Major Update to Crestron Pyng OS Adds Support for Video

Industry-changing operating system enables residential integrators to deliver complete, customized automation and control of clients’ homes at incredible speed, and with an unparalleled user experience

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Crestron has 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 September, 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, motorized 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, motorized 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 standardize on Crestron Pyng OS 2 you also optimize 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 favorite 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.

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