2 Oct 2015

Nortek Security & Control Now Offering Numera Libris Through A.P.I. Monitoring

Recently acquired by Nortek Security & Control, the Numera Libris solution will help A.P.I.Monitoring dealers meet the demand for mobile health and safety monitoringservices in the U.S. and Canada.

Carlsbad, CA – September 15,2015 –Nortek Security & ControlLLC, a Nortek, Inc. company (Nasdaq: NTK) and a leader in the security, health and wellness, and home control markets, today announced that the Numera Libris mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) is now supported by and A.P.I. Monitoring services.Numera Libris is immediately available to all A.P.I. Monitoring partners in the U.S.

Numera Libris is a feature-rich mPERS device designed for instant, hands-free communication with leading monitoring services such as those offered by A.P.I. Monitoring.Numera Libris provides proactive care management with its GPS location services, cellular connection and the most advanced fall detection available. Libris is the starting point for a broader, network-based monitoring and tele-health platform that Numera is developing.

“Mobile health devices are critical for aging adults who want to stay in their homes as long as possible, and we believe the Numera Libris solution offers the best combination of technology and functionality to help people live longer, healthier, and more independently in their homes,” said Lewis Jacobson, director of dealer sales, A.P.I. Monitoring.

A.P.I. Monitoring is an independent, family-owned businesses that provides premium monitoring and dispatch services to hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S.

“A.P.I. Monitoring delivers exceptional service with compassion and respect, and is supported by state-of-the-art technology that ensures the monitoring services remain available all the time, without disruption,” said John Carpenter, vice president channel engagement, Nortek Security & Control. “The success of our Numera Libris solution depends, in large part, on our partners, which is why we do not sell directly to consumers and compete with our partners. We are excited to work with (the) best out there.”

Numera Libris travels virtually anywhere, delivering the functionality of mPERS and a personal health device. When integrated with A.P.I. Monitoring’s infrastructure, Numera Libris is designed for instant hands-free communication with monitoring services, automated fall-detection, GPS location services and remotely managed two-way voice communication both inside and outside of the home. Libris connects wherever there’s a cellular signal and offers more specific location data than a 9-1-1 call from a cell phone; it doesn’t require a button-push, which is critical when every second matters.

“Mobile health monitoring technology and solutions like Numera are changing how healthcare is delivered. With Libris, users and care teams will be able to more effectively monitor chronic conditions, reduce emergency room visits and detect falls before they happen,” said Jacobson. “From a response perspective, Numera allows our monitoring center team to quickly identify the cause of an alarm via sensor data or two-way voice communication to respond immediately for the best possible health outcome.”

For more information about Numera, please visit www.numera.com.

For more information about Nortek Security & Control, please visit www.nortekcontrol.com.

About Nortek Security & Control

Nortek Security & Control is a world leader in smart connected devices and systems for the residential, security, access control and digital health markets. Through its family of brands including 2GIG, GoControl, Linear, and Numera, Nortek Security & Control designs solutions for a diverse customer base that includes national telecoms, big box retailers, OEM partners, service providers, security dealers, and consumers. With over 50 years of innovation, Nortek Security & Control is the leading manufacturer of Z-Wave based connected products.

Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Nortek Security & Control is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) a global, diversified company whose market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven lifestyle solutions at home and at work. Please visit www.nortekcontrol.com for more information.

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