Vantage Launches Driver for Seamless Control of Nuvo Wireless Audio System
Vantage Controls and Nuvo Technologies have teamed up to provide installers with a comprehensive driver for integrating their systems.
Denver, Colorado – Colorado Convention Center, Booth #231 – September 25, 2013 – In pursuit of an ever-enhancing user experience, Vantage Controls, an industry leader in lighting and home automation, and Nuvo Technologies, a renowned innovator of whole home audio solutions, both Group Brands of Legrand, have teamed up to provide installers with a comprehensive driver for integrating their systems.
By letting users select zones, manage sources, adjust volume settings, with the Nuvo Audio System, this module will help elevate whole home projects without burdening installers with time-consuming and laborious programming.
Accessible to certified Vantage installers through the manufacturer’s Design Center software, simply specifying the products used in the installation leads to near-native functionality. The resulting integration is so seamless the user cannot see where one system ends and the other begins.
“This new integration driver, in conjunction with Vantage’s new Equinox family of user interfaces and Nuvo’s new Pro Player series, brings the multi-room audio experience to a new level,” said Andrew Wale, Vice President of Marketing for Vantage.
“It is Nuvo’s intention to readily meet our dealers’ very practical needs, while exceeding their customers’ performance expectations,” comments David Rodarte, Nuvo Technologies’ Vice President and General Manager. “Working with Vantage to allow for integration that is so simple for an installer to apply, but even easier for a homeowner to love, was a natural extension of this goal.”
The release of Equinox 73 enables Vantage’s integration with Nuvo. Equinox 73 is a beautiful, always on, always there, all-in-one LCD touchscreen that provides intuitive control for luxury spaces. This rich-media touchscreen provides all the benefits of multiple traditional system interfaces with the simplicity of a single on wall device; reducing the need and clutter of separate local interfaces for lighting, security, climate, audio, video, etc. Because it is an LCD touchscreen, navigation is as simple as the swipe of a finger. With the dashboard layer users will swipe for 90% of their system control and interaction needs. Equinox 73 functions as a personalized dashboard for multi-system control with a minimalistic on wall presence. Key to accomplishing this are the on-screen live widgets that are initially configured through Vantage’s Design Center Software and can be modified by users over time. A unique collection of widgets can be organized into a profile and is easily accessed from the dashboard level.
The Nuvo Wireless Audio System is a high-fidelity wireless solution designed specifically for custom installers. Comprised of multiple interchangeable player options, the system is both scalable and flexible, allowing for wireless and wired configurations, and even including a hardwired professional series player option which powers three zones from one single rack-mountable unit. The system also includes built-in source variety through streaming Internet Radio and networked content, on top of input access for analog and USB devices.
Visit Vantage and Nuvo at Booth #231 to see the driver in action.
For more information on Vantage, please visit: http://www.vantagecontrols.com/.
Headquartered in Orem, Utah, Vantage is a leading manufacturer of intelligent control systems for luxury residential and commercial applications. With over 20 years experience, Vantage excels at employing the latest technologies in its products to create fully integrated automation solutions. Vantage has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2006. Legrand, located in Limoges, France, is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. For more information, visit http://www.vantagecontrols.com.
About Nuvo Technologies
Based in Hebron, Ky., just outside of Cincinnati, Nuvo Technologies is an award-winning innovator in the engineering, manufacture and distribution of multi-room digital audio distribution systems. Nuvo focuses just as much energy on its products’ value and ease of use as it does on their quality, design, energy efficiency and engineering, striving for the highest levels in all aspects. Nuvo believes the music-enabled home is something that all consumers can achieve and enjoy. Its products can make it happen.
Nuvo has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2012. Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).
Contact for Nuvo:
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