Niles to parner with Life-ware
Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, announced today that the company has joined the Exceptional Innovations Life|ware™ Connected Partners program. This will simplify the integration of Niles’ IntelliControl® ICS whole-house audio system with Life|ware home automation software and add additional IP sources to IntelliControl ICS via Life|ware’s network connection to the Microsoft® Windows® XP™ Media Center. It also allows Life|ware touch screens to be used in conjunction with IntelliControl ICS. Joining the EI Connected Partners program is part of a dedicated initiative by Niles to constantly develop and market innovative new products that enable end users to have simple and easy access to home entertainment and that integrate seamlessly with other low voltage subsystems like lighting, internet, security, and HVAC in residential and light commercial environments.
“We strive to give our dealers options in the components they utilize alongside Niles’ products,” said Frank K. Sterns, president of Niles. “By joining forces with Exceptional Innovation and Life|ware, Niles can now provide improved whole-house audio via IntelliControl ICS that not only easily integrates with, but also compliments other home control devices and subsystems,” Sterns added.
“We are honored to partner with Niles for the integration of IntelliControl ICS with Life|Ware,” said Mike Seamons, Vice President of Marketing for Exceptional Innovation. “The synergy of our two companies will deliver an impressive and comprehensive whole-house control package.”
The recipient of six industry awards, IntelliControl ICS is a whole-house audio system that accommodates all of today’s popular sources – including Sirius® and XM® satellite radio, HD RadioTM, iPod®, IP-based music sources, legacy audio sources such as CD players, media servers and AM/FM radio – delivering detailed information to and from its unique keypads, touchscreens and wireless remote controls.
• Niles has joined the Exceptional Innovations Life|ware Connected Partners program to allow seamless integration between the award-winning IntelliControl ICS whole-house audio systems and Life|ware software, controls and sources.
• This provides Niles dealers with additional flexibility when designing or installing a whole-house control scheme. It also gives end users a seamless system for the ultimate in convenience and ease of use.
• Joining the Exceptional Innovations Life|ware program is part of a dedicated initiative by Niles to design, create and maintain products with an open architecture.
Jerry Del Colliano