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RTI Unveils Pro Control Division with 2 New Remotes

Remote controls target custom installers and feature color OLED touchscreens, Windows-based programmability and ZigBee communication.


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RTI is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas under the name of its new division: Pro Remotes.

Pro Control, a newly created division of Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI), has unveiled a new line of remote control technology targeted for custom installers.

RTI made the announcement at CES 2010, quashing speculation that the entire company's name is changing to Pro Control.

The initial Pro Control lineup includes:
  • PRO-24.z Remote—Features a color OLED touchscreen display capable of controlling components via 433-MHz RF or receiving feedback from devices such as A/V receivers, lighting systems, iPods and HVAC thermostats utilizing ZigBee technology.
  • PRO-24.i Remote—It has a color touchscreen for one-way IR control at lower price point.
Both remotes use wizard-style Windows-based programming.

The central processors, dubbed include the PROLINK.4 and PROLINK.z, operate via 433-MHz RF communication to operate electronic systems reliably while the powerful PROLINK.z control processor enables two-way ZigBee communication and feedback with A/V receivers, iPods, lights, HVAC systems and more.

In addition to touting the ergonomic design, Mike Everett, general manager of Pro Control, says consumers “are looking for intuitive, professional-grade solutions that can be tailored to their specific needs.” He says the new remotes "meet these tough demands by providing powerful control over even the most complex systems — all at a great value."




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Jason Knott, Editor, CE Pro
Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990. He joined EH Publishing in 2000, and before that served as publisher and editor of Security Sales, a leading magazine for the security industry. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He is currently a member of the CEDIA Education Action Team for Electronic Systems Business. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.

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