Qolsys, Monitronics partner on security, smarthome platform

Qolsys said that Monitronics Security has approved the IQ Panel and the Qolsys line of devices for their dealer program.

The Qolsys IQ Panel is a technically advanced home security and smarthome platform with interactive services powered by Alarm.com. Using the Android operating system, it delivers custom software applications and a framework for routine software updates over the cloud.

The IQ Panel features several industry firsts, including a 7-inch touchscreen with an intuitive graphical user interface for security and smart home control, Dual Path and cloud connectivity over cellular and Wi-Fi for intelligent redundancy, reliability and speed. It also features a built-in panel camera to capture disarm photos, Z-Wave support for up to 75 lifestyle devices; two-way voice, and easy to install hardware with no external antennas, standard 24-hour lithium-ion battery and UL-rated siren.

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Qolsys creates products that are elegant, intuitive, reliable and secure. It integrates best-in-class technology and services from Alarm.com, Qualcomm, Android, Verizon, AT&T, and Foxconn to deliver reliable, scalable and secure platforms.

A subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASCMA), Monitronics provides monitored home and business security system services to over one million residential customers through its network of independent Authorized Dealers in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.