Comprehensive Security And Home Automation Control System Debuts At CES 2015

Single Innovative Mobile App with Unique Local 911 Dialing Feature Provides Out-of-Home Monitoring with Alarm Verification

Jan 05, 2015, 06:00 ET from EchoStar Corporation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar is pleased to announce that SAGE™, a new and affordable security and home automation solution that enables unprecedented command of consumer-owned home security and automation hardware and applications, will debut at CES in Las Vegas on January 6-9.

The product debuting is:

  • Easy to use and install, even in the most tech-averse households
  • Accessible on the TV and via iOS and Android smartphones and tablets
  • Equipped with a unique first-responder dialing feature
  • Designed with high standards of online security

As the home's security and automation hub, SAGE's sleek in-home console gives consumers the first truly integrated smart home experience incorporated into the TV-viewing experience. The television-centric SAGE system enables consumers to check on children in another room via a video feed, see who rang the doorbell or lower the room temperature—all from the comfort of the sofa in front of the living room TV. In addition, this system provides end-to-end encrypted communications inside and outside of the home. 

The SAGE iOS™ and Android™ mobile app enables control of the home's automated devices and provides unmatched security monitoring and alarm verification, as well as an easy-to-use 911 feature. In alarm situations, SAGE users will not have to rely on a third-party response. SAGE will send alerts to all of the system's registered user devices. Additionally, SAGE users will be able to view camera feeds from their mobile device app. In the event of a security breach, homeowners can push one button to dial 911, connecting them to law enforcement near their homes.

"SAGE is a simple and secure system with unique capabilities including the 911 feature, which differentiates this from other products on the market. We believe that dialing police directly will help cut response times significantly," said Mark Jackson, president of EchoStar Technologies. "SAGE is a solution that provides consumers peace of mind and the ultimate in simplicity."

A full demo of SAGE is available on the show floor at CES in Las Vegas in Central Hall, Booth 8143.

About EchoStar
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is the premier global provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions. EchoStar's wholly owned subsidiary, Hughes, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband services, delivering network technologies and managed services in more than 100 countries.

Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., with business units worldwide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the TV and satellite industries for nearly 30 years, consistently delivering value for customers, partners and investors. Over the last three decades, EchoStar's innovations in video technology have impacted the way consumers view, receive and manage TV programming, garnering numerous awards in recognition of EchoStar's advancements to the media landscape.

EchoStar's consumer solutions include HughesNet®, North America's #1 high-speed satellite Internet service; Sling Media's Slingbox® products; EchoStar's line of advanced digital video set-top-box products for the satellite and terrestrial viewer markets, including the Hopper® and Joey®; and further contributions to the worldwide TV experience through partnerships in Canada, Mexico and Europe.

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