Who needs an iPad?
I may have uttered those words when Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the company’s hotly anticipated tablet in January of 2010. I own a MacBook (that I love) and an iPod touch (that I really love), so the iPad didn’t seem like much of a big deal. A year later, I’m ready to admit that I was wrong about the iPod Touch’s big brother. The iPad is pretty darn cool, and not just because it’s merely a supersized version of the Touch.
The iPad is cool because of applications such as Lutron‘s new RadioRA 2 control system. With the app, owners of the RadioRA 2 can control their system from afar (say, on vacation) and put their home into “green” mode by turning off unneeded appliances. The application also offers personalized programming and the ability to control multiple systems.
The RadioRA control application (and others like it) is certainly the future in home automation. Owners of integrated systems from companies such as Lutron will benefit from a sleek and intuitive control scheme that is far more powerful (and most importantly, far more versatile) than the in-wall or handheld controllers that come standard with these systems.
Lutron’s iPad App is now available on iTunes for $19.99. Visit Lutron or call 610.282.6440 for more information.