Press Releases

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...
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...
Friday, February 12, 2016

ELAN Wins Residential Systems ‘Best of Show’ Award at Integrated Systems Europe 2016

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, February 12, 2016 – Solidifying its position as the industry leading manufacturer of control, audio and power solutions for the residential custom installation industry, Core Brands was presented with Residential Systems magazine’s Best of Show Award at Integrated Systems Europe 2016 for the ELAN Intercom. The Residential Systems Best of Show Awards are designed...
Friday, February 12, 2016

ELAN Wins Residential Systems ‘Best of Show’ Award at Integrated Systems Europe 2016

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, February 12, 2016 – Solidifying its position as the industry leading manufacturer of control, audio and power solutions for the residential custom installation industry, Core Brands was presented with Residential Systems magazine’s Best of Show Award at Integrated Systems Europe 2016 for the ELAN Intercom. The Residential Systems Best of Show Awards are designed...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

ELAN Joins The Works With Nest Program To Provide Dealers and End-Users With The Benefits of Nest

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, February 9, 2016 – ELAN, from leading entertainment, control and power technology manufacturer, Core Brands, today announced that its award-winning ELAN Entertainment & Control System has joined the Works with Nest Program, making it possible for professional installers to now incorporate the Nest Learning Thermostat for ELAN-based entertainment and control systems...

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