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
Monday October 3, 2011
This news update may not be remote control related, but it might still interest a few of you. On the weekend I completed a 5-day time-lapse video of a house being demolished by a backhoe, followed by rubble cleanup and preparation of the land for its new life as a parking lot for a car dealership. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/03 at 8:03 AM
Tuesday September 27, 2011
Wait a minute, it’s still September and we’ve already got a CEDIA video ready? No, you’re not dreaming!
This year we’re continuing the style of our last batch of CEDIA reports and dedicating a separate video to each company. Today’s video features Otis Gates from Sony Electonics, who introduces viewers to the new Sony Tablet S running Android Honeycomb 3.1 and describes its unique design, applications and universal remote control capabilities. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/27 at 7:18 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
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
Thursday December 10, 2009
Now available, our CEDIA Expo 2009 Virtual Tour offers a taste of what it's like to be at CEDIA in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as showing you the latest in universal remote controls. This year our report features interviews with 4 of the biggest names in remote controls, all talking about their newest offerings. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 12/10 at 8:45 AM