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Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Linear LLC is an innovator in the health and wellness, security and access control markets. Since 1961, the company has designed and manufactured more than 2,500 products for residential and commercial use. Today, Linear is focused on wired and wireless technology serving the access control, security and connected business and home needs of its dealers, customers and OEM partners. The GO!Control home management system and a growing range of Z-Wave automation, commercial entry and wellness products position Linear as a competitor in multiple growth industries for the long-term future.

Linear is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit for more information. 

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Press Contact: Nick Brown at or 401.792.7080

Press Releases


Linear Launches Enterprise Access Control, Sold Through “Dealership” Partners

The browser-based Enterprise is available direct to a protected dealer base and features extensive integration options, low total cost of ownership and a streamlined licensing system.



Linear and Digital Watchdog Announce e3 OneBox

E3 OneBox integrates video and access control into a single solution that is easy to install, scalable, and filled with useful features for enhanced security management and monitoring.


Linear Announces Webinar: Local SEO Fundamentals for Dealers

The free webinar will educate dealers about local search engine optimization (SEO) strategies to increase website traffic, build quality backlinks and organically grow their business.


Linear Expands Communication and Connectivity Options for PERS-4200

New PERS-4200 modules provide 3G wireless capabilities and remote voice communication in multiple areas.


2GIG and Telguard Announce the Availability of HomeControl for Go!Control Panels

Fully integrated with the 2GIG Go!Control wireless panel, HomeControl gives users the ability to remotely arm and disarm their security system, and offers Z-Wave control and integrated video surveillance.


Linear Appoints Kevin Ward Product Line Manager for Door and Gate Operators

The 15-year company veteran will assume a leadership role within Linears Integrated Systems strategic business unit and be responsible for ushering in the next wave of Linear GDO, CDO and telephone entry solutions.


Linear to Host Z-Wave Alliance Unplug Fest & Developer

Developers and OEM manufacturers will gather at Linears Carlsbad headquarters for a first look at the new Z-Wave Next Gen 500 series chip platform as well as networking and training sessions geared at helping them get products to market faster and more efficiently.


Linear Announces Dealer Webinar: The Case for Testimonials and Case Studies

Security and access control leader will discuss why dealers should invest in testimonials and case studies to help grow their access control and security business.


Linear President Michael O

There is no other event that brings C-level security executives and end users of technology together in such a dynamic environment.


Linear Announces Expansion to Award-Winning eMerge Elite Embedded Access Control System

The eMerge Elite-36 represents the next step in the evolution of Linears access control platform, delivering faster set-up, enhanced features, and industry-leading scalability.


Linear Ships New IP Cameras With Up To 5 Megapixel Resolution

New IP cameras allow monitoring via iPhone, iPad and Android devices.


CEDIA Attendees Register to Win Nortek Prize Pack

Linear is joining forces with other Nortek subsidiaries exhibiting at CEDIA 2013, to offer exhibition attendees the chance to win a Nortek Prize Pack.


Linear Concludes 2013 Dealer Council Meetings

The third annual series was hosted in four cities and provided valuable insight on a range of topics, including: training, products, technology enhancements and more.


Linear Named as Founding Patron of La Costa Film Festival

The Carlsbad-based security and access control leader is sponsoring the areas first local film festival to support the San Diego Boys & Girls club and promote the Carlsbad area.


Linear Unveils CD and MP3 Music Source for DMC Intercom Systems

The DMCMP3 Digital MP3 and CD player transforms new or existing DMC music/communication systems into digital music and entertainment hubs.


Linear Announces New Line of Analog CCTV Cameras

Day or night, rain or shine, Linears analog camera collection offers a complete range of solutions to meet virtually all video surveillance needs.


Linear Annouces Next Dealer Webinar: Social Media Research Tools and Strategies

Security and access control leader offers social media research tools and strategy dealers can use the generate leads, identify trends, monitor the competition and more.


Linear to present, "Competing for the Connected Home: What Channel Will Win?

Linear's vice president of product and market development, Duane Paulson, will be participating as a speaker in the upcoming CONNECTIONS Conference, co-located at CTIA May 20-23 in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 21 at 3:00pm in Murano, Room 3202


Linear Now Offers Spanish Language Live Support for Technical and Customer Service

In an effort to better serve the growing Spanish-speaking community in the U.S. and in the expanding Mexican and South American markets, Linear has assigned four Spanish speaking agents in each department, with additional expansion planned as needed.


Linear Expands Home Automation Offerings with Z-Wave Lighting Products

The availability of Z-Wave wireless lighting control solutions provides Linear dealers, OEM partners and residential and commercial end users with smarter management and integration options.


Linear Closes on Acquisition of 2GIG, Leading Provider of Home Automation and Home Security

The acquisition expands the opportunities for dealers and OEM customers in the areas of smart home technology, integrated security and access control and recurring monthly revenue (RMR).


Linear Announces Update to Hub Manager Software

Upgraded to be compliant with Windows 8, Linears new Hub Manager 8.1 software provides fast and easy-to-use commercial access control management reports.


Linear to Host Dealer Webinar: Leveraging Local Events and Partnerships

Security and access control leader continues its educational webinar series, with digital marketing and event management strategies for dealers looking to strengthen local brand recognition.


Linear Broadens Technology Offerings with Z-Wave

Leveraging the innovation of the wireless RF mesh technology, Linears portfolio now adds versatile Z-Wave products for dealers and OEM partners seeking intelligent wireless control solutions for commercial and residential environments

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