Press Releases

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nortek Security & Control Announces ELAN Integration with the 2GIG GC3 Security & Control Panel

ELAN® is the first and only whole home automation platform to natively integrate with the GC3™ Security & Control Panel. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA – Furthering its commitment to provide smart home and security integrators with the most complete platform for home control, Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced the integration of the ELAN Entertainment and Control...
Monday, January 8, 2018

ELAN Showcases New Home Program at IBS 2018 to Accelerate Automation Sales for Builders, Architects and Designers

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, January 9, 2018 – In an effort to help more builders sell more homes to today’s generation of tech-centric homebuyers, ELAN ® , the award-winning whole-house entertainment and control solutions brand from Nortek Security & Control (NSC), today announced that it will showcase its groundbreaking New Home Program at the NAHB International Builder Show (IBS) in...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

ELAN Transforms a Golf Simulator Game Room into a Home Theater with the Touch of a Button

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — Why have two separate rooms for a home theater and a golf simulator when you can combine them into one? That was homeowner Sebastian Mascaro’s thinking while renovating part of his 7,000-square foot home in Kissimmee, Florida. To make his dream a reality, Mascaro reached out to local integration firm Millennium Systems Design (MSD) to turn his former home gym...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

First ELAN Training Center Operating at 95% Capacity with Outstanding Integrator Feedback; Additional Training Centers Planned for 2018

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA – Leading entertainment, security and control solutions provider ELAN today announced the formal opening of its first ELAN Training Center in Dallas, Texas. According to VP, Strategic Solutions, Joe Lautner, the center opened in January of this year and has, to date, trained more than 200 ELAN dealers from all across the country. The company plans to open additional...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Pacific Gate Condominium Development Turns to ELAN and American Home Entertainment for Smart Home Automation

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA – Leading smart home automation brand ELAN today announced that Pacific Gate by Bosa, the tallest condominium building project in San Diego, California, will include an ELAN home automation system in all 215 of its luxury condominiums. ELAN is partnering with local systems integration firm American Home Entertainment to make intuitive and simple-to-use home automation...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Southern California’s Crack Shack Keeps Multiple Restaurants Connected with ELAN

Successful fast-casual restaurant chain expands to a second location with a winning Audio-Video formula anchored by ELAN with SpeakerCraft and Sunfire audio. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — When you find something that works, you stick with it. That simple wisdom holds true for much of life, and in the case of The Crack Shack , an organic, locally-sourced chicken and eggs restaurant that first...
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Core Brands Taps AP Technology to Serve as Exclusive ELAN Distributor in Russia

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — Strengthening its position as a leading global manufacturer of whole-home entertainment and control systems, Core Brands today announced that it has named Moscow-based AP Technology the new exclusive ELAN distributor in Russia. Effective immediately, the agreement includes ELAN’s complete suite of smart home control solutions. “AP Technology’s...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Personalized ELAN Smart Home Provides Seamless Control for Wounded Hero

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — U.S Army Staff Sgt. Lucas David Cifka was on foot patrol in Afghanistan when he stepped on a pressure plate improvised explosive device (IED) that took both of his legs and broke multiple bones. Over thirty surgeries later, Sgt. Cifka decided to settle down in Canyon Lake, Texas with his wife and son. That’s when the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E (...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Quadriplegic Gains Control of Apartment Through Customized ELAN System

Automation technology gives the resident remote control of his apartment’s lights, TVs, phone, motorized bed and motorized door for the first time in years. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — For many disabled individuals, daily tasks as trivial as getting out of bed or turning on the lights can be difficult or outright impossible, requiring the help of a healthcare worker. For one quadriplegic...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Octogenarian Homeowner Creates Voice-Controlled Home with ELAN 8 and Amazon Alexa

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, September 26, 2017 — After experiencing the benefits of the ELAN smart home system in her 10,000-square-foot home for more than a decade, one Ohio homeowner recently took the advice of her property manager and upgraded to the new ELAN 8 software to immediately take advantage of its voice control through Amazon’s Alexa-capable devices. “As the property...

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