URC Cuts Staff as It Realigns Its Sales Efforts

Universal Remote Control, Inc. (URC) has had a round of layoffs heading into the holidays. Taking place last week, the remote control giant has made cuts to its team that represent approximately 6% of their total workforce. Learn more about … Continue reading

Savant Targets New Market Segment with Simple Host/Pro Remote Kit

Savant Systems has launched a clever new package that allows them to address a new entry-level market segment, and provides custom integration pros with a more robust solution for their less sophisticated clients. Called the Simple Host and Pro Remote … Continue reading

Hands-On Battle in Clash of Remote Control Titans; URC Claims Victory

But UEI Says ‘It is Not Over’ For the last couple of years, there has been a running court battle between two of the titans of the remote control category: Universal Electronics, Inc. (UEI) and Universal Remote Control, Inc. (URC). … Continue reading

Savant Launches Wi-Fi Universal Remote Control That Configures Itself

Savant Systems, LLC said today that it has launched a new Wi-Fi-based universal remote control designed with today’s media room in mind. The sleek designed remote is said to fit well in your hand and is designed to be intuitive … Continue reading

URC Wants You to Add a Little ESP To Your Installations

URC, the former remote control king that has morphed into a home automation company, announced on Tuesday the MRX-4SEN Sensor Extender and six new sensors that tie into their well-regarded Total Control System. A clever system add-on, the sensors allow … Continue reading