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RTI RK1 Series Wins 2007 Electronic House Product of the Year Award

In-Wall Keypad Controller Series Offers Simple A/V System Control

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN — July 26, 2007 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) announced today that its RK1 In-Wall System Controller Series has been named “2007 Product of the Year” by Electronic House magazine. The three new customizable keypads have been designed for flush-mount installations and provide a self-contained control system for operating audio/video components, lights, or other electronic systems in a home.

“We’re honored to be the recipients of Electronic House magazine’s ‘2007 Product of the Year’ award for the RK1 Series of In-wall Controllers,” said Pete Baker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for RTI. “The RK1 Series of programmable keypads are a convenient addition to any RTI system and give installers a very elegant and affordable option for control throughout a home.”

Sized for a single-gang outlet, the RK1-2, RK1-4 and RK1-8 incorporate two, four, and eight fully-programmable buttons respectively, which can be custom labeled with text and symbols. In addition to labeling customization, the backlight for each button can be configured to display a variety of different colors.

Easy to install, the RK1 keypads provide an expanded control option that adds convenience to any system. They are also designed to match any decor due to their clean and neutral style and compatibility with Decora style wall plates. The RK1-2, RK1-4 and RK1-8 keypads are now available, at an MSRP of $249 each.

Winning products were selected by Electronic House magazine editors based on reviews released throughout the year, product demos, installer feedback, innovative features and overall value. The winning products will be featured in the September issue of Electronic House magazine as well as online at

Talking Points
• RTI’s RK1 In-Wall Keypad Series has been named “2007 Product of the Year” by Electronic House magazine.
• The customizable keypads feature open architecture for complete control.
• Two, four or eight assignable, programmable buttons.
• All three keypads fit in a single-gang outlet box and match Decora wall plates.
• 3 different colors options available (white, gray and black)
• User definable backlight color in a variety of options.
• Completely customizable, programmable and upgradeable.
• Available now at an MSRP of $249 each.

About Electronic House Magazine

Electronic House, an EH Publishing, Inc. magazine is the leading consumer publication that focuses on all aspects of the electronic home. In authoritative articles, Electronic House covers home theater, multi-room entertainment, home control, wireless communications, energy management, home networking, and high-speed wiring. Electronic House readers want to have the best technology in their homes and Electronic House provides easy-to-read information enabling them to make informed buying decisions.

About Remote Technologies Inc.

Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is the leading manufacturer of innovative, sophisticated, yet user friendly control systems. RTI’s wide array of elegant hardware and software solutions are marketed exclusively through the custom installation channel.

RTI was founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market. This unwavering commitment was expanded and formalized in March 2007 with RTI’s C2C (Committed to Custom) initiative which includes expanded tech support hours, enhanced training through both its Advanced Control University (ACU) and in the field, and the C2C orientation will inform and shape every aspect of RTI’s continued evolution. C2C highlights RTI’s dedication to the custom installation market, making it the leader in creating wireless hardware and software control solutions that effectively address the challenges facing electronic systems installers and integrators.

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RTI’s belief in offering its products exclusively through custom dealers and trained professional integrators is a guiding passion, centered on the customization of any size home theater or other electronic system. The company’s design philosophy emphasizes an intuitive and enjoyable experience in using its award-winning products, from its universal system controllers, to signal storage and processing devices, and PC programming software.

For additional information on RTI and all its innovative products please visit

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