Habitech’s brands return to ISE refreshed with an intriguing mix of new and enhanced products.
MD Jonathan Pengilley previews some of the Habitech related highlights.
Sonance Stand 1-N75
On active demonstration at ISE and delivering truly outstanding acoustic and aesthetic results, the award-winning Sonance Discreet Opening System is an artfully designed in-ceiling distributed audio product that will appeal to the most discerning architect, interior designer and homeowner.
Featuring four small, two-way satellite speakers and one or two in-ceiling subwoofers, the system reproduces uniform coverage and superior tonality throughout a space and is supplied with round or square flush trim-less grilles to match small aperture downlights.
The Sonance Landscape Series is regarded by many as the world’s best sounding outdoor audio system, capable of perfectly-even coverage and unbelievable sound quality in any space.
Equipped with improved sonics and output levels, new LS-48 and LS-68 satellites and a brace of smaller, easier-to-bury subs (LSV10SUB/LS12eSUB) make their European debut at this year’s ISE, together with five new super-compact, super-cool Sonance amplifiers.
Two digital models are joined by three DSP designs equipped with SonARC (Sonance Advanced Room Correction) – an IP configurable and controllable web-based software, which allows the integrator access to forty adjustable EQ curves, custom-designed for specific Sonance speakers.
AMX Stand 1-F2, 1-F6
AMX provides proven, reliable and extraordinarily powerful integrated system control and digital media signal management.
Entirely scaleable solutions are available for integrated single room control, more elaborate multi-zone AV control requirements and full system integration with KNX based sub-systems performing building and energy management, lighting control, etc. Reliable end-to-end signal transmission and switching over HDMI, UTP, fibre or any combination within the same system is also possible through AMX’s Enova® DGX Link platform.
NuVo Stand 1-M2
If you’re looking for a bulletproof alternative to Sonos, take a further look at NuVo.
It’s a luxury, scalable whole-home audio system tailor-made for CI with a mix of wired and wireless options designed to flex your creativity, as well as great margins to reward your energy and easy integration with leading automation platforms including Creston and most recently Vantage though the company’s ‘Equinox 73’ all-in-one LCD touchscreen.
Salamander Stand 1-Q70
Famous for luxury cinema seating, Salamander has chosen ISE to showcase a new entry-level range called TC3.
Engineered for long-term comfort, these motorised models may be linked together in as many as nine pre-configured arrangements with or without arms in a wedge or straight design.
New at ISE this year, Projecta’s ‘HD Progressive’ line of projection surfaces is designed to create a surface free of microscopic variances in order to reflect accurately the colours, uniformity and full pixel resolution of 3840×2160 UHD and 4096×2160 4K images.
Displayed on the same stand Chief AV equipment racks offer the strength, flexibility and advanced features you’d expect from a Habitech line. Engineered from solid steel, they’re supplied with innovative installer-friendly features and are easily customised with a comprehensive range of accessories and consistent thermal management options that work across multiple product categories.
WyreStorm Stand 5-U120
WyreStorm’s much-vaunted Enado control interface gets its official European launch at ISE 15.
Pairing an intuitive browser-based control interface and the 1U, 19” rack-mounted controller, Enado is a scalable, out-of-the-box control system for integrators and a traditional APP for their customers, easily accessible via any iPad, Android device or smartphone.
An easy-to-use browser-based configuration tool supported by a comprehensive IR database and real-time updates makes Enado a synch to setup and maintain.
Check out the new range of 4K Ultra HD products, including two new 8×8 Matrix switchers distributing 4K content over HDMI (MX-0808-4K) and HDBaseT (MX-0808-PP-POH-4K); the 4K 1×4 and 1×8 HDMI Splitters (SP-0104-4K / SP-0108-4K) measuring just 18mm high, and, at just 15mm high, a new range of low-profile 4K compatible HDBaseT extender/receivers offering unrivalled installation convenience.
Also on WyreStorm’s stand, its new modular NetworkHD range of professional JPEG2000 HD-over-IP products offers the simplest integration and control, as well as compatibility with leading third party control systems.
Cleerline Stand 5-S100
Before recent advances in fibre technology, even a modest home with around fifteen fibre drops could cost an integrator at least half a day of termination hell.
Cleerline’s innovative Non-Strip-Fibre (NSF) cable changes everything. Its specialised Kevlar jacket not only makes it resistant to abuse, it facilitates termination in as little as 60 seconds through a simple cut-cleave-connect process!
Similarly astonishing is Cleerline’s Planet Waves coax cable making system, which with a single specialised tool and a simple cut-twist-screw process allows the easy assembly of premium-quality, custom-length interconnects in the field. Ask for a demo at ISE and while you’re at it check out Cleerline’s new armoured fibre cables, designed to run to gates and guest houses where the range is too long for copper i.e 100m.
Mode Stand 5-S118
Aimed at both commercial and residential projects, Mode’s powerfully versatile intelligent lighting systems are easy to specify, install and commission, providing multi-room, multi-scene lighting and blind control from a choice of browser, keypad, switch and third party interfaces.
Complementing its smart ‘Coolbrium’ touch panels, Mode is introducing its ‘iCON’ range of push-button control plates at ISE, with a choice of 2, 5 and 10 configurable buttons allowing scene recall, impulse, toggle, raise/lower and more.
SCP Stand 5-S110
The totally revamped SCP line comes with improved specs and a smoother, thicker, easier-to-pull outer jacket.
New multi-core cables are showcased at ISE including a 3x HNCPro Plus + 1x RG6Q designed as a cost effective cable to pull to any TV; a 3x HNCPro Plus + 1x RG6Q + 2x Mini Coax for audio return, and a 3x HNCPro Plus + 1x RG6Q + 2x Mini Coax + Duplex Cleerline Fibre, which provides fibre for future proofing with all the advantages of Cleerline design.
Ihiji Stand 10-N114
Ihiji invision is a cloud-based web solution that provides a secure gateway for integrators to remotely monitor, service and maintain all aspects of each client’s electronic infrastructure, and the only monitoring and remote support system that’s built exclusively for the custom electronic systems industry, making it easy for all installers to implement and use.
Vogel’s Stand 1-M27
Vogel’s is known globally for its range of mounting solutions for audiovisual equipment throughout the home.
Vogel’s offers mounting solutions for flat screen TVs, tablets, audio equipment, video equipment and projectors.
You can find Vogel’s products everywhere – from your living room, bedroom or kitchen, to major airports, shopping centres, restaurants, football stadiums and hospitals.
Yamaha Stand 2-A40
Yamaha’s sound field creation technology has been entrancing home cinema fans with its sense of presence for more than 25 years.
It’s the only surround sound based on actual sound-field data accumulated from famous theatres and concert hall around the world.
Enter a new world of sound with Dolby Atmos, transporting you from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with captivating, multidimensional sound that fills your room with richness and depth.
Welcome to a new world of sound that delivers the full impact of entertainment.