September 14, 2014 10:02 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Universal Remote Control, Inc.

Company Overview

Universal Remote Control, Inc. engages in designing, engineering, manufacturing, and distributing remote controls and home automation devices. It offers house control products, such as controllers, interfaces, amplifiers, sources, cameras, and accessories; residential products, including home theater, multi-room music, lighting control, information feeds, safety and security, energy management, shades, and climate control products; consumer remote controls; and corporate products, which include boardroom, doctor's office, and home office controls. The company also provides education products, such as single classroom and auditorium controllers; hospitality remote controls for sports bars and...

500 Mamaroneck Avenue

Harrison, NY 10528

United States

Founded in 1991

Phone:

914-835-4484

Fax:

914-835-4532

Key Executives for Universal Remote Control, Inc.

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Director of Business Development
Age: 63
Vice President of Subscription Broadcast
Vice President of Subscription Broadcast
Director of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Universal Remote Control, Inc. Key Developments

Universal Remote Control, Inc. Announces Favorable Decision in Patent Infringement Litigation with Universal Electronics, Inc

Universal Remote Control, Inc. announced that a jury in the California Central District Court handed URC a complete victory in a pending patent infringement action started by Universal Electronics, Inc. over two years ago. This litigation began in March 2012 when UEI accused URC of infringing four of its patents. With the jury verdict, URC has now prevailed on each of the four patents. URC was successful in the early stages of the proceedings, where the Court determined in February 2013 that the asserted claims of one of the patents was invalid. The Court also decided in URC's favor on two other patents in March 2014 on summary judgment. On May 21, 2014, after a two-week trial, the jury found in URC's favor on all claims, including holding the asserted claims of the fourth patent invalid and not infringed. The jury also found a second patent (earlier held not infringed on summary judgment) invalid. In total, the asserted claims of three of the four patents-in-suit were dismissed on invalidity grounds. The jury lastly determined that UEI was guilty of patent misuse and unclean hands, which URC expects the Court to make final. URC plans to seek an award against UEI for its attorneys' fees and costs based upon these and other grounds.

Universal Remote Control, Inc. Announces CC Control Mobile™ App for Android™ Devices

URC announced CC Control Mobile™ App for Android™. As the name implies, this app enables a familiar Android smart phone or tablet to control all A/V components that are connected to a Complete Control system and MRX Network Base Station directly over the LAN. Aided by dazzling, intuitive interfaces that can display in portrait or landscape format, users can do everything from setting a DVR and navigating favorite channels to controlling music and videos. Users can control any IR, RS-232, IP or Relay controlled device one-way through the connected URC MRX Base Station. Adding an optional RFTX-1 enables the control of URC Lighting by Lutron. This app works in conjunction with the MRX-1/MRX-2 Network Base Station and Complete Control MX-Series remotes.

Universal Remote Control, Inc Announces Availability of New Integration Module with Sonos® Music Players for Total Control® Systems

Universal Remote Control, Inc. announced a Total Control® two-way integration module with Sonos® music players developed by Extra Vegetables and URC. New integration is ultrafast and works with current and past Sonos Zoneplayers® and Playbar®. Users can select all music services supported by Sonos, radio stations, music library, favorites and more. Solution provides speedy, full search on music library and services and delivers six (6) presets (more may be added by programming). Full control and feedback is available on URC Total Control keypads, remotes, touchscreens and apps including TKP-2000, TKP-7000, TRC-1280 and the TC Mobile App. Playlists and music stream tracks can be recalled from URC’s TKP-100 and TRC-780.

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