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Intended for the residential environment is the Lutron Home Application, an iPhone/iPod Touch app that interfaces with the RadioRA 2 system to provide control over lights and shades. Available for free in the Apple App Store, the Lutron Home Application allows homeowners, via RadioRA 2′s Away Mode feature, to automatically turn lights on and off while they’re away to simulate occupancy and deter breakins. The company is also working to develop an iPad version of the app, which it says is coming soon.
At CEDIA Expo, WallWizard released its ControlWand app, a software application that permits remote control operation of the brandâ€™s motorized mounts from Apple iPad, iPod, and iPhone via Wi-Fi, and smartphones via Bluetooth. WallWizardâ€™s Control System is a two-piece solution that consists of the brandâ€™s proprietary ControlWand software application and a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth accessory. ControlWand allows the user to toggle among Auto, Manual, and Gyro Modes. In the Auto mode, the mount can detect whether the TV is on or off, and move the mount up and down or left and right (depending on the type of WallWizard mount). It will be available in the fourth quarter for $9.99, and a a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth accessory will be available from authorized dealers for $119.99.
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Scheduled to be available Sept. 23, LiteTouch‘s new iPhone app allows homeowners to use their iPhone to control their lighting, HVAC, security, window blinds, AV and other home systems that are integrated into their LiteTouch FIVEk lighting control and automation system.
The app will allow homeowners to activate any button of any LiteTouch keypad in their home. It will also allow them to assign and quickly access â€œMy Favoriteâ€? functions; get the status of any lighting load; remotely adjust light levels; and activate other integrated automation systems. Read the rest of this entry »
Available in Q4, 2010, the new RTiPanel app from Remote Technologies (RTI) will allow users to control RTI’s XP series of remote processors—including the flagship XP-8 and upcoming XP-3 and XP-6—and all connected electronic systems from virtually anywhere in the world using an apple iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Read the rest of this entry »
Touch IR+ is a new app that turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a customizable universal remote control. Interacting with a Windows computer and an infrared receiver/transmitter device, the Touch IR+ allows you to control your AV equipment as well as processes and applications on your PC directly from your iPhone/iPod. Read the rest of this entry »
With the new version of Digital Rapids’ Stream encoding and live streaming software, users get enhanced iPad and iPhone encoidng, script command insertion, option caption overlay, and Vobile VideoDNA fingerprinting support.
Designed for use with Digital Rapids’ StreamZ, StreamZHD, and DRC-Stream encoding solutions, version 3.3 expands the functionality and flexibility of the optional iPhone encoding and segmenting module with enhanced support for the iPad; increased control of encoding and output parameters; support for audio-only streams with associated image files; and parallel output to multiple servers or Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) for redundancy.
Pioneer’s new VSX-1120-K AV receiver ($799) will work with the free iControlAV iPhone app to offer home audiophiles complete control from the palm of their hand. The app has controls for master and per-zone volume, and room calibration, and it uses the iPhone and iPod Touch’s accelerometer controls to control balance and emphasis—no confusing sequence of remote buttons to remember, just tilt and maneuver your Apple portable device until the sound is right where you want it.
Have you ever been in church or in the car and thought: â€œGee, I could really use Auto-Tuneâ€œ? No, me neither. But if you canâ€™t get enough of the ubiquitous effect, you can now carry it in your pocket—provided you have an iPhone 3G. Smule I Am T-Pain offers a simplified GUI for auto-tuning your voice live and even comes bundled with T-Pain tracks to sing along with. The results can be recorded and then shared via MySpace, Facebook or email all for $2.99. Purchase directly from the iTunes store.