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Home control easier than ever with the integration of the iotega security and automation solution and Apple HomeKit
DSC iotega

MILWAUKEE (January 8, 2018) – Johnson Controls is pleased to announce that the DSC iotega wireless security and automation solution is adding support for Apple HomeKit, enabling consumers to manage not only their security system but also other home automation abilities using Apple’s Home app or Siri on their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. The recently launched iotega system, from DSC, is an intuitive, completely wireless and fully secure system, using encrypted, long-range wireless PowerG sensors, which provides homeowners and small businesses the ultimate in reliable security and home control.

Works with Apple HomeKit

From a single app, consumers can seamlessly easily arm and disarm their iotega system as well as perform other home control functions with iotega -- turning on HomeKit enabled lights, unlocking doors, setting the thermostat, raising and lowering window shades and more. With support for Z-wave control features as well as Wi-Fi for cameras and touchscreens, iotega offers consumers freedom of choice with a myriad of home control devices.

Johnson Controls continues to integrate with existing and new interactive partners to further enable iotega’s home automation capabilities. The iotega / Apple HomeKit integration will be showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show Jan. 7-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

To learn more about the iotega / Apple HomeKit integration at CES, please contact Fahim Mirzazada at fahim.mirzazada@jci.com


About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

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