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Crestron Hosting ‘Crestron Next’ Virtual Event This Fall

Two-day virtual Crestron Next event ‘will showcase what’s next in workplace, education and home innovation’ Sept. 15 and 16.

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Crestron Hosting ‘Crestron Next’ Virtual Event This Fall

Crestron will host its first virtual event, Crestron Next, on Sept. 15 and 16, 2020.

Company officials said in today’s announcement of the two-day virtual event they are “thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase what we’re doing to transform and reshape the industry, as well as address its needs.”

Crestron Next “will feature what’s next in workplace, education and home innovation,” the company announcement says.

Attendees will have “the exclusive opportunity to experience the world of Crestron firsthand and preview new products, future innovations, live trainings, and much more,” according to the company announcement.

Crestron Next “will provide guests with a live, interactive and engaging experience unlike any other that they’ve seen before,” the company announcement says.

More About Crestron Next

Crestron Next is not a replacement for the annual Crestron Masters events. This year’s Crestron Masters were held virtually and are expected to resume in 2021. The 2019 Crestron Masters events in Connecticut attracted more than 1,200 of the best Crestron programmers in the world.

Crestron recently announced its newest addition to the company’s line of unified communications conferencing technology, the Crestron Flex R-Series.

Crestron Flex R-Series is a mobile UC system “that brings collaboration where it’s needed most, closing the distance between remote teams wherever they may be,” according to the company announcement.

Crestron also recently announced the company is collaborating with remote work providers Logitech and Zoom to help merge work and home with an all-in-one videoconferencing, home control and unified communications experience.

The solution, dubbed Crestron HomeTime, is designed for working from home, remote learning and socializing. It’s a unification of Logitech’s MeetUp conference camera with the Crestron UC Engine that integrates with Crestron control to deliver the Zoom Rooms experience.

The high-end home solution merges videoconferencing, home control, and unified communications (UC) into a single system to allow clients to socialize, remote learn, and work from home.

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