- 16 August 2018 10:41
Major Update to Crestron Pyng OS Adds Support for Video – Available Soon in New CP3-R 3-Series® Control System
Sydney, Australia – August 16, 2018 – Crestron, a global leader in residential control and automation technology, announced the upcoming release of Crestron Pyng® OS 2, the operating system of the world’s smartest homes. Built into the new CP3-R 3-Series Control System, a secure enterprise-grade control system for residential applications that’s shipping in Australia in mid-October, Crestron Pyng OS 2 supports full integration of video control and distribution including Crestron DigitalMedia™ products, AVRs, local sources, set-top boxes, remote controls, and more. Now, residential systems integrators can set up and deploy the complete customised Crestron smart home at incredible speed, and with an unparalleled user experience. Crestron Pyng OS 2 will be available as an update for all existing Crestron Pyng Hubs shortly after the CPR-3 product launch.
“Crestron Pyng OS 2 is, quite simply, an industry-changer. It’s the only operating system integrators and their clients need, in any sized home,” said Michael Short, Global Residential Marketing Manager at Crestron. “It brings together the full universe of best-in-class Crestron products in a complete whole home solution: lighting, motorised shades, audio, climate control, door locks, security, and now video, including Crestron DigitalMedia products.”
Rack-mount control system built for residential applications The new rack-mountable CP3-R runs on Crestron Pyng OS 2, and has the advanced operating system “baked in.” The CP3-R includes a full complement of control ports to handle any sized home automation project, home theater, multi-room video, or MDU application. It integrates best-in-class Crestron hardware including audio, video, lighting, motorised shades, climate control, door locks, sensors, and other equipment.
Built for speed Crestron Pyng OS 2 makes it possible to set up and deploy luxury home automation on any scale in a fraction of the time of traditional methods. All it takes is a few simple steps, right from an iPad® tablet or online via the web application. No programming needed.
“When you standardise on Crestron Pyng OS 2 you also optimise your business,” adds Short. “The user experience, sales training, sales demonstrations, customer support, and system delivery are consistent, so everything you do is just easier – and more profitable.”
Cloud integration With support for powerful Cloud-based services, Crestron Pyng OS 2 enables integrators to configure, control, and support clients’ systems remotely, saving time on-site and after deployment. Clients enjoy complete peace of mind knowing that resolution of any problem is just a phone call away.
Spectacular user experience every time Whether clients control their home through beautiful Crestron handheld remotes, keypads, and touch screens, or from mobile devices, the Crestron Pyng OS 2 user interface is love at first sight.
What else is new New functionality in Crestron Pyng OS 2 includes the ability to: define all video connections visually; control video and route sources; and group audio devices to play the same source (video grouping coming soon). Also included: TV presets for easy access to favourite TV channels, radio stations, movies, and music; the ability to access third-party device drivers from the Cloud or load your own; and handheld remote programming, just like keypad buttons.
Products powered by Crestron Pyng OS 2 Best-in-class professional Crestron products are already supported by Crestron Pyng OS 2, and backed by the best customer service in the industry. More products are being added all the time.
Learn more Visit the Crestron Pyng OS 2 and CP3-R 3-Series Control System web pages for more information, including videos and product literature.
About Crestron At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform.
Our products are backed by more than 90 fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com. ***
All brand names, product names, and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Certain trademarks, registered trademarks, and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. ©2018 Crestron Electronics, Inc.
# # #
Jennifer, Ruth, Jenna or Duyen at DEC PR firstname.lastname@example.org / (02) 8014 5033