By Andrew Nichols · May 3, 2019 • Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.
By Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2017 • Launching before CEDIA 2017, URC’s Total Control 2.0 isn’t just a gorgeous new user interface, but a highly-efficient home-automation machine that’s faster, more reliable and more customizable than ever. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Chelsea Cafiero · February 15, 2017 • Integrators and clients can now control URC's Total Control smart home system with Amazon Alexa voice control.
By Julie Jacobson · April 6, 2015 • URC’s new $599 Total Control MRX-8 home automation hub is packed with I/Os and currently offered with free iOS and Android apps. Plus: screen shots of the new Sonos driver.
By Julie Jacobson · February 13, 2015 • CE Pro visits with URC general manager Doug Cole at ISE 2015 on broader distribution for Total Control home automation, expanded EMEA business, and drivers for Sonos, Denon HEOS and KNX.
By Julie Jacobson · December 16, 2014 • Two-way control modules for Lutron Caseta, Aprilaire thermostats, DSC security systems and Fusion Ovation music streamers added to URC driver library. Sonos is coming "very soon."
By Julie Jacobson · August 27, 2014 • Demonstrated at CEDIA Expo 2014, new mobile platform for URC Total Control and ccGEN2 offers Android support, streamlined interface, new features such as multi-home dashboard.
By Julie Jacobson · October 16, 2013 • At CEDIA 2013, URC announced Z-Wave support, tested a ZigBee LED smart bulb from LG, announced cloud-based home automation service from MiOS for just $2/month.
By Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2013 • Extra Vegetables to demo Roku, Dune, Popbox support for URC Total Control home automation at CEDIA 2013. Previews $200 movie management system.
By Grant Clauser · September 12, 2013 • A 12,000-square-foot home is retrofitted with URC’s Total Control to provide audio to 10 separate zones lighting and control the audio/video. All this was done while maintaining the home's aesthetics, which was a major concern for the homeowners.
By CE Pro Editors · September 9, 2013 • URC has added a two-way integration module developed by Extra Vegetables for Sonos music players to its Total Control home automation system.
By Julie Jacobson · August 19, 2013 • URC hints Android app for Total Control home automation will be released at CEDIA 2013; reveals MRX-4SEN wireless sensor hub to extend sensing capabilities to remote devices.
By Steve Crowe · April 23, 2013 • Staub Electronics, one of Canada's largest distributors of AV components, has been named the exclusive Canadian distributor of URC's Total Control line.
By Steve Crowe · April 15, 2013 • URC has added a Remote Access feature to its Total Control Mobile app, enabling clients to control their systems via an iPad, iPhone, or iPod.
By Steve Crowe · April 8, 2013 • URC has launched an Offsite Programming tool for its Total Control systems, enabling installers to make adjustments without visiting the jobsite.