At Consumer Electronics Show 2017, the truly integrated home of the future has become a reality, as ELAN has introduced a latest generation of its award winning smart home entertainment and control system. The strength of ELAN is very ease of use, reality, and performance. The new ELAN 8 will enhance the intuitive interfaces and add voice control through Amazon Alexa, with powerful new user managed features. All these advances are observed and recognized at Consumer Electronics Show 2017, when ELAN 8 was awarded with “2017 Human Interface Product of the Year” award from the Consumer Technology Association’s Mark of Excellence Award Program Committee. This award was presented on 6th January 2017
Joe Roberts, who is a President of Core Brands, the parent company of ELAN has said that “The smart home just got smaller,” and “With ELAN 8 , home owners can integrate all their individual smart devices and subsystems, and control them through the initiative and elegant ELAN interface that anybody can learn in minutes with great ease. ELAN 8 represents the very best blind of robust and reliable custom installation technology, which can be easily personalized, leveraging the new generation of IoT devices and appliances. ELAN people are very much thrilled to be honoured with a CTA Mark of Excellence award.”
ELAN 8 application has eliminated the need to have multiple apps and control switches for managing lighting, security, audio, video, and other aspects of a connected home. All these components can now be controlled by intuitive ELAN system. In addition to integrating with Nest, Lutron, DISH and other popular subsystems. ELAN enables voice control via Amazon Alexa in order to access its common control functions
However, security is an important part of the enhanced smart home experience and this new ELAN 8 steps up its functionality with a new dynamic video transcoding feature. This will enable ELAN to pull high bitrate video from almost all popular cameras and door stations, and transcode those videos dynamically in real-time to ensure that the video footage delivered to the user is of the highest quality, and is reliably delivered to mobile devices.
ELAN adds all new media tab and streaming interface, with a new “zone” sleep timer function. All the updates displays the flexible elegance, which users are expecting from ELAN. The new channel guide and “TV favourites” interface that lets all in the home to easily manage their own channel favourites, and family members can quickly group media zones ‘on the fly’ for the most responsive entertainment experience possible. Its update has added new slider controls, hundreds of new subsystems icons, and a custom tabs option for ultimate personalization, and have integrated Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, and Apple iCal into the ELAN calendar module, for a seamless fit with the homeowner’s lifestyle
CTA’s Mark of Excellence Award for the “Human Interface Product of the Year” have recognized that the product the best embodies state-of-art ergonomics couples with cutting-edge technology in order to make the human interface more and more intuitive, functional, and user-friendly. Each mark of Excellence award category has a judging team, which is comprising system integrators, manufacturers, and members of the trade press or industry consultants
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ELAN has developed an award winning line of smart home entertainment and control solutions, which will enhance the connected home experience with personalized solutions for every homeowner. The Products are distributed through a comprehensive channel of certified dealers throughout United States, Canada, and the countries worldwide