Press Releases

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Nashville’s Tallest Bar on Lower Broadway Reaches New Heights with Massive AV System Anchored by ELAN

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, May 31, 2018 – With five levels, three stages, two kitchens, and Nashville’s biggest guitar-shaped roof, brothers and singer-songwriters Joey and Gavin DeGraw set out to transform Lower Broadway nightlife with the grand opening of the Nashville Underground Bar & Restaurant , which opened in January. When they first purchased the 40,000-square foot space in...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

NASCAR Champion Bobby Labonte Blends Rustic Charm with Luxury Tech in ELAN-Controlled Cabin in the Woods

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, May 29, 2018 — After winning the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Championship in 2000, veteran race car driver Bobby Labonte has been investing in some well-deserved relaxation far from the frenzy of the track. In late 2017, Labonte purchased a 4,000-square foot cabin on over fifteen acres of land within a mile of High Point, North Carolina, with the intention to turn it...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

ERIS Brewery & Cider House Turns to ELAN for Total Control of its Cavernous 14,000 Square Foot Venue

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, May 22, 2018 - When two Chicago-based women purchased a massive former temple built in 1910 with the goal of turning it into Chicago’s first brewery and ciderhouse, they turned to local integration firm, Buchan Consulting, to design and install a control and automation system to manage the technology in the cavernous space. The ELAN Entertainment and Control system...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

New PLAY Restaurant & Lounge in the Dubai H Hotel Redefines Luxury with ELAN

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, May 2, 2018 – Dubai’s PLAY Restaurant & Lounge exudes extravagance, with dark modern interiors and breathtaking 36 th floor panoramic views. This sleek eatery and lounge located in The H Hotel is bringing a whole new level of luxury to Dubai’s famous Sheikh Zayed Road. And per Nabil El Rayes, General Manager of local distributor and technology...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Personalized Smart Home Technology Restores Independence for Wounded U.S. Air Force Veteran

ELAN® control, SpeakerCraft® and Sunfire® audio, and Panamax® power protection simplify residential life with fully integrated multi-room AV, lighting, climate, and security systems. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — While stationed in Iraq in 2006, Brandon Byers, a Sr. Airman in the U.S. Air Force’s Security Forces, volunteered to take the position of rear gunner on the last...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Chowmain Joins ELAN API Partner Program, Bringing Eight New Drivers to the ELAN Control Platform

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 7 February 2018 — Smart home control and automation leader ELAN®, from Nortek Security & Control (NSC), today announced that Chowmain, leading driver developer specializing in home automation, is bringing its talents to the ELAN platform. Eight new drivers are now available through the ELAN 8.2 software release. The new software is now on display at ISE 2018...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Army Sergeant First Class Wade Mitcheltree Receives ELAN-Controlled Custom Smart Home from the Gary Sinise Foundation

Mitcheltree’s new ELAN-controlled home is specially customized to help him regain his independence following the major injuries he sustained during active duty. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — During his second tour in Afghanistan in 2012, U.S. Army SFC Wade Mitcheltree was severely injured by an IED, resulting in the loss of both his legs and his right arm below the elbow. When the Gary...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

ELAN Dealer’s Mobile Showroom Brings the Smart Home Experience to the Client’s Front Door

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, January 31, 2018 — As many technology integrators know, the best way to demonstrate the life-changing power of home and business automation to customers is to let them experience it themselves, often in a showroom or an existing installation. But according to Wade Backman, President of Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based Digit-All , those solutions still put the onus on...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

‘Dumb’ Horse Stable Birth Alarm at Painted H Miniature Ranch is Made ‘Smart’ with ELAN

Customized ELAN system with SpeakerCraft audio redefines the monitoring experience for one miniature horse stable owner. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — Aimee Davis breeds miniature horses on her property, the Painted H Ranch , in Chino Hills, California. Following a whole-home AV integration completed by Simply Sight & Sound, Inc. in 2013, Davis quickly realized that she could use the same...
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Post-Hurricane ELAN® Upgrade Wins South Carolina Dealer Two CTA TecHome® Mark of Excellence Awards at CES 2018

After Hurricane Matthew tore through the state in 2016, Advanced Integrated Controls installed ELAN ®, Sunfire ®, Niles ® and Panamax ® solutions to give new life to one home’s destroyed automation system. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — Bluffton, South Carolina-based Advanced Integration Controls (AIC), a longtime ELAN® dealer, has won two CTA TecHome® Mark of...

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