Runco Added to Savant's Excellence in A/V Cooperative Program

Savant Systems has announced the addition of Runco to their EXCELLENCE IN A/V cooperative program

Osterville, MA. October, 2008 - Savant Systems LLC, with a visionary approach to home automation that emphasizes reliability and a maintenance -friendly open platform, has announced the addition of Runco to their EXCELLENCE IN A/V cooperative program. The EXCELLENCE IN A/V initiative has been targeted to achieve global compatibility between Savant's ROSIE control systems and a diverse group of best -in -class manufacturers from the audio, video, lighting control, HVAC, and security industries, as well as devices and subsystems from many related markets. "Savant is quite pleased to have added an iconic member of the CEDIA community to our Excellence in A/V program, stated Savant president Jim Carroll. "We are now confident in our ability to provide flawless interoperability between Runco and Savant branded products," Carroll added.


"Runco strives to provide our custom dealers with InstallerDependent, high -performance video solutions," said Brian Carskadon, director of project management for Runco. "We are proud to join Savant's Excellence in A/V program because it provides our dealers with greater levels of integration compatibility, as well as more customized control and programming options to complement the installation needs of their clients."

Participation in Savant's EXCELLENCE IN A/V cooperative program will facilitate the seamless integration of Runco's device protocol within the Savant system environment.

The core of Savant's technology is an open programmable platform supporting UDP/IP, TCP/IP, RS -232/422/485 and IR serial communication, and Low Voltage Trigger Outputs.

Savant's EXCELLENCE IN A/V program will open new doors for participating manufacturers seeking to expand their business in a rapidly growing industry.

Interested manufacturers can find out more about the EXCELLENCE IN A/V program by communicating via email to cspinner@savantav.com or calling Craig Spinner at 508 -683 -2513.

About Savant: Savant was founded by a core group of technology pioneers with hundreds of years of combined real -world experience in peripheral applications such as programmable systems, digital signal processing, telephony, switching systems, video processing, and home electronics integration. The Savant Team is committed to redefining the Home Control Systems industry with a visionary solution to home automation that emphasizes reliability and a maintenance -friendly open platform. The Savant product suite is distinguished by an unparalleled blend of cutting -edge technology and advanced next -generation graphics.





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