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Empowering Innovation Together: Mouser and Imahara Unveil Exclusive Interview with Premier Home Automation Supplier Insteon

July 23, 2015
By Business Wire News


Mouser Electronics, Inc. is partnering with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to kick off a new series of Innovation Spotlight interviews as part of the exciting new Home and Factory Automation Series and Empowering Innovation Together™ program.

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Join Mouser and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara as they talk with Insteon's CEO, Joe Dada, on the f ...

Join Mouser and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara as they talk with Insteon’s CEO, Joe Dada, on the future of home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT). The interview is part of the exciting new Home and Factory Automation Series in the Empowering Innovation TogetherTM program. (Photo: Business Wire)

The first interview in the series features Grant discussing the future of home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) with Insteon®, one of the worldwide leaders in connected home and control technology. Filmed on location at Insteon’s engineering lab, the apartment of the future, engineer and Insteon CEO Joe Dada discusses how Insteon’s patented, ground-breaking network operates, and how this topology has made them one of the best-selling and most affordable complete connected home solution providers in the world.

The Innovation Spotlight interview with Insteon, now available on the Mouser Electronics website, offers viewers an inside peek into the connected home of the future. Learn about the company’s dual-band mesh networking topology, in which users can simply press and hold a set button to pair devices just like Bluetooth — no central controller, routers or networking are required. Discover what the future holds for home automation direct from Joe Dada, one of the leading pioneers in the industry.

“Insteon has been leading the way in transforming the connected home from a buzzword into reality with their enormous line of wire-in, plug-in and battery-powered smart modules,” said Grant Imahara. “Their family of products can easily turn any home into a connected home — instantly!”

Engineers can learn about the newest technologies connecting the human experience with devices to make everyday life more efficient and productive. See how Insteon users can set up lighting scenes, schedule lights to automatically turn on and off, and monitor their homes via wireless cameras from any mobile device with minimal effort and setup.

The Empowering Innovation Together Home and Factory Automation Series is sponsored by Platinum Program Partner Analog Devices and Diamond sponsors Altera, Murata, and TE Connectivity. This new series is the third installment and follow-up to the popular Robotics and Space series programs launched earlier this year from Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara. To learn more about Grant Imahara, the Empowering Innovation Together program and the Mouser partnership, visit

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to design engineers and buyers by delivering What’s Next in advanced technologies. Mouser offers customers 21 global support locations and stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is updated many times per day and searches more than 10 million products to locate over 4 million orderable part numbers available for easy online purchase. also houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers and buyers. features more than 4 million products online from more than 500 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per year providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 500,000 customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit


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