Global Caché Introduces GC -IRL IR Learner for IP -based Systems

New product features ability to learn the full spectrum of infrared commands from 30KHz to 500KHz, the GC-IRL provides a quick and easy way to build IR databases for use in network-based systems.

Orlando, FL - March 10, 2004 - (EHX Spring 2004 Booth #742) Global Caché, the award winning provider of products that enable technology in homes and businesses, announced today that it will begin shipping the Global Caché GC -IRL IR Learner immediately. The GC -IRL is used with a PC to automatically learn the full spectrum of IR codes, from 30 KHz to 500KHz, that control infrared driven equipment. When used in conjunction with the free GC -IRL Utility software, the learned code is displayed, converted into other formats, and automatically copied into the Windows clipboard, which can then be pasted into any Windows application to facilitate quick database and/or spreadsheet creation and updating. The stored codes can be used to control and automate any device that accepts infrared control signals, from any networked computer, and over the Internet. The GC -IRL's power is supplied by the RTS line of the serial port and requires no external power supply.


"We love the fact that the GC -IRL can connect to any RS232 port. Using a PC serial port, the GC -IRL is ideally suited for learning IR commands directly to our Premise Home Control Software," said Mike Wimberly, Director of Solutions Engineering for Premise Home Control Software by Lantronix.

Robin Ford, Global Cache's Vice President of Business Development says, "The GC -IRL is one of those products that came about due to customer demand. We're proud to be the first to provide a full spectrum IR learner for use with all IP -based A/V, home control and automation software. We're making the installers job just that much easier."

The GC -IRL joins the family of GC -100 Network Adapters that address the growing number of homes with high -bandwidth Internet and networking capability and enables the use of network -based software to control and automate IR, serial, and relay contact closure.

About Global Caché, Inc.
Global Caché is dedicated to producing state -of -the -art products that enable technology in homes and businesses. Our GC -100 Network Adapter provides the means for PC -based home automation and management software to access, control, and deliver services in a networked home to diverse and previously unconnected devices and appliances. Global Caché sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Caché and our products and services or to place an order, visit online at www.globalcache.com or call us at 408 -270 -1300.

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