SAVANT® 8.8 SOFTWARE RELEASE MAKES IT EASIER TO ENJOY THE SMART HOME EXPERIENCE
HYANNIS, MASS. — June 4th, 2018 — Savant, a leader in smart home technology, has announced today the addition of new products and features included in the 8.8 software update. This release is highlighted by enhanced functionality for users, creating the most intuitive smart home environment ever and a valuable opportunity for Savant integrators.
Making it Easier than Ever to Access and Enjoy Your Music
Introducing Savant Music 2.0, an all-new music server experience designed from the ground up. This new software music suite includes improved reliability, speed, easier navigation, preset recall, song queues and more. Savant Music 2.0 also features redesigned app control screens, making it easier than ever for users to navigate. Also brand new, a convenient equalizer screen makes it a snap to fine tune the sound on supported devices. Users will also find support for their favorite streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Tidal and more, as well as Airplay and PLEX support for locally stored music. Savant Music 2.0 is available now and is built into Savant’s popular IP Audio device family.
Enhanced App Experience
The award-winning Savant Pro 8 App for iOS now features a fresher, lighter design for entertainment services. Control screens in the App for cable, satellite, streaming video service and more now include easy access to commonly used controls such as volume and mute. New configurable button trays allow end users to quickly and easily modify button layouts in order to highlight their favorite command, and more brand icons for smart TVs and entertainment devices are available as well. The 8.8 update also features a new compact home selector view for those users with multiple Savant homes, making control of multiple properties more intuitive than ever.
Savant has enhanced their groundbreaking TrueImage interface to include white temperature settings for specific and popular color temperatures from 2700K to 6000k. Additional new functionality encompasses favorite colors presets and color combinations for easier recall as well as a superior color selection tool for Savant Smart Bulb and Strips. Additionally, an intuitive slider interface allows users to select exact RGB values to achieve the perfect color for their environment. TrueImage is now supported on the Savant Pro Remote, allowing the most intuitive visual lighting control to be accessed directly from the award-winning, premium, high-resolution touch screen.
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About Savant: Savant Systems, LLC is a recognized leader in home control and automation, and one of the fastest-growing smart home companies in the luxury and mid-markets. Savant’s powerful Pro technology brings together the four pillars of automation – climate, lighting, entertainment and energy – together in a single application interface for the homeowner. This comprehensive whole-home control system, available through iOS and Android, delivers the premiere experience in all of home automation and is available through Magnolia Design Centers and Savant’s global network of Authorized Integrators. Learn more at www.savant.com.
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