Legrand Shading Systems Adds New Fabrics, Includes Designer Collections

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Legrand Shading Systems has announced the launch of its new fabrics featuring designer collections from Coulisse, Twitchell, Phifer and more. The curated collections feature new decorative, solar screen, sustainable and room-darkening options. With this latest release, Legrand now offers 753 fabrics in its portfolio. These collections from Legrand Shading Systems will dress up any space. […]

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Pearl Technology to Host Annual Showcase on September 12

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Pearl Technology will host its 2nd Annual Showcase on Monday, Sept. 12 at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, IL. “Last year’s inaugural Showcase was valuable for our customers and partners alike,” said Jeremy Caldera, CTS-D, CTS-I, senior vice president at Pearl Technology. “We’re very much looking forward to building on that success at this […]

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What is USB4 and Why Should You Care? Legrand’s White Paper Tells You

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C2G is helping to educate AV and technology professionals on the ins and outs of USB4 and Type-C interfaces in its latest white paper, “A Comprehensive Guide to USB4 & Type-C for AV Pros.” The white paper, written by Legrand’s AV Technology Evangelist Joseph D. Cornwall, CTS-D/I, provides foundational knowledge of these new standards so […]

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Legrand Brand Vantage Forms Alliance with No. 8 Lighting

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Legrand announced its lighting control brand Vantage has formed an alliance with No. 8 Lighting. Created by lighting designers for lighting designers, architects, and interior designers, No. 8 Lighting offers architecturally inspired recessed and surface-mount fixtures with patented precision features, stunning design, innovative engineering, and easy installation. The alliance ensures the company’s fixtures pair seamlessly […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1095: ISE Will Be the First Time Most People in the World Will See the New Da-Lite/Projecta SightLine

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  Legrand’s SightLine screen may simultaneously be the simplest and most creative launch from a screen company in years. It’s a simple concept: Get rid of the black fabric drop above every electric screen, ever. When the screen is projected on, it appears to “float” in the air — therefore freeing up that space for speakers, mics […]

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Legrand’s Vantage Controls Forms Alliance with PureEdge Lighting

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division announced its Vantage brand has formed a strategic alliance with PureEdge Lighting. The alliance pairs Vantage’s customizable lighting controls with PureEdge’s tunable white, ranging from 2200K to 6500K, RGB and RGB+TW (tunable white) lighting systems. PureEdge Lighting has been a leader in the lighting industry for over two decades, bringing […]

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Legrand’s Shading Systems Designer Series of Decorative Brackets Now Shipping

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division announced that its Legrand Shading Systems Designer Series of decorative brackets and hembar endcaps are now shipping. The endcaps are available in a wide range of finishes to match any residential or commercial space’s style. Designed to fit 2.6-inch and 3.3-inch universal and open-roll adjustable brackets, the decorative brackets […]

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The Last Day of LAVNCH WEEK 5: ProAV Day!

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Well, we’ve made it, #AVtweeps — the final day of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Thursday was ProAV Day, and we saw product demos, had discussions and learned tons about the upcoming trends in ProAV. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, and don’t forget you can also watch the entire day on […]

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Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5: Digital Signage Day!

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We’ve just finished Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Wednesday was Digital Signage Day — we covered all the ins and outs of digital signage trends and products in the industry. The day was filled with digital signage demos, conversations, panels and much more. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Legrand Announces New Name for QMotion Shading Solutions Brand, ‘Legrand Shading Systems’

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) unveiled a new name for its QMotion brand of shading solutions: Legrand Shading Systems. The new brand will streamline Legrand’s product offering by bringing the company’s commercial and residential shading solutions together under one roof, providing dealers with a one-stop shop and greater access to new products. “Everything our dealers […]

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems Partners With Proluxe by American Lighting

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division today announced that its Vantage brand has formed a strategic alliance with Proluxe by American Lighting. The alliance pairs Vantage’s industry-leading, customizable lighting controls with Proluxe by American Lighting’s innovative lighting fixtures to create a dynamic end-to-end solution. The results of innovation, research and attention to detail, Proluxe by […]

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SANUS Announces New In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit

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SANUS today announced that it has extended its line of in-wall power products with the introduction of the SA-IWP1-W1 In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit. The company says its new in-wall solution provides installers with everything they need to extend power to wall-mounted displays and accompanying devices safely, while neatly concealing power and AV […]

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems Division Introduces Vantage LHUMAN for Residential Lighting Control

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division has introduced Vantage LHUMAN, a human-centric lighting system (HCL) for the residential market. LHUMAN incorporates lighting controls, motorized shading and color-tunable light fixtures that harness natural light (when it’s available) or render it artificially (when it’s not). Vantage is also introducing the latest version of its programming software, Design […]

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SANUS Releases New TV Media In-Wall Boxes for Media and Power Organization

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SANUS announced the availability of its new TV Media In-Wall Boxes. The solution is designed to provide integrators with a way to conceal and organize media and power devices in the wall behind a display. Available in 9-inch (SA-IWB9-W1 and SA-IWB9KIT-W1 with power supply) and 17-inch (SA-IWB17-W1) form factors, the enclosure can store streaming devices […]

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Legrand Solutions Provides Customized Smart Home for Injured Veteran

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Legrand announced that donated solutions from its Vantage, QMotion and Luxul brands were utilized in a customized smart home for Marine Sgt. Jonathan Blank, who was severely injured in Afghanistan. Provided by the Wounded Warrior Project and Gary Sinise Foundation as part of the Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment (R.I.S.E.) program, the home and its technologies are designed to make Sgt. […]

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Legrand’s Vantage Brand Collaborates With WAC AiSPiRE for Lighting Solution

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems division announced that its Vantage brand has formed a strategic alliance with WAC’s AiSPiRE brand. The alliance pairs Vantage’s customizable lighting controls with AiSPiRE’s human-centric luminaires to create a low and high-voltage solution. AiSPiRE’s lighting fixtures are designed using light from the full visible color spectrum. When combined with the programming […]

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Legrand AV Partners With NuTech Group

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Legrand AV announced that the company has partnered with the NuTech Group, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer’s sales rep firm to the residential and light commercial markets. Under the partnership, NuTech Group will represent Legrand AV’s Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, On-Q and SANUS brands to its network of dealers in the Mid-Atlantic region of […]

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Legrand’s QMotion Brand Adds Four New Fabric Collections to Portfolio

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Legrand’s Shading and Residential Controls division announced Tuesday that its QMotion brand has added four new fabric collections to its portfolio. Featuring trend-setting colors and textures, the 80 new fabrics perfectly complement any home’s decor. Legrand’s new QMotion fabrics include the room-darkening Verona Daylight and Verona Twilight collections. Available in eight colors and distinguished by […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 Is Coming. Here’s How to Get In On It.

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I can’t believe it’s already the middle of June. More specifically, I can’t believe it’s already June 18, because that means LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is only FOUR days away. You didn’t know there was a LAVNCH WEEK 2.0? Where ya been? This week, we’ve been previewing some of the great presenter content planned for LAVNCH […]

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Legrand Picks Steve Durkee to Lead Legrand | AV as Scott Gill Transitions

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John Selldorff, president and CEO of Legrand North and Central America is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Durkee as Legrand | AV’s next president. Durkee brings to the position an array of experiences in the AV industry. We’d like to send our congratulations to Steve, often referred to as “the nicest guy in AV.” Legrand […]

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Legrand’s Charlie Derk Now Leading Product and Marketing Strategy for QMotion and Vantage Brands

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CARLSBAD, Calif. — May 4, 2020 — Legrand’s Shading and Residential Controls business today announced that Charlie Derk, Director of Product Marketing for the company’s QMotion brand, is now also leading the product and marketing strategy for Vantage, Legrand’s luxury residential lighting control brand. “The health and wellness category is experiencing tremendous interest across both the […]

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems Vantage EasyTouch Glass Keypad Station Ships

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division has announced that the Vantage EasyTouch Glass modular keypad station is now shipping. EasyTouch Glass is a highly reflective, mirrored look with a tactile surface aesthetic. The keypad is available with up to five programmable buttons for different scenes — such as “welcome,” “away” or “party” — allowing users […]

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Legrand Announces Lineup for ISE 2020

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Legrand announced its lineup for Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020, taking place Feb. 11-14 at RAI in Amsterdam. In stand 2-C50, Luxul, Nuvo, QMotion and Vantage will come together to transform the smart home with networking, audio, shading and lighting systems designed to help integrators create AV experiences for their clients. Luxul will bring network […]

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QMotion Brand Adds 79 New Decorative Shade Fabric Styles

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division today announced that its QMotion brand has added 79 new decorative shade fabric styles to its extensive offering, including light-filtering decorative sheers and room-darkening blackout fabrics in a variety of patterns, textures and colors. Legrand’s new QMotion decorative sheers include the Cirrus, Ridges, Shiraz, Tapestry and Wisp collections. In […]

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Chief Ships Tempo Series Flat Panel Floor Support System

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Chief is now shipping the Tempo Series Flat Panel Floor Support System. Dubbed the AVSFSS, it allows quick flat panel installation by using the floor to support the weight instead of the wall. This eliminates the need for wall inspection and remediation, which saves time and money, particularly across enterprise rollouts. Chief engineers created a […]

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QMotion Shows New QIS Power and Comm Panel

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Legrand | AV Residential Solutions has updated its QMotion Qadvanced Intelligence System (QIS) Power and Communication Panel, the control system for its QIS Hardwired Shades. The QIS Power and Communication Panel comes with its own power supply and delivers power to wired wall-mounted switches. The updated system measures 6.9 inches by 4.4 inches by 1.7 […]

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Dante Details CEDIA 2019 Plans

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Audinate says that Dante is seeing rapid adoption by manufacturers of residential audio equipment. Dante is already widely used by integrators in the commercial installed AV market to deliver systems with many uncompressed audio channels over a standard Ethernet network. Audinate says Dante’s introduction to the residential market brings cost reductions and installation time savings […]

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Legrand Debuts In-Wall CPT306W-V1 Cable Management Kit

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Legrand today extended its line of On-Q in-wall power products with the introduction of the new CPT306W-V1 In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit. The in-wall kit includes a power input module with drywall bracket and a six-foot power cord. Offered in white to blend in, the module’s decorator power inlet strap provides the flexibility […]

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QMotion Now Has Giant-Sized Roller Shades

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To accommodate the larger windows of today’s open-concept designs, Legrand introduces its new QMotion Wider Qadvanced Shades. Showing for the first time at CEDIA Expo 2019 in Booth 905, QMotion says that its Wider Qadvanced Shades are the only motorized shades on the market, hard-wired or battery-operated, available in sizes as large as 13 feet […]

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Legrand Has New Recessed On-Q Mounting Kits for LCD and OLED TV

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Legrand today introduced the On-Q Flat Screen TV Pro power and cable management kits. The new solutions provide homeowners with everything needed to safely extend power to wall-mounted displays and accompanying devices while neatly concealing power and AV cables inside the wall. Each in-wall kit includes a power input module with drywall bracket and six-foot […]

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