SAVANT Adds QMotion to Partners in Excellence Program

The company specializes in motorized window shade solutions that do not require any wiring.

Hyannis, MA. June 11, 2012-Savant Systems LLC, having delivered the first complete Apple®-based home automation and commercial control system, has announced the addition of QMotion Shades to their PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE cooperative program. Savant's PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE initiative has been targeted to achieve global compatibility between Savant's 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.


QMotion was founded in 2009 and is based in Pensacola, Florida. The company specializes in motorized window shade solutions that do not require any wiring. Current models boast a battery life of 5 years and are RF-controlled. "Our alignment with Savant will provide installers with a whisper quiet, battery powered wireless window covering that is ideal for both residential and commercial applications," stated Gordon J. Wuthrich, COO of QMotion Shades. "In addition to traditional applications in the home, QMotion has had success in hospitality, healthcare and office environments as well," Wuthrich added. "We look forward to expanded market visibility through the Partners in Excellence program with Savant."

Participation in Savant's PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE cooperative program will facilitate the seamless integration of QMotion's devices within the Savant system environment. "We are thrilled to add an innovator and manufacturer of quality window treatment products such as QMotion to our PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE program," stated Savant's Director of Business Development Bob Ross. "Installers will benefit from the synergy between the brands, creating the most efficient experience for dealers and end users alike," Ross concluded.

The core of Savant's technology is an open programmable platform built upon the Mac OS X operating system supporting various communication protocols and offering high speed A/V switching, scaling and processing.

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@savantsystems.com.

About Savant

Savant Systems, LLC, an innovator and market leader in the home and commercial automation markets, designs, develops and manufactures a complete suite of integrated solutions that has defined the modern age of control technology. Savant's progressive platform cohesively addresses control, automation, audio/video, telephony, digital display, lighting control, energy management and the media integration needs of today's most advanced environments. Through their tightly integrated use of Apple® technology, Savant has leveraged the familiarity and intuitive nature of the iPad® and iOS family of devices to address the user interface demands of today's discerning consumers. Savant SmartSystems are sold globally through a network of authorized dealers within residential properties and into a number of different commercial markets including: Corporate Enterprise, Education, Retail, Arenas & Events, Multi-Dwelling Units & Hotels, Government, Healthcare, Luxury Transportation & Marine, Houses of Worship and Broadcast. www.savantsystems.com

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