Business ConnectedLife.Home package, which includes Insteon lighting control products from SmartLabs Design (a division of SmartLabs, Inc.), will be demonstrated as part of the NextGen Home Experience in the Best Buy Mobile Model Home in Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Central Plaza 4. Hewlett-Packard, another partner in the ConnectedLife.Home package, will demonstrate how Insteon interfaces with its HP z560 Digital Entertainment Center using Exceptional Innovation’s LifeWare software running on Microsoft Windows Vista in its four-room integrated digital home in the HP booth, #31112, South Hall 3, LVCC.

SmartLabs also announces that D-Link will offer a preview of its new Insteon-enabled router, which uses the Insteon technology to bridge the gap between the control management network and the entertainment and communications network in the home. E-mail and mobile phone messages or alerts sent over D-Link’s Insteon-enabled router notify homeowners of controlled events in the home. The D-Link router will be demonstrated in the SmartLabs booth, #25908, South Hall 2, LVCC, and the D-Link booth, #31434, South Hall 3, LVCC. 

Also at CES, Rajeev Kapur, president of SmartLabs, will participate in a panel discussion, “Mass-Market Home Controls? Products, Protocols and…the Players!” moderated by Bill Ablondi, director of home systems research at Parks Associates. The presentation, which takes place Monday, Jan. 8, at 12 p.m. in LVCC S106-S107, will explore the factors driving mass-market adoption of home control technology, including the potential impact of Best Buy’s ConnectedLife.Home bundle. 

For more information about the Insteon home control networking technology and the 
Insteon Alliance, please visit www.insteon.com. 

 

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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 www.insteon.com, or connect with Insteon on Facebook (www.facebook.com/insteon) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/insteon).

 

Media Contact

Insteon
Isaac Sanz, 1-949-221-0037 x187
pr@insteon.com