URC Once Again Delivers on Promise to Grow Total Control® Lineup, This Time With A Triple Play
Z-Wave® Compatibility, New Handheld Remote, Wider IP
Camera Integration Now Available
Harrison, N.Y. – February 3, 2014 – On the eve of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) trade show, URC, manufacturer of the multiple award winning Total Control® two-way automation system, announced the exciting expansion of options and accessories for whole-house control, including Z-Wave compatibility, an all new wand-style handheld remote and wider two-way third-party IP camera integration.
“Our new TRF-ZW1 literally opens the door to hundreds of new control options by providing a gateway to allow control of Z-Wave®-enabled products,” said Cat Toomey, URC director of marketing. “Our dealers and their customers may now enjoy the convenience of Z-Wave door locks, lighting and more from any Total Control interface including remotes, keypads, touchscreens and smart phones or tablets.”
A new wand-style, handheld remote, the TRC-1080, features a vivid 2-inch color high-resolution screen with backlit LCD, sleek ergonomic design and a stylish piano black tabletop charging cradle.
“It’s a feature-packed remote with live video capability, customization galore and just the right number of buttons including the four colored cable box buttons, our customers can enjoy fast access to every function and explore any interactive service available to them,” Toomey continued. “The new TRC-1080 fits in the lineup between the TRC-780 and the super-popular TRC-1280.”
Already boasting compatibility with major models from several popular brands (Axis, Channel Vision, ICRealtime, Panasonic and Wirepath Surveillance) URC today announced compatibility with LILIN IP Video Cameras. LILIN’s top-of-the-line products allow users to view HD IP footage at up to a 30FPS recording speed. With a range of camera models from bullet to dome, vari-focal to fixed lens, standard to vandal-proof and more, LILIN has cameras to suit almost any application. Users can gain peace of mind by viewing their surveillance cameras live from any URC Total Control touch panel, Wi-Fi based remote control, or a smartphone or tablet within the commercial or residential premises. If cameras connected to the URC system have PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) capabilities, then users can control these features as well by simply selecting the virtual joystick commands from the URC devices.
URC is a privately held American company dedicated to providing superior control products for homes, businesses, cable service providers and OEM partners. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Harrison, NY, URC has sold over 100 million remote controls in the last 10 years alone, and is an emerging force in whole-house control with its Total Control® line of products. URC has built its reputation by delivering exceptional levels of quality, training, reliability and support to its customers. Learn more about URC at www.UniversalRemote.com, Facebook and YouTube.