History

Troy Cuvelier, founder and President of iST, admits "As a kid, I was that guy who was messing around with my dad's and friends' stereos.  I was always fascinated by audio-video systems and control technology.  In college, I even took all of my excess student loan money and spent it on a top of the line A/V receiver and surround sound speaker system, and became instantly addicted."  By 1999, Troy started his own business, a D/B/A called "Audio Video By Design," which later morphed into Integrated Smart Technologies, LLC. in 2005 and changed to an S-Corp in 2012.

  • Control4 Innovation & Sales

    Control4 Innovation & Sales

    Integrated Smart Technologies, Inc. ("iST") is a Platinum Dealer for Control4, a premiere provider of automation systems for homes and business. iST is one of the few select Platinum Dealers in Michigan, and the only one outside the Detroit area with multiple locations in Jackson and Kalamazoo. Its systems holds Platinum dealers to a high level of training standards and requires an excellent sales and service history of Control4 systems. In addition to offering Control4 systems that provide simple control of music, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications and similar functions for your home or business, iST designs and integrates complete solutions for new and existing entertainment and automation systems.
  • iST Growth & Reputation

    iST Growth & Reputation

    Integrated Smart Technologies, Inc. initially operated out of Jackson. In 2009, iST moved its home base operations to Kalamazoo, but still maintains a Jackson location to service the East side of the state. However, their market has expanded to cover all of Michigan and northern Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. iST designs and installs theater / media rooms, multi-room music and entertainment systems, security integration and control systems for homes, as well as bars / restaurants, conference rooms and other business & commercial environments with attention to detail and an unparalleled commitment to customer service. iST's innovation and creativity in the area of advanced home theater design and electronic automation has attracted the notice of local, state & national print and television media, such as Electronic House, CE Pro, Michigan Blue, Jackson Citizen Patriot, JTV (Jackson), WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo), MTV and HDNet.

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