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Mount Vernon, NY 10553
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Key Digital Releases Compass Control®: A Fully Integrated Control System for Residential Applications
Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012


Mount Vernon, NY. Key Digital Systems, Inc. – April 18, 2012 – Key Digital is proud to introduce its first comprehensive control system for residential applications called Compass Control®. Compass Control® represents the first fully integrated major control system built from the ground up to use Apple’s iOS 5 devices – iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® – as its backbone. ® in conjunction with Compass Control’s Compass Alliance Partners (CAP) has created a fully integrated control system with driver support for hardware from the following brands: Aprilaire, Boston Acoustics®, ClearOne®, Denon, Furman, ICRealtime Security Solutions®, iPort®, Key Digital, LG, Lutron®, Luxul, Marantz®, MechoSystems, Onkyo®, Panamax, Primeview, Russound®, SurgeX, and Wolfvision®. Combining the knowledge and expertise from the different CAP brands has allowed Compass Control® to develop into a complete turnkey or commercial control solution. KD-CSL Compass Control® software license, the system is ready for use. All of the control protocols are routed through the KD-MC2500 Master Controller which effectively acts as the brain of the entire system. The Master Controller, which itself is controllable via TCP/IP, communicates with all devices in the system and integrates all components. Compass Control® can be installed in a standard iPad® or iPod® touch, allowing installers to give the end-user complete control of audio, video, lighting, HVAC, and security from any location inside his or her residence. The simplicity of the system allows an installer to program ‘one-® even has the power to monitor external security cameras around the perimeter of a residence at the swipe of a finger. ® has the ability to control devices via RS-232 or IR. This new control system provides installers with bi-directional IR, two-way RS-232 with feedback, and two-way TCP/IP control for unlimited flexibility and maximum compatibility with new or existing devices. Compass Control® also provides control via relays and sensors demonstrating its nature as a powerful integration tool. When programming the system via the Compass Navigator® PC editor software, installers are given three separate database managers to make programming faster than traditional control systems. Compass Navigator® also enables installers to edit command code sets, allowing Compass Control® to be tailored to each and every system installation. ® represents the culmination of our efforts to create the most powerful, most user-friendly, and most comprehensive control system available on the market today." ® and CAP are the Experts in Digital Video Technology and Solutions. For more information please visit or For more information on Compass Control® please visit The official press launch for Key Digital&rs