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Crestron Home®

https://www.crestron.com/

Crestron Home® is the world’s most powerful and responsive smart home platform that seamlessly manages all devices in the technology-driven homes of today. The beautiful user interface delivers a sophisticated, intuitive experience with elegant animation to give homeowners control over everything either remotely from their mobile device or at home using touch screens, voice command, remotes, and more. Crestron Home is constantly evolving and gets more valuable over time, enabling users to make software updates and add new features that work with their existing hardware. Crestron Home continues to create a competitive, easy to deploy smart home opportunity for dealers and an unrivaled user experience for homeowners.

Every six weeks or so, the Crestron Home platform gets an update, including everything from minor fixes to major upgrades and functionality for both Crestron and third-party devices. Crestron Home is able to control everything in your home from many different interfaces such as your tablets, phones, and Crestron touch screens. Now, with the latest update to Crestron Home it also runs natively on the new MacBook Pro® M1 laptop computer.

 

Consumer Benefits

With the changing work world, more people are working remotely part-time, and in some cases full-time for the foreseeable future. Now that Crestron Home can run on your MacBook Pro M1 laptop, you can easily switch from your work or conference call to easily control your office space and entire home. Having the Crestron Home app available on your computer when you’re in the office has its advantages, as well. You can manage everything in your home remotely: unlock doors, open or close gates, adjust temperature, check in on the security system, and more.

Crestron Home supports modern living, delivering speed and simplicity for commanding home entertainment devices, thermostats, shades, lighting, security, appliances, and more all from a single app. Every home is unique, designed to suit the homeowner’s aesthetic, desires, and routines. Crestron Home offers the ability to customize, create, and organize favorites and schedules, with no detail left untouched.

 

Builder Benefits

There have been new configurator improvements to wireless gateways, serial numbers, and room settings. Updated streaming service presets allows the user to create new sequences and media scenes when selecting an account profile to maximize the quality of viewing. Homeowners are now able to pair mobile devices and control their home outside of the wireless network using the secure remote connection. Documentation for multiple language support on Crestron touch screens have also been added.

The Crestron Home operating system is designed to be installed and supported by the dealer. It is easy to install, configure, customize, manage and service. Crestron Home controls everything in the home, it is not an isolated solution. Crestron Home has a first-class user experience built from the ground up for the consumer with a huge variety of interfaces. It is easy for everyone in the home to use with a consistent, stylish, and high-quality interface. There is an open ecosystem that integrates everything from third-party kitchen products to KNX through drivers and extensions. The operating system is highly secure, reliable and has privacy as its biggest priority.

 

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