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New technology partnership between Basalte and GUDE Systems

Department: Market, Audio/Video Technology, IT Distribution/ Resale
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Köln, March 27, 2023

GUDE announces its latest cooperation with Basalte, Belgian manufacturer of intelligent home technology

The new partnership brings to all integrators and homeowners of Baslate solutions the seamless integration of GUDE’s smart power distribution units (PDU) into their home scenarios. The networked power outlets of the German manufacturer now work nativley with the Basalte home servers such as Core Plus, S4 and mini. It allows a fast and easy integration of the reliable IP power strips into the Basalte AV systems.

A power distribution  unit (PDU) is an extra device fitted with multiple outputs to distribute, manage and monitor electric power of connected consumers. It is one of the most effective devices to protect high-quality AV installations and solve problems in seconds. They do their work in the background and offer added value for AV infrastructures, especially in the smart home sector.

After integrating an intelligent power strip of GUDE into a Basalte installation, it will automatically be added to the cloud platform. The problem of a stuck AV device at a customer’s premises can be detected and fixed remotely: A simple restart of the blocked device with a tap of the finger solves the problem in a few seconds without even having to contact the customer.

Demanding smart home owners and integrators profit from 3 major benefits:

  • Significantly less downtime: Power cycling stuck AV devices automatically or remotely using the cloud platform
  • Higher operational safety:  Monitor environment temperature and humidity in order to prevent critical system conditions
  • Reduced electricitiy costs: Switching off devices at night and on weekends decreases electricity consumption and costs

Combining the home servers of Basalte with the PDUs from GUDE is done in no time. This quick start guide how enable smart power management in residential Basalte installations in 3 steps.

About GUDE

GUDE has been a manufacturer of innovative audiovisual and IT equipment for over 30 years. The family-owned company’s quality products optimize and expand infrastructures such as those found in network, server and media cabinets. The Cologne-based company’s product portfolio includes power distribution units (PDUs), LAN sensors and time servers. The solutions are designed and manufactured in Germany to meet customers’ quality requirements for AV and IT infrastructure performance. The company’s mission: to delight customers and save time integrating products for AV and IT professionals.

About Basalte

Basalte was founded in 2008 with the mission to combine high-quality design with intuitive smart home technology. A unique combination that remains a key part of our a key part of our DNA. We want to keep things simple and elegant – in terms of form and function. We are proud that our minimalist product range has won more than 50 renowned renowned design awards. Our multifunctional design touch panels, sophisticated speakers and elegant iPad holders are used in the most luxurious projects around the world.