New Home Automation Company to Rely 100 Percent on Android OS

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TiOA new company home automation company called Automated Control Technology Partners, Inc. (ACTP) will officially launch at InfoComm. Its home automation brand,TiO (Turn it On) is an entirely new approach to home automation, one driven by what they call an “outside in” philosophy that focuses on the customer experience. TiO home automation solutions will provide be marketed through integrators with a home automation solution that’s Android-based.

“TiO is driven by our vision to provide homeowners with an experience that seamlessly captures their mood and provides them with comfort and peace of mind,” said Mike Anderson, president and CEO of ACTP. “TiO is unlike any other home automation system because it truly allows the customer to control how the system interacts with their daily life. We’ve designed the TiO system to be simple and intuitive enough for the consumer to perfectly match their moods and create satisfying and powerful experiences in their home.  We want to deliver a solution that adapts to the customer instead of asking the customer to adapt to the system.”

TiO’s “outside in” philosophy will drive the company’s team of experts to effectively bring to market home automation solutions that perfectly and effortlessly match the mood of a homeowner and offer relaxing and comforting experiences in the home.

Among those in charge of bringing those solutions to life is an impressive collection of product development, engineering, sales, and marketing experts, including: Mike Anderson, president and CEO (formerly of JVC, Niles Audio and Russound); Matt Curtin, vice president of sales and marketing (formerly of Tweeter and Russound); Bert Culpepper, director of software development (formerly of Scientific Research and Mitsubishi); Kyler Anderson, director of operations (formerly of integration company Envirotech Integration Systems and Best Buy); David Fonseca, creative marketing director; and others.

TiO systems will run on Android-enabled devices. The company says it promises to be one of the easiest home automation systems to set up, with each system configured by an integrator via an Android tablet.

TiO will unveil its initial product offering in June 2013 and will demonstrate product for the first time at InfoComm 2013, June 12-14 in Orlando. The product is expected to ship by July 1.

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