May 2013
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. invited a large group of editors on June 12, 2013, to Milwaukee, Wis., to present the company's suite of new products for 2013.

Lutron Electronics' HomeWorks QS Palladiom Thermostat

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Lutron Electronics’ HomeWorks QS Palladiom thermostat has large, tactile buttons with backlit engraved text and an LED screen. It is compatible with 5-wire, forced air systems and fan coil units. Remote temperature sensors allow it to be mounted on exterior walls, near entryways or on walls that receive direct sunlight. Users can manage the temperature with the Lutron Connect app. 


OneEvent Technologies' OnePrevent Building and Home Monitoring System

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OneEvent Technologies’ OnePrevent cloud-based building and home monitoring system constantly measures smoke, temperature and motion using a sensor system. It learns a building’s daily routine and determines what is normal. It immediately alerts users on their smartphone when it predicts a disaster such as flood or fire.

Warmup's 4iE Thermostat

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Warmup’s 4iE thermostat is compatible with floor heating, baseboards, wall heaters and fan-forced air. It can program itself using a smartphone location and the occasional override. Users can vary their settings by zone and will receive recommendations for the best settings for each room based on usage. It automatically suggests ways to save energy. It can be controlled with the MyWarmup app. 


Tyco Security Products' Johnson Controls Illustra Flex Mini-Dome Camera

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Tyco Security Products’ Johnson Controls Illustra Flex 3 MP mini-dome camera features embedded technology that monitors and then increases video quality when motion is detected and lowers when activity ceases to optimize the bitrate, helping to reduce network bandwidth usage and video-storage requirements. Also, if it detects an interruption, it will record to its SD card, and, when the connection resumes, it will transfer the video from the SD card to the NVR.


Douglas Lighting Controls' Dialog Lighting Control Unit

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Douglas Lighting Controls’ Dialog lighting control unit controls up to 252 relays and 252 dimming channels and provides power to Dialog network peripheral devices. It has dual ethernet ports for daisy-chain networking additional controllers, a touchscreen for at-panel programming and an integrated web-server for remote access. 


Viking's 40-IP Paging Speaker

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Viking’s 40-IP paging speaker connects to compatible hosted and on-premise VoIP phone systems as an SIP endpoint device or as a part of a multicast paging group. It can broadcast regular voice pages, as well as background music, emergency alerts and class bell/break tones. It is designed for single-zone and multicast paging as well as interfacing with analog amplifiers and speakers.


Tyco SimplexGrinnell's Simplex TrueAlert ES Addressable Speakers

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Tyco SimplexGrinnell’s Simplex TrueAlert ES addressable speakers offer on-off control and targeted audio messaging to specific or individual devices. Each unit has its own address on the fire alarm system and is supervised by a Simplex ES fire alarm panel. The self-test process takes seconds and can be initiated manually or programmed ro run automatically using the fire alarm control panel.


Eero's Wi-Fi Access Point

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Eero’s Wi-Fi access point can broadcast on three wireless radio bands simultaneously and features two Ethernet ports. Its TrueMesh software automatically determines the signal strength between devices and the best path from a device to the modem, adjusting for system disruptions like an Eero device being knocked out of the wall. 


Morse Watchmans' KeyBank Key Access-Control System

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Morse Watchmans' KeyBank key access-control system includes a 7-in. touchscreen and a new KeyAnywhere feature that allows users to return a key to any key bank in the system. Users can also locate which key bank a specific key is in and determine who has it out. The system can accommodate up to 18,000 keys and 10,000 users. 


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