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For total control of your home theater and or HDTV system a man needs a proper remote control. The types of remote controls for today's home theater and HDTV video systems are varied yet quite powerful. Consumers can program, using their PCs, an under $1000 remote to jump through hoops. High end home theaters look for more high performance remotes from the likes of Crestron, Control4 and AMX. Depending on your needs, there is a remote control or home automation solution for you that you can afford. For home theater remote control system news, HomeTheaterReview.com has the latest release from AMX, Crestron, Pronto, Control4, RTI, Universal Remote Control and many others.

Logitech Announces New Integration Partners for Harmony Home Control System

Logitech Announces New Integration Partners for Harmony Home Control System

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Logitech has announced four new integration partners for its Harmony Home Control platform: August Smart Locks, LIFX Wi-Fi lighting, Ecobee thermostats, and Insteon's wide range of smart home products. We recently reviewed the Harmony Home Control System, which can control... Read More

 
PlayStation 4 Finally Gets a Dedicated Media Remote Control

PlayStation 4 Finally Gets a Dedicated Media Remote Control

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PlayStation 4 owners who like to use the gaming console for AV media applications will be happy to learn that accessory maker PDP has finally introduced a dedicated PlayStation 4 remote control. The new PDP Universal Media Remote for PlayStation... Read More

 

Logitech Connects Your PC to Your TV with New Living-Room Keyboard

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Logitech has introduced a new keyboard designed for living-room use, to allow for control of your computer screen on your TV. The new Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus features an integrated touchpad and shortcut buttons for volume and menu navigation,... Read More

 
Logitech to Add Smart-Home Support to All Hub-Based Harmony Models

Logitech to Add Smart-Home Support to All Hub-Based Harmony Models

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DigitalTrends.com is reporting that Logitech will soon introduce a software update that will add smart-home support to all of its hub-based Harmony control systems, including the Harmony Ultimate, Harmony Smart Control, and Harmony Smart Keyboard. We recently reviewed the Logitech... Read More

 
RTI Now Shipping Next-Generation T3x Remote Control

RTI Now Shipping Next-Generation T3x Remote Control

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RTI has introduced a new flagship two-way system controller, the T3x, which combines a fully customizable 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen with programmable hard buttons, grip sensors, and a built-in camera and microphone. The T3x supports control via IR, RF, ZigBee, and... Read More

 
Transformative Engineering Debuts HXU-1 Xtreme HDMI Extender

Transformative Engineering Debuts HXU-1 Xtreme HDMI Extender

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For those who need to run HDMI, USB, analog audio, RS-232, and/or IR signals over very long distances, the new HXU-1 Xtreme HDMI extender from Transformative Engineering can send these signals up to 600 feet over CAT5e/6. The system supports... Read More

 
Crestron Unveils New App for the Apple Watch

Crestron Unveils New App for the Apple Watch

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Crestron has unveiled a new app for the Apple Watch, allowing users to monitor and control their various home automation services without having to reach for their smartphone, tablet, or touchpanel. The app can be customized and includes quick access... Read More

 
Lutron Announces New Integration Capabilities for its Caséta Wireless Smart Home Solution

Lutron Announces New Integration Capabilities for its Caséta Wireless Smart Home Solution

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Lutron recently announced that its Caséta wireless smart home system--which supports lighting, shades, and thermostat control--will now work with Nest thermostats and can be controlled through Logitech's Harmony Living Home control systems. Other upcoming partnerships include compatibility with the Apple... Read More

 
Control4 Acquires Leaf

Control4 Acquires Leaf

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Control4 recently announced that it has acquired Leaf for approximately $9 million. Leaf is an Australia-based manufacturer of A/V distribution products, some of which were previously sold through Control4's North American dealer network. From Control4Control4 Corporation has announced the acquisition... Read More

 
Crestron Introduces Wireless Touchscreen Controller with Voice Command Recognition

Crestron Introduces Wireless Touchscreen Controller with Voice Command Recognition

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Crestron's latest wireless touchscreen controller, the TST-602, supports voice command recognition and streaming video on its 5.7-inch capacitive touchscreen. The TST-602 also has 15 tactile buttons to perform common task, as well as a rechargeable Lithium ion battery. The TST-602... Read More