URC Introduces TKP-7000 In-Wall Touchscreen

Slick new Total Control® interface joins existing remote controls, keypads and iOS app to offer clients the ultimate in choice.

Indianapolis - CEDIA EXPO 2012 - Booth 4462 - September 5-8, 2012 - URC unveiled its new TKP-7000 In-Wall Touchscreen, a significant new addition to the wide variety of interfaces for use with URC's Total Control® whole-house control system.

Featuring a seven-inch, 1024 x 600 full-color graphical screen, the TKP-7000 is an intuitive control device that helps clients simplify their lives through adding control of the most important electronic aspects of their home or business, including entertainment, lighting, climate, security and more. The TKP-7000 offers full graphic feedback from both URC devices and compatible third-party devices. When combined with URC cameras, the TKP-7000 can display live video for security monitoring.

Notable features of the TKP-7000 include:

*Wired LAN connection. Just plug an Ethernet cable into the TKP-7000 and you're ready to go.Customizable Status Bar. Users can see all pertinent info (weather, time, door info, climate, etc.) at a glance.

*Rooms Menu. Besides the ability to temporarily link different rooms or areas of a Total Control system for music listening, the Rooms Menu offers a snapshot of "what's going on" in every room/zone. By tapping on a room, the TKP-7000 converts into a controller for that particular room.

*Shortcuts Pop-Up. This menu allows the user to save common devices and activities for easy selection. Users can keep up to six activities at their fingertips.

*Capacitive Touchscreen. Users simply "swipe" or "flick" to navigate menus. By incorporating gesture control, every screen can be explored by simple finger swipes.

*Time and Weather Module. Accessible via a single button-press, this full-screen display keeps users up to date with the time, date and weather conditions.

The TKP-7000 is wall-mountable and fits easily into a dual-gang opening. Power can be supplied to the TKP-7000 via a single Ethernet cable connected to a PoE (Power over Ethernet) router/switch, or a PoE injector. It supports up to 255 devices, and up to 255 pages per device; macros can be up to 255 steps.

The TKP-7000 will be on display at URC's booth 4462 during CEDIA EXPO, and is targeted for availability this fall with a target price of $850.

Total Control sales tools available for ESCs include a 95-second, benefits-focused video, a new consumer brochure, and a consumer-friendly website and slideshow at www.MyTotalControl.com.

About URC
URC is The Pioneer in Control Technology. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Harrison, N.Y., URC has sold over 100 million remote controls in the last 10 years alone, and is an emerging force in whole-house control with its Total Control line of products. A recognized world leader in high-quality control design, engineering, manufacture and distribution, URC is widely regarded as a category innovator by consumers, subscription broadcast providers, retailers, residential and commercial custom installers, and OEM partners. URC has built its reputation by delivering exceptional levels of quality, training, reliability and support to its customers. Visit URC at www.UniversalRemote.com, and follow us on Facebook and YouTube. Installers can keep up to date with the latest URC news, training and support, as well as communicate directly with the company and their peers, at www.URCControlRoom.com.

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