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.


M/Y Como

41.14m (134 ft)

Alloy Yachts International

Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand

Entertainment control for Saloon, Owner’s Suite, 2 Guest Cabins, Pilothouse, Flybridge, Aft Deck, Captain’s Cabin, and Crew Mess.

The system allows users easy access to multiple AV Sources and viewing of navigation displays, including a mast mounted PTZ camera, at multiple locations.



Crestron – including 3 wireless touch panels. Guest Cabins, Captain’s Cabin and Crew Mess utilise Phillips Pronto pro-colour LCD remotes.

AV Matrix

Allowing a total of 16 HD sources to 12 outputs.


Marantz systems are used for the Saloon and Flybridge. Onkyo DRS2.2 DVD home theatre systems combined with Speakercraft in-ceiling speakers are used in the Owner’s Cabin, 2 Guest Cabins and Crew Mess. Onkyo CS-210 CD radio units are used for 2 Guest Cabins, Captain’s Cabin, Pilothouse, Galley and Crew Cabins.


Sharp LCD TVs of various sizes are used throughout with the Sharp 45″ LCD used in the Saloon and 37″ LCD outside by the spa pool.


  • Ability to view navigation information such as radar and chart plotter.
  • CCTV camera control where the camera will follow users finger as it moves over the Crestron wireless touch panel.
  • Single button muting of outside speakers for Helmsman operation in time of emergency.