Wednesday August 8, 2012
Although Pro Control does not appear to be announcing any brand new products at CEDIA Expo 2012 in September, they will be showing their ProPanel App, as well as two hybrid remote control systems. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 8/08 at 5:15 AM
Tuesday May 1, 2012
RTI has just announced the immediate availability of the ESC-2, a $149 USD MSRP bidirectional ethernet-to-serial adapter for use with their control processors. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/01 at 7:16 PM
Thursday April 19, 2012
Control4 has announced that their HC-250 High-Performance Controller is now shipping. The unit features PoE capability, WiFi, ZigBee, USB, HDMI output and external storage connections. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 4/19 at 10:50 AM
Monday March 19, 2012
Pro Control, the remote control offshoot of parent company RTI, has announced that they are now shipping their complete product lineup, including two remote controls, and two control processors.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 3/19 at 8:51 PM
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
Wednesday November 2, 2011
Our exclusive CEDIA 2011 video report series continues with today’s release of Part 9 dedicated to Control4
Paul Williams introduces viewers to the world of Control4 and presents the latest automation products. You’ll see the new 7” Portable WiFi Touch Screen and its unique video conferencing capabilities, new solutions for Andriod phones and tablets, new integration options for weather monitoring, video walls and conference rooms, and finally new 16 and 32-circuit centralized panels for IP-based control over whole-home lighting. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/02 at 7:41 AM
Friday October 28, 2011
There’s just something about Fridays that makes me want to... release another video!
Our CEDIA 2011 series continues today with Part 8, featuring Joe Lautner from ELAN Home Systems. Joe offers a quick overview of ELAN's g! home control solution, including available control devices, programming and templates, plus a demonstration of the interface’s capabilities. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/28 at 8:46 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
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