Remotes + System Control News (169 Posts)


Amazon Echo Family Gets a Makeover, New Additions, and Smarter Alexa

Amazon Echo Family Gets a Makeover, New Additions, and Smarter Alexa

The next generation of Amazon Echo devices introduces the new Echo Dot Kids Edition and Echo Show 10 and includes redesigned Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Dot with clock devices Continue Reading

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.

Looking for an update to your universal remote? Read the content in this section to learn about the latest developments.

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Sep 16, 2020

Crestron and Delos Team Up for Integrated Home Wellness Solution

Delos' DARWIN technology can now be accessed via the Crestron 3-Series Control System to control air and water purification, as well as lighting, HVAC, and audio Continue Reading
Crestron and Delos Team Up for Integrated Home Wellness Solution

Jul 31, 2020

Crestron Dims the Lights But Not Your Options

Crestron releases Cameo Universal Wireless Dimmers that intelligently adapt to virtually any kind of lighting. Continue Reading
Crestron Dims the Lights But Not Your Options

Jul 22, 2020

Hunter Douglas Throws Shade at Blinds of the Past

Hunter Douglas's new premium shade automation solution promises increased reliability, decreased noise, and new shade customization options. Continue Reading
Hunter Douglas Throws Shade at Blinds of the Past

Mar 05, 2020

Control4 Announces Entry-Level Essential Lighting Line

The new line, comprised of a dimmer, switch, auxiliary keypad, and two plug-in modules, is designed for easy and affordable installation. Continue Reading
Control4 Announces Entry-Level Essential Lighting Line

Nov 05, 2019

SnapAV Announces the Release of Neeo Remote for Control4

When we first reported back in February that Control4 had acquired Neeo, we honestly didn't expect this union to bear... Continue Reading
SnapAV Announces the Release of Neeo Remote for Control4

May 24, 2019

New Lutron Smart Bulb Dimmer Keeps Philips Hue Lights at the Ready

We here at HomeTheaterReview consider lighting control to be an essential element of any good home entertainment system. There's nothing... Continue Reading
New Lutron Smart Bulb Dimmer Keeps Philips Hue Lights at the Ready

May 23, 2019

Control4 Releases Massive New OS 3 Update

The fresh new operating system adds native MQA decoding, a new way of interacting with distributed audio and video, and a sexy new look that can be customized and personalized like never before. Continue Reading
Control4 Releases Massive New OS 3 Update

May 08, 2019

Control4 Homeowners: Don't Panic! New Nest Drivers Are in the Works

The smart home provider is currently working on new drivers to support Nest devices, after Google announced the end of "Works with Nest." Continue Reading
Control4 Homeowners: Don't Panic! New Nest Drivers Are in the Works

Mar 18, 2019

The Case for and Against Alexa/Google/Apple Voice Control

Voice control--whether it be by way of a home automation system or direct device control--is one of the biggest innovations... Continue Reading
The Case for and Against Alexa/Google/Apple Voice Control

Feb 21, 2019

Control4 Unveils Tiny Smart Home at International Builder Show

Changes are good that few if any of you reading this actually live in a tiny house. That's okay. You... Continue Reading
Control4 Unveils Tiny Smart Home at International Builder Show

Feb 07, 2019

Control4 Acquires Remote-Maker NEEO

One of the most exciting products we saw at this year's CEDIA Expo was NEEO: a drop-dead sexy remote control... Continue Reading
Control4 Acquires Remote-Maker NEEO

Jan 11, 2019

Dish Is Building Google Assistant Into Its Hopper DVRs

Dish has announced that Google Assistant is being built into its Hopper family of satellite receivers and DVRs. And those... Continue Reading
Dish Is Building Google Assistant Into Its Hopper DVRs

Oct 12, 2018

Lutron Opens Reimagined Experience Center in NYC

Don't bring your Bag of Holding or twenty-sided dice to the D&D Building in Manhattan. I mean, you can, but... Continue Reading
Lutron Opens Reimagined Experience Center in NYC

Aug 14, 2018

Samsung Updates SmartThings Platform with Mesh Wi-Fi System

The new mesh networking system, equipped with AI networking technology from Plume, also feature a SmartThings hub built in. Continue Reading
Samsung Updates SmartThings Platform with Mesh Wi-Fi System

Jul 19, 2018

RTI Introduces New Jandy iAquaLink Pool and Spa Driver

The new IP driver promises to make pool and spa integration easier than ever before. Continue Reading
RTI Introduces New Jandy iAquaLink Pool and Spa Driver

Jun 12, 2018

Dish Adds New Alexa Commands for Hopper DVR

New Alexa commands allow you to set recordings, navigate to apps like Game Finder and Netflix, and more by voice on your Hopper DVR. Continue Reading
Dish Adds New Alexa Commands for Hopper DVR

May 29, 2018

LG Announces Alexa Compatibility for 2018 AI ThinQ UHD TVs

If you haven't been following the smart home market closely this year, you may have overlooked the fact that LG... Continue Reading
LG Announces Alexa Compatibility for 2018 AI ThinQ UHD TVs

May 21, 2018

Getting Started With Basic Home Automation: Control4 Edition

What does a basic professionally installed home automation system look like? What hardware is involved? What can it control and automate? We've got your answers here. Continue Reading
Getting Started With Basic Home Automation: Control4 Edition

May 07, 2018

Shopping for Smart Home Products? Here's What to Expect.

Adrienne Maxwell hits the major retailers in her area--Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowes--to assess the state of DIY smart home automation. Continue Reading
Shopping for Smart Home Products? Here's What to Expect.

May 07, 2018

Crestron Debuts Horizon Line of Keypads

Crestron has introduced a new line of keypads, called Horizon. The line is elegant and highly customizable. Keypads are available... Continue Reading
Crestron Debuts Horizon Line of Keypads

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