Savant NYC Experience Center Opens

An event Nov. 19 marked the opening of the residential part of Savant’s 3,000-square-foot SoHo Experience Center, an apartment setting styled by Emmy-winning cable TV personality and interior designer Thom Filicia. It will serve as a showcase for the latest technologies from Savant Systems and a host of other partner vendors, and will be made available for dealer and vendor private events

Savant CEO Bob Madonna

Craig Spinner demonstrates Savant's TrueImage technology, permitting touchscreen control of the apartment’s lighting. Shading and A/V gear control are to come in Q1, he says

NuVision vice chairman David Hester, with four 40-inch NuVision SuperSlim 40FX5LS LCD TVs, set edge to edge

The Savant ROSIE system, mounted inside the apartments European-styled master bathroom

Chief’s Carole Mauck, with the company’s Model CM2L40 flat-panel mounting system

Runco general manager Adam Schmidt

The Runco flagship VX22 projector, in the dedicated home theater

The eight-seat theater was designed by Theo Kalomirakis, and uses theater chairs by Continental Seating; Stewart provided the projection screen

A Savant touchpanel graces the master bedroom nightstand

In an office alcove, an iMac may be used to access elements of Savant’s open architecture platform for control of systems throughout the apartment

Steinway Lyngdorf’s loudspeakers and music system share floor space with a Steinway grand piano

The apartment’s dining area is a warm and inviting conversational hub

Thiel Audio’s CS3.7 speaker pair – one of only 13 pairs signed by the late Jim Thiel and the late artist and electric guitar pioneer Les Paul – is part of the home theater’s audio.

Participating vendors in the Savant Design Center

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