ELAN® Home Systems New VIA!®7- and 10-Inch In-Wall Color Touch Panels Now Shipping

December 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
ELAN® Home Systems, a leading manufacturer of award-winning Multi-Room audio/video and home control systems, announced today that the newest additions to its VIA!® Touch Panel family, VIA!®7.0-EM and VIA! ®10.0-EM, are now shipping to Dealers. The announcement was made by Bob Farinelli, ELANís President and Chief Technical Officer.

ELANís VIA!® Touch Panels have been the value leaders in their class since their initial roll-out in 2000. The award-winning, first stand-alone touch panel to deliver live video monitoring capabilities, VIA! set, and continues to set, new bench-marks for affordable, full-featured, whole-house control of entertainment, lighting, security, and more.

The newest VIA! product offerings include two models featuring 7Ē and 10Ē displays with widescreen landscape formats that combine elegance with the traditional VIA! strengths of ultra-fast response, reliable execution, awesome live video and ease of programming. The VIA!10.0-EMís large, wide-screen viewing area also makes it an ideal in-wall monitor that suits locations where clients desire control married with a TV. Shipping right on the heels of ELANís VIA!®4.0-EM controller, both new panels offer the same low profiles and décor-matching frame options in more expansive displays.

The new VIA! panels offer all the features that made ELANís time-tested VIA!6.4 one of the best-selling in-wall touch panels on the market, including one-touch access to audio and video, lighting, temperature and security systems, real-time video monitoring, customizable layouts, room-matching screen motifs and frames, ease of programming, and more. New screen graphics have also recently been added that, when coupled with the matching frames, provide remarkable in-home solutions that can be mixed or precisely matched throughout the house to suit personal tastes and décors.

ELANís VIA!7.0-EM and VIA!10.0-EM are now shipping at MSRPS of $1,400 and $1,800, respectively. Now with MSRPs ranging from $380 to $2000, ELANís VIA! and Olé product lines offer eight outstanding touch interface solutions that make having one in every room a reality for more people.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Hi-res photography of ELAN's VIA!7.0-EM and VIA!10.0-EM is available for your use at: http://www.elanhomesystems.com/art_images/via7_10_hires.jpg