Aprilaire Joins Savant's Excellence in A/V Program

Savant Systems LLC, has announced the addition of Aprilaire to their EXCELLENCE IN A/V cooperative program.

Osterville, MA. November, 2007 - Savant Systems LLC, with a visionary approach to home automation that emphasizes reliability and a maintenance -friendly open platform, has announced the addition of Aprilaire 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. "Aprilaire is a recognized and respected name in the builder and CEDIA communities -Savant warmly welcomes Aprilaire to our Excellence in A/V program," stated Savant president Jim Carroll.

Participation in Savant's EXCELLENCE IN A/V cooperative program will facilitate the seamless integration of Aprilaire's device protocol within the Savant system environment. "Savant's products and concepts provide end users with a great automation experience and Aprilaire is honored to be a best in class integrated partner," explained Santino Piazza, HVAC Automation Sales Manager for Aprilaire.

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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