Press Releases

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

New ELAN Smart Home Control Software Named “Human Interface Product of the Year” at CES 2017

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, January 11, 2017 – At CES 2017, the promise of the truly integrated home of the future became a reality when ELAN introduced the latest generation of its award-winning smart home entertainment and control system. ELAN’s strength has always been ease of use, reliability and performance. The new ELAN 8 enhances the intuitive interface and adds voice control through...
Monday, January 9, 2017

Core Brands Promotes Bret Jacob to Director of Builder Sales

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, January 9, 2017 – Underscoring its commitment to accelerating its growth in the builder channel, leading automation, audio and power solutions provider Core Brands today announced the promotion of Bret Jacob to Director of Builder Sales, with responsibility for developing and implementing the company’s channel programs in the home and commercial building segments...
Friday, September 16, 2016

ELAN Introduces New 12-Inch Touch Panel at CEDIA 2016

DALLAS, TEXAS, September 16, 2016 – Expanding its user interface options, ELAN from Core Brands today introduced the gXP12, a new 12-inch touch panel that is compatible with all ELAN systems. The introduction was made at CEDIA 2016 in Core Brands booth #4100 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. “The gXP12 gives dealers a great option for customers who need a...
Thursday, September 15, 2016

ELAN Debuts Major Software Update, Including Amazon Echo Integration

DALLAS, TEXAS, September 15, 2016 – Furthering Core Brands’ commitment to providing technology integrators with the most intuitive platform for home control, ELAN today unveiled its 8.0 software release. The comprehensive new release, which will ship in November 2016, adds a new user interface, voice control of all system events via Amazon Echo, and new integrations with Dish and the...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Core Brands Promotes Eric Herdman to Product Manager, ELAN

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, August 30, 2016 – Further strengthening its product development team, Core Brands today announced the promotion of industry veteran Eric Herdman to Product Manager for the ELAN brand, reporting directly to Mike Jordan, Core Brands Vice President, Product Management. “Eric has consistently impressed me with his knowledge of the ELAN platform, the eco-system that...
Monday, July 18, 2016

Core Brands Appoints Mike Jordan to Vice President of Product Management

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, July 18, 2016 – Adding additional strength to its senior product development team, Core Brands today announced the appointment of Mike Jordan to Vice President, Product Management. Effective immediately, Jordan leads all product development initiatives and reports directly to Core Brands President Joe Roberts. “Mike brings an extensive product development and...
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Nortek Closes on Its Minority Stake in MiOS Limited and Announces First Technology Integration Launch

PROVIDENCE, RI, May 12, 2016 - Nortek, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTK), a global diversified industrial company with leading brands and innovative air management and technology-driven solutions for residential and commercial applications, today announced that it closed on its 25% stake in MiOS Limited, a global technology company focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring solutions...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sub-Zero & Wolf Relies on ELAN Control and Niles Audio to Provide High-End Clientele with a Luxury Shopping Experience

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 22, 2016 – When selling home appliances with price tags in the tens of thousands of dollars, the shopping experience must be nothing short of perfect. That’s why, when renovating their ultra-chic Knightsbridge showroom in London, Sub-Zero & Wolf turned to leading technology integration firm Your Smart Home to design and install an integrated A/V...
Friday, March 4, 2016

Gary Sinise Foundation Turns to Core Brands to Manage Integrated Smart Home for Marine Corps Veteran

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 4, 2016 – Sgt. Nick Kimmel is a true American hero. After turning down a college baseball scholarship to join the Marines in 2008, his selflessness and patriotism was acknowledged by friends, family members and U.S. citizens alike. As Sgt. Kimmel served in Georgia, Eurasia, building a patrol base for the Georgian army, he landed on a 40-pound improvised explosive...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Beatles’ Famous ‘Apple Building’ in Central London Gets Residential Revamp with Home Automation System Controlled by ELAN

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, February 24, 2016 – 94 Baker Street in Central London is infused with The Beatles’ history. In 1967, the band opened the “Apple Boutique” on the building’s first floor, which according to Paul McCartney, was a “beautiful place where beautiful people could buy beautiful things.” The boutique’s launch party drew a star-studded...

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