Press Releases

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Personalized ELAN Smart Home Provides Seamless Control for Wounded Hero

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, October 11, 2017 — U.S Army Staff Sgt. Lucas David Cifka was on foot patrol in Afghanistan when he stepped on a pressure plate improvised explosive device (IED) that took both of his legs and broke multiple bones. Over thirty surgeries later, Sgt. Cifka decided to settle down in Canyon Lake, Texas with his wife and son. That’s when the Gary Sinise Foundation...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Quadriplegic Gains Control of Apartment Through Customized ELAN System

Automation technology gives the resident remote control of his apartment’s lights, TVs, phone, motorized bed and motorized door for the first time in years. PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA — For many disabled individuals, daily tasks as trivial as getting out of bed or turning on the lights can be difficult or outright impossible, requiring the help of a healthcare worker. For one quadriplegic...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Octogenarian Homeowner Creates Voice-Controlled Home with ELAN 8 and Amazon Alexa

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, September 26, 2017 — After experiencing the benefits of the ELAN smart home system in her 10,000-square-foot home for more than a decade, one Ohio homeowner recently took the advice of her property manager and upgraded to the new ELAN 8 software to immediately take advantage of its voice control through Amazon’s Alexa-capable devices. “As the property...
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Core Brands Introduces the ELAN New Home Program to Accelerate Dealer Business with Builders, Architects and Designers

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, September 7, 2017 – Leading control, audio, and power solutions provider Core Brands today introduced the ELAN New Home Program to help dealers serving production builders, custom home builders, architects/designers and MDUs to sell more smart home control systems through the growing builder channel. The ELAN New Home Program, which is being unveiled to CEDIA...
Thursday, September 7, 2017

ELAN Flagship Program Creates Advantages for Dealers and Homeowner

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, September 7, 2017 – Leading connected home solutions provider Core Brands today introduced the ELAN Flagship Program. This new program is designed to benefit both dealers and their customers when Core Brands audio and power products are integrated into “Flagship Certified” ELAN systems. The program debuted to top ELAN dealers this summer, and is making its...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin Turns to ELAN for Speedy and Smooth Control of His New 30,000-Square Foot Home

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, August 29, 2017 – Denny Hamlin is an American stock car racing driver with a need for speed. When he’s not competing in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, he’s enjoying his new Lake Norman, North Carolina 30,000-square foot residence that features an indoor basketball court, bowling alley, race and golf simulator, home theater, helicopter pad, and more...
Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Gary Sinise Foundation Grants U.S. Army SSG Christopher Walker with Specially Adapted ELAN Smart Hom

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, August 17, 2017 — On April 24, 2012, US Army SSG Christopher Walker lost his left leg and both of his arms after being struck by an IED in Afghanistan. Walker was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in May of 2012, where he remained for over two years. When the Gary Sinise Foundation ’s R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence, Supporting...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

ELAN-Controlled Home Theater Lets the Stars Shine Bright

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, August 1, 2017 — A great home theater can transport viewers to the furthest reaches of the cinematic universe as convincingly as any commercial movie venue. With that goal in mind, New York integration firm Robert Allen Multimedia perfected every detail and combined the latest ELAN control technology, top-notch design and a fiber optic starlit ceiling to create a home...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

ELAN Redefines Customer Experience at Nashville’s Historic 120-Year Old ‘Famous Saloon’

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, July 18, 2017 — This past January, Nashville’s Famous Saloon , a 120-year old multi-level “Honky Tonk” featuring live music, indoor and outdoor bars, and a private event space, was due for a total renovation. In doing so, the bar’s owner May West sought to preserve the venue’s classic Southern charm while also enhancing the customer...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Family Starts with Small Time Automation, Then Goes Big With ELAN

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, July 11, 2017 — Homebuyers often speak about moving in romanticized terms, calling a new house their “dream home” or their “forever home.” Today, a major factor in creating a “forever home” is making the residence as usable and comfortable as possible with advanced home automation. That was exactly the case for one New Jersey family...

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