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Screen Innovations Streamlines and Simplifies Programming of SI Motorized Shades and Screens with New Brand-Agnostic IP Control Gateway

Screen Innovations Streamlines and Simplifies Programming of SI Motorized Shades and Screens with New Brand-Agnostic IP Control Gateway

“We believe all products should work together and consumers should have choices. The vision of Troy is to open up all integration abilities across all brands and all communication topologies, allowing our integrators to be nimble in any situation,” says SI CEO Ryan Gustafson. “Troy becomes the ONE simple-to-use interface to program all wired and wireless devices and utilizes the latest cryptographic protocols to provide military-grade encryption for security.” 

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Screen Innovations Debuts Extremely Robust, Ultra-Affordable Power Supply Ideally Suited for its Low-Voltage 3.0 Zigbee Shade Motors

Screen Innovations Debuts Extremely Robust, Ultra-Affordable Power Supply Ideally Suited for its Low-Voltage 3.0 Zigbee Shade Motors

“Kratos is an exceptionally well-designed and -engineered product for integrators looking to take advantage of the many benefits of Zigbee 3.0 low-voltage shading motors currently available in our Nano indoor shading cassettes,” says SI CTO Michael Braithwaite. “The motors run up to 6 decibels quieter than comparably sized 485 motors, are easily integrated with other Zigbee-based devices, and now that we have Kratos, lithium batteries, which take up a lot of space, can be removed from the shading cassette, resulting in an even smaller footprint that’s ideal for installation on narrow windows.”

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Leon Joins the Bose Partner Network, Offering Streamlined Design Solutions for Bose Integration in Commercial Spaces

Leon Joins the Bose Partner Network, Offering Streamlined Design Solutions for Bose Integration in Commercial Spaces

“With the Bose Videobar VB1, you gain a superior audio and video experience for your conferencing needs,” shared Stephan Ilberg, Bose Work head of partnerships at Bose. “And with the Tonecase FIT, integration options expand across a variety of settings.” Leon’s dedication to style truly complements the Bose commitment to audio excellence.”

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AtlasIED Helps Security Integrators Expand into the Digital Audio Market with New Atmosphere™ System

AtlasIED Helps Security Integrators Expand into the Digital Audio Market with New Atmosphere™ System

Comprising a range of advanced signal processors, amplifiers, plug-and-play controllers and
accessory plates, simple to configure software, an intuitive mobile interface for convenient operation, and multi-patented built-in intelligence, Atmosphere™ includes everything an integrator needs to break into and prosper in the commercial audio market, while still providing their customers life safety features through high-priority input options built into the platform.

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Wall-Smart Joins Home Technology Association as a Supporting Brand

Wall-Smart Joins Home Technology Association as a Supporting Brand

We are excited to bring together Wall-Smart’s reputation for discrete and innovative mounting solutions and HTA’s members plus the specifier community to continue to push forward the benefits of home technology for both the trade and consumers,” says Josh Christian, HTA CEO. “Wall-Smart offers solutions that bridge technology and design—something that gives our industry credence by fostering comfortable, convenient, smart, and beautiful living spaces. The products that they design and manufacture are an important facet of the smart home landscape.

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D-Tools Cloud Debuts Project Management Suite of Features

D-Tools Cloud Debuts Project Management Suite of Features

“After months of behind the scenes development, today D-Tools simultaneously releases a slew of new features geared towards project managers and technicians,” said Randy Stearns, CEO of D-Tools. “This powerful, yet easy-to-use suite of features bridges the gap from project estimation to project completion by adding functionality that is essential to all system integrators.”    

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