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SmartLabs Announces KeypadLinc Relay ? Load Control of Energy Saving Light FixturesElectronic House Expo Spring 2008IRVINE, Calif. March 13, 2008 --(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its growing line of over 170 INSTEON-compatible products, SmartLabs, Inc. announces the launch of its new KeypadLinc On/Off Switch, an elegant in-wall keypad that allows convenient remote control of INSTEON-compatible lighting and appliances with a built-in relay that can handle loads of any type.As an in-wall keypad, KeypadLinc can control up to 8 scenes, or over 417 remote devices at the touch of a button. As an on/off switch, KeypadLinc?s 13-amp relay can handle anything from ceiling fans to fluorescent lights. The dual purpose of the KeypadLinc allows the addition of scene control both in new construction and retrofit home projects.?The relay in KeypadLinc On/Off allows homeowners to control today?s energy efficient light fixtures (i.e. in the kitchen and bath) plus any other load type up to 13 amps,? said Joe Dada, SmartLabs CEO. ?Customers need a wide range of compatible products, and KeypadLinc On/Off Switch adds to INSTEON?s growing stable of products.?Pre-orders for the INSTEON Keypad On/Off Switch are being accepted at Smarthome.com at $69.99. About INSTEONSmartLabs' INSTEON dual-mesh, wireless home control networking technology uses a simple, low-cost combination of wireless and power line communications. Using INSTEON, it is easy to link together home systems such as lighting, security, HVAC (comfort control), A/V, appliances and sensors, allowing them to be controlled or monitored from anywhere in the world. INSTEON-compatible products can also bridge to other networks, such as Wi-Fi LANs, the Internet and telephony, serving as the foundation for robust, integrated home control. The INSTEON Alliance is comprised of over 1000 developers and offers a focused community for developers and manufacturers to incorporate the INSTEON standard into products. About SmartLabs, Inc.Founded in 1992, SmartLabs is an integrated technology company in the home automation and control industry, offering technology, product development and a distribution channel for dealers, installers and consumers. SmartLabs is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. For more information:INSTEON.netsmartlabsinc.comsmarthome.comContact Meredith Pleasant at [email protected] for Press Release inquiries.