Screen Innovations engineers and hand-builds all its screen and shade solutions at its 75,000-square-foot factory in Austin, Texas. Dedicated to developing the most unique and innovative screens and shade for the custom residential and commercial markets, the company offers a wide variety of design-forward products that suit any viewing environment. As a leading manufacturer of screen and shade solutions, Screen Innovations is focused on the implementation of new technologies into its products and providing its dealers with the services and tools they need to differentiate themselves and grow their custom installation businesses.
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.”
More than 850 indoor and outdoor fabrics and insect screens from leading designer shade suppliers, such as Phifer, Mermet, Serge Ferrari, Wilson, and more, have been thoughtfully categorized according to the installation location, function, color, and other parameters, significantly streamlining what could otherwise be an overwhelming and complex exercise
Making Dreams Come True: Make-a-Wish Kid’s New Home Theater Anchored by a 110-Inch Zero Edge Pro Slate Screen
Screen Innovations (SI), a premier manufacturer and supplier of design-forward optical screen and shade materials, has always given back to its community through charitable donations. Its most recent, the contribution of a 110-inch, 16:9 Zero Edge Pro Slate acoustically transparent screen with LED kit for a custom theater installed in the home of a Make-a-Wish kid. An effort spearheaded by custom integration buying group ProSource, the soup-to-nuts theater features a wide variety of AV equipment from member companies including SI, as well as Origin Acoustics, Control4/SnapAV, Marantz, Sony Electronics, and others. Austin-based AV integrator Macauley Technologies donated its time and labor to complete the transformation of an existing bonus room into a full-fledge theater in five days.
“Sales Force & Associates possesses all of the qualities we look for in a premier manufacturers’ rep of our full line of projection screens: a forward-thinking company with a great reputation, many years of experience, a solid network of high-quality integrators, and a commitment to serving the needs of the integration community,” says SI CEO Ryan Gustafson, “With the support of Sales Force & Associates we can broaden the awareness of SI solutions among both new and existing dealers in Florida, continuing to grow our presence in commercial environments and creating new sources of revenue for integrators.”
New Nano Box Manual complements SI’s existing line of Nano motorized shades, providing integrators an opportunity to dress every window with matching cassettes.
Screen Innovations (SI) Introduces Zigbee 3.0 Mesh Controller and Edge Router for Motorized Shade Applications
New Zigbee 3.0 Smart Outlet and Link Pro Z install easily to support mesh networking and seamless integration of SI shades with best-in-class automation systems, voice assistants, and smart devices.
Screen Innovations Introduces Janus Plenum, Fire-Resistant and Low-Smoke Rated Safe for Installation in Plenum Spaces
SI’s new version of Janus power and control hub meets stringent fire and smoke requirements of NEC, NFPA, and UL, offering commercial integrators a motorized shading solution that’s versatile, powerful, and easily installed.
New line of motorized coupled shades from SI simplifies installation and enhances the control and aesthetics of multi-shade installations up to 24 feet across in size.
Building off a highly successful residential shade launch, SI extends popular shade line to the commercial sector.
New Black Diamond & Short Throw Zero Edge Pro attachment system from SI cuts installation time in half and offers stable, predictable imaging results. Austin, TX (June 18, 2020) — Screen Innovations (SI), a premier manufacturer of projection screens and window...
Screen Innovations Introduces Invisible Suspended Ceiling Mount System for Designer Line of Solo Motorized Screens
Solo Suspended Ceiling Mount System from SI designed for discreet installation of Solo and Solo Pro screen cassettes within standard drop ceiling grids.
Fontus from SI lets integrators connect power and control to motorized screens and shades over nearly any type of two-conductor wire.
Integrators Embracing Shade Category at Record Pace, Training Attendance and Feedback Suggest More Than a Trend; Significant Opportunity for Future Growth
After record dealer attendance over the last two weeks, SI bolsters online training offering to include shade and screen category sessions.
An extension of SI’s Janus power and control hub, Fontus lets integrators connect power and control to motorized screens over existing two-conductor wire.
Janus from SI enables as many as eight screens to be powered and controlled from a hub 75% smaller than traditional control panels.
Screen Innovations Introduces Fully Redesigned Low-Voltage Motorized and Fixed Screen Technologies and Connectivity Solutions at ISE 2020.
SI’s wide range of motorized screen technologies offers integrators a new level of installation ease and solutions for a wide variety of applications.
SI’s FlexGlass rear-projection screen offers integrators a highly durable, flexible, and bendable screen material that’s less expensive and easier to install and ship than typical rigid glass projection screens.
SI’s entire line of motorized screens can now be powered via low-voltage, leveraging the company’s new Janus power and control hub and Fontus two-conductor connector.
Screen Innovations Creates New Integration Opportunities with Improvements and Expansion to its Production Facilities, Product Line, and Personnel
Innovation, quality control, production efficiency, and exceptional customer care are the hallmarks of SI’s global initiatives for 2020.
Compact and with a unique battery-powered option, SI calls Solo 2 the “biggest little screen ever made.”
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