iControl Networks Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Alarm.com for its Interactive Home Security System

iControl Networks Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Alarm.com for its
                       Interactive Home Security System

PR Newswire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 10, 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --iControl Networks, a
leader in connected home technology and innovation, announced today that it
has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Alarm.com and FrontPoint
Security, an Alarm.com customer, in U.S. District Court in the Eastern
District of Virginia. The complaint seeks damages and an injunction to stop
the further sale of the infringing Alarm.com and FrontPoint Security products.

"Intellectual property is crucial to the type of technology innovation that
defines our company, and so we will do all we can to protect our most valuable
assets," said Bob Hagerty, CEO of iControl Networks. "As a pioneer in
interactive home security, iControl has invested millions of dollars in
research and development to bring to market the iControl OpenHome™ Software
Platform."

The complaint asserts that the technology in Alarm.com's interactive home
security system infringes one or more claims of iControl Networks patents:
United States Patent Nos. 7,911,341, 7,262,690, 8,073,931, 8,335,842,
8,473,619 and 8,478,844.

"The six patents asserted against Alarm.com are only part of the breakthrough
technologies being designed and developed at iControl Networks," Hagerty
said. "We have filed this lawsuit to stop Alarm.com and FrontPoint Security
from incorporating our patented technology in their products. We will protect
our innovation, investment and future by defending our broad patent
portfolio."

About iControl Networks
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing
interactive solutions defining the broadband home management market. The
iControl OpenHome™ Software Platform, an award-winning software solution that
has made the Connected Home a reality, enables home security companies,
broadband service providers and utilities to offer the next generation of home
management, security and connectivity to their customers. Venture investors in
iControl include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield and
Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of
service providers including ADT, Comcast Interactive Capital, Comporium and
Rogers Communications. For more information, please visitwww.icontrol.com.



SOURCE iControl Networks

Website: http://www.icontrol.com
Contact: iControl Networks, Margaret Hoerster, +1-312-329-3909,
margaret.hoerster@finnpartners.com