By Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2017 • Dealers discuss DIY smart-home movement at Azione conference, debate whether to embrace the new IoT marketplace or cling to traditional custom home-technology models. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · March 10, 2017 • Just-Add-Power's popular HDMI-over-IP systems now work with Savant smart-home systems without complex programming, thanks to free online tool from BlackWire Designs.
By Jason Knott · February 13, 2017 • Savant CEO Bob Madonna says company is refocused purely on professional integration channel, addresses lingering rumors in the market, and lays out a product roadmap including a new touchpanel, thermostat, switcher and voice control.
By Jason Knott · February 9, 2017 • Debuting at ISE, Savant's Ultra HD video switching platform offers 0 latency and is expandable to 128 zones.
By Julie Jacobson · January 25, 2017 • Breaking its relative silence over the past four months, Savant revealed new developments in home automation and HD over IP at Integrator Summit, with some 600 dealers in attendance.
By Michelle de Carion · December 29, 2016 • What can you do with no budget restrictions? Rich AV Design says the sky's the limit on this New York smart home automation project that included lighting, shading, AV, security, intercom, phone system and HVAC.
By Robert Archer · December 13, 2016 • Nick Tamburri of AHA Home Automation, Paul Diggin of Advanced Communication Technologies, and John Rein, principal of Audio Video Therapy, tell CE Pro why these are their favorite products of the year.
By Jason Knott · November 11, 2016 • Savant merges disparate sales teams for custom integration, specialty retail, builders and influencers (architects and designers) into a single regional team.
By Julie Jacobson · October 27, 2016 • IoT and the business of smart-home data drove a panel discussion at the recent Azione Unlimted conference, where home-tech experts chimed in on everything from DIY automation to Millennials and the “ownerless economy.” (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · October 18, 2016 • Three principals of the high-end Colorado integration firm Xssentials launched an ambitious franchise-like business one year ago called HAUS (Home Automation University), but the group couldn’t attract members quickly enough to sustain the costly venture. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Erin Harrington · October 11, 2016 • Guided by husband-and-wife principals Barry and Andrea Reiner, Port Chester, N.Y.-based Innerspace Electronics is a perennial CE Pro 100 and award-winning integration firm that’s figured out how to stay one step ahead of the competition.
By Julie Jacobson · September 27, 2016 • William Lynch, CEO of Savant for the last 2.5 years, will stay on as advisor while Madonna takes the helm of the home automation company, continuing the new retail strategy, while bolstering custom. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · September 27, 2016 • CEDIA 2016: Buttons on an iPort wall mount can activate Savant home automation scenes; homeowners can use Nest’s ‘Away’ mode to trigger a Savant scene automatically.
By CE Pro Editors · September 22, 2016 • Download this previously recorded live webcast from CE Pro and Savant from October 19th, for a discussion of the 5 industry-changing trends, and learn how you can use them in order to boost your business revenue.
By Bjorn Jensen · September 6, 2016 • Networking expert Bjorn Jensen replaced his outdoor audio system with Origin Acoustics' AcoustaScape speakers after a fire. Now he's looking to enhance his multizone audio system by 'shopping' at CEDIA 2016.