Control4 Delivers All-New OS

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Control4 Corporation today announced Control4 Smart Home OS 3. Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is an IoT platform-based control system designed to unify hundreds of connected devices within the home, control them all from a single interface. Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is designed to simplify the use of many connected devices throughout the home […]

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Update to Crestron Pyng OS Adds Support for Video

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Crestron announced the upcoming release of Crestron Pyng OS 2. Built into the new CP3-R 3-Series Control System, a enterprise-grade control system for residential applications that’s shipping in September, Crestron Pyng OS 2 supports full integration of video control and distribution including Crestron DigitalMedia products, AVRs, local sources, set-top boxes, remote controls and more. The […]

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Extron Now in the Custom Control Market With Debut of Global Scripter Using Python

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According to CodeEval in 2016 (the last year data is available), the world’s most popular programming language is Python — with nearly 27 percent of the market. Java is number two with a 22 percent share and C++ is third with 10 percent. That’s not just AV control system programming — we mean all programming languages for […]

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Christie Digital’s Video Walls for Control Rooms Guide Is Pure Awesomeness

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Christie Digital just launched an educational white paper for selecting the right video wall for control system applications. Of course, it’s full of Christie products – they produced it. But, even with that in there, we think this is a must-have guide of you are in the market for designing or building a control system. […]

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Barco Launches Software-Based AV Control system

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Barco just launched a new version of their Overture software-based AV control solution. Any network-connected device with a browser can use Overture to control and monitor equipment. As you likely know, Overture is an IP-based software system that can be connected via an IP network. To add a network-enabled device (projector, display, audio system, blinds, retractable projector screen) you connect it […]

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ARTHUR HOLM to Debut DYNAMIC X2 and New AHnet Control System at ISE 2015

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ARTHUR HOLM will be launching its new Dynamic X2 series of retractable monitors at ISE 2015. The new version includes a redesigned ultra-thin aluminum style that’s available in 15”, 17’’, 19”  and 22” widescreen (16:10 sizes). Optionally, all of the new series can be ordered as touch screen, integrated with a camera and even add […]

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Crestron Intros New FlipTop

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Crestron’s new FlipTop Touch Screen Control System (FT-TSC600) works with a 3-Series control system and includes an integrated 5-inch TSW touch screen. In addition, the FT-TSC600 provides connectivity, cable management, and control in a tabletop design. Recessed when not in use, the FT-TSC600 provides a hidden solution for accessing cables, connectors, power outlets, and room […]

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Extron Ships Pro Series Control System Line

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Extron is now shipping most of the Pro Series control systems products, including TouchLink Pro touchpanels, IP Link Pro control processors, Global Configurator Professional, LinkLicense and several Pro Series accessories. Extron says its Pro Series takes configurable control to a whole new level with a broad range of tools and technologies geared to handle the […]

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Extron DTP CrossPoint 84 Now Includes a Built-In Control Processor

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Extron’s new Extron DTP CrossPoint 84 IPCP is a new version of the DTP CrossPoint 84 featuring a built-in IP Link Pro control processor. This compact presentation matrix switcher is really a complete AV system in one box as it includes a 4K matrix switcher, two built-in independent scalers, integrated DTP and XTP transmitters and […]

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Extron Adds 12 New TouchLink Pro Touch Panels

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Extron today introduced 12 new TouchLink Pro touch panel models with faster processing, more memory and enhanced security. Five of these models are available in new 5″, 12″, and 15″ sizes with capacitive touchscreens. The four largest models feature edge-to-edge glass and video preview inputs that support high resolution HDCP-compliant video from HDMI sources and […]

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Now Extron Does Large System Control Systems

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Ever since Extron launched its configurable MediaLink control systems some 10 or so years ago, nearly every dealer has been asking when they were going to go head-on against AMX or Crestron in larger control applications. Earlier this week Extron answered that question with the launch of its new Pro Series Control Systems. The Pro […]

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