AV, IT & HOME AUTOMATION OF A LUXURY APARTMENT IN MARYLEBONE - LONDON
AN INTERIOR DESIGNER CLIENT WITH EXACTING REQUIREMENTS
A beautiful project that thanks to the hard job of all the parties achieved an exquisite finishing. AVITHA provided an assortment of the best products and systems for each field requested, giving the interior designers as many options and advise on each brand as necessary until finding the desired product on their minds and views.
Centralised Savant control to manage all music, AV, security, HVAC and lights.
The entire luxurious apartment enjoys a Lutron lighting and motorised blinds system.
As well as being supplier, designer and installer for several products and systems on this project, AVITHA helped as a consultant for the interior designer in a number of occasions, bringing that extra which made all the difference.
A very good relationship with the client made everything pleasant to deal with and enhanced the result of the project achieving a final product to be proud of.
The technologies that feature in this high-profile project are highlighted below:
20 zones, including a home theatre room and a Hi-Fi salon.
– Centralised Savant control to manage all music, AV, security, HVAC and lights.
– Multi room music made out of a Savant matrix and Audio Control multi zone amplifiers makes a superb Hi-Fi music distribution throughout the entire 20 zones.
– The audio of the entire luxury property stands up to the highest standards. A combination of Bang & Olufsen, KEF, Bowers & Wilkins, Bose, and Yamaha speakers are the drivers of the splendid audio.
– Autonomic music server to allow 6 different music streams at the same time in any zone, including music from AirPlay and TuneIn.
– Savant 4K AV matrix with 4K HDBaseT allows distribution in any combination you can imagine of 4K Apple TV, 4K Sky Q and 4K Arabsat/Russian satellite receiver to any of the 7 AV zones including the home theatre.
– A spectacular home theatre with the best image worldwide possible thanks to Dolby Vision and the best specs in audio with a Dolby Atmos and THX certified 5.2 surround system. The commendation goes to a McIntosh AVR and LG 86″ TV on the video side and an immensely powerful McIntosh amplifier supplying KEF THX certified speakers and subwoofer plus a support of Bang & Olufsen active surround speakers. Also joining this jewel and making possible the most alluring scenes on an all controlled Lutron lighting, motorised roman blinds and HVAC climate systems.
– A Master Bedrooom with two hidden TVs. One inside a TV cabinet at the feet of the bed comes out thanks to a silent lift from Future Automation and the other one a hidden Aquavision TV behind the ensuite mirror.
– Savant iPhone and iPad apps along beautifully designed remote controllers with the most simple and elegant GUI to operate the entire system.
– The entire luxurious apartment enjoys a Lutron lighting and motorised blinds system with no less luxurious roman blinds with fabrics from Ralph Lauren, Holly Hunt, Dedar Milano, Sahco and Fox Linton.
– As well as with the rest of the system another jewel is the HVAC system made out of an VRV Daikin AC system with FCU in 8 zones and
– As a final note is the security, which stands as all the rest in this project at its maximum exponent, relying on complete fire and burglar alarms from Texecom and for the CCTV featuring a Vivotek system using almost imperceptible cameras.
Luke Newland, Director of Newland Solution concludes: "As well as being really proud of our own efforts, Pulse and Future Automation really outdid themselves on this project. Giving us the support to make this crazy idea come true."
This sleek transformation was featured on Channel 4's Gadget Man!
The Savant Pro system was made up of Savant SSP Matrix with HDMI Blades, Savant Pro Host and Savant PBX (for intercom functionality).
Installer: Luuxx Home Automation
Luuxx have recently completed this stunning whole home automation project which included; full house lighting control, full house heating control, AV control and distribution including Sonos, HDMI switching for range of video sources, Savant smart video OSD, control of surround sound cinema system, control of door entry/front door, control and viewing of CCTV system and control of security system.
The entire system was built with a Savant Pro Host at its heart. Easily accessible via in wall iPad Minis and the award winning Savant Pro Remotes.
WHOLE HOME CONTROL:
BOWLING ALLEY, CINEMA & POOL
The lighting, music and entertainment and was all controlled by a Savant Pro system which was accessible via the Savant Pro App and 12x Universal Savant remotes conveniently placed around the home (SS-SUR-0500).
The extensive Pro system was made up of: 1x Master Savant SmartHost, 1x UI Savant Smarthost, 2x Savant Audio Input Modules, 3x Savant Audio Output Modules, 12x Savant Universal Remotes, 2x Savant SmartControl 8, 1x Savant SmartMediaPro 6, 1x SavantMediaPro 12, 3x Savant Video Input Modules, 4x Savant Video Output Module.
As well as 4x Savant Remotes conveniently placed around the home, full control is also provided via the Savant Pro App on the owner’s multitude of both Apple and Android products (including existing Blackberry devices).