July 1, 2010

Schlage LiNK Wins a Gold M2M Value Chain Award

CARMEL, IN (INGERSOLL RAND NEWS SERVICE) -- Residential Solutions' Schlage brand received a gold M2M Value Chain award in the security category at the 2010 Connected World Conference. Connected World magazine, the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Value Chain award winners are selected by an esteemed panel of industry analysts and experts. The awards recognize companies that have combined multiple technologies device-connectivity hardware, radio modules, network service and provision – as well as application software and infrastructure, to create winning solutions for the end customer. Schlage was recognized for its Schlage LiNK remote home-management system.

"The companies that are receiving Value Chain Awards this year represent an excellent mix of applications and industries," said Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine. "I am honored to be recognizing such stellar companies. They have truly demonstrated a commitment to the M2M marketplace by implementing cutting-edge technology, and winning a Value Chain Award acknowledges their effort."

"We are very pleased to be recognized by Connected World magazine as the top solution in the Security Category," said Dwight Gibson, leader of Residential Solutions' Connected Home efforts. "We are excited about the tremendous functionality that our Schlage LiNK solution provides for homeowners in the areas of remote management of access to homes, lighting control, thermostat control and video monitoring. We look forward to adding new functionality and capability on a continual basis and really contributing to the growth of the M2M category." For more information on Schlage LiNK, go to www.link.schlage.com.

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