Integrated By Design™
Inside the bustling Crestron booth at CEDIA EXPO 2012, custom integrators experienced firsthand how the world of home automation is evolving at lightning speed. The event's largest and busiest booth was jam packed from start to finish. With hundreds of tours each day and thousands of eager attendees clamoring to see the latest innovations from the industry leader, Crestron did not disappoint. In real life home settings, Crestron demonstrated the hottest Integrated by Design™ home technology, highlighted by its all-new Crestron Studio-Home Designer™ software, Shading Solutions, and TSW tablet-style touch screens.
Crestron products were recognized with eight industry awards - including the prestigious CEDIA Product Hall of Fame award - the most of any exhibitor. The legendary VideoTouch™ VT-3000, introduced in 1995, was the first touchscreen control panel to integrate video, color, and computer graphics into one panel. In addition, 21 of 26 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® Designer Award winners were Crestron installations. These influential awards recognize the best of the best in home automation design and implementation.
The overwhelming positive feedback to our interactive showcase of new products and solutions has been incredible. It also provided us with important feedback from you - our valued partners and dealers, and the entire custom integrator community. Thank you for your support and thank you for attending CEDIA EXPO 2012.
"Crestron's booth is unrivaled on the CEDIA EXPO floor," said Kyle Steele of Global Wave Integration. "The quality of the booth and installation is also a reflection of Crestron's superior next generation of products. Bravo!"
"I'm especially jazzed about the Core3 UI touchpanels - this takes it to the next level," said Dave Raines, President, Osbee Industries. "The finger-swipe functionality is just what our iPhone and tablet-obsessed clients are used to and looking for, and gives them the user experience they want with the fully-integrated functionality I need to give them. And my GUI designers are loving all the possibilities of higher resolution in a smaller footprint."
If you couldn't attend CEDIA EXPO, don't worry. We brought the show to you. Watch our short info-packed videos featuring new product demos, stage presentations, and more, recorded live from the show floor. Plus, see our award-winning products, Integration Awards winners, press releases, and tons of photos from the show!
You can even take a virtual Crestron booth tour right from your smart phone or tablet. Built specifically for Apple® and Android™ mobile devices, our CEDIA EXPO mobile website provides a virtual guided booth tour so you can read and listen to detailed narratives of all Crestron exhibits at your convenience. From your mobile device, visit www.crestron.com/cediaexpo12.
Hot New Products & Promotions
Crestron Studio-Home Designer™
Introduced at CEDIA EXPO, Crestron Studio - Home Designer™ software enables integrators to design and program the world's most advanced home automation system faster and easier. In a single, unified development environment, Home Designer provides everything needed to create incredible touch screen GUIs and deliver an amazing user experience while substantially reducing programming time.
The most talked about new products at CEDIA EXPO? The all-new Crestron Shades. Our new line of motorized roller shades, Roman shades and drapery track systems feature exclusive Quiet Motor Technology™ (QMT™), for smooth, silent operation. With more than 400 fabric selections to choose from, Crestron Shading solutions bring together designer shading with electric lighting, AV, climate and security control for complete, integrated, intuitive home management. Learn more here.
'Made in the Shade' Sales Promotion for Crestron Residential Integrators
At CEDIA EXPO Crestron announced the 'Made in the Shade' promotion for its recently launched shading solutions and lighting control products. For every residential Lighting Control purchase, dealers receive credit toward new Crestron Shading products. There is no minimum order requirement and all Crestron residential dealers are eligible to participate. This a limited-time promotion, so the sooner you start the more you'll bank! Contact your Regional Sales Manager for details.
TSW Family of Tablet-style Touch Screens
The next big hit? The new Core 3 UI™-powered family of tablet-sized, intercom-equipped touch screens. Available in 5-inch, 7-inch and 10-inch models, the ultra-thin TSW collection provides the same high performance home control as larger touch screens and a consistent elegant look throughout the home. Featuring ultra-bright high resolution graphics, capacitive touch screen technology, edge-to-edge glass, amazing Core 3 UI graphics, built-in Rava™ SIP Intercom, and H.264 streaming video, all models install easily to satisfy the most demanding custom integrators, interior designers, and tech savvy homeowners.