Crestron Joins AVnu Alliance as First Home Automation Member

Membership furthers AVB in professional and residential audio and video.

CI Staff

Crestron has joined AVnu Alliance, becoming the industry consortium’s first member which creates solutions for smart home and commercial buildings.

AVnu Alliance certifies audio video bridging products for interoperability. The addition of Crestron expands the progression of AVB in professional AV and residential markets.

“It is extremely motivating to have Crestron join our membership ranks,” says Rick Kreifeldt, AVnu Alliance president. “Crestron understands the importance of having pieces of a complex system work together and as a leader in residential and commercial automation systems, they will lend incredible knowledge and value to the Alliance while extending our commitment to the AVB ecosystem. The AVnu Alliance is fostering a new networking ecosystem of interoperable devices by working with industry leading members such as Crestron.”

John Pavlik, Crestron Director of Architecture and Design, adds, “Our commitment to standards makes us the perfect candidate to join the AVnu Alliance to ensure interoperability among networked AV devices and provide the highest quality streaming AV experience. We’re excited to collaborate with fellow AVnu Alliance members and utilize our expertise to promote the adoption of AVB standards to provide a better end-user AV experience.”

AVnu Alliance has 65 global members and notes it is seeing growing momentum in all market segments.