Friday October 28, 2011
Thereís just something about Fridays that makes me want to... release another video!
Our CEDIA 2011 series continues today with Part 8, featuring Joe Lautner from ELAN Home Systems. Joe offers a quick overview of ELAN's g! home control solution, including available control devices, programming and templates, plus a demonstration of the interfaceís capabilities. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/28 at 8:46 AM
Wednesday October 26, 2011
Our CEDIA 2011 Video Report series continues today with the release of Part 7, featuring Mike Everett from PRO Control
Ė the new spin-off company from RTI.
Mike will tell you everything you need to know about PRO Controlís new and economical product lineup, including the PRO24.z and PRO24.r hybrid remote controls, the ProLink.z and ProLink.r smart processors, the ProPanel iPad/iPhone and (soon) Android software solution, along with the handy iPro.8 Companion Remote. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/26 at 7:38 AM
Friday October 21, 2011
Itís Friday and that means itís time for another new CEDIA 2011 video report! Today in the sixth episode we feature Jeff Singer from Crestron Electronics
, who takes us through four different sections of the Crestron booth.
First he introduces the companyís iPad docking solutions and describes how the Core 3 UI interface is available on numerous third-party devices ranging from iPhones and Android tablets to Macs and PCs. Next he talks about the new Sonnex 48-channel multiroom audio distribution system, and then demonstrates how older Crestron systems can be quickly and inexpensively converted from analog to digital video. Finally, youíll get a look at the tiny TPMC-3SMD 2.8" in-wall touchscreen control. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/21 at 7:22 AM
Monday October 17, 2011
If youíve got a case of the Monday blues, take a couple of minutes to unwind and watch our latest video report from CEDIA Expo.
Today we have iRule company president Itai Ben-Gal, who introduces their control system for iPhone, iPad and (soon) Android devices, including a quick demonstration of the cloud-based programming environment with drag-and-drop 2-way feedback capabilities. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/17 at 7:23 AM
Friday October 14, 2011
Itís Friday and we have another new video for you! Today youíll learn about the latest products from RTI
, as Pete Baker demonstrates the RTiPanel application on iPad and Android tablets, unveils the SURFiR hard buttoned companion remote, and introduces the new high-resolution KX7 in-wall universal controller. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/14 at 7:18 AM
Tuesday October 11, 2011
Today Iím pleased to present the third part of our CEDIA Expo 2011 video report, where Savant Systems
í Bob Madonna shows off the innovative Savant Select, a combination iPod Touch and hard buttoned remote control designed for use with their Apple-based control platform. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/11 at 7:10 AM
Friday October 7, 2011
TGIF! Today Iím very pleased to release the second segment of our CEDIA 2011 video report. Youíll hear from Mark Buster, Chief Technology Officer for BitWise Controls
, who shows off the companyís latest network-based automation controllers and demonstrates how the iPad, iPhone and Android-based user interface operates.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/07 at 7:42 AM
Monday October 3, 2011
This news update may not be remote control related, but it might still interest a few of you. On the weekend I completed a 5-day time-lapse video of a house being demolished by a backhoe, followed by rubble cleanup and preparation of the land for its new life as a parking lot for a car dealership. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/03 at 8:03 AM
Following this weekendís major updates to our Toronto/Buffalo OTA HDTV Channel Map, I would also like to announce that our Rogers Clear QAM Channel List
has also been updated with recent changes, including channel moves, station renaming, along with a few new additions.
This is a list of free channels that Rogers subscribers can receive using any QAM-compatible tuner (such as in most modern HDTVs), without the use of a Rogers digital box.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/03 at 7:25 AM