Why We Love Honeywell's Tuxedo Touch

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Dec 10, 2012

This might be the first positive thing we have ever said about Honeywell. In fairness, their video offerings are, well, lame. However, their access and intrusion detection divisions continue to produce reliable, if not innovative, product. The latest and greatest example of this is their Tuxedo Touch keypad, which we reviewed in early 2012. I have been using the Tuxedo Touch for the last few weeks and have been duly impressed (aside from the hokey name), for a few good reasons:

Speed

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Tuxedo Touch Web Interface

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