A residential community in Scottsdale, a city in central Arizona is going to be the first residential community in the state of Arizona to have a home automation system— by Apple for all of its houses. Each home owner in the residential community, Village at Paradise Reserve, is said to have a home automation system by Savant— engineers and manufactures home automation systems for high end luxury home theaters and whole house audio and video systems based on Apple’s OS X.
Cullum Homes, the residential community’s homebuilder has joined in a partnership with Cyber Sound, to put into operation the installation of the “Apple to Apple” product.
The Savant home automation system is managed by an arrangement of wireless and in- wall iPod, iPad, and wireless iPhone devices, which have an interface with Mac’s operating system.
Automation system in every homes in the residential community include Internet activity, audio, home theater, motorized window shades, climate control, lighting, and security.
With the automation system, which utilize both software and hardware from the same source lowers the operation cost substantially, and also reduced the programming time by 50 percent.
And by using iPhone, iPods, and iPods, instead of using customized panels for the residential community, the cost of the entire home system comes lesser, only as much $3,800.
According to CyberSound President, Jon Summer, the home system has “user- friendliness and functionality” that are ahead from other brands, and substantially less expensive.
The new residential community still has 29 unsold home units, with price range from $1M to $2M+.