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LiftMaster to Showcase New Wi-Fi® Garage Door Opener and Other Innovations at 2016 International Builders' Show
LiftMaster Offers Home Builders Ways to Exceed Homebuyers' Expectations

ELMHURST, Ill., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LiftMaster®, the number one brand of professionally installed garage door openers and access solutions, is showcasing products offering connectivity, security, safety, and peace-of-mind at this week's 2016 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS), the nation's largest residential construction trade show attracting 50,000+ attendees to Las Vegas.

LiftMaster is the number one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers.

"This year at IBS, LiftMaster will show the nation's home builders how they can exceed homebuyers' expectations with garage door openers and other access control products that offer connectivity and home automation features, making life easier and more secure," said Paul Accardo, LiftMaster Marketing Communications Manager.

A Best of IBS Awards 2016 Finalist, LiftMaster will showcase its Model 8550W – the company's first Wi-Fi residential garage door opener, that makes it easier than ever to connect an opener to a smartphone, enabling monitoring and control from anywhere with the free MyQ® app. The opener also features Battery Backup to provide seamless access during power outages, as well as smooth, quiet operation with a powerful DC belt drive motor.   

LiftMaster will also display the innovative Model 8500, which mounts on the wall next to the garage door rather than on the ceiling. This unique design creates a clean interior appearance and can free the garage ceiling for additional storage, if desired. The opener also features optional Battery Backup and the ability to monitor and control the system through a smartphone with the free MyQ app.    

An in-booth demonstration of how LiftMaster MyQ technology integrates with Nest Cam will also be featured at IBS 2016. While MyQ has always alerted users to garage door activity via smart phone push notifications, with Nest Cam, users can now access a video feed of what's happening in the garage the moment the garage door is activated, allowing for enhanced security and peace-of-mind. 

In addition to its garage door openers, LiftMaster will feature a working display of its Model RSW12U DC Residential/Light Duty Commercial Swing Gate Operator. Offering security and connectivity, this new gate operator provides homebuyers with Battery Backup, unsurpassed solar performance, a powerful DC motor, and the ability to control the gate with LiftMaster's free MyQ app. It is also compliant with the new 2016 UL325 (Underwriters Laboratories) gate safety guidelines, which incorporates monitored safety protection devices at each entrapment point and includes capabilities to monitor for fault conditions of external entrapment protection devices.

Also featured at the LiftMaster booth, and offering unrivaled performance for single- and multi-family construction are:

  • IPAC (Internet Protocol Access Control), the first Internet-enabled outdoor access control system with Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
  • Telephone Intercom and Access Control System Model EL1SS, which provides wired communication and secure access control at the gate or door.

To learn more, visit the LiftMaster booth #C6743 at the International Builders' Show or visit

About LiftMaster

LiftMaster is the number one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, as well as a major manufacturer of commercial door operators, residential and commercial gate operators, telephone entry systems and related access control products. Driven by the access and security needs of the marketplace, LiftMaster's expansive line of state-of-the-art residential and commercial products are designed to fit any lifestyle or application, providing the latest technology and innovations in safety, security and convenience. For inquiries on LiftMaster products or to inquire about becoming an authorized dealer, please visit

For media inquiries, contact:
Melissa Winn, Edelman
Office: 312-240-2868

Paul Accardo, LiftMaster
Office: 630-516-5356
Mobile: 630-201-3573

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