Universal Electronics Inc. has announced a supply relationship with Onkyo Corporation to provide universal remote control units to the global leader in high-quality home audio/video (A/V) products. The total market for audio and A/V receivers is expected to experience significant growth from 12 million units in 2007 to 25 million in 2012 according to ABI Research.
ELAN® Home Systems has announced that the newest addition to its VIA!® Touch Panel family, the VIA!®Valet10.0-EM, is now shipping to Dealers. The announcement was made by Bob Farinelli, ELAN’s President and Chief Technical Officer.
The high-priced iPhone may have just earned its cost for home theater enthusiasts and Crestron lovers. The second iPhone interface for Crestron home automation will become available on July 11th through Apple's iPhone App Store. The first application release was AirRemote. The new interface is called iLoveControl and was created by Crestron programmer, Exceptional Home Automation in Florida.
Control4 Corporation announced the release of the Control4® 7-inch POE Wall Mount Touch Screen. The new touch screen expands the product family, consisting of the Control4® 10.5-inch Wall Mount Touch Screen and the Control4® Mini Touch Screen.
Control4 Corporation and LG Electronics today announced plans to co-develop an integrated automation system for HDTV sets that will allow hotel guests to control lighting, room temperature, draperies and entertainment systems through the television with a single remote control.