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Control4 Announces New Addition: MyHome App for Android
Unveiled at CEDIA EXPO 2011, the new app provides whole home control from today’s popular Android devices.
Indianapolis, IN – CEDIA Expo 2011 – September 8, 2011, 8:00 AM ET – Booth #2302 – Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems, announces their new Control4® MyHome - Android™ app for Android-enabled mobile devices. Developed by Clever Controls for Control4® systems, the app is currently in beta testing with select Control4 dealers and release is currently slated for Q4.
The Control4® MyHome family of software apps allows homeowners to access and control lighting, temperature, security, music, movies, and so much more from a wide range of devices in a Control4 enabled home. The new MyHome - Android app is a robust solution that will allow homeowners to access, manage and control their Control4 system from their Android-based devices built on Android OS 1.6 or higher.
“Control4 MyHome is wildly popular with dealers and their customers, and Android devices are gaining widespread adoption. We know our dealers will be ecstatic to have an Android solution to add to their Control4 arsenal,” said Will West, Chief Executive Officer of Control4. “Our MyHome apps offer control of today’s digital home from a homeowner’s favorite phone or tablet, whether that’s Mac or PC, to give our customers the flexibility and options that meet their lifestyle.”
Control4 MyHome turns existing Android-enabled smart phones and tablets into additional interfaces that are consistent on every device from your iPhone to your Galaxy to your PC. Control4 MyHome allows users to manage their system over the local WiFi network within the home, with unique security features that identify and authenticate the homeowners Control4 system to their Android device.
The new Android app joins the incredibly successful line of Control4 MyHome family which already includes software apps and licenses for devices such as the iPad™ and iPhone™. With a MyHome site or device license, homeowners will have full control of the connected devices in their home and be able to do everything from adjust lights and lock doors to manage their Rhapsody playlists.
Interested Dealers can view a demo of the Control4 MyHome - Android app at CEDIA EXPO Booth #2302 and can email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request participation in the app Beta program. When released in the fourth quarter, the app will be available for free download on www.control4.com and other popular Android marketplaces. Homeowners who already have a MyHome site license can add MyHome - Android for free. MyHome Site licenses are $499 while single device licenses are $199. Consumers interested in a Control4 system can visit www.control4.com to locate a dealer near them.
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Control4, a leading provider of the operating system for the smart home, delivers intelligent control over consumer electronics products, appliances and networking systems through an easy-to-use and intuitive software interface. Founded in 2003, the company delivers affordable automation of lighting, music, video, thermostat, security, and energy management systems through more than 1,900 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 70 countries. With the most intelligent, open and affordable control solution on the market, Control4 is the platform of choice for major consumer electronics companies, residential homes, hotels, businesses and utilities that require an intelligent, open and affordable control solution. For more information visit www.control4.com.
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