Linear Introduces International Electronics' Hub Manager Professional Software Version 8.0

Adds Windows Vista Compatibility and Additional New Features to Secured Series Access Control Systems

Anaheim, Calif. (September 21, 2009) - Linear LLC, a market innovator in RF remote controls, access control and wireless security systems for residential and commercial applications, today introduced a new product from its International Electronics' (IEI) product group, Hub Manager Professional Software Version 8.0. Linear acquired IEI in 2007 and recently completed the transition of all the company's operations (see accompanying press release about the transition).

Version 8.0 of IEI's Hub Manager Professional Software adds several new features and improved functionality, including Windows Vista compatibility for its Secured Series access control systems and kits. Hub Manager is powerful and easy-to-use software that makes programming and operation of IEI's Secured Series Access Systems fast and mistake-free.

The announcement came on the occasion of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International) Annual Seminars and Exhibits held here. ASIS is the pre-eminent organization for security professionals, with more than 37,000 members worldwide.

"Hub Manager Professional software takes 'Access Control Simplified' to a new level with its many new features and Vista compatibility," said Gary Baker, Linear Vice President of Marketing. "Our Secured Series products enjoy a broad appeal to installers and users alike who want a streamlined, easy-to-install and easy-to-program access control system. Hub Manager 8.0, with its fast and comprehensive management reports, is ideal for the mainstream commercial access control market."

Hub Manager Professional is included with all IEI Secured Series products, which consist of the Max 3 system, MiniMax 3 system, prox.pad Plus Series of products, and LS2 Series of products. Version 8.0 of Hub Manager Professional software is available immediate and can be downloaded by IEI customers free of charge from the IEI website.

Version 8.0 of Hub Manager Professional Software will support Windows Vista Home Premium, and Vista Business. Compatibility with Windows Vista operating systems is a major enhancement for this version of the software. It also supports Windows XP Home, XP Professional, server 2003 and 2008 Standard and Enterprise.

Additional new features and enhancements to Hub Manager Professional Software Version 8.0 include:

o Supports the Max 3 Output Module (M3-OM), which adds 8 outputs per door

o Inclusion of a Temporary Users feature

o Improved access level detail screen with each door edited separately

o Delete user feature

o Expanded time management reports

o Selectable modem retries

o Selectable installation directory, important for Latin America versions of Windows

o First-In auto unlock can be triggered by user

o Supports the Data Transfer Device that can be used with LS2 and prox.pad Plus IR

o Faster data communication across IP networks

For more information about IEI or Linear products, call (800) 421-1587. Or, view product information online at or

About Linear LLC

Linear LLC is a pioneer in engineered radio frequency (RF) products and is a major supplier of wireless residential security systems, access control, intercoms, garage door operators, gate operators, short- and long-range radio remote controls, and personal emergency reporting systems. In recent years the company, through acquisition, has expanded into a wide range of consumer electronics, including whole-house audio/video distribution systems, central vacuum systems, music/communications systems, speaker systems, and structured wiring systems. For more information contact Linear LLC, 1950 Camino Vida Roble, Suite 150, Carlsbad, CA 92008, (760) 438-7000 or

Press Contacts:

Gary Baker

Vice President of Marketing

Linear LLC

800-421-1587 x7117

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