® Partners with LiftMaster® to Integrate Garage Door Control with Home Security Platform

April 09, 2013

As the industry's leading manufacturer of reliable, efficient and cost-effective access control products, the LiftMaster line of garage door openers offers the ultimate in peace-of-mind, safety and security, affording residential end-users complete control of the largest and heaviest moving object in the home – the garage door – which also serves as the main entranceway to the home for 70% of homeowners.

Through this exclusive relationship, subscribers will now have remote access of their garage door opener via the mobile app, whether the customer is located in the driveway or halfway across the world. Subscribers will also be able to use the innovative Rules Engine from to automatically close the garage door when the security system is armed and receive instant notification if the garage door is left open too long.

" is always looking for ways to extend the value of the platform to improve homeowner safety and security. Integrating the industry leading LiftMaster garage door opener technology, myQ, into our current product offerings is a natural extension of home safety and control," said Jay Kenny, Vice President, Marketing, "It's exciting to bring new innovation to homeowners through our exclusive partnership, making everything connected so you're always in control and aware of what's going on at home."

Equipped with LiftMaster's patented technology, customers of the connected home platform will now have the ability to:

  • Automatically close the garage door when the security system is armed.
  • Receive notifications if the garage door has been left open or check in anytime to know if it is open or closed.
  • Use the mobile app to open or close the garage door from anywhere in the world.

Safety and security of the home and its residents are of paramount importance to and LiftMaster. This new integrated functionality is designed to maintain the commitment to the high quality performance that and LiftMaster customers have come to expect.

The products include safety features when a garage door is being controlled remotely and out of sight to the user, there will be an audible sound and flashing light before the door closes so anyone nearby is aware that the door is about to operate remotely.

"LiftMaster is devoted to creating the highest quality, seamlessly interconnected products and services for our customers, bringing them peace-of-mind in their everyday busy lives. This partnership with extends our ability to offer the ultimate in control, security and safety to more security dealers and installers as well as residential customers," said Bob Heisner, Vice President, Marketing, LiftMaster. "We are excited to deliver best in class solutions through this exclusive partnership and provide a first rate experience that continues to support our mission of manufacturing products to meet the demands of the modern homeowner's mobile lifestyle."

These integrated capabilities are available to customers with LiftMaster garage door openers manufactured after 1998.

Customers interested in more information can contact their local security dealer, while dealers and installers interested in more information on the LiftMaster integration can visit

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About LiftMaster
LiftMaster is the number one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers and commercial door operators, as well as a major manufacturer of residential, industrial and commercial gate operators, telephone entry systems and related access control products. Driven by the access and security needs of the residential, commercial and industrial marketplace, the expansive lines of LiftMaster products are designed to fit any lifestyle or application, providing customers with the latest technology and innovations in safety, security and convenience. For inquiries about LiftMaster products please visit