Monday May 30, 2011
Today’s video in our series features URC’s Eric Johnson, who takes you on a tour of the company booth and introduces the company’s completely new Total Control series of products.
In addition to an overview of the general concept and how it can benefit Custom Installers, you’ll also get to see some of the new products including the SNP-1 network music player, MRX-10 advanced network controller, TRC-780 2-way remote control, DMS-100 single-zone and DMS-1200 multi-zone amplifiers, plus the TKP-2000 in-wall network keypad. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/30 at 7:40 AM
Tuesday May 24, 2011
Our video series continues today with the fourth installment!
Today features Pete Baker from Remote Technologies Inc., who will take you on a complete tour of the company’s booth. Learn about the latest products such as the T2-C+ and T3-V+ universal system controllers, Apple integration via the RTiDock iPod dock and RTiPanel iPhone/iPad app, the expanded AD-8 distributed audio system, plus the Virtual Panel. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/24 at 7:23 AM
Friday May 13, 2011
With this weekend’s catastrophic hard drive failure on my work system finally resolved, I have been able to complete the third part of our CEDIA Technology Updates video series.
Today you’ll hear from ELAN Home Systems president Paul Starkey as he introduces the g! control system and their new 2-way handheld controller, the HR2. Also included is a short demonstration of the g! system’s user interface. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/13 at 7:03 AM
Wednesday May 4, 2011
It’s time for part two of our CEDIA Technology updates!
Today’s video features CEO Bob Madonna as he introduces viewers to Savant’s unique Apple-based control system, discussing user interfaces and customization, home automation, lighting control, and VOIP capabilities. Also presented is a prototype of the Touch Remote, which merges an iPod Touch with a traditional hard buttoned remote control. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/04 at 8:03 AM
Saturday April 30, 2011
Okay, so it’s late… really late. Many things managed to get in the way of the completion of our traditional CEDIA video, but as the saying goes: better late than never!
Today’s video is for the new PRO Control brand, created by the same guys that bring you RTI. General manager Mike Everett discusses the company's initial lineup of products in this first of a multi-part report. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 4/30 at 10:29 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
Wednesday July 14, 2010
Just posted: our full review of the premium model Acoustic Research Xsight Touch ARRX18G hybrid touchscreen/hard buttoned universal remote control and RF Extender, which claims to be “the world’s easiest universal remote”. It’s computer programmable, controls 18 devices, supports activities, learning, macros and favorite channel icons, and has full LED backlighting, a pickup sensor and a rechargeable lithium ion battery! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 7/14 at 8:06 AM
Wednesday June 9, 2010
Remote Technologies Inc. has issued a sneak preview of four of their new products, including an upgraded color touchscreen remote, an upgraded hybrid remote with a new OLED color touchscreen, and two central system processors. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 6/09 at 10:56 PM
Thursday January 7, 2010
Updated! Remote Technologies Inc. is branching out with a new marketing identify under the Pro Control name and a completely new series of products targeted to custom installers. To begin, four products will be offered: a pair of hybrid touchscreen/hard buttoned remotes, plus two sophisticated RF control processors. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 1/07 at 8:44 AM
Tuesday August 11, 2009
Logitech has just announced the latest addition to their remote control family, the $400 Harmony 900, which is essentially a Harmony One with added RF capabilities. Logitech has also completely redesigned their RF system, which now uses “mini blasters”. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 8/11 at 4:00 AM