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RTI Announces KNX Association Membership

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Feb. 14, 2013 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that the company has become a member of the KNX Association, the creator and owner of KNX Technology. As a KNX Association member, RTI is displaying its continued commitment to ensure dealers have tight integration between the company’s award-winning line of control solutions and KNX-compatible devices.

Based upon more than 22 years of experience in the market, KNX is approved as the worldwide standard for home and building control (ISO/IEC 14543-3). It is widely used in many sectors, including lighting and shading control, security and HVAC systems, audio and video, energy management, and more. The KNX protocol can be found in more than 7,000 devices and systems in 120 countries worldwide.

Currently, RTI control systems integrate with KNX-compatible devices via a two-way driver developed by RTI’s European distribution partner VIVATEQ, a member of the COMM-TEC group. Working together with VIVATEQ’s CTG-KNX/IP Gateway, the software driver utilizes the Ethernet network as a communication link between KNX-compatible devices and any RTI XP series processor.

“The demand for KNX compatibility is very high, especially in Europe, where it is the dominant control protocol. We understand the important role that KNX technology plays in integration projects worldwide. Dealers are very pleased with the two-way driver for VIVATEQ’s CTG-KNX/IP Gateway, and we are excited to say we’ve taken the next step by becoming a KNX member,” said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. “By becoming a member of the KNX Association, we’re demonstrating the importance of having full control and two-way communication with KNX-compatible devices, ensuring that RTI can provide dealers with effective control solutions in any residential or commercial project.”

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About KNX
KNX Association is the creator and owner of the KNX technology — the worldwide standard for all applications in home and building control, ranging from lighting and shutter control to various security systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, monitoring, alarming, water control, energy management, and smart metering as well as household appliances, audio/video and more. KNX is the worldwide standard for home and building control with a single, manufacturer independent design and commissioning tool (ETS), with a complete set of supported communication media (TP, PL, RF and IP) as well as a complete set of supported configuration modes (system and easy mode). KNX is approved as a European (CENELEC EN 50090 and CEN EN 13321-1) and an International standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3). This standard is based upon more than 22 years of experience in the market, including its predecessors EIB, EHS and BatiBUS. More than 300 member companies worldwide from different application domains have almost 7000 KNX certified product groups in their catalogues. The KNX Association has partnership agreements with more than 30,000 installer companies in more than 115 countries. Additional information on KNX and its innovative control solutions is available at www.knx.org.

About Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI)
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is a leading control systems manufacturer offering innovative, sophisticated, and user-friendly devices for professionally installed electronic systems. The company’s wide array of award-winning handheld and in-wall universal controllers, central processors, audio distribution systems, and accessories are marketed exclusively through a worldwide network of professional integrators. For complete control and monitoring over electronic systems from virtually anywhere in the world, the power of RTI is available on iPhone(R), iPod touch(R), iPad(R), and Android” devices through the company’s RTiPanel application, just as the award-winning RTI Virtual Panel program offers access and control via any PC running Microsoft(R) Windows(R). All RTI solutions are programmed through the company’s world-renowned Integration Designer(R) software, easily allowing dealers to provide a completely customizable user interface for intuitive command over the entire electronics system.

Founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market, RTI offers a number of award-winning support and incentive programs to its dealers, including educational opportunities through the Advanced Control University (ACU), and the popular Control Bucks and Dealer Accommodation programs. In addition, through RTI’s Integration Partner Program, the company has reached out to manufacturers across the industry to ensure that RTI products integrate seamlessly with a wide variety of components and systems.

Additional information on RTI and its innovative control solutions is available at www.rticorp.com.

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