Icontrol awarded patents for delivery of integrated home security, automation solutions
Icontrol Networks announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the company two new home security and automation patents. These include: Patent 8,988,221 covers an integrated security and home automation panel that includes prioritized power management between functions, remote access, multi-network device event transmission, and the creation and management of local networks including Wi-Fi, Z-Wave and ZigBee.
Patent 8,836,467 defines systems and methods that provide streamlined installation and remote configuration of home security and automation systems.
“The issuance of these new patents is further evidence of Icontrol’s position as a leading software innovator in the home security and automation industry. With 41 patents issued and more than 100 pending, we believe Icontrol’s patent portfolio is one of the largest and strongest in the connected home space,” said Bob Hagerty, CEO of Icontrol Networks. “We believe the inventions embodied in these two new patents are key to today’s most popular home security and automation systems, and are foundational to the next generation of smart home technology.”