Johnson Controls Debuts New IQ Pro Hybrid Panel
The new hybrid panel is said to combine the company’s IQ Panel platform and its PowerSeries Neo, meeting commercial security, life safety and automation requirements.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a technology company, announces its new IQ Pro, a hybrid panel utilizing the IQ Platform and key features from IQ Panel 4, PowerSeries Neo and customer feedback.
IQ Pro is said to address the needs of commercial, small- and medium-sized business (SMB), large residential, campus and K-12 markets.
“We are reinventing the commercial security market,” said Mike Hackett, Johnson Controls, VP Global Sales & Marketing. “We already have a reputation of disruption in the residential security space and we are bringing that same experience to commercial installations. The IQ Pro is a true hybrid panel leveraging key features of IQ Panel 4 and the DSC Neo, the most popular products in their respective spaces.”
Building on the IQ Platform, IQ Pro will support PowerG’s advanced sensor technology with a wireless range and extensive portfolio of life safety and security devices, according to the company.
Additional features include:
- Addressable loops
- Up to 1,000 users
- Corbus support for hardwire keypads, zone and output expansion, power supply
- Dual SRF featuring PowerG and 319.5 MHZ, 345 MHz or 433 MHz
- Hardwire and wireless tactile and touchscreen keypad support
- 8 partitions
- Up to 128 zones
- Z-Wave Plus
- Easy programming with intuitive installer app
- Alarm.com compatible
IQ Pro will give installers the flexibility to connect over WiFi or Ethernet, while simultaneously communicating via LTE. Dual Path connectivity improves redundancy and reliability and integrates with the Alarm.com commercial services platform, delivering remote connectivity, management and access.
“The new IQ Pro commercial panel expands the opportunities for our service providers to grow their SMB and commercial operations,” said Nate Natale, Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Channel Development, Alarm.com. “Together with the power of Alarm.com for Business, this panel will bring new applications to the dealer market.”
IQ Pro was shown at ISC West 2022 in Las Vegas and will be available this summer.
For more information, visit johnsoncontrols.com.
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