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Avante Smartbox™ technology installed in Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) lottery Dream Home

Tuesday, September 21st 2010 11:30:57am

Media Advisory
The lucky winner of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s lottery home will use the Smartboxx™ to remotely control home energy costs.  

(Toronto, September 21st, 2010) Ontario based Avante Security Inc. (TSXV: ASY) (www.avantesecurity.com), creators of the Smartboxx™ are happy to announce that they have agreed to contribute their innovative home energy management solution to this year’s Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) lottery.  The 4200 square foot ”Dream Home”, located in Manotick, was unveiled on September 20th,2010 and is outfitted with Smartboxx™ technology.  

This solution, similar to one Avante is deploying with the Ontario Power Authority and five Ontario utilities in Toronto, Owen Sound and Cambridge and Kitchener/Waterloo, includes:

• The Avante Smartboxx™: An energy management gateway, which uses cellular based technology to coordinate demand response and energy conservation commands with multiple controllable end use devices. The Smartboxx™ is also able to receive and transmit data from a home’s existing smart meter, empowering the customer with information about how they use power.
• The Avante HVAC Relay: A key component of the Smartboxx™ solution, which enables the user to control a home's existing thermostat and adjust the HVAC system, changing temperatures as required.
• The Avante Zigbee Relay: Allows the Smartboxx™ to communicate with and remotely control multiple Zigbee devices in the home such as a Zigbee smart plug.  
• The Avante Wireless Control Relay: Allows the Smartboxx™ to remotely monitor and control other devices including main doors, garage doors, alarm panels and the Avante Flood Sensor, which assists with early leak detection and quickly stop floods in your home.

“We are happy to do our small part to help this great cause,” said Manny Mounouchos, Founder and Co-CEO of Avante Security Inc.  “With the Smartboxx™ installed, the lucky new homeowner will have everything they need to easily and effectively manage their energy use, as well as other features, so everyone benefits.”  

The CHEO lottery raises money every year for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, a leading pediatric care centre in Ontario.  The prize home, which was built by Minto Group Inc., includes multiple cutting edge technologies and is valued at approximately $1.5 Million.

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About Avante Security Inc.
Avante Security Inc (TSXV: ASY). is a Toronto based technology company with over 14 years of experience delivering hi-tech solutions for the home security and home automation industry.  Building on this successful business platform, Avante manufactures and markets the innovative Smartboxx™ which, provides “anytime, anywhere” true two-way communication. The Smartboxx has been designed with the customer in mind, using a robust cellular based communications platform to help both residential and small commercial customers manage their energy costs.

The company is focused on the expanded commercialization of its energy management, security and automation interactive cellular based technology for applications in the utility, property management and telecommunications markets. Customizable through a variety of plug-and-play modules, including Zigbee, the Smartboxx™ is a next-generation technology for information monitoring and control services. Avante also provides premium executive security services to its clients using its innovative technologies

To learn more about the Avante Smartboxx™, please visit:
http://www.avantesecurity.com/avante/sb_smart_boxx.php

About The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is a pediatric health and research center providing outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow.

Over the past thirty-six years, CHEO has established itself as a world-class centre providing leading-edge treatment, diagnostic and laboratory services for children and youth aged 0 to 18 years.

CHEO houses the Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health and the Ontario Newborn Screening Program. CHEO is an active partner in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, providing leadership in all aspects of pediatric health and wellbeing.

CHEO's large service area includes not only Ottawa, but also Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario.

To learn more about the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, please visit: http://www.cheo.on.ca/

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this release.
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