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Mount Vernon, NY 10553
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Key Digital Announces Compass Control Pro Partner Alliance with Aprilaire
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Key Digital Announces Compass Control Pro  Partner Alliance with Aprilaire

MOUNT VERNON, NY – October 11, 2017– Key Digital, the Leaders in Digital Video and control systems, announces an exciting alliance with Aprilaire, the experts in whole-home indoor air quality solutions. Key Digital adds the Aprilaire model 8800 Thermostat and Wi-Fi Thermostat to its extensive and constantly growing list of integration products streamlined within their Compass Control Pro Partner Alliance program.    

The Aprilaire model 8800 Thermostat is an electronic, and programmable thermostat that can be controlled from anywhere in the home using RS-232 communication. The Aprilaire Wi-Fi Thermostat series units are electronic, programmable, and Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats. Compass Control Pro offers control over thermostat mode, thermostat set points, thermostat fan mode, thermostat eco savings, and thermostat sensors.  

Key Digital is an award winning developer and manufacturer of leading-edge digital video processing and video signal distribution solutions as well as the first fully integrated control system built from the ground up to use iOS and Android, Compass Control Pro. Compass Control Pro offers modular programming or custom design with a blank slate that is limited only by imagination. Compass Control Pro Partner Alliances pre-configured control drivers, modules, and GUI templates integrate instantly and seamlessly to save on precious programming time.  

 “The collaboration between Key Digital and Aprilaire has resulted in a bi-directional driver for our Model 8800 thermostat which is not only easy to configure, but allows for powerful integration possibilities for the client.” stated Aprilaire’s HVAC Automation Sales Manager, David J Wood.  

“Resulting from cooperative efforts between Key Digital and Aprilaire, the integration of its Model 8800 thermostat within the Compass Control environment represents a powerful and user-friendly comprehensive solution delivering iOS-based control and entertainment functionality,” stated Key Digital’s Vice-President of Sales, Michael Lakhter. “The Compass Alliance Partners have come together to create a system that has full driver integration already completed, increasing efficiency for integrators,” Lakhter concluded.  

About Key Digital® 

Led by the “Father of DVD”, Mike Tsinberg, Key Digital® is an InfoComm, CEDIA, CES, and NAHB award winning manufacturer of professional distributed video and control system equipment.

Since 1999, Key Digital has lead the constantly evolving  A/V industry by designing products that deliver industry leading quality, performance, and reliability to corporate, bar & restaurant, digital signage, education, government, and house of worship applications. 

Key Digital products are designed and engineered in-house in Mount Vernon, NY. Superior quality, ease-of-installation, and versatility are the result of strenuous research, development, and testing. Expertise and unparalleled knowledge have created a unique hardware-software suite solution ideal for the consultants, designers, and installation firms of the A/V industry. Key Digital® is known to deliver best-in-class products based on quality, performance, and reliability.

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About Aprilaire 

Aprilaire has been a brand leader in the indoor air quality industry for over 60 years. The company designs, develops, manufactures and distributes whole-home indoor air quality and HVAC Automation products which, along with its partnering contractors and distributors, provide comfort, health, energy efficiency, and the protection and preservation of the home. 

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