CEDIA`s panel of expert judges honor the new TPMC-10`s for its unique combination of wireless touchpanel control, mobile computing, WiFi compatibility and modern industrial design.
ROCKLEIGH, NJ, September 13, 2004 - Completing the successful launch of the new Isys i/O™ family of touchpanel media centers at CEDIA Expo 2004, Crestron's new TPMC -10 WiFi Touchpanel was chosen as a winner of CEDIA's Manufacturers' Excellence Award for Best New Product.
CEDIA's Electronic Lifestyles™ Awards honoring excellence in the custom electronics design and installation industry were presented during CEDIA Expo at a banquet on Saturday, September 11 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.
Chosen for its design, engineering and benefit to the home technology marketplace, the new 10.4" Isys i/O TPMC -10 fuses wireless touchpanel control with mobile computing in an alluring and ergonomic design that goes effortlessly from tabletop to laptop. This personal, portable device is the result of a strong technology partnership between Crestron and ViewSonic.
By adding the Windows operating system to the ViewSonic display, Crestron has embedded PC applications that allow the user to access the Web using Internet Explorer, utilize and view streaming media through Windows Media® Player, manage e -mail using MS Inbox, and view popular file formats including MS Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, and Adobe® Acrobat® - all while providing easy control of every system in the home, from audio and video distribution to lighting and temperature to security.
The embedded Windows operating system inside the stylish and ergonomic TPMC -10 offers is totally locked -down, eliminating the chance of downloading viruses or mistakenly writing over files - all while providing WPA -ready WiFi compatibility for reliable 2 -way high -speed communications through any 802.11b or g wireless network.
Its smart design achieves an optimal viewing angle under any use, with four programmable hard buttons and an integrated thumbpad for control of audio volume, channel selection, OSM navigation (DVD, DSS, etc.), or even pan/tilt cameras.
To complement its incredible video and computer capabilities, the TPMC -10 delivers great sounding audio from its built -in high -powered tuned -port speaker system, microphone, and stereo headphone output to support mobile entertainment, or even wireless intercom.
Placing the TPMC -10 into its optional docking station provides a convenient charging solution with simplified connectivity to any wired USB mouse and keyboard.
For more information, visit www.crestron.com.
Crestron Electronics is the world's premier manufacturer of control, automation and AV distribution solutions for connected homes. Only Crestron offers Total Home Technology, the only single source for integration and control of audio, video, computer, lighting, HVAC and the Internet.