Azione Unlimited has announced that four new vendors have joined the Smart Home Association.
The newly added vendor members are Kaleidescape, WAC Lighting, eero, and Kanto, and according to Azione, these manufacturers complement its vision of delivering limited vendors across a broad spectrum of solutions to deliver best-in-class products to the dealers’ clientele.
“Azione Unlimited is built on fostering personal relationships and the sharing of ideas,” says Richard Glikes, president of Azione Unlimited.
“These select vendor members define Azione Unlimited’s mantra of creating powerful alliances between leading-edge integrators and the elite vendors who support the custom integration community.”
The Kanto and eero partnerships are said to highlight the power of relationships as they will be distributed exclusively to dealer members through the PowerHouse Alliance, strengthening the synergy between Azione Unlimited vendor and dealer members.
The new vendor members each represent outstanding solutions for dealer members across categories such as lighting, content streaming, mounts, networking, and more. Each of the new vendor members will join the upcoming Azione Unlimited conference in New Orleans on March 28, for three-days and two-nights of education, relationship-building, and entertainment.
“We have admired the Azione Unlimited for a long time and now we are very proud to be partnering of this top-tier group of professional custom integrators,” comments Eric Smith, VP Sales & Marketing, Kanto Living Inc.
“Azione has earned their reputation as some of the most professional integrators in North America. We have seen some of the members projects and have been in awe at the scope and scale of their capabilities. We are excited to meet the members in person at their upcoming “New Dreams in New Orleans” Conference.”
Founded in 2007 by our CEO and chief product officer David Reid, Kanto is a solutions-first company and leader in manufacturing world-class TV mounts. Kanto is located in Langley, B.C., and is staffed by the team that initially launched the brand.
eero, the first mesh home wifi system, blankets any home in reliable and secure WIFI. eero offers advanced online security tools, eero Secure and eero Secure+, to help protect connected devices, privacy, and family. eero is simple to set up, even easier to manage, and improves over time with regular, automatic software updates. Founded in 2014 by Amos Schallich, Nate Hardison, and Nick Weaver, eero is an Amazon company.
Kaleidescape entered the market in 2001, and it was created to elevate the movie-watching experience at home. Kaleidescape is engineered to elevate every other component in an AV system with higher-fidelity video source material, lossless audio, and integrative cues to control lighting, shading, seating, lenses, and screen masking. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Kaleidescape builds its products in the U.S. and sells exclusively through custom installers.
Announcing the next step towards Connected Lighting, WAC has launched AiSPiRE, a new Integrator-Only lighting brand designed with custom integration in mind to elevate the human experience of light while connecting on a deeper level with users in the space. With this launch, WAC provides the broadest offering of LED lighting products for connected living with engineering advancements in recessed, landscape, architectural, decorative, and tape lighting products, as well as new innovative control components to interface with top control systems in the marketplace.
“At the end of the day, we augmented our already fantastic list of superior brands to support emerging categories and focus on high-end solutions,” added Glikes.