Press Releases

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

ELAN New Home Program Provides ParkWest Townhomes Developer with a Connected Home Strategy to Sell More Homes

ELAN and Marshall’s Design Inc. offer new home personalization fusing interior design and technology. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — Elegance and convenience come together with high-tech sophistication in the new Camarillo, California ParkWest Townhomes community now being developed by Aldersgate Investment, LLC , a full-service real estate development and construction firm. Each one of the...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

New ELAN System Puts College Event Center Back in Control

After an equipment failure and emergency replacement, The Gorecki Center at the College of St. Benedict upgraded to an easier, more reliable and more capable control system. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — The Gorecki Center, an event and conference building at the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota, faced a problem familiar to the tech integration industry — the aging technology that...
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...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Home Automation Skeptics Fall in Love with ELAN at Their Waterfront Villa in Sarasota, Florida

The Sarasota, Florida residence is now fully controllable with one touch, with access to pool controls, audio and video, climate, scheduled lighting, and an extensive security system with water-approach alerts. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — It’s a familiar story among high-end homeowners: past experiences with expensive, complicated home automation systems leave a bad taste in their mouths...
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

ELAN Accelerates Innovation with All-New 8.2 Software Update

New ELAN Discovery feature significantly simplifies set-up with the auto-discovery and auto-configuration of compatible devices on the network. AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Continuing to innovate its award-winning entertainment and control platform, ELAN – from Nortek Security & Control – today introduced the 8.2 software update to enhance the intuitive ELAN UI and reaffirm the...
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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