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Ray Super Remote Gets IR, Relay Control Via Global Cache

Gaining traction as a dedicated touchscreen remote for IP control, Ray Super Remote ($249) from Ray Enterprises adds IR and relay control through Global Cache.


One of the newer handheld touchscreen remotes to hit the DIY market is the Ray Super Remote from Ray Enterprises.

The device can control select devices via IP (Wi-Fi), and also has onboard IR transmitters for controlling IR-only components.

But when it comes to controlling IR devices behind a cabinet, the company has turned to Global Cache to provide IP-to-IR adapters.

A partnership between the two companies also allows the Ray remote to operate devices controlled by relay or other methods supported by Global Cache’s IP-enabled Flex controllers (a CES 2013 must-see).

“This is a big step forward for Ray in the professional installer and integrator market,” says Bernardo Carvalho, VP of product management for Ray Enterprises.

He adds that a combined Ray/Global Cache solution can support “highly sophisticated living room setups and extending to devices throughout the home.”