By Julie Jacobson · December 24, 2014 • Just as we were forgetting about Philips Pronto and its inglorious exit from the home automation business, the brand is back with a me-too IR blaster and universal remote control app.
By Julie Jacobson · February 8, 2011 • RTI's European partners are writing KNX and other software drivers to help attract former Philips Pronto dealers.
By Steve Crowe · January 6, 2011 • A consortium of European distributors had tried to acquire Pronto from Philips but the deal fell through. RIP Pronto. We mean it this time.
By Julie Jacobson · November 10, 2010 • Sources tell CE Pro Philips Pronto will re-emerge within 60 days, with "the same name, new owners," and controllers announced at CEDIA will ship on time. [UPDATED]
By Julie Jacobson · November 5, 2010 • Although Philips announced it would close Pronto rather than sell it, CE Pro has learned that the company may now be engaging with potential acquirers of the remote control and home automation line.
By Julie Jacobson · November 1, 2010 • Integrators and other business partners say the iPod/iPad wasn't to blame for the demise of Philips Pronto; why didn't Philips try harder to find a buyer?
By Jason Knott · October 29, 2010 • Company is unsuccessful in finding a buyer for the remote control product line, saying it 'no longer fits with the Philips strategy.'
By Julie Jacobson · September 14, 2010 • At CEDIA, Philips will unveil first IP-enabled in-wall touchscreen, the Pronto TSW9500, plus new PEP3 programming software with master project view.
By Julie Jacobson · August 24, 2010 • Big CE manufacturers already have Ethernet ports on their TVs, so why not add a little open-source code for IP control? Philips takes a good first step.
By Robert Archer · April 15, 2010 • Philips Pronto marketing manager discusses the company's renewed commitment to the custom installation market.
By Julie Jacobson · February 8, 2010 • During ISE 2010, Empure debuted software that lets users program two-way Crestron Adagio systems via Philips ProntoScript -- no Crestron programming required
By Julie Jacobson · January 13, 2010 • See for yourself how Philips integrates two-way with Sonos multiroom audio
By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2010 • Finally, Sonos wireless audio can be integrated into a whole-house entertainment and automation system.