When it comes to come automation, most experts compare Savant’s software to Apple’s. In my tests the company has plenty of software features that put it above the competition’s when it comes to making it easy to use.
For example, the remote uses Bluetooth to wirelessly connect, which means it doesn’t need line of sight with your television or cable box to change a channel. Also, Savant has developed a stand-alone wireless IR puck that can sit inside a cabinet which means that not only can you leave your cabinets closed and still control your receivers, but also that you don’t have to wire the IR extensions devices into gear.
Read more: http://fortune.com/2015/10/13/savant-diy-smart-home/