Cerebra 2: Vertex Takes Another Crack At The Ultimate Aquarium Controller

Although the Cerebra came out just about a year ago, Vertex has switched gears in a pretty substantial way. First of all, ditch any notions about the Cerebra 2 that it’s simply a revamped, refreshed or otherwise updated version of…

Vertex Open Letter to manufacturers and the Cerebra Development Contest

With the launch of the Cerebra controller right around the corner, Vertex is keen to make the new machine as appealing and useful as possible. Since the Cerebra is based on the Android operating system, and many manufacturers of controllable…

Vertex Cerebra will launch next week at nearly 50% off

The Vertex Cerebra has the dubious distinction of being one of the aquarium products with longest ever development period. We first sighted the new Cerebra aquarium controller from Vertex at InterZoo 2010, and it has come through a┬álot of revisions…

Vertex Cerebra controller maybe, FINALLY, coming to market

The Vertex Cerebra aquarium controller has been the white buffalo of the reef aquarium hobby for what seems like a generation in aquarium years. We first sighted this mythical aquarium computer, based on the Android mobile operating system, six years…

Vertex’s Cerebra Controller in the flesh

Vertex Aquaristik had their power house Cerebra Controller on display at MACNA 2013, and they were kind enough to spend time with Reef Builders for a run down of the unit’s immense capabilities. The Cerebra is an Android based controller…

Cerebra Multi-Bar power center shows that the Vertex controller is getting closer to release

The Cerebra Multi-Bar power center from Vertex is a clear sign that the company is inching ever closer to getting the Cerebra out into the world. It was two years ago at InterZoo 2010 that we got our first glimpse…

The Vertex Cerebra looks like an aquarium controller from the future

The Vertex Cerebra aquarium controller has been a long time coming but after spending a couple years in development, this next generation aqua-computer is almost ready for reefing prime time. Don’t let the development board pictured above fool you, this…

Cerebra to be powered by Android, starts beta testing

When we first showed you the Cerebra aquarium management system we never thought the operating system would be something called Android. Vertex Aquaristik, announced today that Cerebra would be running Android 2.2 (Froyo) . Aside from the new software we…

Vertex Cerebra is an HD touchscreen aquarium controller with apps

The Vertex Cerebra is the brainchild of an ambitious plan by Vertex to do for aquariums what the iPhone has done for mobile computing and smartphones. Touchscreen, check. HD, check. Do it all aquarium controller, check. Downloadable appplications from an…