URC Announces Availability of New Integration Module with Sonos® Music Players for Total Control® Systems

Module developed by Extra Vegetables with the assistance and support of URC will be shown by both firms during CEDIA EXPO in Denver

Harrison, N.Y. - September 9, 2013 - URC, the brand name behind the whole-house control system that's sweeping the nation, today announced a Total Control® two-way integration module with Sonos® music players developed by Extra Vegetables and URC. New integration is ultrafast and works with current and past Sonos Zoneplayers® and Playbar®.

Users can select all music services supported by Sonos, radio stations, music library, favorites and more. Solution provides speedy, full search on music library and services and delivers six (6) presets (more may be added by programming). Full control and feedback is available on URC Total Control keypads, remotes, touchscreens and apps including TKP-2000, TKP-7000, TRC-1280 and the TC Mobile App. Playlists and music stream tracks can be recalled from URC's TKP-100 and TRC-780.

"Nothing says whole-house automation like two-way integration with full feedback!" said Cat Toomey, director of marketing for URC. "This year, URC has been keenly focused on adding modules that control a wide variety of popular products as per our Dealer's specific requests," she continued. "Extra Vegetables' development of the Sonos module is the blockbuster that all URC Dealers will enjoy!"

"Extra Vegetables' philosophy is to solve problems for installers and their customers" says Jane Scotland, COO at Extra Vegetables. "Sonos is a product that enables Dealers to easily provide whole-house audio and music services. We are delighted that URC's Total Control now has the power to enable seamless control of Sonos in any custom installation."

The now available module will be shown at the Extra Vegetables booth (#644) during CEDIA EXPO this year in Denver as well as by URC in booth #1731.

This URC Total Control module was developed independently by Extra Vegetables with assistance and support of URC, and is available for purchase from Extra Vegetables. It is supported by Extra Vegetables under the terms of their software license which can be viewed under the dealer section of the Extra Vegetables web site at www.extravegetables.com.

Total Control by URC offers home and business owners unprecedented ease and efficiency. Technologically, it features the latest in innovation and simplicity. Fully scalable, users can begin with a modest system and continue to add features as their needs expand. Home theater, A/V components, lighting, HVAC (thermostat), window shades and security cameras are just a few of the items that can be integrated into a Total Control system from URC.

About URC

URC is a privately held American company dedicated to providing superior control products for homes, businesses, cable service providers and OEM partners. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Harrison, NY, 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. URC has built its reputation by delivering exceptional levels of quality, training, reliability and support to its customers. Learn more about URC at www.UniversalRemote.com, Facebookand YouTube.

About Extra Vegetables

Extra Vegetables provides integration modules for home control projects. These enable 3rd party products to be quickly and easily integrated with control systems. Since 2009 Extra Vegetables has written more than 120 integration modules for manufacturers and for sale to dealers, these are used in projects throughout the world. All the integration modules are fully documented, tested and supported. The integration modules are available for sale at www.extravegetables.com.

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