ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Leviton OmniTouch 7 Wins Human Interface Product of the Year at Consumer Electronics Show

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  

LEVITON
201 North Service Rd.
Melville, NY, 11747
USA



Press release date: January 10, 2014

CEA presents Mark of Excellence Award to Leviton

LAS VEGAS – Leviton announced today its OmniTouch 7 touchscreen has been recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association's TechHome Division with the 2014 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Award of Human Interface of Product of the Year. The Human Interface Award recognizes a product that embodies state-of-the-art ergonomics coupled with cutting-edge technology to make the human interface intuitive, functional and user-friendly. It was presented to Leviton on Jan. 8, 2014 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

"The user-friendly Leviton OmniTouch 7 offers a variety of intuitive and customizable features allowing users to specialize the devices to their specific automation and control preferences," said Greg Rhoades, Director of Marketing for Leviton Security Automation. "We are honored that the device was recognized and stood out among its competitors in this impressive category."

The OmniTouch 7 touchscreen, part numbers 99A00-1 (white) and 99A00-2 (black), is a high definition capacitive touch device for controlling security, energy and entertainment. With a multitude of uses, the device is equally capable of controlling the inside a townhouse or a small warehouse. Available in four languages, the plug-and-play touchscreen features a sleek graphical user interface with swipe gesture functionality for dedicated and reliable control.

Competing among a record number of entries to the Human Interface category, the OmniTouch 7 was honored among industry leaders and category finalists including Crestron, RTI and URC. In addition to the MOE award, Advanced Technologies of Baton Rouge, La., won Integrated Security Project of the Year and Custom Home of the Year Between $50,000 and $150,000 (budget) utilizing a variety of Leviton smart devices, including OmniTouch touchscreens and a Leviton installer.

Consumer Electronic Show (CES) attendees can demonstrate the Leviton OmniTouch 7 touchscreen inside the Z-Wave Alliance pavilion at CES, Booth 20800. The OmniTouch 7 was chosen as the touchscreen to control the Z-Wave Interoperability Wall, allowing attendees to adjust lighting, shades, security, temperatures and more. The touchscreen is also available alongside car chargers, USB charging receptacles, networking devices and automation solutions in Leviton's CES Booth, 21300.

About Leviton Security Automation
Leviton Security Automation (formerly HAI by Leviton) creates integrated automation and security solutions for residential and commercial use. As a leader in home automation, Leviton Security & Automation offers a complete line of award-winning automation products, connecting all devices - from programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches and distributed audio systems to video surveillance equipment and access control products - through touchscreen interfaces with VoIP and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet or a smart phone. Learn more at www.leviton.com/automation, http://www.facebook.com/LevitonSA, http://www.twitter.com/LevitonSA or http://www.youtube.com/homeautomationinc.

About Leviton
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.

SOURCE Leviton

CONTACT:
Greg Rhoades
(504) 736-9810 x 233
grhoades@leviton.com

Web Site: http://www.leviton.com
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 Visit Green and Clean Blog
  Latest from the Green and Clean Blog
 See more product news in:
Computer Hardware and Peripherals
Display and Presentation Equipment
Green & Clean
 More New Product News from this company:
Line Voltage Occupancy/Vacancy Sensors simplify energy management.
Electric Receptacle combines USB ports, tamper-resistant outlets.
Protective Covers comply with NEC® extra duty requirements.
Humidity Sensor/Fan Control automatically controls ventilation.
USB Charger has 4 vertical USB ports, 4.2 A charging capacity.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Leviton Selected by Pacific Lighting Management as Sole Supplier of Electric Vehicle Chargers for the DGS California Program Award
Leviton Zipline(TM) Product Awarded NECA Showstopper Award
Leviton Demonstrates "Living Green, Living Smart" by Featuring Sustainable Solutions in VISION House® Los Angeles
Leviton Launches Next Generation Electric Vehicle Charging Station
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
LCD Touchscreens
Touchscreens
Touchscreen Integrators
Touchscreen Controllers
Touchscreen Operator Interfaces
Touchscreen Displays
Join the forum discussion at:
Tools of the Trade
Wired In


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address