ELAN(r)`s XP-8(dot)4 Wi-Fi Touch Panel Shipping Months Ahead of Schedule

Released on: October 28, 2008, 6:35 am

Press Release Author: Steven Style

Industry: Management

Press Release Summary: New 8.4" Wireless Touchscreen Offers Web Browsing, Flash
Support, Awesome Graphic Capabilities, and One of the Richest Feature Sets in
All-Inclusive Package

Press Release Body: Lexington, KY, October 28, 2008 -- ELAN(r) Home Systems, a leading
manufacturer of award-winning Multi-Room audio/video and home control systems, today
announced the XP-8.4 Wireless Touch Panel is now shipping to Dealers two months
ahead of schedule. The latest addition to the company's renowned line of touch
panels features fast wireless performance, a vibrant, easy-to-read 8.4" screen,
awesome graphics capabilities, extended range of use and battery life, and a
built-in web browser. The announcement was made by Bob Farinelli, ELAN's President
and Chief Technology Officer.

With its powerful feature-set and value-enhancing included accessories, the XP-8.4,
which made its trade debut last month at the 2008 CEDIA Expo in Denver, delivers the
large-screen wireless control option that Dealers have been requesting. "ELAN just
raised the bar in wireless touch panel control," stated Mr. Farinelli. "Our new
XP-8.4 provides reliable, user-friendly system control, web browsing and audio /
video streaming, plus many added extras making it a one-of-a-kind wireless
controller and the most feature rich value available in the marketplace."

Lightweight and extremely durable, the XP-8.4 features a powerful combination of a
bold and beautiful color graphics display coupled with long-range 802.11g wireless
control technology and serves as the ideal, premium whole house and home theater
controller. As part of the XP8.4's package, a deluxe tabletop docking/recharging
cradle with Ethernet and USB ports and an extra-long-life battery pack are included
at no extra cost representing, hands down, a total value package that is not offered
by any other wireless control manufacturer in the Custom Installation industry

The XP8.4 provides instant "Now Playing" information as well as real-time status
display of data from compatible lighting, temperature, pool, spa and security
systems. Additionally, the XP-8.4 features seamless web browsing with streaming
Internet audio/video and Flash(r) Player support. A USB port on the docking cradle
makes for easy connection of a USB keyboard or mouse, further enhancing the web
browsing experience.

With extreme reliability and versatility and an embedded XP operating system, the
XP-8.4 offers much of the same proven quality features of ELAN's wired touch panels
without the stationary limitations. The product was designed for out-of-the box
seamless integration with ELAN Multi-Room A/V Controllers and entertainment source
products, such as ELAN's VIA!migo(tm) iPod(r) docking station.

The XP-8.4 also features customizable screen layouts with large, easy-to-read
buttons and text for intuitive control of all systems, and top-of-the line graphics.
The unit is highly adjustable, offering a wide variety of stunning screen motifs
that the homeowner can choose from to personalize the look and feel of the display
in order to satisfy individual tastes and match room decors. Screen displays can be
selected to also match ELAN's VIA!(r) Touch Panels and Ole(r) series of Film Interactive

ELAN's XP-8.4 Wi-Fi Touch Panel is available at an MSRP of $3,350.00, including the
deluxe cradle and extended-life battery and is shipping to Dealers now.

About ELAN Home Systems:
ELAN Home Systems is a leading manufacturer of innovative, award-winning Multi-Room
audio/video and home control systems. Based in Lexington, KY, the company's systems
were the first to integrate audio, video, phones and third-party products to create
a seamless, easy-to-use "whole house" experience. The company's unique products
provide complete lifestyle, feature-rich solutions, yet can be configured to fit the
specific needs of every homeowner. ELAN products are distributed through a
comprehensive channel of select Dealers and Distributors throughout the United
States, Canada and 58 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit

ELAN is a trademark of ELAN Home Systems, LLC, Lexington, Kentucky. VIA! is a
registered trademark of ELAN Home Systems, LLC. All other trademarks are property
of their respective owners.

ATTENTION EDITORS: Hi-res photography of ELAN's new XP8.4 Wi-Fi Touch Panel is
available at:

PLEASE NOTE -- ELAN's President and Chief Technology Officer, Bob Farinelli, is
available for interviews and desk side briefings regarding the XP8.4 Wi-Fi Touch
Panel. He is also available to provide expert quotes and bylined articles upon
request. To schedule an interview or discuss article options contact Steven Style
at 212-465-1290 or stevens@stylegroup.com
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New York, NY
t) 212-465-1290
f) 212-465-1299

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