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CES 2017: Logitech Announces Harmony Pro Web Portal for Installers, Multi-Zone Audio Feature

Now installers can manage their Harmony customer accounts in real-time and remotely with Logitech’s Harmony Pro web portal. At CES 2017, Logitech also announces a Multi-Zone audio feature for Harmony Pro remote.

Chelsea Cafiero · January 05, 2017

UEI’s New ‘Nevo Home’ Extends Device Discovery to Remote Controls and Home Automation

Remote-controls giant Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC) is working on Nevo Home, a cloud-based device discovery and home-automation app that could complement Ecolink, the Z-Wave developer acquired last year.

Julie Jacobson · January 03, 2017

Dealers’ Top Picks for Product of the Year Include KEF, Paradigm, URC

Dealers cite home control products from Savant and URC, speakers from KEF and Paradigm, and Sony’s Z Series 4K televisions, among others, as top products of the year.

Robert Archer · December 13, 2016

Universal Electronics Announces Comcast is the First to Deploy QuickSet Cloud

Subscribers Will Soon Use Their X1 Remote Control to Connect With Nearly Any Home Entertainment Device

CE Pro Editors · December 06, 2016

7 BEST Control & Automation Products of 2016

Check out the 2016 BEST Award winners in the Control and Automation category: IC Real Tech, ELK, iRoom, Logitech, QMotion, Crestron and Basalte.

CE Pro Editors · October 20, 2016

TV Remote Lost in Couch May Have Caused House Fire

Can a remote control run hot enough to spark a fire?

Julie Jacobson · October 10, 2016

URC Goes Down-Market with MX HomePro Smart Home Hub and Remote Control

CEDIA 2016: URC’s new MX HomePro is modeled after its HomeSet for the security market but made for the custom A/V channel. Retails for $600 with an option for Z-Wave.

Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2016

Remote Control Pioneer, RTI Founder John Demskie Dies Unexpectedly

A pioneer in high-performance handheld remote controls, John Demskie founded Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI) in 1992 and ushered the company into home automation.

CE Pro Editors · September 20, 2016

Who is Chang K. Park and Why did CEDIA Pick Him for its Highest Honor?

URC founder and chairman Chang K. Park came to the U.S. from Korea as a kid, all alone, speaking no English. How has he come to be CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient?

Julie Jacobson · August 01, 2016

URC Founder Chang Park, Pioneer of the Universal Remote Control, Nabs CEDIA’s Highest Honor

Besides building a remote-control empire, the URC chief chairs the Chang K. Park Foundation, a human rights organization; Chang will be honored in September with CEDIA’s Annual Lifetime Achievement Award.

Robert Archer · July 28, 2016