Recent News & Editorials

Below you’ll find our most recent comprehensive reporting from a variety of publications about Liquid Automation and our Projects.

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The Liquid Automation Team has won 1 CEDIA Award for our work at Auckland City Council.

The award presented was for:

  • Best Documentation

Automation AwardIt has now been 11 out of 12 years that we have received an award in this category.


The Liquid Automation Team has won 2 CEDIA 2018 awards for our work on the 145 foot Sailing Yacht Hemisphere, a 5 man refit located in Cospicua, Malta.

The awards presented were for:

  • Best Marine, Auto, Aircraft
  • Technology Meets Design

This marks a huge milestone for us, as it has now been 10 years in a row that we have won the Best Marine Category! Click on the link below to read the Article.

MAY 2018

Liquid Automation have been featured in the June 2018 Issue of “Widescreen Custom home and Theater Design” Magazine out of the USA for our work on the award winning Melbourne home theater . A special thank you to Wavetrain Theaters who we worked with on this project.  Click on the link below to read the Article.

February 2018

Liquid Automation have been featured on the CEDIA website - an article written about the project for which we won Best Integrated Home (level 4), Best Media Room (level 3) and Best Documentation in August 2017. Click here to read the article.


Coatesville Mansion

Upgrade of AV systems, Computer Network systems, CCTV, Security and Lighting. Addition of Gaming systems in the main dwelling along with an AV upgrade of the 9 bedroom Guest House.

The properties and external buildings have all been converted from wireless connections with multiple single-mode fibre connections.



  • 6 x Crestron processors
  • Crestron 8″ wireless touch panels
  • 18 Custom iPod/iPhone touch panels

Audio Video Server

10 Kaleidescape players with three Bluray vaults.


  • 83″ Samsung LCD Panels
  • 55″ Samsung LED Panels
  • 25 x MySky HDi Satellite Decoders
  • Crestron Digital Media Matrix


  • B&W 800 series loud speakers with DB1 subs
  • Stealth acoustic LR3 invisible in-ceiling loud speakers
  • Atlantic Technology subwoofers
  • Class-A amplifiers
  • Labgruppen power amps
  • BIAMP – audio distribution
  • SpeakerCraft OE8 outdoor loud speakers
  • 3 x Gate PA system over fibre


Two master monitoring stations with multiple high definition IP cameras


  • Curtain control
  • Blind control
  • Lighting control
  • Heating control
  • Access control
  • Gate control


  • Custom iPhone control has the ability to control all aspects of the house; heaters, curtains, lighting, doors, audio visual systems along with the ability to view live video feeds from all the cameras directly on the iPhone inside our application.
  • Do not disturb button from the iPhone app for the Master’s wing locks all access to the area so that staff know not to come in.
  • Multiple WAN links to the house with automatic fail for internet – If the 100mb fibre stopped working, this would then automatically switch to the dedicated wireless link to the sky tower, and if this failed then it would drop down to the DSL links.
  • Remote monitoring so if a fault happened the system would automatically alert Liquid Automation.
  • 9 Vlans running allows for each system to have a clean path to transfer data, allowing for a robust fault free system.
  • Texting system alerts people to the event of an emergency with a descriptive message.