Press Archives (2008)

  • Comtrol, Leading Manufacturer of Device Connectivity Products, Unveils New Serial Device Servers

    MINNEAPOLIS Dec. 10, 2008 Comtrol Corporation (http://www.comtrol.com), a worldwide leader in device connectivity solutions, today introduced the DeviceMaster® RTS 2-Port 1E and 2E serial device servers. Used to network-enable two serial devices on any Ethernet network, the servers come with a combination of features not necessarily offered by the competition.

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  • Comtrol Corporation Selected for the 2009 M2M 100

    MINNEAPOLIS Nov. 20, 2008 Comtrol Corporation (http://www.comtrol.com), a worldwide leader in device connectivity solutions, today announced that it was named to M2M magazine’s 2009 M2M 100 list. Published annually, the M2M 100 is a list of the most important and influential machine-to-machine technology providers as determined by M2M magazine’s editors of editorial advisory board.

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  • Comtrol Unveils DeviceMaster® FreeWire

    MINNEAPOLIS Nov. 17, 2008 Comtrol Corporation (http://www.comtrol.com), a worldwide leader in device connectivity solutions, today introduced the DeviceMaster® FreeWire 1-Port Serial Device Server. The latest addition to Comtrol’s popular DeviceMaster family of serial device servers, this wireless product offers the industry most advanced wireless security standards.

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  • Comtrol Names Rickenbach As Its New CEO

    MINNEAPOLIS Oct. 17, 2008 Comtrol Corporation (http://www.comtrol.com), a worldwide leader in device connectivity solutions, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Rick Rickenbach to the position of chief executive officer. Rickenbach, a highly successful and well-regarded business executive, has served as chairman of the board at Comtrol for the past year and will retain that role. Comtrol also announced that President Ehssan Taghizadeh, a 17- year Comtrol veteran, will assume the additional role of chief operating officer, focusing on product innovation.

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  • Comtrol’s Lodging Link Software Adopted Worldwide

    MINNEAPOLIS September 25, 2008 Comtrol Corporation, the leading provider of interface technology in the hospitality industry, announces five additional Property Management System (PMS) partners who have adopted Lodging Link software since July. Comtrol’s Lodging Link product provides enterprise integration systems to the hospitality industry, creating seamless communications between a hotel’s property management system and its guest service systems.

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  • New RocketPort® multi-port serial cards provide serial expansion up to 32-Ports with versatile, low-profile design options

    MINNEAPOLIS August 26, 2008 Comtrol Corporation introduces newly enhanced RocketPort® INFINITY and EXPRESS multi-port serial expansion cards for increased application flexibility.

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  • RocketPort 16- and 32- Port Rackmount Interfaces Released

    MINNEAPOLIS Aug. 12, 2008 Comtrol Corporation, the leading expert in device connectivity solutions, announces the release of the RocketPort 16- and 32- Port Rackmount Interfaces for flexible, reliable and high-speed multi-port serial expansion.

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  • Comtrol RocketPort® EXPRESS SMPTE Cards Deliver Broadcast Industry Device Connections Via PCI Express Expansion Bus

    MINNEAPOLIS July 9, 2008 Comtrol Corporation, an expert in device connectivity solutions, announces the release of the RocketPort® EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE PCI Express serial card for the broadcast industry.

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  • Comtrol Reaches 500 Interface Milestone for Lodging Link Solution

    MINNEAPOLIS June 16, 2008 Comtrol Corporation is excited to announce our Lodging Link universal interface solution has reached the 500 interface milestone.

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  • Comtrol Takes Part in Minnesota Trade Office Mission to South America

    MINNEAPOLIS April 1, 2008 Comtrol Corporation, a global leader in network enabling solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in the Council of Great Lakes Governors trade mission to South America, held April 19-29, 2008. Comtrol will travel with Minnesota Trade Office ambassadors to the countries of Chile, Argentina, and Brazil during the week and a half tour.

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  • Comtrol Named 2009 M2M 100 Top Technology Provider and Leading RFID Innovator

    MINNEAPOLIS March 25, 2008 Comtrol Corporation is proud to be listed on two prestigious lists, the 2008 M2M 100 compilation of top technology providers and RFID Switchboard’s 20 Leading RFID Innovators of 2008.

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  • Comtrol Offers First High-Density Microsoft Windows Certified PCI Express and PCI-X RocketPort Serial Cards

    MINNEAPOLIS February 20, 2008 Comtrol Corporation announces the release of Microsoft certified Vista drivers for its full line of PCI Express and PCI-X serial expansion cards. The "Certified for Windows Vista" logo identifies the Comtrol RocketPort EXPRESS and RocketPort INFINITY product lines as fully designed and tested for the latest 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft operating system. Meeting the rigorous Microsoft certification requirements by passing Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) testing signifies that RocketPort EXPRESS and RocketPort INFINITY cards qualify at the highest levels for ease of use, performance, and compatibility with Windows Vista, as well as the Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems.

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  • Lodging Link® by Comtrol® Unlocks RSI’s RoomKey© Property Management System

    MINNEAPOLIS January 8, 2008 Comtrol Corporation, a global market leader for network enabling solutions, today announced that their interfaces have contributed to the three year growth of RoomKey© PMS, RSI International Systems Inc.’s (TSX Venture Exchange: RSY) web based property management system (PMS). RoomKey PMS utilizes ComtrolÂ?s Lodging Link® PTS software to interface with over 500 various hotel guest services systems including PBX, voice mail, call accounting, HSIA, point-of-sale, in-room movie, keyless entry, mini bar, and energy management systems into one solution, eliminating the need to create independent interfaces.

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