Tuesday April 16, 2013
Logitech may have revealed earlier this year that they’re looking to sell off the Harmony line, but that apparently doesn’t mean they’re content to rest on their laurels in the meanwhile. Some users have noted a recent unavailability of all but the newest Harmony remotes in retail stores, and attributed that to Logitech winding down production. Nope! Turns out they were merely waiting for their brand new models to become available! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 4/16 at 9:06 PM
Tuesday November 22, 2011
Those of you who remember my original CEDIA 2011 video release back in September, will recall that I mentioned there would be a grand total of 11 videos this year... and of course today’s announcement make number 12! Initial counting issues aside, this is indeed the final episode in this year’s series – and it’s a doozey!
Hank Eisengrein, booth tour guide extraordinaire, serves up a feast of information on URC’s latest and upcoming products including handheld remotes, in-wall controls, media players, security and commercial applications, a networked thermostat and a brand new 9.2-channel A/V processor. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/22 at 7:11 AM
Wednesday October 26, 2011
Our CEDIA 2011 Video Report series continues today with the release of Part 7, featuring Mike Everett from PRO Control
– the new spin-off company from RTI.
Mike will tell you everything you need to know about PRO Control’s new and economical product lineup, including the PRO24.z and PRO24.r hybrid remote controls, the ProLink.z and ProLink.r smart processors, the ProPanel iPad/iPhone and (soon) Android software solution, along with the handy iPro.8 Companion Remote. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/26 at 7:38 AM
Friday September 9, 2011
URC has announced two additions to their Total Control lineup of remote controls, including the TRC-1280 hybrid touchscreen/hard buttoned remote, plus the TKP-2000 in-wall touchscreen.
Also introduced is off-site programming, which will allow dealers to program, update or service Total Control systems from nearly anywhere. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/09 at 12:05 PM
URC has officially announced three new remotes in their Complete Control linup. First is the MX-1200 hybrid hard button & touchscreen remote, second is the MX-780 hard button and OLED screen combination, and third is the MXW-920 water resistant model. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/09 at 11:52 AM
Thursday August 18, 2011
URC has sent around a teaser email promoting their forthcoming MXW-920 remote control, which is essentially a water-resistant version of the MX-900 with an all-new look and button layout. This model, and presumably others, will be officially unveiled at CEDIA 2011 next month. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 8/18 at 7:11 AM
Thursday July 21, 2011
Good news, everyone! I’m pleased to announce that Remote Central and Philips have reached an agreement and we are now able to offer everyone free access to the latest beta version of ProntoEdit Professional 3.0 software, as well as related control panel and extender firmware upgrades.
With this new software you’ll gain additional capabilities for your Pronto Professional control panel including Master Project View, overlay pages, punch-throughs and more. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 7/21 at 7:05 AM
Sunday June 19, 2011
In today's video Hank Eisengrein from URC gives us an in-depth look at the range of new Total Control products.
Learn about the MRX-10 and MRX-1 network controllers, DMS-1200 multi-zone and DMS-100 single-zone amplifers, TRC-780 and TRC-1200 color remote controls, TKP-100 in-wall keypad, the all-new line of IP cameras, MAC filtering network switches and more. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 6/19 at 7:20 AM
Thursday September 23, 2010
Philips has announced the latest version of their PC programming software for their Pronto line of remotes, PronoEdit Professional 3.0. It includes support for the new in-wall TSW9500 panel, a Master Project View for multiple control panels in a single configuration and much more. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/23 at 3:06 PM
Friday September 17, 2010
At CEDIA 2010 held next week in Atlanta, Georgia, URC will be making it clear why they no longer want to be known as “Universal Remote Control Inc.” While URC normally has a number of nifty new things at CEDIA to show off, this year the now more generically named tri-letter company will be introducing an impressively large slate of new products, including ones that definitely don’t qualify as universal remote controls. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/17 at 7:30 AM