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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.

Google Working on Device to Compete with Amazon Echo, Reports Say

Google Working on Device to Compete with Amazon Echo, Reports Say

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ZDNet is reporting that Google may be developing a competitor to the Amazon Echo, a voice-command device that can provide search feedback and smart home control. The assumption is that the device will utilize the Google Now voice assistant, similar... Read More

 
Control4 Rolls Out New Line of Smart Home Solutions  Starting at $600

Control4 Rolls Out New Line of Smart Home Solutions Starting at $600

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Control4 has launched a new lineup of affordably priced smart-home controllers, dubbed the EA Series. The line includes the entry-level EA-1 (which comes bundled with the SR-260 remote for $600, shown here), the EA-3 ($1,000), and the EA-5 ($2,000). In... Read More

 
Samsung's 2016 Smart TV Line Will Be IoT Ready

Samsung's 2016 Smart TV Line Will Be IoT Ready

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Samsung hasn't officially announced its complete 2016 TV lineup yet, but the company has announced that all of its 2016 smart TVs will be IoT (Internet of Things) ready. The TVs will utilize the SmartThings platform, which Samsung purchased in... Read More

 
Control4 Adds Denon Products to Its Online Store

Control4 Adds Denon Products to Its Online Store

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Control4 has announced that it will now offer a variety of Denon products for sale through its Control4 Online Store, which sells products exclusively to the company's network of authorized dealers. Denon product offerings will include the HEOS collection od... Read More

 

SnapAV Introduces Luma Surveillance Product Line

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SnapAV announces the introduction of the Luma line of surveillance products, which includes both analog and IP-based offerings such as network video recorders, digital video recorders, and cameras. The Luma system offers live video streaming and can be integrated with... Read More

 
Building a Smart Home Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

Building a Smart Home Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Wireless technologies have made it easier than ever to set up a DIY smart home; and, as Adrienne Maxwell discovers, a wide range of smart-home products are just a car ride away. Read More

 
Which Multi-room Wireless Audio System Is Right for You?

Which Multi-room Wireless Audio System Is Right for You?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell gives an overview of the major multi-room wireless audio platforms on the market, including Sonos, HEOS, Play-Fi, Bluesound, and more. Read More

 
Logitech Introduces Harmony Elite Remote Control

Logitech Introduces Harmony Elite Remote Control

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Logitech has announced a new top-of-the-line Harmony remote, the Harmony Elite. This handheld remote combines a color touchscreen with hard buttons in a new layout. In addition to controlling AV devices, the Harmony Elite can control a variety of smart... Read More

 
Is Automation the New

Is Automation the New "Audiophile"?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

These days, it isn't just about getting the best performance from your AV system; it's about getting a great, flexible control experience to go along with it. Jerry Del Colliano discusses how much the automation landscape has changed. Read More

 
Crestron Now Shipping Wireless, Battery-Powered Photosensor

Crestron Now Shipping Wireless, Battery-Powered Photosensor

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Crestron has announced a new battery-powered photosensor that can monitor a room's natural light and wirelessly communicate with your Crestron control system to trigger shades and light sources. The GLS-LDL-EX-BATT communicates over the Crestron infiNET EX wireless network and runs... Read More