Vantage/Legrand

Room Service by Vantage
March 1, 2013

The just-opened, 10-floor, 170-room West Tower of the newly renovated ONE UN New York Hotel represented phase one of a multi-phase project where Vantage Controls was a prominent vendor and design participant, supplying lighting and temperature control solutions and its TPT650 touchscreen as the guests’ control interface.

Room Service by Vantage
December 17, 2012

The just-opened, 10-floor, 170-room West Tower of the newly renovated ONE UN New York Hotel represented Phase One of a multi-phase project where Vantage Controls was a prominent vendor and design participant, supplying lighting and temperature control solutions and its TPT650 touchscreen as the guests’ control interface. The installation in the hotel, directly across from the United Nations, gave Vantage a sterling opportunity to show off its InFusion-based control system as a suitable solution for a hospitality/commercial application of this magnitude.  It included 50 InFusion controllers, 640 ScenePoint dual relays, 320 keypad stations, 150 TPT650 LCD touchscreen controllers, 160 thermostats, 800 sensors and in-room keypads from Vantage parent Legrand.

Energy Management Roundup
September 13, 2012

• AMX’s Modero X series edge-to-edge frameless panoramic widescreen touchpanels for commercial and residential applications feature an integrated HD camera in the tabletop models that enables video chatting and teleconferencing. Other features include Bluetooth and USB external phone connections, HD video streaming capability and support for NFC. A variety of touchpanel sizes are now available.

Vantage Debuts Equinox 4 Keypad
August 24, 2012

Vantage this week announced the upcoming release of Equinox 4, its new in-wall LCD keypad for home theater control. 

Making the Move to Commercial
February 1, 2012

The wrenching changes in the residential custom integrator business have caused integrators to rethink, retool and adapt their business models, in many cases, to embrace commercial. Manufacturers' reps, too, have had to adapt in parallel with the clients they serve.

Legrand Takes Its Solutions to NY’s Tribeca
October 15, 2011

Legrand’s Home Systems Division, parent of the Legrand, Vantage and Bticino brands, used the venue of a renovated 6,000-square-foot luxury duplex in New York City’s Tribeca district to show off its latest home control and automation systems and products.

Weighing Wired Against Wireless Lighting
November 24, 2010

Going wireless is the way to go, right? After all, you probably already have a wireless computer network in your home. Maybe wireless printing. You may have cut the cord on phone service -perhaps even cable TV. So why not go wireless with electronic lighting control as well? With so much working wirelessly in your home already, why not go with a wireless lighting control system that lets you shut off all your home's lights from one location, dim lights and set cool scenes. It will save you the hassle of having to run wires

CEA Names Mark of Excellence Winners
March 29, 2010

The Consumer Electronics Association has presented the winners of its annual Mark of Excellence awards. The awards were handed out at the EHX Expo in Orlando over the weekend, with winners named in 15 product categories and additional winners named in the system integrator category.

In Control (Continued From February 2009 issue of CustomRetailer)
February 9, 2009

How does selling control, lighting or shading now differ from this time in 2008? What has changed radically about the customer and the market—and what has changed very little in that time? And what do suppliers in the filed advise integrators aout how best to make the case for control lighting and shding solutions to an expediture-wary public? Executives in the discipline offer commentaries on these and other hot topics in the category.

In Control
February 1, 2009

How does selling control, lighting or shading now differ from this time in 2008? What has changed radically about the customer and the market—and what has changed very little in that time? And what do suppliers in the field advise integrators about how best to make the case for control, lighting and shading solutions to an expenditure-wary public? Below, executives in the discipline offer CustomRetailer’s readers commentary on these and other hot topics…