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October 11, 2011
Crestron Mobile Pro® For Android Now Available on Market
Control Your Crestron System from Any Android Mobile Device
Crestron today announced that the new Mobile Pro Control App for Android is now available on the Android Market. Mobile Pro turns any Android device into a fully functional Crestron touch screen, allowing homeowners to control lighting, thermostats, entertainment, security systems and other connected systems from anywhere, anytime.
"Whether you have an iPhone®, iPad® or Android mobile device, there's a Crestron control solution for you," said Crestron VP of Technology, Fred Bargetzi. "We're fanatical about keeping our customers on the cutting edge by offering a variety of solutions that bring the latest, most popular home technology into their lives. Our new Android App is just the latest example of that commitment. We don't make you choose, we make it easy."
Mobile Pro displays real-time status of room temperatures, shade positions, lighting levels and metadata including cover art, song and artist. You can even view streaming video from web-based security cameras right on your mobile device. Using the home Wi-Fi® network locally or powerful cellular networks remotely, a virtual Crestron touch screen is always in the palm of your hand no matter where you are.
Crestron provides cross-platform flexibility for the entire family. "Mom can have the same control interface and functionality on her iPad that Dad has with his Samsung Galaxy," Bargetzi says. "You can switch carriers or get a new mobile device without calling in a programmer to reprogram the system. Just connect your new device, and you're ready to go…you have the freedom to choose whatever device you want."
Crestron provides the infrastructure that is the foundation for home control, while providing an open platform for development that supports PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android.
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For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry.
In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.
Crestron, the Crestron logo, Crestron Mobile, Crestron Mobile Pro and VT Pro-e are trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States, other countries or both. Apple, iPhone, iPad and Mac are either trademarks, or registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Facebook is a trademark or registered trademark of Facebook Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Android is either a trademark or registered trademark of Google Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Twitter is either a trademark or registered trademark of Twitter Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.
©2011 Crestron Electronics, Inc.
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