Panasonic collaborates with Honeywell on home monitoring

Electronics maker Panasonic said it is collaborating with home technology developer Honeywell to integrate select Honeywell thermostats into Panasonic´s DIY Home Monitoring System.

This relationship enhances the Home Monitoring System that offers wireless communication technology. The system allows the remote activation of appliances, lights and devices in the home, providing surveillance and monitoring capabilities. The packages utilize both telephone and video technology.

The Panasonic Home Monitoring System connects enabled devices to a secure long range (up to 1000 feet) platform which can be placed in any room or space. There is no monthly fee as remote monitoring and control is free of charge.

Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the US.