Automation & Control

This Showroom Features a Car Collection and Soda Shop

By RS Staff | October 20, 2017

The Galley building houses four companies: specializing in kitchen design, investments, custom integration, and software, respectively. It serves multiple purposes, passions, and people; all of which are connected by a streamlined integration of lighting, shades, media, security, and environmental control — a design that was three years in the making.

Smoothing the Path to Voice Control

By RS Staff | October 20, 2017

“Alexa.” It’s a household name that’s become a powerful gateway to home automation, thanks to integration with Amazon’s line of Echo voice control speakers. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimates that U.S. consumers have bought more than 5.1 million Amazon Echo smart speakers since the company entered the market two years ago. At ProAudio Georgia, a residential and commercial integration specialist serving the Atlanta area, the technology has meant a new service offering.

Smart Home Tech Assists Quadriplegic Resident

By RS Staff | October 18, 2017

For one quadriplegic man living in Minnesota, ELAN automation technology has provided a new lease on home life, giving him the ability to control his motorized bed, motorized apartment door, lights, TV and phone from a touchscreen laptop, tongue-driven mouse or Dragon-enabled voice control.

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Leon HQ Tour 2017

Residential Systems' Jeremy Glowacki and Leon Speaker's Noah Kaplan at the end of the tour

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Inside Leon's anechoic chamber

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Leon's hands-on manufacturing process

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Leon's hand-wound crossover

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Unique sculpture is on display throughout Leon. Much of it was created by Leon CEO Noah Kaplan.

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Leon sources its drivers from Israel.

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A warning before entering Leon's engineering department

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Inside Leon's engineering department

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Leon's engineers at work

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Leon's demo room

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A wide shot of Leon's final assembly

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Here's another stage of assembly

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Leon's picturesque headquarters hallway

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More original artwork from Noah Kaplan

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Noah Kaplan demonstrates a miter saw

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Leon's Timbre SEVEN bookshelf speakers

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Leon invested in a machine to shred old boxes into new packing materials

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As part of its Lean Manufacturing, Leon delivers speaker kits to its assemblers in these custom-built cases.

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Wrapping speaker grille cloth

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Putting finishing touch on grille cloth

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Adding the drivers

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Testing a speaker for proper polarity

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The Glowacki family taking a breather in the marketing department

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Noah Kaplan next to a prototype concept in the hallways of his company's headquarters

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Outside Leon's Ann Arbor headquarters