Fifth-Generation Remote Features Three Built-In Wireless Modes, Grip Sensors, Accelerometer, and Edge-to-Edge Touchscreen
SHAKOPEE, Minn. -- Sept. 5, 2013 -- Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) announced today that it is now shipping the fifth generation of its popular T2 wireless control interface: the T2x. In addition to a thinner, sleeker, and more ergonomic design, the T2x adds a number of innovative new features to take the user experience to unprecedented levels.
The T2x features a flush-mount, edge-to-edge 2.8-inch color TFT LCD touchscreen interface that is completely customizable via RTI's Integration Designer(R) software, while providing users with improved gesture support for actions such as swiping through scrolling lists. The unit is bolstered with 47 programmable hard buttons for common control functions, integrated grip sensors to wake up the remote, and an accelerometer to provide the convenience of movement control.
For the ultimate in control flexibility, the T2x includes three built-in wireless modes. In addition to integrated 802.11b/g wireless Ethernet, the controller features RTI's revolutionary dual-RF platform, which supports both 433-MHz RF for one-way control and 2.4-GHz ZigBee(R) for bidirectional communication with RTI processors and supported third-party electronics. The T2x includes support for programming updates via the wireless LAN, and offers standalone IR control with a broad IR transmitting frequency range.
"The T2x is packed with cutting-edge features to provide users with a satisfying control experience," said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. "With an edge-to-edge touchscreen, grip sensors, and an accelerometer, powerful control has never been so affordable or looked so sleek. In addition, support for WiFi, 433-MHz RF, and 2.4-GHz ZigBee allows installers to specify the controller into installations of any complexity without worrying about the communication method required."
The T2x is available now at an MSRP of $899.
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About Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI)
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is a leading control systems manufacturer offering innovative, sophisticated, and user-friendly devices for professionally installed electronic systems. The company's wide array of award-winning handheld and in-wall universal controllers, central processors, audio distribution systems, and accessories are marketed exclusively through a worldwide network of professional integrators. For complete control and monitoring over electronic systems from virtually anywhere in the world, the power of RTI is available on iPhone(R), iPod touch(R), iPad(R), and Android(TM) devices through the company's RTiPanel application, just as the award-winning RTI Virtual Panel program offers access and control via any PC running Microsoft(R) Windows(R). All RTI solutions are programmed through the company's world-renowned Integration Designer(R) software, easily allowing dealers to provide a completely customizable user interface for intuitive command over the entire electronics system.
Founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market, RTI offers a number of award-winning support and incentive programs to its dealers, including educational opportunities through the Advanced Control University (ACU), and the popular Control Bucks and Dealer Accommodation programs. In addition, through RTI's Integration Partner Program, the company has reached out to manufacturers across the industry to ensure that RTI products integrate seamlessly with a wide variety of components and systems.
Additional information on RTI and its innovative control solutions is available at www.rticorp.com.
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