High-end hand-made keypads combine sophisticated European design with high-quality materials and innovative technology to deliver highly intuitive control of lights, shades, HVAC, and more.

Crestron, the global leader in custom home automation and control technology, announced today that through its partnership with Basalte, the popular Sentido and Enzo lines of decorative multi-functional, touch-sensitive keypads are now Crestron Connected®. That means Crestron residential dealers can now integrate them in their system designs to control lights, shades, HVAC, and more. Crestron Connected® technology enables true interoperability among diverse, independently manufactured products to deliver on the promise of significantly smarter homes with best of breed technologies that all work well together.

“This is truly exciting news for our residential dealers,” said John Clancy, Vice President, Residential at Crestron. “Basalte products give them the potential to take their system designs to a yet higher level of functionality, customisation, and sophistication.”

Elegant design meets innovation
Basalte keypads are multi-functional and combine sophisticated European design with high-quality materials and innovative technology. The touch-sensitive surfaces in high-grade finishes such as aluminium, bronze, glass, and leather, plus integrated temperature sensor and unique multi-touch functionalities, provide highly intuitive control of lights, shades, HVAC and more. The integrated multicolour LED backlight provides visibility in the dark and status feedback.

Klaas Arnout, CEO at Basalte: “We’re very excited about this unique partnership, especially since more customers can now enjoy our handmade products in their luxury homes, apartments, and yachts. This direct integration with Crestron systems ensures a straightforward installation of our keypads, while the refined aesthetics appeal to any interior designer’s requirements.”

To become a certified Basalte dealer, Crestron US dealers should contact Basalte directly at info@basalte.us. Further information for EMEA dealers will follow shortly.