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
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
Wednesday September 22, 2010
Savant has just announced their latest product, the Savant Touch Remote, which actually embeds an iPod Touch into a custom housing that adds 18 backlit hard buttons, better ergonomics and RF in addition to WiFi. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/22 at 9:35 PM
RTI will be exhibiting a number of new things at this year's CEDIA in Atlanta, including a SDK for dealers, RTiDock, a new eight-zone distributed audio matrix switcher, and other new hardware revealed at earlier trade shows but shipping soon. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/22 at 7:48 PM
Friday September 17, 2010
Philips has revealed its first true in-wall Pronto display, the TSW9500. Compared to the existing (and larger) TSU9800 standalone model with its wall-mount option, or the TSU9600 that can be wall-mounted through the use of an optional dock, the TSW9500 has been purpose-designed to be an in-wall control panel. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/17 at 9:30 AM
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 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
VIZIO, the brand best known for their LCD televisions, is branching out into other arenas including speakers, headphones, wall mounts and even “electronic cleaning foam”. But of interest to us today is the company’s new XTR100 universal remote with a 3.5" LCD touchscreen. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 1/07 at 11:45 PM
GE-slash-Jasco may not be the first brand name that jumps to your mind when thinking of universal remotes, however the “economical” end of the market is huge and they’ve been a strong player for many years. Today at CES they’re introducing a new 6-device hard buttoned remote called the GE 6-in-1 Universal DVR Remote.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 1/07 at 11:46 AM