Honeywell expands capabilities for Total Connect

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Monday, June 10, 2013

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell’s home automation platform, Total Connect is now supported by the company’s Tuxedo Touch home controller, according to a news release.

The expanded offering enables users to remotely control Z-Wave thermostats, lights, door locks, shades and video via compatible mobile devices, allowing customers to manage their homes remotely.

The Tuxedo Touch offers a touchscreen and a full-color, 7-inch display that allows the controller to communicate with other devices on the Z-Wave communications protocol, according to the release.

“Security professionals must cater to evolving consumer expectations, and today the expectation is convenience,” Alan Stoddard, senior marketing director of Honeywell Security Products, said in a company statement. “Tuxedo Touch paired with Honeywell Total Connect provides homeowners anywhere, anytime visibility and control of their connected home.”