Sony Expands WallStation Network to Front Door by Adding Doorbell/Intercom Integration

Doorbell Adapter Brings Intercom Home

May 30, 2007, 01:00 ET from Sony Electronics Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PCBC, Booth #6111 -- Sony today
 announced that it is expanding the capabilities of its WallStation
 installation friendly product line by including intercom functionality at
 doorbell locations.
     The new WallStation doorbell adapter, model WS-ADP4, integrates up to
 four entrance way doorbell intercoms, electronic door releases and an
 external chime.
     "Successful production builders are meeting the demand for cutting-edge
 technologies in new homes," said Neal Manowitz, director of marketing for
 Sony Electronics' consumer systems and applications division. "The
 incorporation of a product like the WallStation meets a growing consumer
 demand for integrated home theater, multi-room audio distribution and whole
 house communication systems."
     The WallStation line of in-wall entertainment systems -- models
 CDP-NW10 (stereo CD player) and DVP-NW50 (5.1 home theater with DVD/CD
 player) -- are self-contained appliances which include AM/FM radio, line-in
 for adding auxiliary components and remote control. WallStation also
 features multi-room music sharing, intercom, party mode, audio room
 monitor, and MP3 streaming from a PC when connected to a standard home
     The WS-ADP4 doorbell adapter will be available in September and can be
 purchased through authorized Sony installation dealers. Features of the
 WS-ADP4 include:
     -- Connection for up to four outside door locations;
     -- Support for a wide range of doorbell intercoms (2 and 3 -wire
     -- Electronic door release; and
     -- Output for external chime.
     Product information about the WallStation system is available online at

SOURCE Sony Electronics Inc.