RTI Ships Water-Resistant Remote Control for Pools, Hot Tubs, Outdoor Areas

April 22, 2021

RTI is shipping its water-resistant U3 Remote Control, which is designed to be used in and around hot tubs, pools, patios and decks. With its IP66 rating, the U3 remote has control (with two-way feedback) of connected electronics in environments too harsh for standard remotes. It even floats for easy retrieval if dropped in the […]

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The TRC-1480 from URC Just Became the Best Handheld Remote Control Ever

September 14, 2019

URC just debuted the TRC-1480 Handheld Remote with a push-to-talk voice control feature, a 2.4-inch touchscreen LCD including two-way metadata, hard buttons and an ergonomic design. The TRC-1480 features an integrated microphone for easy voice communication with Alexa or Siri (for Apple TV). The new TRC-1480, aimed at both HomeAV and ProAV applications, provides full […]

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Savant Adds More Personalization to Pro Remote

August 15, 2019

Savant is enabling users to personalize each Pro Remote by room or by user. In addition to touchscreen personalization, the Pro Remote’s native voice button can also be configured for Siri voice activation. With the latest release from Savant, users can now select from all available Savant Scenes, Services and Favorite Channels and add the […]

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The Third-Best Looking Handheld Remote (from RTI) Ships

July 3, 2019

RTI today announced that its flagship T4x handheld remote control is now shipping. Designed for any contemporary environment, its ergonomic and has a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen, that includes programmable soft-touch buttons. The best looking remote is still this one from Crestron followed closely by the Savant Pro. The RTI is a massive improvement over the […]

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Can We Finally Throw Away the Dreaded Videoconferencing Remote?

February 21, 2019

Videoconferencing technologies have improved tremendously over the past several years. Cloud services have made it possible to cost effectively scale deployments to thousands of desktops and conference rooms. Improvements in video encoding, compute power and broadband services mean anyone can join a video call, from almost anywhere, via practically any device. And USB conference cams […]

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Control4 Acquires Switzerland-Based NEEO

February 4, 2019

  Control4 Corporation today announces the acquisition of Switzerland-based NEEO, the creators of the acclaimed smart home remote, to accelerate its leadership in delivering remotes, touch panels, keypads and other smart home devices. Introduced in 2016, NEEO’s remote quickly gained industry recognition for its simplistic set up, out-of-box interoperability with thousands of devices and its […]

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URC Debuts New MXHP-R700 Remote for MX HomePro

May 11, 2018

URC today announced the launch of the MXHP-R700 handheld remote for MX HomePro. URC also expanded MX HomePro system control to eight zones and introduced a new Sonos certified two-way module.This new programmable Wi-Fi handheld remote boasts a 2″ LCD with custom onscreen menus. The R700’s ergonomic design, backlit keypad, intuitive layout and finger grooves make it ideal for entertainment […]

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Crestron Just Launched the Best Looking Handheld Remote, Ever, for Home Control

January 12, 2018

Crestron just announced the introduction of the HR-310 Handheld Remote and TSR-310 Handheld Touch Screen Remote. They combine all the elements of the previous generation of Crestron remotes with a much better ergonomic design, button feel, voice control, custom engravable buttons, movement sensor, profiles settings, multi-color buttons and more.The HR-301 features: backlit tactile buttons; long battery life utilizing standard AAA batteries; […]

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URC to Ship MX-990 Next Month

February 26, 2016

URC is introducing the MX-990, what the company is calling its most advanced remote in the Complete Control line of products URC also claims the MX-990 can control anything without having to learn a new program. Not only does the new remote have a better form factor and a 2.4-inch color LCD screen, but the […]

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URC Introduces New MX-990 IR/RF Remote

January 6, 2016

URC introduced the MX-990 remote that allows programmers flexibility in graphic design and layout. Graphics are stored on remote and archived in PC. The MX-990 uses popular, bulletproof Narrow-Band RF and is fully file compatible with URC’s MX-980 remote control. Additional stats: Fully customizable color 2.4″ LCD screen Graphics are stored on remote, so when uploaded from remote to […]

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Savant Unveils Awesome Savant Remote

October 16, 2015

Savant today unveiled the Savant Remote. It is, by far, the coolest (and easiest to program) handheld remote we have ever seen. No joke. At this time, it’s aimed exclusively at home entertainment as it only controls that part of your house (i.e. TV, all the stuff connected to your TV, whole house audio systems, […]

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URC Launches RF-Based MX-990

October 15, 2015

URC is still supporting its RF-based control interfaces, Complete Control (MX-Series) systems, by introducing the most advanced CCP remote to date. Emphasis is strongly on creative customization — this remote allows programmers greatest flexibility in graphic design and layout. Plus, graphics are stored on remote and archived in PC. The new MX-990 uses Narrow-Band RF […]

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URC to Debut New Lower Cost Handheld Interface in TRC-820

October 14, 2015

CEDIA Expo is the backdrop for the introduction of URC’s latest Total Control handheld interface, new TRC-820. Programmable using URC’s Accelerator, the TRC-820 is designed to work with all URC System controllers. Dubbed “affordable” by URC’s announcement to rAVe, TRC-820 is Wi-Fi based (the first of URC’s entry-level controllers to not be 2.4 GHz). Using […]

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RTI Ships T3x Remote Control

May 13, 2015

Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) has started their T3x wireless controller – a two-way controller that includes video intercom capabilities, a haptic feedback touchscreen, and grip sensors while sustaining an incredibly sleek design and a lower price than its predecessor. RTI’s T3x remote control is promoted as being completely customizable with a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen interface […]

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Crestron Ships New TSR-302 Remote

October 6, 2014

Crestron’s TSR-302 handheld remote, which features a 2.8” capacitive touch screen, a matte finish and backlit buttons, is now shipping. Designed for the home, it uses 2.4 GHz RF wireless technology and Crestron’s Instant-Waking technology to ensure constant connectivity and instant, reliable performance from anywhere. The built-in mic and speakers enable RAVA intercom communications and customized […]

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Crestron Redesigns Handheld Remotes

September 11, 2014

Crestron introduced its new family of handheld remotes at CEDIA EXPO 2014. The family includes the TSR-302 touch screen remote, the HR-150 50-button remote, and the HR-100 34-button remote. Each model is engineered for use in different types of rooms. Functional navigation is consistent across the family of remotes, so homeowners won’t get confused as […]

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SAVANT Wi-Fi Universal Remote Control Now Shipping

January 6, 2014

Savant Systems is now shipping its new Wi-Fi-based Savant Universal Remote (SUR-0500), originally unveiled at CEDIA Expo 2013. The $399 controls distributed audio, lighting, climate control and other features within a home or small commercial setting. Savant claims that the new Universal Remote is self-configuring once connected to the network. The Savant Universal Remote supports […]

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Sony Releases Blu-ray Remote for the iPhone – It’s an App

March 2, 2010

Designed by Sonoran, Sony’s Blu-ray disc player iPhone App is designed for all current and future generation Blu-ray players from Sony (including the PS3). It’s a typical touch screen as it has both a fully-functional (translation: way, way too many buttons) remote OR you can use it multi-touch and swipe style like the iPhone or […]

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