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Connected Home Game-changer: Insteon Releases New Hub at $39.99 and Free in the Most Popular Retail Kits

Most Affordable and Reliable Internet of Things Hub in the Market Now Available

December 02, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. – Insteon, creators of the world’s premier home automation and control technology, today announced a new flagship Insteon Hub, the central controller for all the smart devices in a connected home. New features include field upgradability, easy setup and improved wireless range – all for the introductory price of $39.99 and free in Insteon’s most popular retail kits.

“We’ve made it more affordable and efficient to get your home connected,” said Joe Dada, CEO of Insteon. “We’ve demolished barriers in order to reach the broadest customer demographic.”

At a glance, the new Insteon Hub offers the following new features:

  • Reduced cost. The lowest cost connected home hub on the market.
  • Field upgradable. Receive new feature updates.
  • Easiest set-up. Three minute setup times are common.
  • 50 percent improvement to Insteon’s already leading wireless range.
  • Live status. Offers on-screen updates for connected items.
  • Smaller, sleeker design.

The new Insteon Hub is available now at Walmart, Menards and Smarthome.com, also launching soon at other major retailers including Best Buy, Microsoft Store, Home Depot, Target.com, Sears, TigerDirect and Radio Shack.

The new Insteon Hub can be purchased individually for $39.99 only through Smarthome.com

Insteon is the world’s best-selling wireless home-control networking technology and has been in business for more than a decade. Common applications include communicating lights, thermostats, sensors and much 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 solutions.

What’s more, Insteon’s range is unsurpassed and it is scalable enough to support the most complex connected home and even large commercial applications. Insteon’s simulcast technology can simultaneously activate thousands of items from a single signal and is backward- and forward-compatible with all Insteon products. Insteon is also the most affordable complete connected home solution on the market today, with products readily available at leading retailers nationwide.

 For more information about INSTEON, please visit www.insteon.com.

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. Imagine a lifestyle where all of your things work together in perfect harmony. That's the power of Insteon.

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 Connected Home Products Available at Select Walmart Stores Near You

Insteon Brings Home Automation to the Masses as Holiday Shopping Gears Up

November 04, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. – Insteon, creators of the world’s premier home automation and control technology, today announced that its connected home products and kits are now available in more than 1,500 Walmart stores across the nation, just in time for the holiday season.

The Insteon products now available at Walmart stores include:

  • Starter Kit
  • Assurance Kit
  • Motion Sensor
  • Dimmer Wall Switch
  • Door/Window Sensor
  • LED Bulb
  • On/Off Module
  • Leak Sensor
  • Indoor Camera, White

“Our presence in Walmart stores marks the arrival of mainstream adoption of connected home devices,” said Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon. “We are proud that Insteon is leading the charge and are thrilled to see our products on Walmart shelves as we enter into the busiest shopping season of the year.”

The Insteon family of 200-plus devices delivers on the promise of a connected home. Insteon users can set up lighting scenes, schedule lights to automatically turn on and off, and monitor their homes via wireless cameras from any mobile device. Insteon also offers a suite of sensors that allows users to receive instant notification alerts when doors and windows are opened, smoke and carbon monoxide is detected, or when there is a water leak in the home. Insteon provides all of this and more via free apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices with no monthly fees.

With its simple installation, instant setup process and trustworthy communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring and ensures that every device is always connected.

In addition to their availability in select Walmart stores across the country, these and many more Insteon products are available for online purchase at Walmart.com.

 For more information about Insteon, please visit www.insteon.com.

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).