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Isys™ 12" Tilt Touchpanel Media Center

Crestron 12" video touchpanel for tabletop use. Features incredible 24-bit color graphics with embedded PC applications for Web browsing, streaming audio and video, and viewing and presenting digital multimedia with interactive annotation. Extensively programmable for any custom application.

The Isys™ TPMC-12 delivers a stylish and powerful touchpanel control solution, featuring blazingly fast performance with native capabilities for browsing the Internet, streaming multimedia, intercom, and more. A brilliant 12" active-matrix SVGA display, 24-bit color depth and 8-bit alpha channel transparency combine to produce stunning 3D graphics using DNav dynamic menu objects, dynamic graphics and text, animations, multimode objects, full-motion or streaming video, and exclusive Synapse™ image rendering - all with astonishing speed.

Isys™ Touchpanel Control
Crestron touchpanels offer an ideal user-interface for multimedia presentation, home automation, and much more, providing a wide-open canvas for the creation of custom control screens tailored to the needs of the end-user. Touchpanels do away with piles of remote controls, cryptic control panels and cluttered wall switches, simultaneously expanding and simplifying control over a broad range of complex devices and systems.

Crestron's exclusive Synapse Image Rendering Algorithm enables system programmers to produce amazing graphics - faster and easier. Advanced antialiasing delivers crisper, sharper objects and text. Enhanced 3D effects add new depth and style. And because Synapse is native to the touchpanel, memory requirements and upload time are substantially reduced.

Embedded PC
The power of Isys is in its embedded PC engine, combining rock solid touchpanel performance with built-in Windows Media® Player and RealPlayer®, Internet Explorer, Adobe® Acrobat® Reader, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint® document viewers. While simultaneously controlling your home, boardroom, or lecture hall, the TPMC-12 provides everything needed for enjoying online music and movies, viewing Web pages and accessing most types of digital media without necessitating a separate computer.

VNC Viewer support delivers enhanced cross-platform interaction with remote computers over the network or Internet, allowing access and control of desktop applications with live presentation capability.

Built on the Windows XP Embedded operating system, the TPMC-12 delivers a powerful and secure platform for touchpanel control with integrated PC capabilities. Programmatic control erases the lines between control system and PC, allowing programmers to customize each application's behavior within the touchpanel environment to create a truly powerful and user-friendly interface.

Integrated Video
For presentation preview, surveillance, or pure entertainment, the TPMC-12 provides multiple ways to view video signals from security cameras, movies, and other sources right on the touchscreen. Video images can be displayed full screen as well as in a fully-scalable window. High-quality, full-motion video is supported via a direct wire connection from an external AV source. Streaming video is also supported in a variety of formats over the LAN connection, enabling access to everything from online streaming videos to personal media servers to live Web cameras and servers like the Crestron CEN-NVS100.

Interactive Annotation
Built-in annotation capability allows presenters to write or draw over video images right on the touchscreen using a finger or stylus. Remote annotation capability allows multiple touchpanel users to draw over the same image, supporting interactive annotation between several participants in a courtroom, classroom, or similar environment.

High-Quality Audio
Built-in amplified speakers provide clear audio for external AV sources, streaming media, and internal PC applications, and enable 2-way intercom and VoIP communications in combination with the integrated microphone. New Crestron IP intercom capability facilitates direct panel-to-panel intercom and monitoring right over the LAN without requiring any additional AV wiring. Customized WAV files can be loaded on the touchpanel to add dimension to the touchscreen graphics with personalized sounds, button feedback, and voice prompts.

Crestron Home® CAT5 AV
Connecting external audio and video sources to the TPMC-12 is facilitated using inexpensive CAT5 wire, enabling direct connection to Crestron's popular CAT5 balanced audio and video distribution switchers. A single video input port accepts signals from composite, S-Video, and standard-definition component sources over wiring distances of up to 750 feet. A bidirectional audio port receives stereo program audio and intercom signals, and outputs audio from the internal PC and microphone. To facilitate the connection of conventional video and audio devices, an external interface module is included.

The TPMC-12 is also equipped with a single QuickMedia input port. Through QuickMedia (QM), the TPMC-12 interfaces directly with Crestron's QM-based MediaManager products using a single CAT5e type cable. Over wiring distances of up to 450 feet, the QM Input port accepts video signals from composite, S-Video, and standard-definition component sources along with discrete audio signals from one (1) stereo program source and up to two (2) microphones.

High-Speed Connectivity
Both Cresnet and high-speed Ethernet are standard on the TPMC-12, providing for easy network integration and seamless communications with Crestron control systems, media servers and computers. Two USB 2.0 ports are also included on the rear panel to support a mouse and keyboard, and external storage devices.

Slimline Tiltcase Design
The stylish tiltcase housing allows smooth tilt adjustment from 45 to 90 degrees, and features an integral cable strain relief system and rear cover to secure and hide the connections at the back of the touchpanel. Four backlit pushbuttons are also provided, allowing for quick access to commonly used functions.

Key Features

  • 12" active matrix touchscreen display
  • 24-Bit Isys graphics | 800 x 600 resolution
  • Synapse image rendering algorithm
  • DNav dynamic menu objects
  • Full-motion video with gamma correction
  • Interactive annotation capability
  • Windows XP Embedded operating system
  • Onboard PC applications for Web browsing, streaming media, and remote computer access
  • Multi-format streaming video and audio
  • Direct panel-to-panel intercom over IP
  • WAV file audio feedback
  • Built-in amplified speakers and microphone
  • QuickMedia[1] and Crestron Home CAT5 AV connectivity
  • High-speed Ethernet and Cresnet communications
  • Rear-panel USB ports and memory card slot
  • Backlit "hard key" pushbuttons
  • Slimline tiltcase housing
  • Integral rear cover and cable strain relief
  • Available in black or white


  1. QuickMedia implementation on this product supports standard definition video only; does not support HDTV or high-resolution RGB.
  2. Contact Crestron for a current list of compatible devices and embedded applications. To ensure reliable performance, new device drivers and applications are available only from Crestron through firmware updates.

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2014


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