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
Thursday November 10, 2011
Our CEDIA 2011 coverage of three different iPhone, iPad and/or Android-dedicated control solutions is wrapped up today with the release of part 11 to our video report series featuring ThinkFlood
, the makers of RedEye
Company president Matt Eagar presents the RedEye network-based control system designed for use with iPad, iPhone, Android and PCs, along with a quick demonstration of 2-way status synchronization between multiple control devices. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/10 at 8:08 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 October 21, 2011
It’s Friday and that means it’s time for another new CEDIA 2011 video report! Today in the sixth episode we feature Jeff Singer from Crestron Electronics
, who takes us through four different sections of the Crestron booth.
First he introduces the company’s iPad docking solutions and describes how the Core 3 UI interface is available on numerous third-party devices ranging from iPhones and Android tablets to Macs and PCs. Next he talks about the new Sonnex 48-channel multiroom audio distribution system, and then demonstrates how older Crestron systems can be quickly and inexpensively converted from analog to digital video. Finally, you’ll get a look at the tiny TPMC-3SMD 2.8" in-wall touchscreen control. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/21 at 7:22 AM
Monday October 17, 2011
If you’ve got a case of the Monday blues, take a couple of minutes to unwind and watch our latest video report from CEDIA Expo.
Today we have iRule company president Itai Ben-Gal, who introduces their control system for iPhone, iPad and (soon) Android devices, including a quick demonstration of the cloud-based programming environment with drag-and-drop 2-way feedback capabilities. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/17 at 7:23 AM
Friday October 14, 2011
It’s Friday and we have another new video for you! Today you’ll learn about the latest products from RTI
, as Pete Baker demonstrates the RTiPanel application on iPad and Android tablets, unveils the SURFiR hard buttoned companion remote, and introduces the new high-resolution KX7 in-wall universal controller. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/14 at 7:18 AM
Tuesday October 11, 2011
Today I’m pleased to present the third part of our CEDIA Expo 2011 video report, where Savant Systems
’ Bob Madonna shows off the innovative Savant Select, a combination iPod Touch and hard buttoned remote control designed for use with their Apple-based control platform. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/11 at 7:10 AM
Friday October 7, 2011
TGIF! Today I’m very pleased to release the second segment of our CEDIA 2011 video report. You’ll hear from Mark Buster, Chief Technology Officer for BitWise Controls
, who shows off the company’s latest network-based automation controllers and demonstrates how the iPad, iPhone and Android-based user interface operates.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/07 at 7:42 AM
Friday September 9, 2011
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
Thursday September 8, 2011
You'll be excused if you experience some déjà vu if you read this release after our previous RTI one. Pro Control has just announced the iPro.8 Companion Controller, which is a simple low-cost hard buttoned remote designed to complement company's iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch control solutions. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/08 at 3:03 PM