Smart Home Upgrades to Increase Property Value

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According to the National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI), around 50% of homeowners surveyed in suburban and urban areas say they are willing to remodel their living space, and over two-thirds of rural homeowners convey that willingness. While a third of all homeowners consider it easier to just move to a new home than tackle a remodeling project. People remodel …

Crestron’s Most Configurable Keypad to Date: Horizon Keypads

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Crestron’s new Horizon keypad offers improved aesthetics, four different button styles, programmable multi-color backlighting, interchangeable custom top and bottom trim pieces and Cresnet wired communications. The Horizon line is available in single-gang and up to four keypads can be ganged together. Homeowners and designers can choose from four button styles: single, side-to-side rocker, small up-down rock,  and a large up-down …

Crestron New Handheld Remote Controls Coming Soon: HR-310 and TSR-310

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The amazing HR-310 and TSR-310 are Crestron handheld remotes reimagined. They combine all the best elements of Crestron’s previous generation with even more advanced functionality, elegant design and feel, custom engravable buttons, voice control, profile settings, and much more. Crestron handheld remotes bring control to a luxurious new level. Ruggedized for durability and wrapped in a satiny smooth, easy-grip housing, …

A Traditional Built Home or a Smart Home: Which One is Right For You?

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The difference between a traditionally built home and a smart home is night and day. With a traditionally built home, you will need to manually turn on the TV, close the window shades, turn off the lights and then switch the source across to HDMI to turn on additional sourcs like an AppleTV or Blu-Ray player. With a smart home, …

Home Control Via Text Messaging: Going Beyond Voice Control

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Over the past six months voice control has made a major splash with home automation manufacturers integrating Amazon’s voice control application, Alexa, with their devices. But not everyone thinks the future of communicating with the Internet of Things will be via voice. For example, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, recently designed Jarvis, his own voice-powered AI home automation, and discovered he preferred communicating …

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Crestron Powered AI Home: Jarvis

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Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, built an AI robot powered by Crestron hardware that can control elements of his smart home and learn his families tastes and preferences. He calls the AI robot Jarvis. After coding and designing the system, Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook that artificial intelligence is both more advanced and more limited than he anticipated. Zuckerberg was surprised that it …

Automate Sliding Doors With Crestron Control Programming

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Sliding doors impart a dynamic elegance to any home, and fulfill a wide range of functions. With the highest level of craftsmanship and Crestron’s award-winning programming, AHT can automate your sliding doors as part of a complete control solution, allowing you to fundamentally shape the space around you according to your lifestyle needs. Create Exciting New Spaces Automated sliding doors can …

Designing the Best Climate Control Solution

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Have you ever been hot in one area of your home while cold in other areas? This is caused by having limited thermostat sensors that regulate your  home.  When designing a home automation layout that includes climate controls, AHT System Designers consider different areas in a home that may be most occupied. By strategically placing multiple thermostats and sensors throughout …

CePro Raves About Crestron Pyng in Latest Article

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In the world of integrated home technology, Crestron has long been acknowledged as an industry leader in revolutionary developments. The recent unveiling of Pyng, Crestron’s programmable app-based control system, left a trail of good impressions on those who have seen it in action. It made such an impression that it caught the attention of Robert Archer, CE Pro’s senior editor, …

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Less Is More: Crestron’s Universal App Control

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These days, just about anything you can control with a remote control, you can do with a mobile app. Crestron’s revolutionary iPad and iPhone apps mean no more having to keep multiple remotes or open multiple apps to control a single device.  All you need is one app that controls all of your home’s devices. With the 2014 introduction to …