Control4 has announced a new line of Contemporary Lighting faceplates and buttons, able to seamlessly integrate with existing Control4 systems. Featuring the same back-end dimming and switching technology employed in all 3rd Generation in-wall switches, dimmers and keypads, integrators can simply remove the existing keypad buttons and faceplates and replace them with the new styles. Available in ten colours with clear, backlit engraving, the Control4 Contemporary Lighting ran
Smart home technology integration specialist Janus Technology have unveiled its Color Wheel for Control4 and Circadian Lighting drivers, and throw a spotlight on services it offers to technology installers when it comes to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) control. Color Wheel for Control4 is an intuitive web interface for integrators to easily adjust and regulate multiple lighting channels from different controllers, including Control4 RGB, RGBW and Tuneable W
Start writing your post here. You can insert images and videos by clicking on the icons above. Control4 has launched the Neeo touchscreen remote for the Control4 operating system. Utilizing the Control4 Smart Home OS 3 platform, it’s the first Control4 remote to combine hard buttons with a touchscreen, offering homeowners intuitive control of a Control4-based smart home, from streaming services, playlists, TV stations and dmart home functionality. The Swiss designed Neeo is b
Found this AV installation company in the US that have made some really good video guides on how to use Control4 user interface. Here's one for the old operating system, Control4 OS2 Here's one for the new operating system, Control4 OS3. #control4 #video #guide
Music lovers across the world, you can now experience studio quality sound throughout your home.
With the new MQA/Control4/Tidal Masters partnership homeowners can experience music as if they were sitting in the studio with their favourite artists. The Control4 Smart Home OS is the first home automation platform to support this incredible listening experience. When combined with the Smart Home OS 3 from Control4 all media, electronics, and smart home devices can be controll
Control4 homeowners can now talk with anyone at their front door, through the brand's new Intercom Anywhere app. Available for iOS and Android, users will be able to receive video intercom calls from a Control4 Door Station, as well as simultaneously activating a home scene, or unlocking the door or garage in response. Video previews from the Control4 Door Station, such as caller-id, allows users to ignore unwanted calls, answer calls from an expected visitor, or accept a del
In addition to the being named the leader in Whole-House Automation, Control4 also came in at the top in additional categories including: Multiroom A/V Distribution Systems, Video Distribution Switchers/Extenders, Access Control, and HVAC Control. Control4 was also named a ‘Bullet Brand' for audio amplifiers for the brand’s gain from 16% to 39% over last year which also secured the second-place brand position, and placed in the top five for Remotes/Interfaces/Smart Devices, L
Expect your Sonos system to ask you to do a software update soon as the a new update has just been released. The update is easy to do just follow the onscreen instructions and it take just a few moments. Some of the new features: Tap to Play Tap a song on your phone or tablet, it plays instantly. No need to select Play Now or Play Next. Controlling your Sonos from a computer? Double click to play. Adding Songs Adding songs to your Queue has changed slightly. Instead of direct
Interesting article comparing Control4 and Savant _______________________________________________________________________________ In your effort to create a comfortable and secure home, it is essential to find the ideal home automation solution to meet your unique needs. Two of the most popular and robust systems are Control4 and Savant. Without a doubt, both systems offer a plethora of options for revolutionizing your home – yet there are inherent differences between them th
Just thought we'd mention our Home Entertainment packages are featured in this month's GQ. Hey it's only a small advert but we think it's cool. Number 1 in the Bachelor Pad section! #BowersWilkins #Denon #Sonos #Control4 #Amazon #AmazonFireTV #AppleTV #Panasonic
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Welcome to the May 2015 newsletter from the Electric Playground, the home technology specialist.
This month we wanted to give you a few ideas of how to enhance your home security system.
Security systems are usually limited to just movement sensors and alarms, but with just a little planning and know how it's possible to make it a whole lot better. _______________________________________________________
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Welcome to the April 2015 newsletter from the Electric Playground, the home technology specialist.
This month we wanted to give you a few things to think about when planning a home cinema. Seating Probably the first and most important factor in designing a home cinema is the seating position. You should be thinking how many and where.
Ideally they should be in the center of the room and a minimum 25% from the surrounding walls. We recommend th