Crestron Differentiates Itself in Panel Market with 20” and Adds Voice Command to TSW Line

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Crestron TSW touch screens all just got upgraded. The new TSW-552, TSW-752 and TSW-1052 replace the TSW-550, TSW-750 and TSW-1050 models with support for voice command recognition and on-screen web browsing. TSW touch screens feature capacitive touch technology, H.264 streaming video, and edge-to-edge glass as well as single-wire PoE (Power over Ethernet) connectivity and standard […]

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Christie Adds Intuitive Touch and Affordable Commercial-Grade 1080p Panels

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Christie’s new 65-inch flat panel digital display debuted at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam today. The affordably priced, LED edge-lit Christie FHD651-T (with up to four simultaneous touches using infrared touch technology) and Christie FHD651-P both have a thin profile — just 2.7-inches deep for the touch (T) and 2.1-inches deep for […]

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RTI Now Shipping All New CX7 Countertop User Interface

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Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is now shipping the CX7, a wired user interface for “always on” control panel. Designed for hard-wired installations on a countertop or under a cabinet, the CX7 is an adjustable tilt 7-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen LCD with analog audio and video inputs, stereo speakers, wired and wireless Ethernet, proximity and ambient […]

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The “Consumerization” of AV/IT

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Several days back, a virtual skirmish began on LinkedIn in the AV Industry Professionals group, with a post that posed the question “When will Crestron/AMX stop making touch panels and use consumer interfaces?” The question was introduced by Tim Albright of AV Nation, host of AV Week. I entered the conversation with the thought “They’re […]

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RTI Ships RK3-V In-Wall Touch Panel

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Last week, Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) started shipping the second generation of its RK-3 in-wall touch panel controller, the RK3-V. Designed for flush-mount installations in walls or discreetly hidden away in cabinets, the RK3-V offers a compact, VGA-resolution display aimed at ProAV installs for $999. To read all the specs, go to:  http://www.rticorp.com/products/rk3v.html

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Touch Panel Control Launches iPhone App for AMX Control Systems

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Touch Panel Control, a mobile software development company based in the UK, has officially launched TPControl, an iPhone application for all AMX control systems. The product will be available January 2010 for download from the Apple App Store. We’re impressed with this 3rd party App as it’s extremely easy-to-use and does seamlessly integrate with AMX […]

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Crestron Ships TPMC-4SM Touch Panel

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Now shipping, the Crestron TPMC-4SM is a thin, PoE (Power over Ethernet) touch panel that features single-wire connectivity and an assortment of mounting options. Using standard Ethernet for power, control and communication, the 4SM installs on any surface — no electrical outlets or control wire needed. Aimed at flush wall mount control applications in meeting […]

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