All In Control4

Atlanta Integrator Uses ‘Doll House’ to Demo Home Controls

Home TheaterWorks in Alpharetta, Ga., constructs 16-foot-long x 9-foot high automated ‘doll house’ to demo Control4 equipment in its newly expanded showroom.

Jason Knott · December 05, 2016

Small Integrator Implements Profitable $150/Month Service Plan

Four-person Gulf Coast AV in Biloxi, Miss., sells service plan with 20 free hours of labor for $150/month, and ‘trains’ clients to expect service calls only on Tuesdays.

Jason Knott · December 02, 2016

Home Control ‘Softens’ Johannesburg Concrete House

Control4 home control and Lutron lighting take this industrial designed concrete home through time in a way that perfectly compliments its unique design.

Lisa Montgomery · November 02, 2016

Comcast IP Control for X1 Cable Box Launches Next Month, Starting with Control4

Since announcing IP control for its X1 cable boxes last year, Comcast/Xfinity has yet to deliver, but CEDIA 2016 showed some progress with Control4 for home automation integration.

Julie Jacobson · September 26, 2016

Inside Pakedge’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: BakPak 4.0 Integrates with Control4

Pakedge takes CE Pro on a tour of new its BakPak 4.0, which includes new features such as Control4 integration, Z-Wave and ZigBee. BakPak is also now free for all dealers.

CE Pro Editors · September 23, 2016

Dish Announces Custom Install Buyer Program, Integration with ELAN, URC

ELAN and URC join DISH’s lineup of integration partners while AMX and Control4 enhance Hopper integration with development of two-way drivers.

Robert Archer · September 22, 2016

SnapAV’s OvrC Pro is ‘One of the Most Important Initiatives in the Company’s History’

CEDIA 2016: OvrC Pro from SnapAV lets dealers drill into their customers’ networks remotely to monitor and fix not just routers and access points but home automation and A/V devices as well. Consumers get an app as well, so it’s sellable.

Julie Jacobson · September 15, 2016

Midwestern Retailer ‘Unlocks’ the Smart Home Market Using Kwikset

Sherman’s in central Illinois constructs large demo wall in its appliance stores to engage clients with smart home technology.

Jason Knott · September 09, 2016

Video Weekly: Sonos Creates Official API for Integration; What Integrators Need to Know

What does the news of Sonos’ official integration with third-party home control systems mean for integrators currently installing Crestron, Control4 or Lutron … or an unsanctioned, reverse-engineered third-party system?

Chelsea Cafiero · September 02, 2016

VoicePod Shuts Down Amazon Alexa Voice Engine for Control4

VoicePod had a promising voice-control solution for Control4 home-automation systems using Amazon Echo (Alexa), but the company knew the ‘big boys’ were coming.

Julie Jacobson · September 01, 2016