SAVANT® Announces Seamless Operability with Integrated Control Technology

ICT security access technology for commercial applications now Savant compatible

Hyannis, MA. January 27th, 2012-Savant Systems LLC, having delivered the first Apple®-based home automation and commercial control system, has announced that the Savant control environment is now compatible with New Zealand-based Integrated Control Technology's (ICT) security access control protocol for commercial applications.


ICT Prot©g© Integrated Alarm and Access Control offers electronic access control, ID credential issuance and management; alarm monitoring, digital video surveillance, integration of biometric technologies, intrusion detection and smart card functionality, plus integration with a multitude of third party systems. "Savant is certainly a high-end control and automation solution that matches our Prot©g© technology beautifully," stated ICT CEO Hayden Burr. "Compatibility between our systems and Savant creates a seamless and elegant solution for commercial access control," Burr concluded.

"With Savant's growing presence in commercial market segments, we continue to expand Interoperability with key manufacturers and products such as ICT's Prot©g©," commented Bob Ross, Director of Business Development at Savant. "This compatibility is yet another step that will help our integrators differentiate themselves in the highly competitive commercial security market," Ross added.

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 PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE 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 PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE program by communicating via email to Bob Ross at bob.ross@savantav.com.

About Savant: Savant Systems, a 21st century company, designs, develops and manufactures a complete suite of integrated solutions that has defined the modern age of home and commercial automation. Savant's Apple-based platform cohesively addresses control, audio/video, telephony, digital display, energy management and the media integration needs of today's most advanced environments. Through its relationship with Apple®, Savant has leveraged the familiarity and intuitive nature of the iPad® and iOS family of devices to address the control and automation needs of today's consumers. Unlike competitive solutions, Savant's revolutionary Blueprint™ software platform enables the rapid configuration of systems without the need for low-level programming. Through ongoing innovation, Savant continues to define the future of control and automation for residential and commercial applications. www.savantsystems.com

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