G4S Denmark Selects Essence WeR@Home™ to Offer DIY Smart Home Systems

    G4S Denmark Selects Essence WeR@Home™ to Offer DIY Smart Home Systems

  PR Newswire

  HERZLIYA, Israel, June 17, 2014

HERZLIYA, Israel, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

G4S Denmark, a subsidiary of the world's leading international security
solutions group, has selected Essence's Smart Living solution - WeR@Home™ to
be able to offer its customers a secure, stable smart home solution. Essence
is the leading provider of M2M/Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based systems
to deliver the connected-life promise.

"Essence allows us to offer our customers a field-proven DIY solution for
their connected lifestyles, enhancing our product offerings with minimal risk
and investment," says Ole Knudsen, Managing Director of G4S Denmark. "The
quick time-to-market, self-install concept and the option of future
integration to our control room opens up new customer segments."

WeR@Home™ is a wireless, battery-operated system that lets consumers easily
manage their connected homes from anywhere, anytime, on any screen - mobile,
desktop, TV, tablet - in real-time via mobile and web applications. With
certified Z-Wave capability, WeR@Home™ can be expanded to include automation
devices, such as thermostats and lighting.

By offering WeR@Home™, G4S can provide an affordable solution for the mass
market, delivering the smart home to every customer. Essence's flexible
business models and modular components allow the system to grow organically,
quickly and easily with minimal hassle. The technician-free installation and
remote maintenance and configuration make it exceptionally cost-effective.

"WeR@Home™ provides new opportunities for G4S Denmark; its unique,
attractively designed solution further enhances their strong market reach,"
says Ben Weinberger, Deputy CEO of Essence. "Our approach delivers a simple
and modular service for them and their customers."

About G4S

G4S is the leading global integrated security company specializing in the
provision of security products, services and solutions. The group is active in
more than 120 countries. In Denmark, G4S is the leading provider of intruder
alarm systems to businesses and homes. With the new product from Essence, they
expect to further strengthen their consumer market position.

About Essence

Essence is a global M2M provider of scalable, end-to-end connected-living
solutions for security, communication, and healthcare service providers. Over
the past 20 years, Essence has built an impressive installed base, with more
than 10 million products deployed and used by Tier-1 service providers
worldwide. Essence is committed to developing and supporting solutions that
both enhance partners' businesses and enable people to live fuller and better

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