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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.

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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.”