Ultamation News

We sell hardware too!

Ultamation are known for their great modules, but did you also know that we sell hardware?  Well just one item in particular - the Ultamation UC-DMX-200.  This is an Ethernet to DMX control interface for DIN rail mounting applications and was our top seller on our website last week.

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Insider Spotlight on Oliver Hall

In the year that Ultamation celebrates being ten years old, rAVe Publications asked to feature our Managing Director, Oliver Hall in their AV Insider Spotlight feature.

Find out how Ultamation started, what he thinks is great about the industry and whether there is anything he would change, what apps make him more productive (This won’t sound cool – a pen and paper!), the cool jobs he's worked on and how he stays relevant.

Read the full article here.



Join the Voice Control debate

At Ultamation, we are constantly exploring the capabilities of the devices we work with, to exploit their features and make life easier and better for the end-customer.  To make the most of our Apple TV module, you can use the technology behind some of Crestron's products to use Voice Control for your Apple TVs.

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Hidden Wires Feature at ISE 2017

Next week sees the 14th edition of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 7-10 February 2017, is expected to attract more than 65,000 visitors to more than 1,100 exhibitors. Over the four days, the newly extended show floor will be home to a community of manufacturers, distributors, integrators, service providers and end-user.

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We get a range of enquiries for our services, from people after a quick update of specific equipment, to a brand new bespoke system.  Towards the end of last year, we finished a project in a house which was undergoing significant refurbishment, and as part of this the customer wanted a new system, whilst still retaining specific pieces of equipment.  Ultamation worked with Intuitive Homes to design, plan and install the new system - which she felt was done "to perfection".

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CE Pro feature Ultamation's take on the TSW-X60

Oliver Hall, of Ultamation, has written another article for CE Pro Magazine, the leading trade publication for professionals involved in the custom electronics business.

Oliver talks about how TSW-X60 opens doors that previous touch panels didn't and how this has now enabled Ultamation's Lighting Visualiser to allow the user to adjust the lighting to create the perfect scene, without being in the room, or having to wait for night to fall.  He also talks about the other new features of the TSW-X60.

Click here to read the full article.

More ways to pay

With over twenty-five products on our shop, we have now made it easier to pay by introducing Sage Pay, which means we take all major credit and debit cards including American Express.

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Ultamation's Lamina theme is now available to buy

Over the last year or so, we have had a few enquiries to purchase the award winning themes that we have designed.  We are very pleased to announce that our Lamina theme is now available on our shop. 

It combines simplicity with style, offering the finest user experience. The design is built around a sliding panel concept and aims to reduce complexity for casual users whilst retaining accessibility to features for power users, all presented in a refined, intuitive UI.

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If you hadn't noticed ... it's black Friday!  So we are offering 10% off everything in our shop for today only.  So if you've been thinking about trying that Apple TV module or maybe Theme Creator ... now is your chance.


Happy shopping!

Ultamation's project hits the front page of the FT

This weekend was a momentous one for Ultamation as we saw one of our projects featured on the front page of The FT.  London and New York-based technology journalist, Jonathan Margolis, visited the leafy suburbs of Bowdon, near Manchester, to see the award-winning Man Cave project for himself.  I think we can safely say he was blown away; stating that the client had out California’d California. 

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