Jacksonville, Ore. — Best Buy’s Magnolia Audio Video subsidiary will now include Global Caché network-enabling devices in its stores and in its residential and commercial installations.
According to a release, Global Caché’s product lineup includes infrared, serial and contact closure (relay) devices designed to connect stand-alone entertainment units such as TVs, DVD players and more to a network so they can be more easily accessed and controlled.
“More and more our customers are looking for automation and control solutions with carrying performance and economic requirements,” said Lou Kings, Magnolia’s business development manager for new services. “This means that our ability to service all levels of need with the right configuration at the right price is of great value. Global Caché’s products work in our high-end AMX installations as well as our Control4 and Exceptional Innovation Life|ware environments, making them a unique and highly effective partner.”
The manufacturer’s network adapters are already being demonstrated in Magnolia’s Santa Monica and Santa Clarita, Calif., stores, and the retailers says it plans to expand the demonstrations to other locations.