iRoom, global Apple-certified manufacturer of premium iPad Docking and Smart Control Solutions, has announced that the company has recently added drivers for Crestron Home and Elan that allow installers to extend Crestron Home and Elan system with a wired control keypad next to the iPad.  The iPad does not have to be present in the docking station to perform control.

The iRoom iO in-wall, on-wall and tabletop iPad Docking Stations are the perfect addition to any control installation where the iPad is used as a control device for the control system, says the maker. The Quick Keys are incorporated in the glass bezel of the docking station can be trigger control functions in all major third-party control systems, independent of the iPad.

The Crestron driver is available in Crestron’s online driver database or can be accessed directly when programming a Crestron Home system. The Elan driver can be downloaded from the iRoom website.

iRoom iO offers Control Drivers for AMX, bitwise, Compass Control, Control4, Crestron, Crestron Home, Elan, Extron, GIRA HomeServer, iRidium Mobile, Kramer, Loxone, Neets, NetX Automation, RTI, Savant and URC.

Main benefits

•        Extend your Crestron Home or ELAN System with a stylish iPad docking statio

•        Connect to the Crestron or ELAN system via the local IP network

•        Use our Quick Keys to trigger control functions in the Crestron or Elan syste

•        Benefit from a reliable wired control connectio

•        Access often used control such as lights, shades, volume etc. instantly and convenientl

•        Protect the iPad against theft in semi-public or public spaces such lobbies, bar, restaurants or at home if you don’t want your kids to remove the iPad from the docking station

•        Stand out from competitors with a state-of-the-art solution

In the UK the product is available direct from the manufacturer. An account can be created by visit the company website.

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