By Julie Jacobson · November 7, 2017 • Home-automation leader Control4 continues to break records in Q3 2017, and CTRL stock price has tripled in 52 weeks. The company plans to cut its less-committed dealers to make way for enthusiastic newcomers.
By Robert Archer · October 23, 2017 • Control4's Pakedge brand of enterprise-grade networking components has announced its new S3 Series of Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches.
By CE Pro Editors · September 27, 2017 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2017 • 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 industry. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Lisa Montgomery · September 4, 2017 • 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.
By CE Pro Editors · August 21, 2017 • 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.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2017 • 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.
By Robert Archer · June 8, 2017 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017 • 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 home. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · May 5, 2017 • Smart-home manufacturer Control4 records revenues of $50.2M in Q1 2017. Acquisition of Triad Speakers bears fruit, with expected revenue and margin increases.
By Robert Archer · April 19, 2017 • New from Control4 and Pakedge, the PowerPak remote power control protects connected components from surges and spikes and allows integrators to monitor devices remotely.
By Julie Jacobson · February 14, 2017 • 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
By Julie Jacobson · February 2, 2017 • 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 / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · November 16, 2016 • The combo of home automation and Pakedge networking helped Control4 (CTRL) generate record revenues in Q3 2016; Amazon Alexa and Z-Wave could be key drivers going forward. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Joe Whitaker · October 7, 2016 • Integrator Joe Whitaker of The Thoughtful Home offers the first hands-on review of the new BakPak 4.0 remote network monitoring platform from home-automation provider Control4.