Affordable remote home-management system now compatible with the three most popular mobile phone platforms—iPhone, Android and BlackBerry

CARMEL, IN, November 18, 2010 – Schlage, a strategic brand of Ingersoll Rand, today announced that Android phone owners can now download the app for the Schlage LiNK™ home-management system. This app makes it possible for owners of Android phones to monitor and control Z-Wave® enabled locks, lights, thermostats and other devices such as Schlage cameras from their Android phone, in addition to any computer connected to the Internet.

The app is available for download in the Android Market (www.android.com/market). “Owners of smartphone’s based on Google’s Android platform—the fastest growing mobile phone platform in the U.S—will now be able to enjoy the benefits of remote home management through the affordable Schlage LiNK System,” said Dwight Gibson, vice president and general manager, Connected Home Solutions for Ingersoll Rand, the parent company of Schlage.

“Having Android in the mix means owners of the three most popular phones will be able to receive text messages when the kids get home from school, monitor live camera feeds on their phones and even reduce heating bills by adjusting their home temperature from almost anywhere.”

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