Tuesday August 20, 2013
URC has just announced a new wireless sensor relay for use with their Total Control lineup, along with a half dozen sensors. Dubbed the MRX-4SEN
, the compact device takes input from up to four connected sensors and relays this over 2.4GHz WiFi to an MRX-10 or -20 advanced network controller. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 8/20 at 9:11 AM
Thursday September 13, 2012
Okay, so we first heard about the Total Control TKP-7000 In-Wall Touchscreen
a year ago at CEDIA 2011
... but that doesn’t make it any less impressive now! With a 7” 1024x600 high-resolution screen, the TKP-7000 looks stunning no matter what wall it’s on. And with a wired Ethernet connection supporting PoE, it’s easy to install, too!
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/13 at 3:21 PM
Wednesday September 12, 2012
At CEDIA 2012, URC revealed a brand new gyroscopic-based addition to their network-enabled Total Control lineup. The minimalist TRG-100
and advanced TRG-200
handheld remote controls feature sleek, ergonomic designs, and mesh with the MRX-20
Advanced Network System Controller – offering a point-and-click-style motion-based control over a snazzy graphical on-screen interface that URC have dubbed “uMotion”.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/12 at 12:37 PM
In the “aww, isn’t that cute!” department, URC has uncovered the tiny MRX-4IR
Base Station for use with Total Control remotes. The MRX-4IR has, predictably, 4 infrared emitter ports, plus a wired ethernet port for communication with other Total Control network devices. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/12 at 10:50 AM
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
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
New app offers 2-way network-based control over Total Control systems, similar to the company's TKP-2000 in-wall touchscreen. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/09 at 11:59 AM
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
Saturday September 3, 2011
With CEDIA Expo 2011 beginning next week, URC has revealed that they are developing an iPad and iPhone app for their new Total Control system. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/03 at 7:50 AM
Tuesday August 30, 2011
As CEDIA Expo 2011 approaches next week, URC has just announced their training schedule
along with incentives for show attendees to come and spend some time learning.
Over the 12 free training courses running between Wednesday and Saturday, URC will be giving away over $120,000 in merchandise and door prizes. Additionally, everyone who attends will receive two books (softbound and on CD), combined with over 350 pages of useful information on programming Total Control whole-house systems. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 8/30 at 9:30 AM