SOURCE: Elgrande International, Inc.

July 11, 2007 16:10 ET

Intelligent Living Corp. Signs Case Study and PR Agreement With Microsoft Canada

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - July 11, 2007) - Elgrande International (OTCBB: EGDI) announced today that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Intelligent Living Corp. (ILC), (, has signed a case study and PR agreement with Microsoft Canada, Co. to jointly promote the technical features of a recently completed smart-home automation and entertainment project undertaken by ILC using Microsoft Vista Media Center technology.

The $100,000 system includes integrated audio/video ("A/V"), lighting, security and HVAC elements and controls. The audio/video distribution system is one of the first full home applications based on Microsoft's Vista Media Center (MCE) and Xbox360 extender technology. The A/V system is integrated with other MCE-based systems developed by HAI ( The system utilizes smart lighting switches controlled by motion sensors for automatic security, video surveillance cameras integrated to the A/V system and one-touch panels for the control of audio/video sources, security and lighting.

Michael Holloran, Chief Executive Officer of Elgrande International, commented, "From the outset we recognized that installation limitations imposed by the renovation of an existing structure could be overcome using Microsoft's technology. We also realized that this project would be one of the first full scale applications that validates the power of Microsoft's media driven platforms in the smart-home arena. This created the opportunity for this project to be strategic in terms of market impact. Microsoft agrees and approached us to jointly develop this project into a case study that we will both use for marketing purposes. We are already seeing benefits through the application of this technology to other smart-home projects currently underway."

ILC has ongoing contracts and relationships with a number of builders, primarily those developing high-end condominiums and gated communities, and established associations with industry leading technology partners.

About Elgrande International

Elgrande International, through its wholly owned subsidiary Intelligent Living Corp. (, specializes in designing, supplying, installing, upgrading and servicing home automation and commercial presentation center solutions including: structured wiring, security and safety systems, internet access, remote monitoring, lighting and climate control, and distributed audio/video systems. The Company offers both wired and wireless technology for single and multi-unit new construction and existing buildings, using both traditional component and Windows Media Center based systems. ILC has been supplying custom IT solutions since 1994 and home automation solutions since 2003. The Company has offices and demonstration suites in Phoenix and Vancouver and ongoing projects in southwest BC and the greater Phoenix area.

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This press release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements include "a case study that we will both use for marketing purposes", "We are already seeing benefits through the application of this technology to other smart-home projects currently underway" and are based on the Company's current expectations as to future events. However, the forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this press release might not occur, and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Risk factors include, lack of liquidity, availability of product, uncertainty concerning market acceptance of its designs, competition and other risk factors as outlined in the Company's SEC filings.

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