Crestron promse to make home automation setup and management easier with the new app Pyng. According to Crestron Pyng will sit at the heart of your home automation system. With it, home integrators can create lifestyle scenes for each room, schedule events, and much more right from an iPad. You whole home automation system can be ready in minutes without using any other programming application.
Crestron is pulling out all the stops to connect all electronic items in your home so you can automate their management. To date, they can manage your lighting, security, AV, home climate and some kitchen appliances. If I miss anything, it is just a matter of time before they can connect to it. Crestron is even making it easier for integrators to design and program your home automation solution with new software.
Pioneer has added two new SC AV Receivers (SC-1222 and SC1522) to its range of in-home entertainment systems. The receivers offer the latest in connectivity with support for Windows7, DLNA and Apple’s Airplayer. Another feature is their ability to offer increase customization to end users and system integrators. Both models are compatible with home automation systems such as Savant, Crestron and Control4.
Crestron has announced that they are now shipping their next generation of Prodigy control systems, the PMC3 and PMC3-XP. An upgrade from the PMC2 the new models especially the PMC3-XP controls even more devices in the home. These new models even make it the first time that Prodigy can support the full Crestron product line, creating even more possibilities for the connected home. The PMC3 range allows home owners to start their home automation with simple home audio and wireless lighting control and grow the system later if they wish.
Crestron this month released one of the market's most advanced touch panel home control solution, called the TPMC V-Panels. They are available in 12 and 15 inch models and are the markets thinnest and fully integrated home touchpanel. The TPMC V-Panel offers advance features such as high definition touch screen for rich color graphics, gesture navigation, 3D GUI animation, cover art and browsing the web.
DSI Entertainment Systems has been the recipient of two Home Automation award plus six others at this years CEDIA’s Electronic Lifestyles Designer Awards, which is considered on e of the most prestigious awards program for the Integration Home/Home Automation industry. Using some of the industry’s leading home automation solutions from companies such as Control 4, Crestron, Savant and AMX.
Savant Systems, an Apple-based home automation and control system has file a complaint against Crestron, also an residential and commercial building automation and control systems manufacturer, in a Massachusetts District Court. The complaint file by Savant claimed that Crestron has unlawfully sought to exclude Savant from the network of dealers who can purchase programmable controllers for residential and commercial automation.
Crestron is schedule to release a new connected home controller called the UFO-4X. Equip with touchscreen and control buttons the UFO wireless handheld controller is design to give you total control over your home automation systems, browse your media catalogue, the internet and manage media files within your integrated system. According to EH the UFO-4X will be available early 2011 at a retail price of about $2000.
Crestron has announced the release of the ADMS Intermedia Delivery System, a new and advance digital media server. It features some of the latest in multiroom home entertainment delivery. The ADMS is a next generation home media server with the capability to search and serve content from almost anywhere on the web. With the ADMS Media Server there are no boundaries between movies, TV, music and the internet; if the ADMS is connected to the source of the media then it will serve it.
Owners of a Crestron digital home management system can now use their iPad as a Crestron Touchpanel at home or from out of the home. Using the latest wireless technology the Crestron Mobile Application allows you to access and manage your in home appliances from over the web. The Apple tablet screen provides real-time control of your Crestron AV systems, lighting, shades, room temperature and any other area of your Crestron system.