Crestron Smart Home integrates with Apple TV, Siri and HomeKit


Crestron has announced it has added support for Apple TV, Siri and HomeKit technologies to enhance the lifestyle of its smart home clients.

Delivering lifestyle-changing functionality, the new integration enable IP control of Apple TV, including lightning-fast voice control with Siri via the TSR-310 touch screen remote control. 

Initial support will be provided via Crestron SIMPL Windows programming software for 3-Series control system, with support in the Crestron Home operating system coming soon. 

The Crestron and Apple integration will make more enhancements available via Crestron Home later this year. These include the IP control of Apple TV and voice control through Siri via the TSR-310 remote, and added support for IP control of Apple TV from all user interfaces, including the Crestron HR-310 remote, Crestron touch screens and mobile devices. 

Michael Short, global residential marketing manager said: “We are delighted to be working closely with Apple to produce an experience that our customers will love. The new and seamless integration gives our residential integrators yet another powerful tool to enhance the user experience and lifestyle of Crestron smart home customers.”