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 Mondango

51.7m (169.8 ft)

Alloy Yachts International

Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand

Glass Bridge Navigation, Lutron Lighting, CCTV and Entertainment control for Saloon, Owner’s Cabin and Ensuite, Bar, Dining, 4 Guest Cabins and Ensuites, Pilothouse, Spa Pool / Flybridge, Aft Deck, Fore Deck, Captain’s Cabin, Crew Cabins, Crew Mess, Laundry, Galley, Control Room and Engine Room.

The system provides users with easy access to multiple AV sources and viewing of navigation displays, including a high definition movie / music server with 7 zones and a high power masthead PTZ colour camera distributed to all locations, with LCD ‘finger follow’ control.

Central lighting control for all guest areas.



Crestron including 8 x 2-Way RF colour LCD remotes.

Crestron PLC interface allows AV / Nav selection and CCTV control from Alloy Yacht’s custom bridge control stations.

Audio Video Server

Kaleidescape – 7 zone high definition movie / music players and 3 dedicated music players.  4.5TB of available storage at launch.


Marantz home theatre systems combined with Speakercraft in-ceiling speakers and Velodyne subs are used throughout the Owner and Saloon areas. Pilothouse and galley have Marantz CD amps with Speakercraft in-ceiling speakers. The remaining areas have the selection of local and distributed audio via Crestron amps and Speakercraft in-ceiling speakers.


A variety of 26-65″ LCD TVs.


Lutron control of lighting in main guest areas.


  • Ability to view navigation information such as Radar Port, Radar Stbd, Chart Plotter and Sounder from all video locations in true HD.
  • Camera control where the camera will follow the users finger as it moves over the Crestron wireless touch panel.
  • Single button muting of outside speakers for crew member operation in emergency situations.
  • Global system mute/pause on general alarm.