Crestron Introduces Prodigy Home Control

New Residential Product Line Offers Simple, Affordable Home Control Solutions

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, August 6, 2009 - Prodigy™ is a new line of home control products from Crestron, the market leader in home entertainment and automation systems. Prodigy is a simple to install, easy to use, and exceptionally affordable solution that does not require any special wiring, programming or expensive custom installation. Prodigy home automation solutions include home theater, audio distribution, lighting and climate control. Backed by Crestron quality, expertise and support, Prodigy is inexpensive control without compromise.


Crestron is installed in more homes worldwide than any other brand, and brings years of experience and success to this latest line of home technology. Prodigy is a very simple and affordable residential solution, delivering the power, flexibility and reliability of Crestron to more people and more homes than ever before.

According to Vincent Bruno, Crestron Director of Marketing, "Prodigy gives our dealers the opportunity to expand their market to provide home control for every lifestyle and budget. It's the most affordable and reliable home automation solution on the market today."

Prodigy is scalable, so the system can easily grow at any time. Start with a simple home theater today; then add whole house audio, lighting and climate control, even remote control from laptops and mobile devices. Control interfaces include touchpanels, handheld controllers, wireless keypads, and remote access via iPhone and laptop.

Prodigy is easy to setup. There's no system design, no wiring and no expensive installation. Prodigy Composer guides you through a few simple steps using basic drop down menus and check boxes. The software provides all the logic and creates touchscreen interfaces automatically in the background. The wizard is intuitive so anyone can get a system up and running in minutes without any training.

For more information about Prodigy, go to www.crestron.com/prodigy. For high -resolution photos, go to www.crestron.com/pressroom.


About Crestron
For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating home technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles. Offering integrated solutions to control audio, video, HVAC, lighting, shades and security from easy -to -use touchpanels, keypads, handheld remotes and mobile devices.
In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.

# # #

Featured Product

ELK Products -M1 GOLD with Two-Way Wireless

ELK Products -M1 GOLD with Two-Way Wireless

The M1 Gold Security & Automation Control combines security, fire, energy management, lighting, and access control to provide total control of the home. Easily integrating with products of industry partner manufacturers, M1 controls offer a truly customized solution. With remote access capabilities and simple, user-friendly interfaces, M1 keeps homeowners informed and in control, anytime, anywhere! ELK's Two-Way Wireless family of products for the M1 offers a truly secure and reliable wireless solution with cutting edge techniques such as frequency hopping and UL approved jamming detection to defend against interference, hacking, and jamming. Advanced features ensure reliability, extend battery life, and provide innovative security enhancements including wirelessly interconnected smoke detectors, motion detectors with built-in security/convenience lights, and key fobs with a system status inquiry button, allowing users to see if an alarm has been activated before entering the home.