Style, platform, scalability and cost are just some of the issues to think about when planning your home control system.
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Savant Remote with IPad Control
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Vantage Control Panel
Crestron Symbiant Interface By Bri-Tech
Wired Of Wireless
Logitech Harmony One
9 IRemote Niles
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Crestron Symbiant Interface By Bri-Tech

Proprietary or open protocol?
Some systems work only with their own brand-specific control components. Other systems have their own branded components, but also interface with many other brands and technologies.  Still other systems use widely-adopted technologies that work with almost any brand’s components.  As you consider your system, think about all the different devices you’d want to control in the home, and determine the compatibilities and possible incompatibilities in advance.

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