URC Adds Two-Way Total Control of QMotion Qadvanced Shades

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URC today added a two-way module for Total Control of Qadvanced automated roller shading systems from QMotion (a brand of Legrand). The module, available to authorized URC installers via URC’s dealer portal, makes it easy for commercial or residential end users using any URC Total Control interface to raise, lower, stop and set the level […]

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URC Adds Integration of Pentair Pool and Spa Control

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URC just launched a two-way IP module for Total Control of Pentair’s IntelliTouch Pool and Spa Control System. The module, available today to authorized URC installers via URC’s dealer portal, allows homeowners using any URC Total Control interface to control all Pentair Pool and Spa products that work with Pentair’s IntelliTouch system, including pool pumps, […]

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

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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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URC Enters Architectural Speaker and Outdoor Speaker Markets

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URC entered the architectural speaker market this week at the 2019 CEDIA Expo show. The new line consists of four models of in-ceiling speakers and a pair of outdoor speakers, all available mid-October. URC offers four models of in-ceiling speakers with this design. The flagship model SP-8EX features an 8-inch woven fiber cone woofer, a […]

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The New URC Lighting Control System Is Z-Wave Plus-Certified

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URC just introduced a new smart wireless lighting control system carrying Z-Wave Plus-certification. Designed to be installed as a stand-alone product or integrated with URC’s Total Control 2.0 or MX HomePro systems, this new line up is compatible with LED lighting and has several benefits, including increased power, increased range (up to 500 feet) for […]

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Intellithings Has RoomMe API

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Intellithings has expanded accessibility for RoomMe through integration with four major professional smart home brands at CEDIA Expo 2019. Intellithings created an open RoomMe API to invite developers and residential technology professionals to write customized applications for RoomMe. Chowmain software has developed the first four new drivers including Control4, ELAN, RTI, and URC, in addition […]

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URC Adds DMX Lighting Control for Up to 512 Channels and 255 Scenes

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Pushing further into ProAV control, URC has announced the integration of Total Control 2.0 with automated lighting systems using the DMX protocol. The new DMX module, available to all authorized Total Control dealers on URC’s dealer portal, allows for two-way control of DMX-based lighting systems from a URC Total Control user interface. Additionally, authorized URC […]

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URC Adds 10″ Touchscreen

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URC will highlight two new advanced system processors and two new 10” touchscreen controllers at CEDIA EXPO 2018 this week. The new flagship MRX-30 with quad-core processor and the new MRX-15 with dual-core processor deliver powerful automation and control for residential and commercial installations. They provide instant two-way communication with Total Control products and compatible […]

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URC Debuts New MXHP-R700 Remote for MX HomePro

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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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Wall-Smart Collaborated with URC for New Retrofit Construction Mount

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Wall-Smart has announced a new partnership with URC, offering new construction and retrofit mounts available through URC sales channels. The New Construction Flush mounts for URC TKP-7600, TKP-5600 and TKP-100 integrate into any wall for unobtrusive installations that preserve the room décor. These Flush mounts can simply be painted any color to truly appear to be part of the wall and create a uniform […]

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URC Launches New TDC-7100 and TKP-7600 User Interfaces

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URC announces the introduction of two new user interfaces for the Total Control system aimed at the custom installation channel. The TDC-7100 Tabletop Controller and TKP-7600 In-Wall Touchscreen feature a seven-inch color touchscreen for control of home entertainment and smart home products. With a built-in camera, microphone and speaker, they feature a new intercom with […]

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URC Introduces HomeSet Remote

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URC introduces HomeSet, a streamlined system optimized for the home security solutions channel. This is a completely new system build from the ground up by URC — new technology, new hardware, new software. It utilizes cloud-based programming and maintenance, and offers cloud compatibility with other cloud-based systems. HomeSet integrates with Z-Wave devices, Nest, SONOS and […]

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URC Introduces the TKP-5500 Five-Inch, In-Wall Touchscreen for the Home

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New TKP-5500 in-wall touchscreen for URC Total Control smart home automation works with all URC TC Advanced Network Controller (MRX-8/10/20). It features a high resolution, 5-inch color touchscreen and can be mounted portrait or landscape in a standard single-gang wall box. It provides full utilization of all Total Control features such as IP Cameras, third-party […]

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URC Introduces New MX-990 IR/RF Remote

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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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URC’s TRC-820 Interface for Total Control Ships

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URC’s latest Total Control handheld interface, the TRC-820, is now shipping. Programmable using URC’s Accelerator, the TRC-820 is designed to work with all URC System controllers, including the MRX-20 (with sophisticated onscreen display), MRX-10 and the new trend-setting MRX-8. Features include: Wi-Fi based (URC’s previous entry-level handheld Total Control interface communicated via proprietary 2.4 GHz protocol) View […]

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URC Debuts HEOS and CasaTunes Two-Way Control Modules for Total Control

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URC announces the availability of two-way control modules (drivers) to extend integration of Total Control whole-house home automation systems to two exciting multi-room audio sources, Denon HEOS and CasaTunes. The new modules provide control features normally expected and extensions beyond. URC reveals that more two-way modules are under development in-house and due to be released […]

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URC Launches RF-Based MX-990

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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

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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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Amazon Fire TV Two-Way IP Drivers Now Available from Fusion Research

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Fusion Research announced that it has developed a method for Amazon Fire TV IP control and produced two-way IP drivers for Control4, RTI and URC automation systems. Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are two of the fastest growing products in the video streaming category. Amazon Prime users get free access to original Amazon […]

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Universal Remote Control Ships SNP-2 Streaming Network Player

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URC’s SNP-2 Streaming Network Player merges all music sources into one solution and graphical menu, providing access to streaming music services such as SiriusXM and Pandora, Rhapsody, vTuner and thousands of other internet radio stations — plus your own music collection that’s stored on an attached NAS drive, PC, and/or Apple computer. Windows Media, iTunes […]

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URC Announces Vivido Two-Way Lighting Solutions

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URC today announced the Vivido Series of two-way designer lighting solutions for Total Control and ccGEN2 whole-house home automation systems. The new lineup includes everything needed for integrated lighting including master and accessory light dimmers, switches, a lamp dimming module, an appliance switching module and more. URC systems will control and dim all loads including […]

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URC Announces “Screw-in Simple” LED Wireless Lighting

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URC today announced URC LED Lighting, a ZigBee based wireless lighting control system that the company says is so easy to install that no high voltage experience is required. These new, affordable products are installed as part of a Total Control or ccGEN2 whole-house home automation project. The initial URC LED Lighting products include an […]

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URC Announces the SNP-2 Streaming Network Player

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URC launched the SNP-2 Streaming Network Player today, a Wi-Fi-based streaming music box that can send content from services such as SiriusXM, Pandora Internet Radio, Rhapsody, thousands of internet radio stations, the homeowner’s own music collection and stored music using Windows Media Player or My Music. When connected to a URC Total Control whole-house automation […]

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URC Announces Integration Module for Philips Hue

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URC announced last month the Total Control two-way integration module for Philips Hue Personal Wireless Lighting, which was developed by Extra Vegetables and URC. The module can be downloaded by Authorized URC Total Control dealers from Extra Vegetables’ website. After replacing conventional bulbs with Hue lamps and connecting the Hue Bridge to the home wireless […]

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Extra Vegetables Shows Two-Way URC Total Control module for Sonos at CEDIA Expo

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Extra Vegetables has announced that the URC Total Control module for Sonos is now available from the Extra Vegetables website. By leveraging the power of URC’s Total Control Accelerator, Extra Vegetables has enabled comprehensive two-way integration via a new module. The module is simple to install and enables the following features in Total Control: • […]

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Extra Vegetables Shows Two-way URC Total Control IP Media Modules for Roku, Dune and PopBox at CEDIA Expo

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Extra Vegetables has announced that a trio of URC Total Control modules for Roku, PopBox and Dune HD will debut at CEDIA Expo later this week in Denver. As well as providing control, all three modules provide tailored graphics for the URC touch panels, remote controls and iOS Apps straight out of the box. For […]

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A Review of ISE

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Sure, 80 percent of the attendees of this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam are European, but, it’s the sheer numbers of them that astounded me — and many others here at Integrated Systems Europe in February 2011. Literally almost 35,000 attendees scanned their badges as they walked into the 10 massive halls of AV exhibits […]

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