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URC Announces
Native Apple TV
Control, New Remote
MRX-30 and MRX-15 system controllers
can command Apple TV 4K and HD
products; URC also adds MX-490 remote
to interface options. By Robert Archer
HARRISON, N.Y.-BASED
control provider URC has
announced its MRX-30 and
MRX-15 system controllers
can now be used to control
Apple TV 4K and Apple
TV HD.
Through this native integration,
users can natively
control Apple TV 4K and
Apple TV HD across URC's
portfolio of interfaces including:
Tabletop
controllers with
7- to 10-inch touchscreens:
TDC-9100 and TDC-7100
In-wall controllers with
5- to 10-inch touchscreens:
TKP-9600, TKP-8600, TKP7600,
and TKP-5600
Ergonomic handheld
remote with 2.4-inch capacitive
touch screen: TRC-1480
With a press of a touchscreen
or mic button on the
TKP-8600 and TRC-1480,
users can now ask Siri to
control what is playing on
Apple TV, search for shows
and movies, and check
the score of a game. Also,
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users can ask Siri to control
HomeKit-enabled accessories,
such as lights, door
locks, and thermostats.
With Apple TV 4K and
Apple TV HD, customers
can use the Apple TV app
to watch Apple TV+, enjoy
Apple Music, Apple Arcade,
and thousands of other
apps, including games, fitness,
and education.
" This next generation of
voice-enabled, Apple TV
integration ensures that
our dealers can easily install
smart home systems with
premium streaming entertainment
quality across
hardware and streaming
sources. This is the first true
integration among custom
electronics installation
brands, " says Lars Granoe,
URC's vice president, Product
Development.
Combining the power of
URC's Total Control MRX30
and MRX-15 controlled
systems and Apple TV 4K and
Apple TV HD creates unified,
URC interfaces from tabletop and in-wall controllers to ergonomic
handhelds including the new MX-490 can natively
control the set-top devices.
smart home control for
homeowners. Key benefits
of the Apple TV integration
include:
Unified Operation
- Use the Total Control
system to ask Siri to answer
personal requests on Apple
TV, minimizing the number
of controllers
Voice Control - URC's
voice commands allow twoway
communication with
simple homeowner operation
across URC user interfaces
Simplified Integration
Programming - Fast, easy,
professional programming
through URC's home automation
dealer community
Fast User Response
- URC's secure data base
enables quick response to
voice commands and enables
searching or launching apps.
URC also announced the
launch of the MX-490, an
easy-to-program, handheld
remote designed to control
IR devices throughout a
home. This programmable,
handheld remote can directly
control every IR device in
a client's home - TVs, AV
components, cable, satellite
boxes and more. It is ideal
for use in home theaters,
kitchens or bedrooms.
The MX-490 features a
2-inch color LCD screen able
to control up to 48 devices.
When used with a compatible
Complete Control base
station, like the MRF-350
and MRF-260, the MX-490
controls integrated AV components
through walls and
cabinet doors, or even from
outside. There is no need to
point the remote control at
the components or even be
in the same room.
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