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.


S/Y Konkordia (formerly S/Y Kokomo I)

51.7m (170 ft)

Alloy Yachts International

Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand

Entertainment control for Saloon, Owner’s Suite, 4 Guest Cabins, Pilothouse, Flybridge, Cockpit, Deck Areas, Captain’s Cabin, Crew Cabins and Crew Mess.

The system allows users easy access to multiple AV Sources and viewing of navigation displays at multiple locations throughout the yacht.  This includes a mast mounted PTZ Camera.



  • 3 x Crestron wireless touch panels.
  • Guest cabins, captains cabin and crew mess all utilise Philips Pronto Pro colour LCD remotes.

VGA Matrix

This allows switching of 16 sources to 16 locations throughout the yacht including control to selected places.


Marantz equipment is used in the Saloon. Onkyo systems combined with SpeakerCraft in-ceiling speakers are used in other living areas with the exception of the Crew Cabins.

A music server provides personalised music to each location at CD quality.


Sharp 45″ LCD TV is used in the Saloon. Philips 23″ mirror TV is in the owner’s cabin.


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