LiftMaster Launches Nest Cam Integration Enabling Video Viewing

ILLINOIS – LiftMaster has announces a new integration with Nest, making it possible for customers to access Nest Cam video through the LiftMaster MyQ app. While MyQ has always alerted users to garage door activity via smart phone push notification, with a Nest Cam in the garage, users can now access their video feed of what’s happeining in the garage the moment the garage door is activated.
By linking the MyQ and Nest Cam apps, and placing a Nest Cam in the garage, users can access their Nest Cam and see activity. From within the MyQ app, consumers can monitor home activity with Nest Camevery time the garage door opens or closes, get MyQ alerts when Nwst Cam has detected motion in the garage or at home – wherever the Nest Cam is placed, access both MyQ and Nest Cam from anywhere within one smartphone app, and see time-lapsed video clips and event history with a Nest Aware + Video History subscription.
“Combining garage door control, alerts and now video into the MyQ app gives LiftMaster Dealers the opportunity to communicate anther MyQ benefit to their customers,” said Juan M. Lopez, Director Connectivity.
MyQ enables Consumers to monitor and control the garage door anytime, anywhere form their smartphones, ensuring the garage door is closed and their homes are secure.
LiftMaster has been working with Nest since 2014, beginning with the MyQ integration with the Learning Thermostat.

Hormann Introduces Tucana 5250 Recessed Panel Doors

PENNSYLVANIA – Hormann recently introduced the Tucana 5250 Recessed Panel Door. This new door series harkens back to the days when recessed panel wood doors dominated the garage door market. The Tucana 5250 series replicates this classic look on a steel section using the same construcation as their Phoenix 5200 carriage house style doors.
The Tucana is available in either white or sandstone color, but is customizable to fit any home’s decor using their exclusive Galaxy paint System option. The Tucana series is also available in four standard panel design configurations. Hormann also offers a made-to-order option to match an existing recessed panel door or a custom panel arrangement of a customer’s choice.

Liftmaster Launches GDos With Built-In Wi-Fi

In October, Liftmaster introduced their First residential garage door openers with built-in Wi-Fi, enabling consumers to easily get connected for smartphone control without having to buy additional hardware.
While all other Liftmaster MyQ-enabled residential openers require the additional purchase of the Internet Gateway (828LM) to permit connection without the internet Gateway.
The new Liftmaster 8550W, 8587W, and 8557W openers replace the 8550, 8587, and 8557 openers. The 8550W is powered by a DC motor and comes standard with an integrated battery backup. The new 8587W and 8557W openers feature ¾-HP AC motors likes their predecessors. Liftmaster will continue to offer repair parts to service the older units in accordance with all warranty and service-related policies.

C.H.I. Overhead Doors Expands Accents Offerings

ILLINOIS – C.H.I. Overhead Doors recently introduced Accents Woodtones to the raised panel series. Woodtones portrays a non-repeating wood grain that is defined throughout the horizontal and vertical grains flowing through section joints as well as accentuating the recessed edge of the raised panel design.
Accents Woodtones is available on raised panel models2216/4216 and 2283/4283 in light oak, dark oak, cedar and mahogany. Each model can be customized with window inserts and designer glass currently offered in raised panel doors.
The Accents line is available across C.H.I.’s entire line of insulated doors, and can also be customized to include company logos, favourite sports teams or nature landscapes.

LiftMaster Introduces New Universal Remote Control

Liftmaster introduces the liftMaster Universal Remote Control (Model 375UT), designed to operate virtually any manufacturer’s garage door opener, commercial door operator or gate operator.
The newly designed Universal Remote Control. Which replaces Model 375LM, gives dealers the opportunity to reduce inventories by eliminating the needs to carry multiple manufacture’s remotes in the warehouse or installer vehicle, as well as the ability to better meet the demands of customers who require a compatible replacement remote.
The two-button liftMaster Universal Remote Control is easily programmed to operate up to two different manufacture’s garage door openers, commercial door operators or gate operators and features a new, stylish design that easily mounts to anycar visor. It is also equipped with Security+ 2.0 Techonology, Providing a stong and reliable narrowband signal which virtually eliminates interference and improves range, meaning fewer callbacks.
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