Crestron & GUDE

The perfect match for easy, reliable and time saving integration 

GUDE, the Expert for switched PDUs (Power Distribution Unit) for AV and IT environments officially partners up with Crestron Electronics, the market leader for media controls and AV monitoring. Their mutual customers can profit from a perfect synergy of their products: As of now GUDE‘s IP power strips with switchable power outlets can smoothly be integrated into XiO Cloud, Crestron media controls as well as into Crestron Home, the latest operating system for residential systems.

GUDE Seamless integration into XiO Cloud

GUDE’s intelligent IP power solutions can be integrated into Crestron’s XiO Cloud free of charge and with little effort. Together with the cloud-based Technology Operations Management Platform, you can now conveniently control and proactively monitor your AV installation with GUDE devices.

You benefit from these 4 key advantages when GUDE PDUs interact with XiO Cloud:

1. Less downtime of critical AV equipment thanks to remote reboots and automatic power cycling
2. Higher energy efficiency through adapted power management
3. Lower electricity costs and reduced carbon footprint through scheduled shutdown routines
4. Better and faster service through proactive AV control, remotely or on-site

All further details and the quick start guide for integration in 5 steps are available here:

Easy integration with XiO Cloud

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GUDE driver for Crestron media controls

In order to offer performant and reliable drivers, GUDE has cooperated with a certified Crestron Master programmer. All drivers have been scanned and tested to the high quality standards by Crestron. They can get used with all 3-Series control systems and higher (CP3, CP3-GV, CP3-R … and CP4, CP4N, CP4-R, MCR4, MC4 …). More details on native integration of GUDE PDUs in Crestron solutions.

All GUDE drivers passed the sophisticated test procedures and got uploaded in the Crestron Application Market. A big thank you goes out to Joachim Hornung who developed the drivers.

Download Crestron PDU driver now

The Crestron Home Extensions: Smart GUDE drivers for Crestron Home OS

Crestron released Crestron Home OS to speed up and simplify the integration of a smart home. Now every Crestron integrator can install a smart home fast, easy and most of all without any programming skills. GUDE developed the Crestron Home Extension together with Ultamation, the specialist in high-end Crestron residential programming. A big thank you goes out to Oliver Hall.

 Download your Crestron PDU Home Extension now

About GUDE

GUDE is a leading manufacturer of high quality monitoring and power distribution units. The German power control expert is reknown for its reliable and sophisticated solutions, equally in the IT and AV market. Especially the switched PDUs score with their compatibility to a variety of drivers: Time saving, easy and reliable.
The portfolio consists of 4 different types of power distribution solutions:

  1. Switched PDU
  2. Switched & metered PDU
  3. Switched & metered DC PDU
  4. Metered PDU

If you like to program your own Crestron PDU driver, please have a look in our open API for GUDE Expert Power Control.

About Crestron

Crestron Electronics is an global manufacturer in USA and known for defining new standards in media controls, signal transmission and media monitoring for over 40 years. The company headquarters are located in Rockleigh, USA. Crestron products are exclusively in-house developments, designed and manufactured in the USA. Several thousand employees in more than 90 subsidiaries worldwide contribute to this.
Regardless of the technology or the type of equipment to be controlled, a uniform and intuitive operation is made possible that also takes aesthetic and design aspects into account. New technology challenges from streaming, wireless and 4K applications are identified through extensive testing in Crestron’s development labs. These tests are the basis for continuous, innovative developments with which Crestron sets standards in the audio and video industry. This industry-leading technology get integrated in unified communications, audio/video presentation solutions, lighting and also building services. Streamlined technology improves ease of use in conference and meeting rooms, hotels, classrooms, lecture halls and also in residential buildings.
They have showrooms around the globe. In these Experience Center they showcase current best practice solutions for professional applications in large and middle sized companies from huddle rooms to big conference rooms. Furthermore modern residential technology for smart home, luxury houses and yachts are shown to play in these showrooms.