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.
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.
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.
Last week Crestron, a leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems announced the winners of the Crestron UK Integration Awards 2009. Now in their second successful year, the Crestron UK Integration Awards celebrate the achievements of those integrators who have embraced Crestron’s Total Technology and all its possibilities, to create some of today’s most spectacular and innovative system designs.