HAI was formed in 1985 by founders Tom Pickral, Brian Yokum, and Jay McLellan. Company profitability was reached just eight years later in 1993. Since that time, earnings have been reinvested into product research and development. A worldwide network of distribution partners including thousands of dealers in over 80 countries is responsible for HAI's global presence today. HAI's corporate headquarters is located in New Orleans, Louisiana.The OmniPro II is the Omni family's most connectable system. In addition to connections for security devices, thermostats, light switches, telephone and backup battery, the OmniPro II features three built-in serial ports for connection to additional control devices. With the optional Web-Link II Web interface, the OmniPro II's control and monitoring features are available to any device on the home or business data network via a standard web browser, such as computers, PDAs, web-enabled TVs and web-tablets. OmniPro II also features telephone accessibility, a built-in digital communicator for use with a central station and can dial up to 8 additional phone numbers chosen by the owner for voice notification. OmniPro II has an expanded vocabulary for voice notifications and announcements. A built-in high speed modem allows programming and control from a remote location using HAI's PC Access program. The OmniPro II controller comes with several standard modes, such as Day, Night, Away and Vacation, and can accept customized scenes such as "Good night", "Good morning" or "Entertainment" that set temperatures, lights and security to the desired levels with one touch. Security and temperature sensors can be used to adjust lights, appliances and thermostats, monitor activity and track events. The premises can be controlled and programmed on-site or from a remote location. Easy to read LCD consoles show status and allow control and scheduling of lighting, security, temperatures and accessories.