Tuesday November 12, 2013
Continuing with our series of CEDIA Expo 2013 reports, first we present an exclusive TouchSquid Technology
video where you’ll hear from company co-founder Jason Shannon, who introduces and demonstrates their powerful and economical universal remote control solution for Android tablets and smartphones.
Then, spend a few minutes with Mike Everett (at the end of a long and busy day – you’ll see!) as he previews PRO Control’s latest products such as the Pro.rfz Zigbee extender, along with their upcoming Pro.zwi Z-Wave to WiFi adapter. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/12 at 8:08 AM
Monday November 4, 2013
It’s that time of year again... time for a Remote Central tradition dating back to 2002: our famous CEDIA video reports! This year’s CEDIA ended up being a particularly good show, and over the coming weeks we’ll be releasing videos for an unprecedented 14
different control companies!
For today, sit back, relax, and spend a few minutes learning about the latest products from Logitech Harmony and Bitwise Controls! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/04 at 7:38 AM
Wednesday September 5, 2012
RTI has announced a wide range of new products that they'll be showing at CEDIA 2012: the new T2x hybrid handheld controller, new control processors, in-wall controllers including the RKM-1+, audio and video distribution solutions, new APEX control platform, and much more! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/05 at 11:16 PM
Friday August 17, 2012
RTI has just announced the range of products they will be showcasing at CEDIA 2012 this coming September, including the new KX7 In-Wall Touchpanel with a 7” LCD, and the KX2 In-Wall Controller with a 3.5” LCD. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 8/17 at 6:57 AM
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 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
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
Friday November 4, 2011
We have a quick video for you this Friday, and although it’s not directly related to automation systems it’s still rather nifty.
Jason Williams from Yale Locks & Hardware shows off their new Near Field Communication (NFC) residential lock system, which uses a mobile phone to hold and wirelessly transmit electronic door keys. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/04 at 7:41 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