GE Security`s Simon/ Wins Techhome Mark of Excellence Award
Arden Hills, Minnesota - March 23, 2004 - The Consumer Electronics Association has chosen Simon/ from GE Security-Residential Solutions as a winner in its 2004 TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards contest. The Simon?security system won in the 揥hole House-Other Controls?category. The winners were announced at the CEA TechHome Division抯 Mark of Excellence Awards Banquet on March 10 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL.

Designed for the residential market, Simon/ consists of a secure wireless connection that integrates seamlessly into the Simon panel and continuously transmits system information to a Network Operations Center (NOC). Homeowners can access this information from any computer with an Internet connection, allowing full remote control of the system. Any sensor events, even non-alarm events, can be configured to automatically send notification emails or make telephone calls to homeowners. The Simon/ system is designed to be compatible with central station monitoring and dispatch services.

Installers benefit from an easy Simon/ installation. Once security sensors are installed and enrolled in the system, as well as X10 lights and an optional Dialog Thermostat for HVAC control, the module easily integrates with the Simon panel. Installation takes just a few minutes, and programming is minimal. The additional time to install this device is less than 15 minutes. The total time for an experienced installer to mount all sensors, perform all panel programming, and install and test the Internet connection is less than three hours.

About CEA抯 TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards

CEA抯 TechHome Division Mark of Excellence Awards recognize products and companies in the forefront of innovation in the home automation industry. The awards are co-sponsored by CE Pro and Electronic House magazines. For more information, visit

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GE Security (formerly GE Interlogix) is focused on communication and information technologies for security, safety, and lifestyle enhancements. GE Security has operations in more than 35 countries and is represented by some of the best-known brand names for intrusion and fire detection, access and building control, video surveillance, explosives and drug detection, structured wiring, and key control. For more information about GE Security and our product offerings, please visit

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