Whole-House Distributed Audio System Receives Industry Recognition For Revolutionary Design and Engineering
MIAMI, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 16, 2005 - Niles Audio
today announced that its revolutionary IntelliControl®
ICS (Integrated Control Solutions) whole -house audio
distribution system has been selected by the Consumer
Electronics Association as an Innovations 2006 Design
and Engineering Showcase Honoree. The award was given
based on the product's superior standing within the
Integrated Home Systems category. The IntelliControl
ICS is the first modular multizone system that
accommodates up to 30 zones, and delivers audio from
up to six sources. The product holds a uniqueadvantage
in its ability to accommodate all of the popular sources,
including AM/FM, legacy audio sources, iPod, and both XM
and Sirius satellite radio.
'Our primary goal was to offer designers/installers a
flexible solution for integrating iPod, XM and Sirius
satellite radio into their whole -house audio distribution
systems,' said Frank Sterns, Niles chief operating officer.
'IntelliControl ICS products enable custom installers to
tailor their distributed audio system installations to their
customers' needs without the added hassle and expense
of complicated programming. ICS provides
designer/installers a flexible solution to whole -house
audio,' Sterns added.
The IntelliControl ICS lineup consists of the GXR2 six
source, six zone modular multizone receiver that
accommodates any combination of up to six iPod®
interface modules, XM® satellite tuner modules, Sirius®
satellite tuner modules, AM/FM tuner modules, or audio
input modules that integrate legacy sources like CD,
DVD, and satellite TV into the system. Additionally, there
are four user interfaces that include wall mountable
keypads, a color touch screen, and a hand -held RF
remote controller dubbed the iREMOTE®. The user
interfaces provide real -time user feedback in the form of
meta -data menus for intuitive source navigation and
operation. Multiple GXR2 receivers can be linked together
to create a distributed audio system that covers up to 30
zones. IntelliControl ICS products will be sold exclusively
through Niles factory authorized dealers and will be
available in the first quarter of 2006.
GXR2 Modular Multi -zone Receiver Details:
- The GXR2 is a modular multi -zone receiver that has six
source module input bays and delivers a robust 60 watts
RMS/channel into six stereo zones. It has a MSRP of
- The GXR2 can be mounted in a 19' rack panel with
the RMK -3U rack mount kit. The RMK -3u has a MSRP of
Source Module Details:User Interface Details: -
- The iREMOTEï¿½ is a hand held RF remote controller
that displays source meta -data and allows total system
operation from remote locations. The MSRP of the
iREMOTE is $799.95.
- The CONTACT is a color touch screen that displays
source meta -data and allows total system operation from
a wall -mounted location. The MSRP of the CONTACT is
- The DISPLAY is a keypad that displays source
meta -data and allows total system operation from a
wall -mounted location. The MSRP of the DISPLAY is
- The SINGLE is a keypad that allows basic system
operation from a wall -mounted location. The MSRP of the
SINGLE is $199.95.
- Niles' IntelliControl® ICS (Integrated Control Solutions)
whole -house audio distribution system was selected by
the Consumer Electronics Association as an Innovations
2006 Showcase Award Winner.
- The award was bestowed for the product's superior
standing in the Integrated Home Systems category.
Niles IntelliControl ICS system accommodates all of
today's popular sources including iPod and satellite radio.
- Niles IntelliControl ICS system provides all of the
source meta -data for intuitive system navigation and
- Niles IntelliControl ICS differs from competitive brands
in that it requires no complicated programming. The
nature of the networked source modules and user
interfaces enables the system to self -configure with
minimal input to the system configuration wizard.
- Niles expects to ship IntelliControl ICS product to the
field in the first quarter of 2006.
-Niles new IntelliControl ICS products will be sold
exclusively through a network of Niles authorized factory
Niles Audio Corporation, based in Miami, Florida, is a 27 -year -old company that is recognized as the first name in custom installation™. As a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of audio/video custom installation products, Niles Audio has ridden the wave of success on the strength of seven valuable principles including a commitment to a reliable, high -performance, application -specific, product design philosophy, a complete and up -to -date product assortment with just in time delivery, extensive training and technical support with exemplary customer service and strong dealer relationships. Niles is a model brand based on strength, reliability and outstanding performance with a wide range of award -winning, innovative products.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Mike Detmer at Niles Audio Corporation, 12331 SW 130th Street, Miami, FL 33186 (Tel: 800 -BUY -HIFI ext 197) or by visiting: http://www.nilesaudio.com/
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