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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 GD00Z Wins 2014 ESX Maximum Impact Award for Best Access Control/ID System for Gate/Door Operators

The milestone Z-Wave product is a home control solution for one of the most frequently used access points in a house and adds to Linear’s growing ecosystem of wireless security, IoT and automation technology.


Linear Launches Intelligent Three-Way Z-Wave Light Switch

Unlike most three-way switches that require a traveler wire, this smart switch can be installed just about anywhere there’s AC power


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.

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