SAVANT® Announces Distributorship in China

Beijing Savant Electronics Technology Company to provide training, sales and technical services for the Savant brand in China

Hyannis, MA. February 7, 2013 - Savant Systems LLC, a pioneer in Apple®-based home automation and commercial control systems, has announced the appointment of a distributor serving China. The Beijing Savant Electronics Technology Co., Ltd (BSE) was officially launched on January 1, 2013 and hosted a grand opening on January 18, where partners and press were on hand to celebrate the arrival of Savant technology in China.

Combining Savant's thought leadership and innovative Apple-based technology with BSE's world-class support and tremendous in-country marketplace expertise, integrators can anticipate seamless distribution of advanced residential and commercial control solutions for the China of today and tomorrow. The BSE headquarters, a 2000 SQ FT space with 16 employees in the heart of Beijing's business district, will serve as the sole distributer of Savant products and solutions in the region. BSE will provide unparalleled sales, training, technical support and order fulfillment expertise. The Beijing headquarters features a state-of-the-art training facility and meeting space, and will serve as the hub of Savant business in China.

"The control and automation markets in China are paying closer attention to fast and stable solutions such as Savant," explained Vincent Qin, General Manger of Great China. "Savant offers a solution with an advanced user experience that is very humanized and rich in content," continued Qin. "Through BSE, Savant will be able to communicate their brand value and bring the ultimate control, automation and entertainment to Chinese customers. BSE will leverage Savant's exceptional user interface, broad price points and maintenance-friendly architecture to enthusiastic local consumers," Qin concluded.

We see a tremendous opportunity for Savant in China and we are very enthusiastic about working with BSE in the territory," stated Savant CEO Robert Madonna. "China represents a growing market of technologically sophisticated consumers who are likely to embrace an Apple-based solution such as Savant," Madonna added. We anticipate a prosperous long term relationship with BSE as they establish distribution channels and increase visibility for the Savant brand in the region."

About Savant

Savant Systems, LLC, an innovator 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.

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