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SAVANT's Rosie

by September 09, 2006
Filed under: Media Centers/Servers

The complete SAVANT product suite has been given the moniker "Rosie," and delivers a highly flexible open-architecture platform; intuitive user-interfaces, displays adorned with elegant digital artwork, and advanced 3D graphics to enhance the beauty of both the system and its surroundings. "Rosie" is a highly programmable control system, providing multi-room audio/video, digital media server and jukebox capabilities, security surveillance, home automation and control all within one integrated solution.

The SAVANT solution is an entirely new platform for home automation, with superior capabilities that completely redefine the business model for installers and systems integrators. By enhancing operational flexibility and labor resource utilization, installers and integrators will benefit from advanced digital audio and video signal processing, extremely flexible and scaleable A/V switching, redundancy, and open-architecture integrated applications. These extraordinary capabilities have been engineered into the SAVANT product platform, enabling the adaptation of the SAVANT system to virtually any future hardware upgrade. At the Heart of "Rosie" is a proprietary operating system called RacePoint OS-the first open, multi-layered graphically based operating system providing definitive control over system functions through intelligent user-friendly interfaces.

[123_2397] The SAVANT Solution includes:

  • Main Controller/Preamplifier and Multi-Room A/V
  • Controller Unit
  • Touch Panels - Wired, Wireless and In-Wall
  • Unique Single-Handed Remote Controls
  • Home Theater and Multi-Zone Amplifiers
  • Plasma TVs with Integrated Video Cameras
  • Integrated Applications & Services - Including Personal Concierge

Main Controller / Preamplifier and Multi-Room A/V

  • [IMGP0087] Seamless connectivity to thousands of models of A/V and control devices
  • Multi-zone Video Processing, Scaling and Switching
  • Surround Sound Processing and Switching
  • Flexible, Scalable and Robust I/O's (input/outputs)
  • Home Automation & Control Interface
  • Digital Jukebox and Digital Media Server
  • Security Surveillance
  • Built-to-order Configuration Options
  • Redundancy (high reliability)

Controller Unit

  • Extensive mix of (control) Interface Ports
  • Rich and Intuitive GUI / OSD (On-screen Display) Interface
  • Paired with Unique RF Remote Controls and/or Touch Panels
  • Front Panel Status Indicators


  • Home Theater Amp
  • Multi-Zone Amp

Suite of Touch Panels

  • In-Wall
  • Wired
  • Wireless

Single-Hand Remote Controls

  • Unique
  • Simplistic
  • Graphically original On-Screen Display Interface

Plasma TVs with Embedded Video Camera

  • Telephony Enabled
  • Video Chatting
  • Rich, Artistic On-Screen Display

SAVANT Integrated Applications and Services: (Applications and service capabilities accessed through any Single-Hand Remote, Touch Panel or Plasma)


  • Music / Video Downloading
  • Movie Rentals
  • Movie Tickets
  • Video-on-Demand (VOD)
  • Online Digital Printing
  • Gaming
  • Telephony including Video Chat
  • Karaoke


  • Live Video Chat with personal concierge assistant to accommodate with:
  • Dinner Reservation
  • Golf-tee Times
  • Limo Rental
  • Theatre Tickets
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Truly Unlimited…

For more information please visit http://www.savantav.com

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As Associate Editor at Audioholics, Tom promises to the best of his ability to give each review the same amount of attention, consideration, and thoughtfulness as possible and keep his writings free from undue bias and preconceptions. Any indication, either internally or from another, that bias has entered into his review will be immediately investigated. Substantiation of mistakes or bias will be immediately corrected regardless of personal stake, feelings, or ego.

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