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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

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019

Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable Bridges Traditional Functionality With CI-Friendly Smart Home Convenience

Integrators can utilize the Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable as a traditional analog audio source or as a digital wireless whole-house audio MusicCast-enabled device.

Robert Archer · May 10, 2019

Big SnapAV, Control4 Merger-Acquisition: 16 Questions from JJ

Just prior to interviewing SnapAV and Control4 CEOs, CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson offers up 16 questions about the merger/acquisition of two home-tech giants.

Julie Jacobson · May 09, 2019

Blockbuster Merger: SnapAV to Acquire Control4 in $680M Deal

Two of the custom electronics industry’s biggest players will join forces under private equity firm and SnapAV parent company Hellman & Friedman, which will become the majority owner of the combined company. SnapAV to buy Control4 in all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share.

Arlen Schweiger · May 09, 2019

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.

Lisa Montgomery · May 08, 2019

Control4 to Dealers: Exploit Amazon Alexa for Smart-Home Success

Amazon Alexa and Google Home are driving the smart home business growth. Use that to your advantage, advises Control4’s Brad Hintze.

CE Pro Editors · May 06, 2019

Smart Home Deep Dive: Profiling a Typical Smart Home Installation

CE Pro’s Smart Home Deep Dive Study reveals number and types of interfaces, room placement, pricing, margin, manhours, and brand preference for smart home installations

Jason Knott · May 02, 2019

Parasound Integrated Amplifier Includes Built-In DAC, Supports Sonos Connect

The newly announced Parasound NewClassic 200 Integrated Amplifier features a bi-directional RS-232 port that comes equipped with Control4 drivers, a rear-panel IR repeater input, and a 12-volt trigger.

Robert Archer · April 17, 2019

Control4 Remains Dedicated to Customers and Dealers, Wins 10 Quest for Quality Awards

Thanks in part to its dedication to customer service and tech support, Control4 took home 10 Quest for Quality Awards this year, beating its previous record from 2018.

CE Pro Editors · April 16, 2019

SnapAV’s Big ISC Surprise: Self-Contained Security, Home Automation System With OvrC

New Clare One UL-listed security and home automation system will integrate with third-party home controllers, incorporate SnapAV services including OvrC.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2019