CommandFusion iViewer Gives the iPhone Home Automation / Multimedia Controls and More

Got a Creston, AMX, or Control4 home automation system? If yes, iViewer from CommandFusion is an iPhone / iPod Touch app that lets you control your whole home automation system (control: lights, curtains, climate, A/V gear, etc.), as well as, a variety of PC applications wirelessly. But what's even more incredible is that iViewer can [...]

Intelliremote iPhone Client Released – Controls Any Windows PC Application Wirelessly

Yup, you read right. Melloware has created an iPhone client for their PC Intelliremote Server application that allows users to control just about any PC application (i.e. Windows Media Center, XBMC, SageTV, etc.) without line-of-sight. Of course, this is accomplished by iPhone and iPod Touch's ability to network with a PC via TCP/IP socket communication [...]

Mid-level Aftermarket Entertainment Remotes Continue to Gain Market Share

U.S. households are increasingly looking to the remote control as their link to easing the complexity of control and search among the growing number of disparate systems in their homes, according to Aftermarket Entertainment: Universal Remote Controllers (Second Edition). This new report from Parks Associates confirms and expands upon the trends identified in the 2006 first [...]

AirRemote Univeral Remote App for iPhone Coming in July

We've all seen custom iPhone/iPod Touch remote apps from proprietary home automation and audio platforms from companies like HAI, Savant and SpeakerCraft. Now, a London-based integrator by the name of Steve Moore has announced he'll be launching a custom iPhone/iPod Touch app, called AirRemote, that will not only work with products from popular automation vendors [...]