RTI, a control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, announced integration with Channel Vision Technology's Elite Series SI-8000 front door station, allowing it to be used with RTI control devices featuring intercom capabilities. Channel Vision's SI-8000 features a built-in IP camera that allows residents to receive video calls when visitors ring the doorbell, while an integrated strike provides the capability to unlock the door. This brings the front door station into the RTI ecosystem, allowing residents to answer and unlock the door from intercom-compatible RTI controllers. This is our first partner integration, and we couldn't be more pleased for it to be with RTI, the control platform of choice for many installers" Audio intercom capabilities Full support for video intercom is supported on the KX10 in-wall touchpanel and CX10 countertop/under-cabinet touchpanels. In addition, RTI's KX3 and KX7 in-wall touchpanels, CX7 countertop/under-cabinet touchpanel, and flagship T3x remote control, provide audio intercom capabilities when integrated with the SI-8000. "We are extremely pleased to have Channel Vision as an integration partner," said Mike Everett, vice president of Global Sales, RTI. "By combining Channel Vision's popular IP front door station and the RTI control environment, our dealers can offer their clients the added convenience and security they desire." "This is our first partner integration, and we couldn't be more pleased for it to be with RTI, the control platform of choice for many installers," said Darrel Hauk, president and CEO of Channel Vision Technology. "We are especially excited for integration with the CX10 touchpanel and can't wait to see video calls on its WXGA-resolution LCD screen."
RTI, a control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, has announced a two-way driver for the complete line of DoorBird IP Video Door Stations. Developed by RTI, the new driver allows integrators to easily program DoorBird IP Video Door Stations into RTI automation and control systems, adding convenient and safe door access at home and from anywhere else. Intercom capability at all entry points "Having intercom capabilities at all of the entry points of a home provides a truly enhanced level of convenience and safety for the homeowner," said Mike Everett, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Americas, RTI. "With the new DoorBird IP Video Door Station driver, RTI dealers can integrate up to 12 stations into an RTI system, allowing users to answer the door and control the device conveniently alongside the rest of their smart home systems." The two-way DoorBird IP Video Door Station driver provides programming of events for connected, disconnected, doorbell, door open, and motion. This allows the RTI control system to execute commands based on these events. Full integration with home automation For example, using an RTI user interface, users can turn on lights, unlock doors, and adjust microphone and speaker levels. It also provides system status of each station by name. Intercom capabilities between DoorBird and RTI devices can be enabled using the SIP protocol. In addition, RTI's MJPEG Video driver is set to handle video intercom capabilities. "DoorBird is very excited about the full integration of our DoorBird IP video door stations with RTI," said Helmut Schaeller, Head of Partner Integration & Tech Support at DoorBird. "We are now able to offer our sales and integration partners full integration, including SIP with a leading home automation system. RTI is an organisation with excellent technology and highly experienced people at work. We look forward to our continued partnership with RTI and are confident that this will be a very successful integration for all parties involved."
RTI, a control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, announced that Clint Forberg has returned to the company as its Central United States Regional Business Manager. In his new role, he is responsible for sales management and business development across a 16-state territory. Forberg has almost 30 years of experience in the CE industry, most recently as Director of Dealer Development at Kaleidescape. Previously at RTI, he served for nine years as the company's Director of Training and Eastern U.S. Sales Manager. Before joining RTI, Forberg contributed to the growth of companies such as Bose Corporation and Clifford Electronics through sales, management, and technical positions. Meeting customer needs "We are thrilled to welcome Clint back to the RTI sales team," said Mike Everett, Vice President of Global Sales, RTI. "His intimate knowledge of not only our product lineup but also the broad custom installation industry will prove invaluable in meeting the needs of our customers in the central U.S." "With RTI's renewed focus on service and support for its dealer and distribution partners — like the new three-year warranty policy — and the launch of Integration Designer® APEX, this is an exciting and pivotal time to be rejoining RTI," said Forberg. "I'm delighted to be working with the RTI team and all its great partners once again."
Pro Control will demonstrate how its system components allow users to easily manage any environment Pro Control, a division of Remote Technologies Incorporated, has announced that it will showcase affordable and powerful remote control and processing products, including its Z-Wave lighting control solutions, at ISC West, April 5th-7th, at the Sands Expo Centre in Las Vegas. Exhibiting within the ADI Pavilion in booth 24144, the company will demonstrate how its system components allow users to easily manage any environment, as well as integrate with the latest security products. RTI control and automation solutions will also be displayed in the Z-Wave Alliance booth, no. 26065. Z-wave solutions "Security is key in any smart home and now with the addition of our line of Z-Wave solutions dealers have a simple way to integrate door locks, window shades, lighting, and more," said Mike Everett, Vice President of Global Sales for RTI and Pro Control. "In addition to our Pro.zwi Z-Wave Interface Module, we have also launched a complete line of Z-Wave switches and dimmers, to expand our capabilities and give our customers a cost effective yet robust control solution for the entire home." Visitors to booth 24144 will receive a demonstration of how to programme Pro Control remotes, processors, and the ProPanel iOS app using the Pro Control Studio software. While the software allows complete customisation, a library of two-way drivers auto-populates professionally designed templates, including the company's latest drivers for GE, Honeywell, Elk, DSC, Lutron, Yale, Kwikset, Sonos, Nest, HEOS, and more. This allows dealers to complete installations quickly and provide cost savings to their clients. Pro.zwi Z-Wave interface module "In addition to our Pro.zwi Z-Wave Interface Module, we have also launched a complete line of Z-Wave switches and dimmers" Also on display at ISC West will be Pro Control's new array of Z-Wave control solutions. The product line includes light switches, dimmers, a lamp module, and receptacles that seamlessly integrate with Pro Control's home automation systems via the Pro.zwi Z-Wave interface module. The Pro.zwi module also provides the communication interface between a Pro Control system and third-party Z-Wave lighting control devices, residential door locks, security panels, thermostats, and other electronics. This eliminates the need for a different app for each Z-Wave device, making it easy for every member of the household to operate all systems via Pro Control remotes and app. Plus, there are no Z-Wave licencing or monitoring fees.
RTI has announced new video intercom support for select RTI controllers and third-party intercom-enabled devices Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, has announced new video intercom support for select RTI controllers and third-party intercom-enabled devices. Ideal for front door access, security gates, intra-office, and room-to-room applications, this new capability allows users to conveniently and safely communicate from point-to-point via their RTI devices. Video intercom-enabled controllers "The demand for intercom continues to increase, and we are pleased to add video functionality across a range of RTI devices," said Mike Everett, Vice President of Global Sales for RTI. "Our lineup of video intercom-enabled controllers includes wired and wireless interfaces, which allows our dealers to offer their clients convenient communications between their RTI devices and third-party door stations." Video communications RTI's video intercom capabilities are supported on the KX3, KX7, and KX10 in-wall touchpanels, the CX7 and the upcoming CX10 countertop/under-cabinet touchpanels, as well as the company's flagship T3x – delivering the company's first video intercom-enabled handheld controller. Via a free firmware update, dealers can also leverage video communications on compatible devices that support H.264-based video intercom via SIP. These devices also support auto answer or do not disturb modes, while a push-to-talk audio mode lets users communicate via voice only from device to device.
The ZW-9 Z-Wave interface utilises the Z-Wave wireless protocol to provide the communication link between RTI systems and other Z-Wave-enabled devices RTI, a control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, announced the company is now shipping its all-new Z-Wave solutions. The ZW-9 Z-Wave interface enables simple and cost-effective monitoring and control of Z-Wave-enabled systems and devices via an RTI control system. Addressing the need for comprehensive lighting control, the new Z-Wave solutions allow users to easily manage lighting elements both locally and from the convenience of an RTI user interface. Z-Wave wireless protocol "The arrival of our Z-Wave products has been highly anticipated," said Mike Everett, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Americas, RTI. "With these new devices, RTI provides users with a unified control and monitoring experience for a full range of Z-Wave-enabled products such as lights, door locks, shades, and thermostats from the convenience of an RTI device." The ZW-9 Z-Wave interface utilises the Z-Wave wireless protocol to provide the communication link between RTI systems and lighting, door locks, thermostats, and other Z-Wave-enabled devices. Eliminating the need for a different app for each device, the ZW-9—combined with an RTI XP processor—provides users with unified control and monitoring over all devices directly on their RTI user interface. Through the power of RTI's Integration Designer software, programming and installation is simple and affordable. Flexible installation possibilities Perfect for new construction and retrofit installations, RTI's new Z-Wave lighting control solutions include light switches, dimmers, a lamp module, and receptacles—with no new or specialised wiring required. For instance, the innovative battery-operated Anyplace switch requires no wiring of any kind, offering incredibly flexible installation possibilities. With a classic, elegant design, the devices blend into any décor, and easily scale to installations of nearly any size. Utilising Z-Wave RF technology, these lighting control solutions create a wireless network that seamlessly integrates with RTI's home and commercial automation systems via the ZW-9 Z-Wave interface.