Good Morning! URC Announces Seamless Integration of Home Connect Enabled Coffee Machines with URC Total Control Smart Automation & Control System

Perfectly brewed to every taste, automated or manually via any URC Total Control user interface

AMSTERDAM, NL (February 7, 2020) — URC, a global leader in smart automation and control systems for residential and commercial applications, announced today at the ISE 2020 show a two-way IP module for seamless integration with Home Connect enabled appliances with its Total Control system. End users can enjoy automated morning routines — for example their coffee, brewed to their satisfaction by Home Connect enabled appliances, can be ready upon their wake-up alarm going off thanks to seamless integration of URC’s smart automation technology with Home Connect.

“End users with URC’s Total Control smart automation and control system can now automatically or manually brew the coffee of their choice from any URC Total Control interface or even via voice commands in English or German via URC’s TRC-1480 handheld remote with voice control or any Amazon Alexa device connected to URC’s Total Control system,” commented Lars Granoe, URC’s Vice President of Product Management. “And, with the URC’s Total Control system a dealer can even automate their normal routine thru this integration with Home Connect, so end users can enjoy coffee at regular times during the day. This integration takes automation to a completely new level.”

Compatible Home Connect enabled coffee machines are available from Bosch, Thermador, Siemens, Neff and Gaggenau brands. Support for additional Home Connect appliances will be added during the year.

Total Control 2.0 is URC’s whole-home automation and control system featuring premium performance, highly customizable GUIs and robust third-party integration. Total Control 2.0 is also perfect for commercial facilities such as bars & restaurants, conference rooms & executive offices, common areas & amenities spaces in multi-dwelling units, hospitality and classrooms.

Authorized U.S. URC Total Control dealers can purchase URC Total Control 2.0 and compatible 3rd party products that easily integrate with the Total Control 2.0 system on the URC dealer-only portal at www.urcportal.com. Interested systems integrators can email totalcontrol@universalremote.com to learn more.

About Home Connect

Home Connect is an innovative solution dedicated to smart home appliances. With Home Connect, you can control a variety of home appliances from leading brands, such as Bosch, Gaggenau, NEFF, Siemens and Thermador in one convenient app. But that’s not everything. Home Connect is also an ever-expanding ecosystem of partner applications, devices and services. Using Home Connect, you can access and connect with a large number of service providers: from voice assistants, through smart home and automation systems to food delivery and e-commerce platforms. For more information about Home Connect, go to: http://www.home-connect.com

About URC

Headquartered in Harrison NY USA, URC is a global leader in smart home automation and control. URC technology is respected for unsurpassed performance and reliability with over 100 million remote controls sold in the past 10 years alone. URC control systems include Total Control, MX HomePro and Complete Control. Legendary URC user interfaces include tabletop controllers, in-wall touchscreens, handheld remotes, keypads and mobile apps – plus voice control integration with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. URC systems are custom designed, installed and maintained by a network of URC trained systems integration professionals.