Snap One Returns to CEDIA Expo 2022 to Debut Several Innovative Solutions

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Snap One is returning to CEDIA Expo 2022 with the debut of several innovative solutions across the control, audio, surveillance, and networking categories – all of which will be on display in Booth #16055. Notable new product introductions include the Control4 Halo Remotes, Control4 Vibrant Lighting, Episode Radiance Audio & Lighting System, Luma x20 Surveillance, […]

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Snap One Now Shipping CORE Series Control4 Controllers

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Snap One announced that it is now shipping the CORE Series of Control4 Controllers: a generational refresh of the hardware that runs each customer’s system and provides access to the full set of features available from the Control4 Intelligent Platform. The company also announced an update to the platform itself with the release of Control4 OS […]

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New Zealand Restaurant Uses Control4 to Control Everything But Stay Invisible to Guests

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At The Fine Lion restaurant and bar in Ashburton, New Zealand, guests are treated to a luxurious, upscale atmosphere that features imported mosaic tiles, brass detailing, lush greenery and contrasting color schemes. It’s what they don’t see, however, that sets the eatery apart from its competition and makes daily operations simpler for staff. With the help of ElectraServe, a local […]

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Snap One’s Control4 Home Control System Now Integrates With Pandora

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Snap One has announced that the Control4 home control system now supports integration with the Pandora music streaming service, offering customers complete access to their Premium, Plus and Free accounts through the Control4 interface. By integrating a fully functional Pandora interface into the Control4 app, Snap One enables integrators to offer their clients an entirely […]

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Snap One Launches New Control4 MultiDisplay Manager for Digital Displays

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Snap One has launched a new Control4 MultiDisplay Manager tool that adds power to commercial installations by allowing end users in commercial and retail environments to control multiple digital displays, TVs and projectors from a single page, select audio sources independently of active video sources and create presets for instant room reconfiguration. MultiDisplay Manager is […]

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Control4 Offers Wireless Control of Multi-Zone Audio, Video and Announcements in Texas Indoor Waterpark

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At Texas’ newest indoor waterpark, The Cove at The Lakefront, exciting aquatic attractions are combined with a retractable roof and high-tech AV solutions to create an atmosphere unlike any other indoor waterpark in the country. The entire park’s audio and video is managed through a Control4 automation system, including a giant 30-foot-wide DVLED display that offers staff full control […]

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Snap One Expands Home Control Experience Through Control4 Partnership With Josh.ai

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Snap One is expanding the availability of artificial intelligence in the home via a Control4 driver and exclusive distribution agreement with Josh.ai. Immediately available on the online driver database is an updated Josh.ai driver that is now Control4 Certified and SDDP capable. The driver can now import Control4 advanced lighting scenes and offers deeper integration with […]

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Snap One Updates Monitoring and Notification System in OvrC Platform

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Snap One announced improvements and upgrades to the OvrC platform. Updates include improved monitoring accuracy and notifications to Pakedge BakPak migration into OvrC. The updated notification engine can detect disconnected devices, resulting in an 80% reduction in email alerts to Partners. With the new protocols, a device is now listed as “Disconnected” only when OvrC cloud […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Return of Design + Connections Tour Series

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CEDIA Expo announced the return of the Design + Connections Tour series, which will unite technology integrators with design professionals. The Design + Connection Tours held on Sept. 2 will be led and curated by two technology integrators and will lead two groups of designer and construction professionals to select exhibitor booths. The sponsored tours […]

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ISE 2021: Mark Reynolds, Senior Director EMEA for SnapAV + Control4, Discusses COVID-19 Impacts

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Mark Reynolds, senior director EMEA of SnapAV + Control4, chatted with Gordon Dutch. The companies merged in August of 2019. View it below: Products discussed: OvrC OS 3 18 months ago, SnapAV and Control4 merged to create a one-stop shop for anchoring on their two technology platforms (OvrC and OS 3). Integrators can manage an […]

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Control4 Certifies DoorBird Driver

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Control4 has officially certified the DoorBird driver. DoorBird IP door stations can now be integrated directly into Control4 systems. The smart video intercoms are developed and produced by Bird Home Automation Group in Berlin. Customers can now access their IP intercom directly from Control4 interfaces without the additional cost of a third-party driver. The new […]

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Naim Audio Adds Extra Functionality to Control4 Media Driver

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Naim Audio has added extra functionality to its Control4 Media Driver, giving CI professionals more ways to integrate Naim’s range of music-streaming speakers and systems. The new features sit alongside Zone driver functionality, which allows installers to control connected Naim products from Control4’s range of touch screens, remote controls and apps, so music streaming can […]

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Control4 Founder Jumps Ship to SAVI Controls

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SAVI Controls announced the addition of Eric Smith to its board of directors and as a technical advisor to SAVI Tuesday. Eric co-founded Control4 in 2003 and served as the company’s chief technology officer for nearly a dozen years. During his tenure at Control4, Eric was instrumental in introducing a new paradigm to the business […]

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Control4 Provides Smart Home System to ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI

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When the owners of ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI in Oahu, Hawaii, decided to transform its 73-room hotel building into nine full-floor ultra-luxury suites with private elevators, it knew the target market of celebrities and other high-end clientele would expect an “above and beyond” experience from the moment they arrive. The usual top-shelf amenities all […]

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Clare Controls’ New ClareOne Wireless Security and Smart Home Panel Now Available

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Clare Controls announced the availability Thursday of its ClareOne Wireless Security and Smart Home Panel integrated with the new back-end management platform, FusionPro. Aimed at Crestron Home and distributed exclusively by SnapAV, ClareOne unifies smart wireless security and smart home control, with a full line of encrypted security sensors and smart home integrations. And the […]

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BlackWire Designs Offers Yamaha’s CIS Line of Audio Products to Custom Installers

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In an effort to help custom installers break into the light commercial market, BlackWire Designs, a distributor, recently announced that the company is offering Yamaha’s CIS line of audio products for small- to medium-sized commercial installs. For Yamaha installations with mixed AV control, BlackWire is also offering an exclusive, newly released driver that integrates MTX […]

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Control4 Expands Wireless Lighting Line With New Dimmers and Switches

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Control4 has announced the addition of Essential Lighting, an expansion to the Control4 Wireless Lighting line, to dealers in North America. The new Essential Lighting models include just the essential smart home features, making them an option for even the smallest Control4 project. For customers who typically only budget for smart lighting in primary rooms, […]

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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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