By Robert Archer · December 13, 2016 • Nick Tamburri of AHA Home Automation, Paul Diggin of Advanced Communication Technologies, and John Rein, principal of Audio Video Therapy, tell CE Pro why these are their favorite products of the year.
By CE Pro Editors · October 18, 2016 • Key A/V players in this gigantic home theater are Stewart Filmscreen, Digital Projection and JBL Synthesis.
By Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2016 • 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.
By Robert Archer · September 22, 2016 • ELAN and URC join DISH’s lineup of integration partners while AMX and Control4 enhance Hopper integration with development of two-way drivers.
By Julie Jacobson · September 20, 2016 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson takes part in the tribute video honoring CEDIA's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, URC founder Chang K. Park, describing a great immigrant success story of an entrepreneur, technology giant and philanthropist.
By Julie Jacobson · September 15, 2016 • CEDIA 2016: OvrC Pro from SnapAV lets dealers drill into their customers’ networks remotely to monitor and fix not just routers and access points but home automation and A/V devices as well. Consumers get an app as well, so it’s sellable. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · August 1, 2016 • 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 / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · July 28, 2016 • Fusion Research's new Ovation Duet server integrates into control systems from companies such as Control4, RTI, URC and Compass Control.
By Robert Archer · July 28, 2016 • 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.
By Robert Archer · June 23, 2016 • A decade of data collected by the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis reveals the most well-respected brands in their fields, including Lutron, D-Tools and IC Realtime.
By Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016 • The custom electronics industry lost a good friend, Margarita Kiser, who passed away after a brief illness. She was a 25-year-veteran in the channel working for Xantech and most recently URC.
By CE Pro Editors · May 3, 2016 • Distributor members of the PowerHouse Alliance, namely Volutone, 21st Century Distributing, CED and EDI, will conduct multiple dealer trainings and shows, along with celebrations for new and expanded locations.
By Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2016 • ISC West 2016: With rich API and ONVIF support, DoorBird currently beats Ring, SkyBell and August for integrating with home automation. RTI, Control4 and URC are the first partners. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · April 6, 2016 • New HomeSet home automation system from URC features IP hub with IR outputs, along with new cloud-based architecture for integrating with Nest, Sonos and other smart devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · March 24, 2016 • The new TKP-5500 in-wall touchpanel from URC works with its TC Advanced Network Controller (MRX-8/10/20) and installs in either a landscape or portrait mode to complement a home's interior design.