Savant, a leader in home automation and whole-house audio/video, is releasing software version 8.0 in April. Along with that comes firmware updates, new (better) licensing plans, sanctioned Sonos integration, native streaming media from Autonomic, a new Pro Remote, and vast improvements to the user interface that might have become too oversimplified in the last revision. And for the bonus round, authorized Savant dealers will get the DIY-friendly Savant Remote that was announ
After several years of CEDIA trade shows that focused on "evolutionary vs revolutionary" changes with many manufacturers releasing updated models of existing software or products, this year was a refreshing change! There were some true innovations on hand this year across the entire gamut of products from hardware to software.
The theme of the show was definitely the shift in automation to the mainstream market. Companies are making more solutions at various price point