Sling Media Founder Demos Custom Crestron Home Automation App for Android

id8 Group Creston Android App GraphicWhile Apple's iPad is the darling of home automation controller solutions at the moment. Sling Media founder, Blake Krikorian, is introducing a custom Crestron app for Android, dubbed R2, that will turn your tablet or mobile handset into the ultimate control device — besting iOS solutions/capabilities in terms of instant readiness, multitasking, and flexibility (you've got [...]

Fusion Research Integrates Boxee into Its Media Server Line

Fusion Research Boxee Media ServerEver wished someone created a media server solution, with Boxee as the front-end, that could handle your music, photo, and movie collection from one device? If yes, Fusion Research has now got you covered. The company's new Boxee-enabled media servers can rip DVDs and CDs directly to its hard-drive, stream content around the home, and [...]

Savant Unveils iPod touch-based Whole-home Remote and VoIP Phone

Savant Touch RemoteThe clever guys at Savant are showing off a new whole-home touch remote at CEDIA Expo 2010 that literally is based on the guts of a 4th generation iPod touch. Savant created a custom remote enclosure that turns the player into a multi-button and touchscreen remote that can manage home automation products and tap Savant's [...]