Johnson Controls introduced the Qolsys IQ Pro designed for the commercial security market early this year. Let’s dive into what is under the hood of this high-technology security system powered by GeoArm. The IQ Pro hybrid panel utilizes the IQ Platform and key features from Qolsys IQ Panel 4 and DSC PowerSeries Neo Panel. The IQ Pro will address the specific needs of commercial, SMB, large residential, campus, and K-12 markets.
Building on the IQ Platform, the IQ Pro will support PowerG encrypted sensors which sport an industry leading wireless range. Having an extensive portfolio of PowerG life safety and security devices makes the IQ Pro great for commercial businesses of all sizes. The IQ Pro will give customers the flexibility to connect over Wi-Fi or Ethernet, while simultaneously communicating via Cellular LTE. This Dual-Path connectivity improves redundancy and reliability, and integrates with the Alarm.com commercial services platform, that delivers best in class remote connectivity, management, and access.
Simply stated, the all-new Qolsys IQ Pro refines the commercial category for the Johnson Controls Security Product lineup. The IQ Pro brings a flexible architecture that enables future hardware and software innovations and integrations together with GeoArm monitoring services.
Two Panels in One – IQ Panel 4 and PowerSeries Neo combined
Anyone can be a Pro – Built for easy install using IQ installer in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store
PowerG Range and Encryption – Industry’s best wireless security and life safety sensor portfolio
MX Addressable Loops – One wire, all your devices
Communicators Built In – Dual-Path Cellular LTE and WiFi/Ethernet
Everything you need – 8 partitions, 100+ zones, 1,000 users
GeoArm has released the all-new Qolsys IQ Remote PowerG (Part Number: IQR-PG) which is a secondary tablet that pairs with the IQ Panels that include the IQ Panel 4, IQ4 Hub and powerful commercial grade IQ Pro control panels. Not only does it provide a way to arm and disarm your Qolsys IQ control panel and see sensor status, but it gives you the features you don’t get in your mobile app like chimes, emergency panics, and a siren. Running on a full Android 7.1 operating system the IQ Remote IQR-PG can be upgraded over-the-air “OTA” as new software upgrades are released.
The IQR-PG secondary tablet contains a 7″ touchscreen with Wi-Fi connectivity and a backup battery. The IQR-PG allows the user to choose either Wi-Fi or PowerG to easily connect to the IQ Panel. The home screen is divided into three sections. The header shows the date and time, today’s weather (Wi-Fi enrollment only), message center and the Settings tray. The Primary interface shows arming options and sensor status and partition select. The footer shows panic options and additional pages. The IQ Remote PowerG can be set to display digital photos when not in use. This feature, called “Photo Frame”, can be changed or turned off.
PowerG – Massive range for secondary control of your home or business
7″ Inch Touch Display – Large, easy to read screen to manage your security system
Battery Backup – UL 2610 / ULC-S304 rated including 24-hour backup
OTA Upgrades – Upgrades over Wi-Fi or Access Point
Smart Home Control – Smart light and lock control from remote locations
The all-new Alarm.com ADC-VDB780B wireless “battery-operated” video doorbell camera has been released at GeoArm aka “GeoAlarm”.
Finally, there are no wires to run to the front door! With its flexible DIY-friendly installation options, the VDB780B is a perfect solution for residents of apartments, condos, and other multi-family units.
Compatible with all existing/new control panels utilizing the Alarm.com interactive platform (2GIG, DSC, GE, Interlogix, Honeywell Home and Qolsys), this video doorbell provides helpful video analytic alerts and also boasts an expanded horizontal view (160°).
The Alarm.com ADC-VDB780B video doorbell is currently sold bundled into a kit (ADC-VDB780B-W115C-BNDL), that also includes the Alarm.com ADC-W115 smart chime and WiFi access point which is geared to make the installation a breeze!
Completely wireless installation
Rechargeable (micro USB) battery pack
Optimized for battery life that is expected to last up to six months
Advanced motion detection provides increased awareness with timely alerts
Two-Way Audio through the mobile app
Installation flexibility for optimal viewing
160° horizontal Field of View “FOV”
Full HD 1080p recording
Wi-Fi connection to the Alarm.com Smart Chime (ADC-W115C)
The Qolsys IQ4 Hub (from Johnson Controls) all-in-one wireless 7″ touchscreen smart security system with automation has been released to the DIY security marketplace. The affordable IQ4 Hub contains a built-in Alarm.com dual-path wifi/cellular Verizon LTE communicator and either a S-Line/legacy 319.5 MHz wireless receiver, legacy 345 MHz, legacy 433 MHz or PowerG receiver and all the bells and whistles.
The IQ4 Hub also includes other key features such as; Bluetooth, Z-Wave 800-Series automation module, smash and grab reporting. It features a SmartMount system, all internal antennas and an easy on-screen installation wizard. With a built-in front speaker the IQ4 Hub allows for 85dB piezo audible siren to alert nearby individuals of an alarm initiating event. It has a dual panel and wall tamper with spring release and smash and grab reporting. Additionally, the panel has a single wake/sleep button for added user convenience.
The touchscreen panel also includes Live View which is the ability to view Alarm.com video cameras on the screen, and Live Answer. Live Answer give the user the ability to answer their Alarm.com video doorbell from the IQ4 Hub inside the property, such as the Alarm.com ADC-VDB770 touchless video doorbell. Live Answer will also work with Live View cameras that have voice capability, such as the Alarm.com ADC-V515 indoor security camera. With Alarm.com’s video monitoring solutions in place you can view and respond through the interactive app, and you can also see who is at the front door by just looking at the IQ4 Hub touchscreen.
The IQ4 Hub leverages the power of it’s Android 9 operating system with a QualComm Snapdragon 8 core SOM (System on a Module) processor having 16GB NAND Flash internal memory. The IQ4 Hub has an aesthetically pleasing and elegant modern user interface that keeps you connected to an entire ecosystem of smart devices, giving you complete control over your entire apartment, home or small business.
Johnson Control’s Qolsys IQ WiFi 6 (Part Number: IQWF6) mesh router solution for homes and businesses with security, automation and Wi-Fi devices has been released to the do-it-yourself market.
The IQ WiFi 6 is a Wi-Fi Alliance Certified router with Alarm.com management software built in, delivering improved end-to-end user experience and reduced dealer maintenance, support calls and truck rolls.The Qolsys IQWF6 is a mesh capable router that covers every corner of every room with safe, seamless WiFi up to 1,500 square feet per point. The IQ WiFi 6 router is used to connect Qolsys-compatible WiFi devices such as; Alarm.com security cameras, Alarm.com video doorbells and the Qolsys touchscreen keypad inside a home or business to the Qolsys IQ Panel security system.
When paired with the Qolsys IQ Panel, the IQ WiFi 6 delivers 3 unique network/SSIDs: one for the end user’s personal or business devices, an easy-to-join guest network, and a dedicated security network for the dealer’s installed devices such as cameras, doorbells, and garage openers. These networks can be managed and maintained by end users and service providers through the panel’s 7″ touchscreen, iOS and Android mobile apps, and the Alarm.com website and Partner Portal.
IQ WiFi 6 leverages The Qualcomm® Networking Pro 400, a highly flexible Wi-Fi 6 platform designed to meet the growing demands of crowded WiFi environments.
Self optimizing WiFi mesh with wired and wireless ethernet backhaul
The M2M Services MiNi-LTE-M-AV cellular dual-SIM 5G AT&T/Verizon universal alarm communicator with Z-Wave automation for use with most existing burglary intrusion systems is available at GeoArm.
The MINI-LTE-M-AV communicator is compatible with most existing dial-capture interface burglary intrusion control panels (DSC, Honeywell and GE Interlogix NX-Series). With future-proof technology, the MINI-LTE-M-AV communicator transmits alarm signals over the AT&T/Verizon 5G LTE network to the GeoArm central monitoring station.
Likewise, the MINI-LTE-M-AV can be accessed remotely by our GeoArm professional technicians with UDL software (DLS, Compass, DL900) via the RING/TIP connections (using the MN01-RNGR module). So, have peace of mind knowing you are not alone, and this communicator allows for our remote panel programming and full upload/download remote capabilities.
Additionally, the MINI-LTE-M-AV communicator has the ability for end users to remotely control some of the interactive features using the RControl smartphone app (designed for Android/iPhone). Using the app clients can have; remote arm/disarm capabilities, real-time push and email notifications, multiple end users and devices per account, 12 months events history and basic configuration/diagnostics.
In summary, the MINI-LTE-M-AV is an inexpensive option for our DiY clients who have existing security systems and are looking to lower their business or home security bill. This new age M2M Verizon LTE (Long-Term Evolution) communicator, powered by GeoArm, brings faster speeds and greater stability that won’t break the bank.
Universal Panel Compatibility: Dial-Capture Interface supporting Contact ID, SIA and Pulse 4+2
Future-Proof LTE-M Technology: Dual SIM supporting both AT&T and Verizon (or any country specific networks) in the same radio
Interactive Features: Multi brand UDL and smart bus support for selected alarm panels
Forward Compatible with Smart Home: Supporting Z-Wave, Wi-Fi and LAN via the M2M Smart Hub
GeoArm has just released the new Alula CAM-DB-JS1 smart video doorbell camera for the DIY home security market.
The Alula CAM-DB-JS1 is an 1080p HD WiFi video doorbell camera that is designed for the Connect+ control panel or BAT-CONNECT universal tri-path alarm communicator. By using the CAM-DB-JS1 camera, customers can get a clear view of their doorstep from virtually anywhere.
With Alula’s Video Doorbell Camera, featuring 1080P HD video and 16 feet of night vision, customers will be able to view real-time footage and recorded clips of activity at their doorstep. It also has two-way audio functionality, enabling interaction with visitors through the Alula Smart Security App or the Slimline Touchpad PRO control interface.
The Video Doorbell can be used as a stand alone video surveillance system or as part of a more holistic security and automation system when paired with Alula’s Connect+ panel or BAT-Connect communicator.
The all-new Alula CAM-OD-JS1-Al is an 1080p HD outdoor bullet security camera has been released at GeoArm.
The CAM-OD-JS1-Al outdoor camera is designed to be used in conjunction with the Connect+ control panel or BAT-CONNECT universal tri-path alarm communicator. Expand your business or home security perimeter with Alula’s Outdoor PoE/WiFi Bullet Camera.
Featuring motion detection and 40 feet of night vision, the Outdoor Bullet Camera provides real-time viewing and recorded clips. Plus with Alula’s Smart Security app you can set up notifications that will alert you when suspicious motion activity is detected. The Outdoor Bullet can be used as a stand alone video surveillance system or as part of a more holistic security and automation system when paired with Alula’s Connect+ panel or BAT-CONNECT communicator.
The all-new Alula CAM-360-JS1 Indoor 360 Camera has been released by GeoArm Security. This camera sports an impressive 1080p HD video quality, WiFi/PoE connectivity, and 360° degree pan/tilt operation.
The Indoor 360 Camera gives customers peace of mind inside their homes or businesses. It features full 1080P HD video, two-way audio and 30 feet of night vision to keep customers feeling safe day and night.
The Indoor 360 can be used as a stand alone video surveillance system or as part of a more holistic security and automation system when paired with Alula’s Connect+ control panel or BAT-Connect universal tri-path alarm communicator.