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Remotes & System Control News

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.

12% Use Smartphone As Remote

12% Use Smartphone As Remote

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Smartphones are being used more and more in place of traditional remote controls. With tablets accounting for another 8 percent, this shows that people are embracing the multi-functionality a smartphone or tablet can provide vs. a traditional remote control. From... Read More

 
New Shade Motor From Crestron

New Shade Motor From Crestron

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It may not be as exciting as a giant TV, but Crestron has announced its new Digital QMT Shade Motor. Often overlooked, getting the most out of your home theater involves maintaining suitable lighting levels, something Crestron's new motor can... Read More

 
Nevo Portal Home Theater Controller Available

Nevo Portal Home Theater Controller Available

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The Nevo Portal from Universal Electronics is now available. It allows cable subscribers the ability to control their home theater with and iOS or Android device. The end of the universal remote? From Business Wire Universal Electronics Inc., the industry's... Read More

 
Crestron and Mr. Call Join Forces

Crestron and Mr. Call Join Forces

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Crestron, home automation system manufacturers, have teamed up with Jon Call of Mr. Call Designs. The pair have created a showcase for each other at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show®, featuring all the usual Crestron touches (motorized shades, automatic... Read More

 
Crestron Updates 4K Certification Courses

Crestron Updates 4K Certification Courses

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Home automation company Crestron has annouced updates to its Digital Media line, including 4K training. If you already have a previous Crestron cetification, you can take the courses online for free. From Crestron Courses provide AV professionals with the knowledge... Read More

 
New 7.1 Receiver From Crestron

New 7.1 Receiver From Crestron

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Crestron has announced a new 7.1 AV Receiver, the HD-XSPA. It is designed to be the "brains" of 7.1 4K-based AV system and features plenty of input and output ports as well as the "full performance of a Class D... Read More

 
Denon and Marantz Are Now Crestron Connected

Denon and Marantz Are Now Crestron Connected

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Crestron, one of the home automation industry's leaders, has added some of it tech to Denon and Marantz products as well. Denon and Marantz are all owned by the same parent company, D+M. Crestron Connected can be downloaded to each... Read More

 
Crestron Offers 4K Solutions

Crestron Offers 4K Solutions

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With 4K television being unleashed upon the world at lower prices and with bigger screens than many would have thought at this early stage, Crestron is making sure that they have solutions in place to deal with the dramatic... Read More

 
Control4 Joins Toll Brothers In Building Smart Homes

Control4 Joins Toll Brothers In Building Smart Homes

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Control4 is one of the leading names in home automation so its no surprise that they have partnered with Toll Brothers in order to offered future homeowners the option to automate their new dwelling. The benefit to the buyer is... Read More

 
New Blumoo Wireless Audio Controller Does It All

New Blumoo Wireless Audio Controller Does It All

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The new Blumoo controller claims it will be able to control virtually any of your A/V devices. It comes with a seperate IR connector that enables control of a given device via your mobile phone through the Blumoo app. It... Read More