Savant is ramping up its efforts to be the leader in the Smart Home control industry with the release of several products and software upgrades. Savant 8.3, includes a new more powerful single-room controller, garage door entry system and music server. Also, what is exciting for integrators is that Savant has increased the flexibility for both integrators and end users to customize the interface.
“This is the first major release since I returned as CEO,” says Bob Madonna. He outlined how the Cape Cod, Mass.-based company overhauled its entire beta testing processes to get even more dealer investment in testing. The goal is to produce the highest quality luxury home automation products in the marketplace,” says Madonna, noting that many of the products spent months in beta tests with hundreds of integrators. “Quality is king…”
Savant Simple Host + Pro Remote –A $500 control system that is highly configurable can be used for up to two zones and It includes the controller and a Pro Remote.
Music Server 1 – The Savant Music Server 1 supports multiple streaming services, including Spotify, Tunein, Pandora and SiriusXM. The server goes hand in hand with the recently announced Savant Pro Audio 4 IP-based switch and is powered by the Autonomic Mirage OS.
Dedicated Garage Door Entry UI – The new dedicated garage door entry UI not only controls the door, but also indicates the status of the door (open/closed), accommodates a surveillance camera view of the garage, and sends notifications to the homeowner.
Ability to Reorder Scenes
Ability to Reorder Services in Blueprint
Ability to Customize Savant Pro App