New Crestron App for Android™ Now Brings Total Home Control to Any Mobile Device

Crestron Mobile Pro® Apps Turn Apple® and Android™ Mobile Devices into Powerful Crestron Touch Screens, Enabling Complete Home Control from Anywhere in the World

Indianapolis, IN, September 8, 2011 - Crestron today announced that the Mobile Pro® G Control App for Android™, the latest addition to its popular Mobile Pro™ line, is now available. The Crestron control app turns any Android™ device into a fully functional Crestron touch screen, allowing homeowners to control lighting, thermostats, entertainment, security systems, and other connected systems from virtually anywhere, anytime. With the addition of the new Android™ app, Crestron expands its open platform even further, giving end users the versatility to control their homes however they want.

"Whether you own an Apple® or Android™ smartphone or tablet, there's a Crestron mobile control solution to accommodate you," said Crestron VP of Technology, Fred Bargetzi. "We're committed to keeping our customers on the cutting edge by offering the solutions that bring the latest, most popular technology into their lives. Our new App for Android™ is just the latest example of that commitment."
Mobile Pro® G delivers the enhanced lifestyle of cutting-edge home technology, enabling convenient control of all home systems from anywhere. Crestron's family of Mobile Pro® apps transforms Apple® and Android™ mobile devices, into powerful portable remote controls for Crestron and Prodigy® whole home automation systems. Homeowners can control multiple locations, such as a primary residence, vacation home, and office, from the single application. The intuitive graphical interface provides real-time status of room temperatures, audio volume and metadata including album, song and artist, shade positions and lighting levels.
Using the home Wi-Fi network locally or powerful cellular networks remotely, a virtual Crestron touch screen is always in the palm of your hand whether you're at home, in the office or traveling. Simply tap the screen on your iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ device to select movies, music and TV in any room, or adjust volume, light levels and room temperature. While enjoying the same look and feel on your mobile device, the graphical interface works just like a Crestron touch screen and delivers the same user experience. Crestron's open-standards platform also includes integration with MAC OSX®, iOS, Windows®, Adobe® Flash®, H.264 video and more.
"We continue to develop technology and provide convenience and flexibility to homeowners," added Bargetzi. "Our open platform supports a variety of standard operating systems so homeowners are familiar and get the same control from various devices such as a PC, MAC®, iPad®, Android™ and Crestron touch screens."
Available from the iTunes® App Store, Mobile Pro® G recently ranked #1 Top Grossing iPad Lifestyle App. and was the only industry iPad App to achieve Top 100 status in iTunes App Store "Top Grossing iPad Apps" category. The Mobile Pro® App for Android™ is available for easy download from the Google Apps Marketplace.
To learn more about how Crestron Mobile™ solutions for Apple® and Android™ devices can make your mobile control experience easier in residential settings, please visit our CEDIA booth #1103 or go to Crestron Mobile Control. For high-res photos, go to
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About Crestron

For 40 years Crestron has been a leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs, and services in the industry.

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.

Crestron, the Crestron logo, Crestron Mobile Pro, Mobile Pro, Mobile Pro G, and Prodigy are trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States, other countries or both. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

©2011 Crestron Electronics, Inc.

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