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Press Releases from Crestron Electronics, Inc. (51 total)

Crestron builds on 4K leadership with updated DM® 4K certification courses

Courses provide AV professionals with the knowledge to design and program 4K systems Building on its position as the only manufacturer offering a complete 4K signal distribution solution right now with its DigitalMedia™ product line, Crestron today announced updates to its industry-standard DM Certification courses to include 4K training. Applications such as visualization, medical imaging, digital signage, movies, sports, and others are driving the sweeping demand for ever-higher image quality. With four

Crestron Demonstrates Complete Lighting & Energy Management Solutions at Greenbu …

New LED drivers, DALI® ballasts, and infiNET EX® wireless dimmers, emphasizes Crestron open standards based commercial lighting control solutions Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts, and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday business. Crestron is showcasing its Integrated by Design™ sustainable and energy efficient solutions during the show. Crestron will focus on the importance of a fully integrated building in order to lower operational costs and increase productivity

Crestron Opens New Customer Experience Center in Southern California

Rockleigh, NJ, March 2, 2012 - Crestron commemorated the opening of its new Experience Center in Cypress, CA yesterday with more than 400 guests that included Crestron dealers, consultants, architects, lighting designers and specifiers, electrical contractors, vendor partners, media, and local government officials. The southern California location adds another showcase facility to Crestron's lineup of nationwide Experience Centers and Design Showrooms. Crestron Experience Centers are the ideal setting for customers,

Crestron Hosts Informational Tours and Training Courses for Students During AV W …

Rockleigh, NJ, October 7, 2011 – Class is in session at Crestron. In conjunction with AV Week (October 16-22, 2011), Crestron is hosting daily tours of its state-of-the-art Experience Center in Rockleigh, NJ. The emphasis is on educating local high school and college students about the AV industry, Crestron and career opportunities in the field. Students will have the opportunity to visit the Experience Center, demonstrating and celebrating 40 years

Crestron Controls AV in Entourage Star's New Home Theater

Rockleigh, NJ, August 3, 2011 – Crestron home technology was selected for the season premiere of DIY Network's Hollywood Hi-Tech, the first television series devoted to lifestyle electronics and high-end custom installations in celebrity homes. The first episode aired on July 20 and featured lifestyle technology expert, Janna Robinson and her team of installers and contractors transforming Entourage star, Kevin Connolly's rarely used TV room and bar into a fully

Andy Bennett Joins Crestron as Residential Regional Sales Manager

Rockleigh, NJ, July 28, 2011 – Crestron today announced the appointment of Andy Bennett as its new Residential Regional Sales Manager, covering southern California. Bennett joined Crestron from Novidor and Firestone where he was the Southwest Territory Manager. In this position, Bennett will utilize his sales and marketing experience to drive growth and brand awareness of Crestron solutions within his territory. “I am excited to have Andy join our dynamic west

Crestron Expands Marketing Resources in Phoenix

As an industry leader, Crestron is committing more resources to support architects, builders, and interior/lighting designers. Crestron announced its plans today to expand the integrated home technology marketplace. The initiatives include creating a new support structure consisting of Market Development Managers to demonstrate the value of integrated home technology and working more closely with the design community to build deeper relationships. Crestron appointed two AV industry veterans, John D'Angelo and

Crestron International Residential Integration Award Winners Announced

2011 Crestron International Residential Integration Awards Celebrate the Best in Integration Rockleigh, NJ, July 13, 2011 – As Petra van Meeuwen comments, the standard of competition was intense this year: "This year it was an extremely challenging task to choose winners from all the entries we received and I would like to thank every single dealer who took the time and trouble to enter the competition - they were all

Crestron Ships Prodigy® PMC3 And PMC3-XP Control Systems, Delivering More Power …

PMC3-XP Provides Seamless Bridge to Entire Crestron Line, and a Future-proof Upgrade Path Crestron today announced that its new generation PMC3 and PMC3-XP Prodigy® control systems, the latest advancement of its award-winning Prodigy home control line, are now shipping. Powered by the new Core 3 OS, PMC3 control systems provide a powerful IT-based backbone for simplified, affordable whole house control and automation. Combining affordability with faster processing speeds, onscreen display, long-range

Crestron onCue™ Presentation Controller Makes Classroom Technology Possible Fo …

onCue™ Basic Presentation Controller Offers Teachers Simple, Reliable and Budget-Friendly Control of Classroom AV Systems Crestron announced today that onCue™, the latest addition to its affordable line of easy-to-use AV presentation control systems for classrooms and small meeting rooms, is now shipping. The onCue™ BPC-8 Basic Presentation Controller provides teachers with an intuitive 8-button keypad controller for simple one-touch control of classroom presentation systems. Each button provides a recognizable pictured icon

Crestron Home Technology Products Win Two Electronic House 2011 Product of the Y …

DigitalMedia 8G™ Cable and Sonnex™ Multiroom Audio System Receive Top Honors at CES Awards Ceremony Leading consumer publication for tech-savvy home enthusiasts, Electronic House, announced the winners of the prestigious Product of the Year Awards at a special ceremony during the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Hundreds of products from a wide range of technology manufacturers were submitted for the highly anticipated Product of the Year Awards showcase.

Crestron Sponsors DIY Network Hollywood Hi-Tech Launch Party at CES

First Television Series Devoted to Lifestyle Electronics and High-End Custom Installation in Celebrity Homes Airs in June Crestron Electronics, Inc., the global leader in advanced home control and automation systems, is pleased to announce that it will sponsor the launch party for DIY Network's new television series Hollywood Hi-Tech, in conjunction with the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The event will be held tonight at the Crazy Horse Paris Theater in

Crestron Participates in HDBaseT™ Whole-Home Network Demonstration at 2011 Con …

Demonstration Features Full HD Video, Audio, Internet, Power and Controls Delivered Through a Single Cable to a Multi-Room Home Setting Crestron DigitalMedia™, the industry's only complete integrated solution for the digital age, will be showcased at the HDBaseT™ Whole-Home Demonstration at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 6-9, 2011. Crestron is a proud member of HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry alliance formed to promote and standardize HDBaseT™ technology

New Crestron Products Compliant With Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

Crestron AV Control & Automation Solutions Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities Crestron, the global leader in communication and control technologies, announced today that new models from the company's line of touch screens, keypads, remote control software and mobile control applications received compliance under Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities.

Crestron Awarded GSA Schedule 70 IT Contract

Crestron to Provide AV Control & Automation Solutions to Federal Government Crestron, the global leader in communication and control technologies, announced today that the company has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract. Known as the Multiple Award Schedule, the Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70 grants agencies direct access to commercial experts who can thoroughly address the needs of the government IT community through 20 Special

Crestron Dealers Dominate Commercial AV Industry, Comprise 49 of SCN Top 50 Syst …

SCN Magazine's Annual Top 50 Systems Integrator Listing Sets the Standard for the Industry's Leading Commercial AV Dealers The highly anticipated Systems Contractor News(SCN) Top 50 Systems Integrators list, which recognizes the leading integrators in the commercial AV industry, was released this week. Firmly established as the gold standard by which commercial integrators are measured, the Top 50 list revealed that 49 of the SCN Top 50 are Crestron dealers. "Crestron congratulates

Lighting Group Northwest Signs on to Represent Crestron Electronics

Veteran Rep Firm to Sell and Promote Crestron Commercial Lighting Solutions Crestron today announced that commercial lighting specialists, Lighting Group Northwest will represent Crestron Green Light® solutions as of December 13th, 2010. Lighting Group Northwest is responsible for Crestron sales efforts in Western Washington and Alaska, where it has built long-standing relationships with the architectural, lighting design and engineering communities. Over the last eight years, Lighting Group Northwest built a solid

Crestron Presents Cornell University Professor Yervant Terzian with Summum Bonum …

Crestron Honors Excellence in Teaching Crestron Electronics, Inc. awarded Professor Yervant Terzian of Cornell University's Astronomy Department with the Summum Bonum Award for Excellence in Teaching during a special award ceremony at Cornell on Friday. Crestron Founder and President, George Feldstein presented Professor Terzian with a commemorative plaque and cash prize during the blue ribbon event, recognizing Terzian for his long-term commitment to his students and the science of Astronomy. Latin

Epson Adds Crestron RoomView® Connected To New Powerlite Pro G-Series Projector …

Crestron RoomView Connected Built into New Epson Projectors Enables Direct Network Connectivity for Remote Management of AV Networks Crestron announced today that Epson has added RoomView™ Connected to its new PowerLite® Pro G-series line of projectors. The power of Crestron RoomView® Express software is now included free in the Epson PowerLite Pro G5550NL, G5650WNL and G5950NL projectors, providing enterprise help desk management, remote monitoring and control of global AV networks without

Crestron Eagles Program Donates Home Theater to Wounded Warrior Detachment Hawai …

Crestron Eagles Program Honors Heroes; Dedication Ceremony Officially Opens New Home Theater at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Crestron hosted the fifth Eagles Program dedication ceremony last month at the Wounded Warrior Detachment Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, HI. A new home theater was unveiled in the building lounge and recreation room to provide comfort and entertainment for America's heroes recovering from injuries sustained during combat overseas. The Crestron Eagles Program was

New Crestron TPMC V-Panel High-Definition Touch Screens Now Shipping

TPMC-V12 and TPMC-V15 Combine Widescreen Touchpanel Display and Extreme Graphics in a Sleek Thin Design; Supports New Core 3 OS, Onboard PC Apps, Streaming Media and 3D GUI Design Crestron announced today that its new TPMC V-Panels are available for immediate shipment. TPMC V-Panels are the thinnest, fully-integrated touchpanel available today, combining the touch screen and powerful digital graphics engine in a slim design. A widescreen display provides an open canvas

Crestron Extends Warranty on Commercial Lighting Projects to an Industry Leading …

Eight-Year Extended Warranty Coverage on Commercial Lighting Installations Offers Unmatched Safeguards for Building Operators; New Certification Program Provides a Global Network of Authorized Field Support and Integration Specialists Crestron announced today that it has increased the warranty period on commercial lighting projects from three years to eight years. Backed by the strength and stability of Crestron, the new eight year factory warranty gives building owners greater insurance and protection of their

Crestron Earns Another Important U.S. Government Certification

DoD JITC Information Assurance (IA) Certification Enables Federal Government Agencies and U.S. Military Branches to Achieve Highly Secure AV Networks with Crestron Control Technology Crestron announced that the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) approval of its advanced control systems and touchpanels adds another high level certification to its integrated solution offerings, enabling U.S. federal government agencies and military branches to implement the company's AV control systems in its most secure information

Crestron Invites Engineering Students, College Administrators to Discover the Wo …

Celebrating the Fifth Annual AV Week, Crestron Welcomes Local Educators and Students to its Experience Center Crestron joined with InfoComm International to celebrate AV Week, supporting its mission to raise awareness of AV as a high-tech, cutting edge industry with exciting growth prospects. Dozens of local engineering students and college career and development officers toured the 9,000-square-foot Crestron Experience Center, which is a showcase of the industry's extraordinary offerings. Including technology from

Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Certifies Crestron Control Systems an …

Crestron Control Systems and Touch Panels Awarded JITC Information Assurance Certification for Top Security Clearance; Earns Department of Homeland Security's Highest Compliance Rating on Vulnerability Assessment Results Crestron today announced that its advanced control systems and touchpanels received approval by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Based on results of stringent Information Assurance (IA) assessments of its systems, which were approved

Crestron Kicks off AV Week and Celebrates the Strength of the Industry with Job …

Fifth Annual AV Week Delivers Opportunity to Demonstrate the Vitality and Growth of the Industry, and the Power of Partnership As a leading member of the AV industry, Crestron has joined InfoComm International to celebrate the fifth annual AV Week, October 17-23, 2010. Today, Crestron kicked off its celebration by hiring 10 new employees at its world headquarters in Rockleigh, NJ. "The AV industry is the most exciting, cutting-edge business in

Crestron DigitalMedia™ is 3D Ready

Crestron DigitalMedia™ Takes Consumers to the Third Dimension of TV Viewing Crestron today announced that the DigitalMedia™ (DM) product line delivers 3D. Other manufacturers require additional video processing and hardware to support 3D; not so with DM. With DM, it's seamless. A free, simple update is available for download from the Crestron website. For the ultimate in flexibility, DM also supports 3D to 2D scaling. If a family member is watching

Crestron Releases DigitalMedia 8G™ Fiber Products for the Fastest, Most Powerf …

DigitalMedia 8G™ is the First Ever 8 Gigabit AV and Control Network that Distributes Full HD with Single Wire Technology Crestron today announced the release of fiber versions of the DigitalMedia 8G™ transmitter/switcher, matrix switcher input and output cards and receiver/room controller. DM 8G technology delivers true one-wire transport over low cost multimode fiber without signal scaling, compression or hardware repeaters. Uncompressed digital signals, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, Ethernet and USB keyboard/mouse

Crestron Teams With NSCA To Provide Affordable Health Insurance For Small Busine …

Crestron today announced that is has joined forces with the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) to expand an innovative healthcare program that enables small systems integrators to offer reasonably priced health insurance to their employees. One of the first small business health programs of its kind in the nation, NSCA members with a minimum of five employees can now purchase quality health insurance at rates normally available only to companies

Crestron Lighting Control Technology Lights Up 2010 Fifa WorldP™ At State-Of-T …

Rockleigh, NJ, July 1, 2010 – The new Moses Mabhida Stadium, one of the primary stadiums hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, uses Crestron commercial lighting solutions to control general illumination and LED lighting throughout the 70,000-seat sports complex. The advanced LAN-based system combines a simple touchpanel interface with Crestron control processors to enable lighting control and management of more than 2800 loads for all flood lights, bowl

Crestron Grows Its ADMS Intermedia Delivery System™ Product Line

ADC-200BR 200-Disc Blu-ray Changer and CEN-NAS-4TB Now Shipping ROCKLEIGH, NJ, January 8, 2009 – Now available, the ADC-200BR and CEN-NAS-4TB are the latest additions to the Crestron ADMS Intermedia Delivery System™ line, putting even more content right at your fingertips. The ADC-200BR 200-disc Blu-ray changer can be cascaded to hold 1,000 discs, the CEN-NAS-4TB features four hot-swappable 1TB hard drives with RAID 5 protection, and both are designed to integrate seamlessly

Crestron TPMC-4SM Touchpanel Now Shipping

Low Profile, Single-wire PoE Touchpanel Media Center is Elegant, Versatile and Easy to Install ROCKLEIGH, NJ – Now shipping, the Crestron TPMC-4SM is an ultra-thin, affordable PoE (Power over Ethernet) touchpanel that features single-wire connectivity and an assortment of mounting options. Using standard Ethernet for power, control and communication, the 4SM installs on any surface quickly and easily, no electrical outlets or control wire needed. Perfect for flush wall mount control

Crestron Introduces the MP-AMP30 Media Presentation Audio Amplifier

MP-AMP30 Delivers Versatile, Cost-Effective Audio Amplification for Multiple Applications for Classrooms, Lecture Halls, Conference Rooms and Boardrooms ROCKLEIGH, NJ, December 3, 2009 – Now shipping, the Crestron MP-AMP30 is a convenient, low cost audio amplifier for applications in which audio from source equipment is directly connected to and switched by the video projector. The MP-AMP30 amplifier drives the audio signal from these sources directly to external speakers. Ideal as a stand-alone

Crestron Adds Guidebar(TM) Technology To Its DVPHD High-Definition Annotator

Guidebar Technology Enables Presenters to Simultaneously View Multiple Source Signals plus Annotation and Control Tools on a Single Touchscreen ROCKLEIGH, NJ, December 1, 2009 – Crestron announces the release of its new DVPHD High-Definition Annotator with Guidebar™ Technology (DVPHD-GB). High-definition annotation allows presenters to write or draw over live computer and full-motion HD video images using a touchscreen or mouse. The intuitive touchpanel functionality of the Guidebar puts the annotation palette

Crestron Releases DMCI Signal Integration Solution

Crestron DMCI Delivers an Affordable, Flexible Solution to Manage Embedded HD Data and Integrate Analog and Digital Source Switching ROCKLEIGH, NJ, August 14, 2009 – Crestron, the global leader in digital HD technology, announced today that its new DMCI (DigitalMedia™ Card Interface) solution is now shipping. The DMCI is a compact, rack-mountable enclosure designed to house a single DM Input Card to accept any AV source, including all analog audio and

Crestron Prevails at Cedia Awards 2009

Crestron Solutions and Projects Dominate Awards Ceremony in London LONDON, UK, April 7, 2009 — Crestron was recognized as “Best Trade Supplier” at the CEDIA Awards 2009, held on Friday, April 3rd at The Brewery in London. In addition, seven out of nine installation category winners featured Crestron technology. Sky News anchor and Sky Technophile presenter Martin Stanford was on hand to present Crestron with the award, which was voted for by

ISE Delivers Positive Result for Crestron

ISE a Huge Success for Crestron ISE 2009 proved to be a huge success for Crestron and positively reinforced its leadership position amongst the manufacturers in the systems integration sector. An enthusiastic response was given to a wide-range of new products by delegates from across the EMEA region and, as always, Crestron hospitality was one of ISE’s networking highlights. Robin van Meeuwen, International Sales Director, was delighted with the event and

Crestron Eagles Program Donates Theater to Marines

Crestron Eagles Program Honors Heroes; Dedication Ceremony Officially Opens New Home Theater at Camp Lejeune for Wounded Warriors Battalion - East CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, February 9, 2009 — Crestron hosted the second Eagles Program dedication ceremony yesterday for the Wounded Warriors Battalion – East at Camp Lejeune, NC, unveiling the new home theater donated to provide comfort and entertainment for America’s heroes recovering from injuries sustained during combat overseas. The Crestron

Crestron Releases New Isys TPS-17G-QM Touchpanel

New Crestron TPS-17G-QM Expands Powerful Line of HD Touchpanels ROCKLEIGH, NJ, February 3, 2009 — Crestron announces the release of its new 17” Isys® TPS-17G-QM, expanding its line of powerful HD touchpanels. Crestron Isys G-Series touchpanels deliver a higher level of performance with dual-window video, RGB, and HDTV displays that meet the demands of today's sophisticated control applications. Joining the TPS-12G and TPS-15G, the Isys TPS-17G-QM features a spectacular 17" WXGA

Crestron MLX-2 Remote Now Available

The first Crestron infiNET EX™ 2-Way RF Remote with LCD Display ROCKLEIGH, NJ, January 27, 2009 – Crestron announces the release of its new, greatly anticipated MLX-2 handheld remote. The MLX-2 is a state-of-the-art handheld controller featuring Crestron infiNET EX™ two-way wireless RF with long-range communications. Advanced mesh network technology give the MLX-2 exceptional reliability, true feedback, and dynamic frequency allocation. Its compact size and ergonomic design facilitates one-handed operation; 57

SCN Announces 2008 Top 50 Integrators

ROCKLEIGH, New Jersey – The annual SCN Top 50 Systems Integrators list has become a point of reference and barometer for our industry. Especially during a slowing global economy, it provides valuable insight regarding financial growth amid speculation about where the overall industry is headed. Crestron congratulates the integrators that were recognized by Systems Contractor News as the "Top 50 Systems Integrators of 2008"; we honor and salute their hard

Crestron Breaks Single Month Sales Record In December

ROCKLEIGH, New Jersey — Crestron Electronics, Inc. today announced record breaking one-month sales for December 2008. Ironically, the day the U.S. government reports the worst jobless rate since 1945, and the day after President-elect Barack Obama urged Congress to take “dramatic action as soon as possible” to mitigate the length and severity of the recession, Crestron announces its best month in the company’s 40-year history. Crestron, the global leader of advanced

Crestron Joins EMerge Alliance™ Improving Commercial Interiors

ROCKLEIGH, New Jersey – Crestron has become a member of the EMerge Alliance to contribute its expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions that manage and control disparate building systems intelligently and efficiently. Creating a new standard for integrating commercial building infrastructures, power, controls and a wide variety of systems on a common platform is a key mission of EMerge. The development of this new commercial technology standard will also lay

Crestron Introduces New Director of Market Development

ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY — Crestron is pleased to announce Steve Samson as its new Director of Business and Market Development. Steve will be responsible for strategic partners (e.g. Microsoft, Cisco, Texas Instruments, Armstrong, etc.) strategic markets (e.g. Hospitality, Healthcare, etc.) and the Integrated Partner Program. Steve comes to Crestron from Tweeter where he served as Vice President of Systems Design and Engineering, and with more than twenty years of industry

Crestron Eagles Program Donates Home Theater

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Crestron hosted the first Eagles Program dedication ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital today, unveiling the new home theater donated to provide comfort and entertainment for America’s heroes recovering from injuries sustained during combat overseas. The Crestron Eagles Program was conceived by Crestron President George Feldstein to honor the service and sacrifice of our wounded warriors returning home from battle. “This theater system represents the largest single

Crestron TPS-6X Honored as 2008 CE Pro High-Impact Product

ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY – CE Pro and EH Publishing recently announced the 2008 CE Pro High-Impact Product (CHIP) of the Year Awards at EHX Fall in Long Beach, California. The latest Crestron touchpanel, the wireless Isys® TPS-6X, was among the honored products. Winners were chosen by custom residential integrators and readers of CE Pro. CE Pro Editor-In-Chief, Jason Knott announced the winners at this year's awards presentation. "The CHIPs are unlike

Crestron Dominates 7th Annual Multi-Room Awards at EHX Fall

ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY – Crestron earned an unprecedented six Multi-Room Awards at EHX Fall 2008 in Long Beach, California. The six awards earned by Crestron, including Best Overall Product for the AMS-AIP, were twice as many trophies than any other company in the industry. Crestron also won top honors for the iLux™ integrated lighting and shade control system, the CEN-ISERVER dedicated audio server for the iPod®, the TPS-6X Isys® 6-inch wireless

Crestron Solutions Praised at Worship Facilities Expo

ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY – Crestron received awards in two major categories at the 2008 Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX), the leading event for AV and technology managers in churches nationwide. The Crestron wireless iLux™ (CLS-C6RF) was judged the Best Lighting Product, and the new Isys® TPS-6X wireless touchpanel won top honors as the Best Building Material and System Product. The WFX New Product Awards, presented by Worship Facilities and

Crestron Named Manufacturer of the Year

ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY – Crestron was named UK Manufacturer of the Year at the Inside Hi-Fi and Custom Installer Trade Awards 2008. The ceremony was held recently in the Novotel at London's ExCeL. Crestron was recognized for its significant contribution to the development of the custom installation market and ongoing commitment to the company's ever-expanding national network of dealers, partners and programmers. Commenting on the award, Crestron UK Residential Sales Manager,

Crestron Announces New Adagio® Marketing Manager

ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY — Crestron recently announced the appointment of Keith Kennedy as its new Product Marketing Manager for the Adagio® family of home entertainment solutions. Kennedy, who comes to Crestron from Niles Audio Corporation, will be based in Crestron’s Rockleigh headquarters. Kennedy is a skilled electronic custom installation and technology professional with 25 years of industry experience that spans many industry functions. He is a well-rounded design engineer and

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