Core Brands has announced the release of Auriel 2.0 with added features such as streaming audio, climate and lighting control, plus remote access. Now custom installers installing the Niles Auriel MRC-6430 Multi-room audio system can offer smart home control as well. The Auriel 2.0 multi-room audio platform is built on the ELAN Control Platform. The new software update enables any existing Auriel system to easily upgrade to the additional control features.
Dune HD most popular media players (Max, Duo and Smart) have passed Control4’s rigorous certification process. The Dune HD multi-room media players now certified to work seamlessly with Control4 systems. As of the first quarter of this year Dune HD will start releasing drivers to home integrators of Control4 home automation systems.
Savant systems launches a new line of Apple-based Audio Visual control and distribution platform, called SmartSystems, which consist of eight systems. The new solutions replace the current Rosie and PROTÉGÉ range and include an iTune-based digital media server. The SmartSystems will allow you to manage all your smart home appliances including home-theater control, whole-home automation, lighting, media and A/V distribution.
Savant Systems, the developer of the first Apple-based home automation and control system, has introduced a 16-channel class D amplifier for distributed audio applications, called the AMP-1640. The AMP-1640 is in direct response to market demand for a multi-room audio amplifier that leverages Savant’s elegant industrial design, delivering the same look and feel as Savant’s other rack mountable devices. AMP-1640 is the ideal solution when paired with Savant’s multi-room audio products and can be placed either on a shelf or within an equipment rack.
Earlier this year Cisco announced the release of two home gadgets that promises to enhance the way we interact and enjoy our digital media. The two products are: Cisco Multiroom Home Audio - will make it easy to play music from a variety of sources wirelessly throughout the home and the Cisco Media Hub - to help us enjoy all our digital photos, music and video anytime and anywhere.
Olive, the company creating a new standard in high quality digital music experiences, today unveiled a new generation of its Opus Hi-Fi Digital Stereo, including an unprecedented two terabyte version of its flagship Opus No. 4.