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Imagining a Universal Tech-Support Platform for Smart-Home Pros
Can a merger of Control4 and SnapAV, with industry-leading Ihiji and OvrC remote-monitoring platforms, yield a 'central monitoring station' model for smart-home pros?
Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger
SnapAV's acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn
Pakedge Wave 2 Access Point Supports 4K Streaming and VoIP
Combined with BakPak Lite, new Pakedge Wave 2 Access Point helps streamline deployment of multiple access points in network-heavy smart homes.
Pakedge and SonicWall Top Networking Brands Among Pros - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis
Pakedge makes the most popular networking components and SonicWall makes the top cybersecurity products among CE Pro 100 home-technology integrators.
Control4 Q1 Revenues Up 18%; More Acquisitions to Come
Control4's Q1 revenues reach $59.1 million and are tracking to hit $275M for the year, CEO Martin Plaehn hints at more acquisitions to come.
Control4 Video Q&A: Slate of New Control, Networking, Audio Products Unveiled
Control4’s Paul Williams describes focus on improved efficiency for integrators with new ‘if/then’ OS 2.10 software, BakPak WR-1 wireless router, and Triad One streaming amp.
Control4, Pakedge Launch Most Ambitious Network-Certification Program Yet
Introduced at CEDIA 2017, New Pakedge Certified Network Administrator (PCNA) training program forces technicians to program and live with their own networking gear – nice for Control4 dealers but awesome for the smart-home...
Sarasota ‘Jewel Box House’ Stuns with Crestron Automation, Elaborate Lutron Lighting
Wicked Smart Homes uses gear from Crestron, Lutron, Paradigm, Leon Speakers, Autonomic and Sony to create a connected home worthy of the Gold 2017 Home of the Year award for smart home less than $150k.
CEDIA Q&A: Control4 to Host Dealer Training on Home Automation, Networking, Multiroom Audio
Control4, Pakedge and Triad Speakers dealers should check out this list of Control4's dealer training sessions scheduled for Friday, Sept. 8 in San Diego during CEDIA 2017.
CE Pro 100 Names Top Remote Managed Services Brands
Fueled by its OvrC platform, SnapAV is the new Remote Managed Services category leader. Ihiji, Pakedge, BlueBolt and Alarm.com also saw significant additions. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
CE Pro 100 Names Top Home Network Brands
The Pakedge brand continues to lead the home networks category, but Luxul keeps pace. Araknis leapfrogs Ruckus to slide into third. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
Who Will Own the Home Cybersecurity Market - Security Dealers, Home-Automation Pros, Comcast?
If traditional home-automation integrators don't get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart...
Control4 Revenue Up 17% in Q1, Stock Price Climbs
Smart-home manufacturer Control4 records revenues of $50.2M in Q1 2017. Acquisition of Triad Speakers bears fruit, with expected revenue and margin increases.
Control4 (CTRL) Surges 36% on Record Revenues: What the Heck is Going on?
Home automation company beats expectations and wows investors, mostly by being slow and deliberate, avoiding risk in the smart-home category. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Control4’s New RK-1 is One Very Smart Router with Remote Monitoring for Networks and Home Automation
Control4 puts Pakedge BakPak cloud service in the powerful RK-1 router, eliminating the need for a separate controller to manage and monitor home networks and home-automation gear. Product debuts at ISE 2017. (Julie Jacobson...