SnapAV Neeo Remote for Control4 Utilizes Buttons, Touch Screen

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SnapAV launched the Neeo Remote for Control4 using the Smart Home OS 3 platform. Neeo includes macros for all streaming services, most-watched TV stations, playlists, room-level or household-level smart home scenes and more. The Neeo Remote is the first Control4 handheld remote to combine hard buttons and a touch screen. The remote is made from […]

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Control4 OS 3 Adds Google Assistant Voice Control, an API for Intercom Anywhere and New CA-10 Controller

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SnapAV announced today at CEDIA Expo 2019 that the Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is adding Google Assistant, integration with third-party smart doorbells through Intercom Anywhere and a new high-availability automation controller to power large homes. With Control4 OS 3, homeowners can choose from tens of thousands of devices to create a system that suits […]

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Intellithings Has RoomMe API

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Intellithings has expanded accessibility for RoomMe through integration with four major professional smart home brands at CEDIA Expo 2019. Intellithings created an open RoomMe API to invite developers and residential technology professionals to write customized applications for RoomMe. Chowmain software has developed the first four new drivers including Control4, ELAN, RTI, and URC, in addition […]

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Dante Details CEDIA 2019 Plans

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Audinate says that Dante is seeing rapid adoption by manufacturers of residential audio equipment. Dante is already widely used by integrators in the commercial installed AV market to deliver systems with many uncompressed audio channels over a standard Ethernet network. Audinate says Dante’s introduction to the residential market brings cost reductions and installation time savings […]

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SnapAV Now Owns Control4 – We Predict a Move into ProAV

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Today, SnapAV and Control4 Corporation announced the successful completion of their merger. Unified into a single organization, Control4 becomes a professional smart home brand in the company portfolio and SnapAV continues to bring technology professionals a trusted, end-to-end partner that invests relentlessly in growing the industry and helping their businesses succeed. “The smart home industry […]

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Control4 Delivers All-New OS

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Control4 Corporation today announced Control4 Smart Home OS 3. Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is an IoT platform-based control system designed to unify hundreds of connected devices within the home, control them all from a single interface. Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is designed to simplify the use of many connected devices throughout the home […]

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Control4 Intros 14 New Triad Distributed Speakers

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Control4 Corporation has announced new Triad Distributed Audio Series multi-room audio loudspeakers, with 14 models in different sizes and configurations engineered with builders, contractors and homeowners in mind. Distributed Audio Series speakers feature pivoting tweeters and vary in size as well as in-wall and in-ceiling installation configurations. All models ship with a white, round, low-profile […]

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SnapAV Buys Control4

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SnapAV and Control4 Corporation today announced that they have entered into a “merger” agreement whereby SnapAV will acquire Control4 in an all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share in cash, representing an aggregate value of approximately $680 million. The Control4 stock last traded $17.12 per share so the shareholders are likely to take this buyout. Although […]

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Pakedge WA-2200 Wave 2 Debuts from Control4

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Control4 today announced the new Pakedge WA-2200  Wave 2 Access Point with BakPak Lite. With BakPak cloud configuration, the new WA-2200 supports both traditional setup through its local user interface as well as remote management and monitoring (RMM), affording a seamless solution for faster and easier access point installation and configuration. With auto-discovery of additional […]

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Control4 Unveils New Tiny Smart Home During Design Construction Week

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Control4 Corporation announces the debut of the Control4 Tiny Smart Home, a compact, 250-square-foot smart home designed to give architects, builders, and designers an interactive, design-forward smart technology experience at Design Construction Week 2019. Consumers are seeking guidance and knowledge from interior designers for smart lighting, Wi-Fi connectivity, and even intelligent appliances according to a […]

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Control4 Acquires Switzerland-Based NEEO

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  Control4 Corporation today announces the acquisition of Switzerland-based NEEO, the creators of the acclaimed smart home remote, to accelerate its leadership in delivering remotes, touch panels, keypads and other smart home devices. Introduced in 2016, NEEO’s remote quickly gained industry recognition for its simplistic set up, out-of-box interoperability with thousands of devices and its […]

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Control4 Delivers High-Resolution Audio and Homeowner Personalization Enhancements to Elevate the Smart Home Experience

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Control4 Corporation today released the latest Control4 OS, version 2.10.4, which expands music streaming and hands-on personalization choices for homeowners with new native streaming services and When >> ThenTM features. Music is central to the smart home experience and with its latest release, Control4 delivers even more choice to homeowners with the addition of Amazon […]

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Control4 Opens 140 Certified Showrooms Worldwide

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Control4 Corporation is opening of 140 Control4 Certified Showrooms at Control4 Authorized Dealer locations across the U.S., Canada, UK, China, and Australia. Consumers in cities around the world can find a Certified Showroom location here and register to attend a local #C4Yourself Day event. The Control4 Certified Showroom program is designed to direct homeowners, architects, and designers in the market for smart […]

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Control4 Recognizes New Pinnacle Status Dealers

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Control4 Corporation announces that 84 authorized Control4 dealers world-wide will be distinguished with the Pinnacle achievement in 2018. This exclusive status recognizes exceptional growth and consistent quality in Control4 home automation, Pakedge networking, and Triad audio projects. The exclusive Pinnacle distinction signifies that a dealer has developed an immensely successful and long-term partnership with Control4, leading them to purchase one […]

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Control4 Partners with Simply Reliable to Help Integrators

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Simply Reliable has partnered with Control4 to “facilitate efficiencies and productivity for integrators.” Using Simply Reliable’s software products, integrators are now able to generate and share proposals, then collect deposits, create accurate installation drawings in minutes rather than days. Simply Reliable’s (SRi) smartOFFICE is tailored to the custom integration industry and offers simple proposal generation and approval with e-commerce for client payment collection, project management, logistic support […]

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Control4 Announces Release of the CA-1 Automation Controller

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Control4 Corporation announces the immediate availability of the Control4 CA-1 Automation Controller. The CA-1 is specifically for lighting, temperature control and security in a home. At $350 list, the new controller is designed to appeal to homebuilders, MDU developers and hoteliers, giving them a way to differentiate with the inclusion of the most sought-after smart home experiences.Designed specifically for […]

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Control4 Buys Remote Monitoring and Management Company Ihiji

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Control4 today announced that it has acquired Ihiji, a provider of remote management services. Control4 says that by combining two industry-leading network and device management solutions — BakPak from Control4 (after Control4’s 2016 acquisition of Pakedge) and Invision from Ihiji — into one unified service platform, Control4 will provide offer integrators a unified cloud-based system […]

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Control4 Intros Six New Models of Triad R Series In-Ceiling Speakers

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Control4 Corporation introduced today six new models of Triad R Series round in-ceiling speakers, including: Triad R06 Speaker: Designed as an affordable whole-home audio solution, the R06 speakers are available for $235 MSRP per pair and feature a 6.5-inch, durable, long-life polypropylene woofer and a 3/4-inch aimable, cloth dome tweeter. Triad R10 Series Speakers: Each […]

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Control4 Ships New Pakedge S3 Series Switches for Layer 2 and Layer 3 Routing in Professional AV Applications

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Control4 Corporation announces the Pakedge S3L-24P Layer 3 Lite Switch and the updated S3-24P Layer 3 Switch, both with Avnu-certification and support for quick setup for DanteTM and Q-LAN technology.Support of time-synchronization technologies such as Audio Video Bridging (AVB)/Time Sensitive Networking, Dante, and Q-LAN provides professional AV integrators with an interoperable platform providing seamless management for performance-sensitive audio and […]

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Control4 Rolls Out Online Training for IP Network Installers

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Control4 Corporation today announces the Pakedge Certified Network Administrator (PCNA) program. PCNA is a training experience that employs online coursework with hands-on learning using Pakedge networking gear to provide dealers and technicians the networking knowledge they need to design, install and manage wired and wireless IP networks. The PCNA course curriculum combines interactive coursework, online instructional office hours and an online certification exam […]

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Samsung Integrates Control4 SDDP Technology in its 2017 4K Ultra-HDTV Lineup and New Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player

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Samsung Electronics America Inc. has incorporated Control4 Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) software into its technology to simplify integration with Control4 automation systems. The integration, coupled with Control4 Certified driver support for the entire 2017 4K UHD TV lineup and the new UBD-M9700 4K UHD Blu-ray Player, debuting at the CEDIA 2017 show in San Diego, is integral […]

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Control4 Announces Pakedge Wireless Router

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Control4 Corporation today announces the immediate availability of the Pakedge WR-1 with BakPak Lite, an integrated network router and wireless access point with built-in cloud-based network management. Pakedge provides networking capability for connected homes, and at $300 U.S. MSRP, the WR-1 with BakPak management software enables Control4 Dealers to provide a new consumer segment the benefits of a monitored, intelligent home network. The WR-1 implements […]

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Control4 Launches Triad Multi-Room Audio Line and Expanded Music Service Integrations with iHeartRadio and Spotify

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Control4 Corporation today announces the immediate availability of an extensive Triad-branded line of high-resolution audio products. The new line includes the Triad AMS-24 and AMS-8 Audio Matrix Switches, Triad 8-Zone Power Amplifier, and Triad One Streaming Amplifier. Control4 has also added two music services with native integration into Control4 EA Controllers including iHeartRadio and Spotify. Over 65 […]

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Control4 Releases Expanded 4Sight Services and New OS 2.10

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Control4 Corporation announces a series of new capabilities with today’s release of Control4 4Sight service at CEDIA 2017 in San Diego, CA. Control4 unveiled a new homeowner customization functionality called When >> Then Automation and a new audio/video Intercom App that enables homeowners to receive door station intercom calls on their mobile devices, at home or away. […]

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Control4 Takes Aim at Origin Acoustics With Its New Triad Designer Series In-Ceiling Speaker Line

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Control4 today announces the availability of the new Triad Designer Series of high-performance in-ceiling speakers. The Triad Designer Series speakers are engineered to hide neatly in a ceiling while projecting full, rich sound from an unobtrusive, tiny four-inch flush-mounted grill, all while retaining simple serviceability. With both full range and subwoofer models, Triad Designer Series speakers reproduce a wider range of […]

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Control4 Debuts Triad Garden Array Outdoor Audio Solution

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Control4 Corporation just showed the new Triad Garden Array outdoor speakers, a family of all-weather, landscape speakers that include a satellite speaker (GA4 SAT) and subwoofer (GA10 SUB) designed to be placed throughout flower beds or around the yard to blanket outdoor spaces. Each of the GA4 SAT speakers includes a Triad-exclusive, 4.5-inch Ultra-Broad Dispersion (UBD) driver. Through a […]

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Control4 Unveils PowerPak Line of Power Control Devices for the Connected Home

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Control4 today announced the new Pakedge PowerPak family of power control devices. Enabling Control4 and Pakedge dealers to remotely remediate problems and avoid costly onsite service visits, PowerPak PDUs provide centralized power control and management with surge protection for all equipment in a connected home. BakPak-enabled, dealers can monitor and manage PowerPak PDUs for their […]

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Control4 Buys Triad Speakers for $9.6 Million

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Control4 announced today that it has acquired Triad Speakers, a manufacturer of advanced audio technology with customizable speaker-solutions. Triad, a 30-year old company, manufactures high-quality, built-to-order premium audio speakers to meet the discerning demands of homeowners – for home theaters, family rooms, whole-home or multi-room audio, as well as for outdoor environments. The acquisition of […]

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Control4 Announces UK Availability of Amazon Alexa

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Control4 Corporation today announces the Smart Home Skill for Amazon Alexa is now available in the UK. When coupled with a subscription to Control4’s remote access software 4Sight, this new skill gives UK homeowners the ability to control thousands of devices on the Control4 system through simple and intuitive voice commands. Control4 works with more […]

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Control4 Expands Smart Lighting Line to Drive Retrofit Installs

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Control4 has added new a Square Dual Load Wireless Dimmer and Square Dual Load Wireless Switch to expand its award-winning smart lighting line, enabling dealers to leverage the ZigBee wireless lighting solution for all projects, existing and new construction. Control4 Square Dual Load Wireless Lighting is a cost-effective and smart solution for split-load applications to […]

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Control4 Launches Amazon Alexa Skill for Voice-Enabled Whole-Home Automation

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Control4 last week announced integration with Amazon Alexa, the voice service Alexa-enabled devices, including Echo Dot, Amazon Tap and Amazon Fire TV. The new Control4 Smart Home Skill provides homeowners with the convenience of whole-home automation through simple and intuitive voice commands that can activate smart home scenes and control individual devices. Control4 personalizes a […]

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Control4 Partners with Sonos

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Today, Sonos announced a unique partnership with Control4 that includes integrating the Sonos audio platform into a Control4 connected home. “We are excited to be part of the new Sonos endorsed partner program. Control4 is a recognized industry leader and we are proud to be one of the first companies to officially integrate with Sonos,” […]

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