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Savant CEO Bob Madonna Sets the Record Straight

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.

Jason Knott · February 13, 2017

Savant Unveils 4K/60 4:4:4 HDR Video-Over-IP 10GbE Switch

Debuting at ISE, Savant’s Ultra HD video switching platform offers 0 latency and is expandable to 128 zones.

Jason Knott · February 09, 2017

Rich AV Brings Invisible Automation to Manhattan Townhouse with Savant, Lutron

What can you do with zero budget restrictions? Rich AV Design says the sky’s the limit on this New York smart home automation project that included Lutron lighting, Savant control, Access Networks and remote monitoring.

CE Pro Editors · December 29, 2016

Dealers’ Top Picks for Product of the Year Include KEF, Paradigm, URC

Dealers cite home control products from Savant and URC, speakers from KEF and Paradigm, and Sony’s Z Series 4K televisions, among others, as top products of the year.

Robert Archer · December 13, 2016

Savant Reorganizes Sales Team, Integrators May Have New Contact

Savant merges disparate sales teams for custom integration, specialty retail, builders and influencers (architects and designers) into a single regional team.

Jason Knott · November 11, 2016

Home Tech Experts at Azione: Trends in Home Automation, DIY, Networking, Millennials

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 · October 27, 2016

Sad Day for the Home Automation Channel: HAUS Closes, Liquidates Assets

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 · October 18, 2016

How CE Pro 100 Firm Innerspace Electronics Keeps a Competitive Edge

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.

CE Pro Editors · October 11, 2016

Bjorn Jensen: After the Fire, A Brand New Outdoor Audio System

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.

Bjorn Jensen · September 06, 2016

Video Weekly: Sonos Creates Official API for Integration; What Integrators Need to Know

What does the news of Sonos’ official integration with third-party home control systems mean for integrators currently installing Crestron, Control4 or Lutron … or an unsanctioned, reverse-engineered third-party system?

Chelsea Cafiero · September 02, 2016