In a unique synthesis of hardware and software engineering, Universal Remote Control has revolutionized the standards of custom installers for color touch screen automation. The MX-3000 Universal Remote Control offers some superficial similarities to previous touch screen offerings. However, in this review of the hardware and software specifications, it should be clear that the power of this new design offers custom installers and end users long needed relief in a number of key areas. The twin goals of the design team were to improve the elegance and usability of touch screens through the physical design while streamlining the programming process to reduce the time required to install a touch screen. .