BitWise Controls Announces VidaBox LiivNAS GUI Module for Simple Integration into BitWise Control Ecosystem

Module Now Available to Systems Integrators Via the BitWise Online Dealer Store

ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO - FEB. 26, 2014 - BitWise Controls, a leading innovator of powerful and flexible control and automation systems, is happy to announce the addition of a VidaBox LiivNAS GUI Module to its growing lineup of third-party templates and modules available to BitWise Controls integrators.


"The new VidaBox module is an exciting release for us. It's the easiest way for BitWise dealers to provide an affordable, powerful movie server and playback solution," says Mark Buster, Chief Technology Officer of BitWise Controls. "The module allows users to browse their movie collection by cover art, and includes search and sort capabilities. Integrated Dune HD support creates a seamless transition between browsing and playback, and it even works with our handheld Room Remote."

All BitWise modules are single files containing pre-configured GUI content and device programming that are designed to make it easier for dealers to set up, install, and integrate various products and subsystems. Each module is available for download from the Bitwise Dealer Store, where the integrator can see his or her entire module purchase history, making it simple to provide updates, additions, and enhancements in the future.

The VidaBox module works with the company's LiivNAS media server products and communicates with the LiivNAS server. It automatically generates a clean and simple interface that looks at home within the BitWise Controls ecosystem. Users can browse their movie collection by cover art (which can be displayed in three different sizes) and access dynamic movie details, additional information, and multi-disc playback options on their BitWise system. Integrated Dune HD playback control is included in the module at no extra cost. The VidaBox module even supports BitWise's Room Remote for control of the Dune HD player (BC1 and BC2 controllers).

"We're very excited to add compatibility with Bitwise Controls, as it's been a frequently requested item by many of our dealers. By combining Bitwise Controls and VidaBox media systems, integrators can provide an unbeatable value for integrating home automation along with powerful control of their Blu-ray and DVD movie collections," says Steven Cheung, President of VidaBox.

The VidaBox LiivNAS module requires iOS devices running on iOS7 or higher, a LiivNAS server, and a Dune HD player hardware for playback support. The module works with BC1, BC2, and BC4 controllers.

For more information, contact Katye (McGregor) Bennett of KMB Communications by phone, +1(425) 328-8640 or email, Katye@kmbcomm.com.

About BitWise Controls

Designed and backed by more than 20 years of mission-critical control, monitoring and AV systems integration experience, BitWise Controls provides powerful and flexible control and automation solutions for commercial, industrial, education and residential control applications. BitWise Controls was founded in 2008 with the goal of offering innovative and reliable new products, designed and tested and manufactured in the United States. For more information, go to www.bitwisecontrols.com. Dealership opportunities are available. To learn more, send an email to sales@bitwisecontrols.com or call (866) 932-2292.

About VidaBox, LLC

VidaBox LLC digital entertainment and control solutions seamlessly combine premium media centers, audio servers, and integrated home control and automation products into complete A/V distribution ecosystems to provide an unparalleled user experience. The company's reliable multi-room Blu-ray and DVD media server products support the latest options, including Netflix® and streaming video, and enable comprehensive yet intuitive control of any device on any iPad®. As highly scalable systems that integrate smoothly with multi-zone audio and smart home technologies, VidaBox products can be installed simply and cost-effectively all at once or over time. Competitive pricing of the full VidaBox line offers exceptional value to professional integrators and their customers. More information is available at www.vidabox.com or by phone at 516-730-7500.

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