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OS 3.2.3 Added Features

By Christine Hunsaker

New features added to OS3, bringing you even more control, from EQ controls to Night Mode on T3 & T4 Touchscreens, right to left language support for Hebrew and more! Contact your Dealer today to get updated to the latest release from Control4 OS3!

13 REASONS NOT TO D.I.Y. YOUR SMART HOME

By Christine Hunsaker

Tempted to DIY a smart-ish home with off-the-shelf smart gadgets? Read on for some reasons you may want to consider having a professionally-installed, fully-integrated Control4 Smart Home instead.

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SMART HOME MAGAZINE: 2021 ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE (FREE DOWNLOAD)

By Crystal Watts

“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.” – Jack London. It might seem odd to select a poker quote to summarize the past year's upheavals but having spent a significant amount of my time during the "stay-at-home" order with cards in hand, it felt fitting...

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​Introducing: a Lofty New Look for Smart Lighting

By Crystal Watts

Coming soon is Control4’s new Contemporary Lighting—designed to elevate lighting control and aesthetics with a beautiful design that suits the smart home of today. Contemporary Lighting gives homeowners a new, modern, and sophisticated design that they’ll love in every room of the home.

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What is MQA Audio?

By Crystal Watts

What is MQA Audio? MQA is an award-winning audio technology that enables music fans to stream the original master recording into their home, car or on their mobile.

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4 WAYS VIRTUAL REALITY HAS RESHAPED MARKETING REAL ESTATE

By Christine Hunsaker

People interested in buying a home no longer need to travel for miles to visit a property; they can now visit it virtually. With VR, buyers can enter any space to experience the scale of the rooms and do much more. In this article, we’ll discuss the various ways virtual reality has transformed real estate marketing.

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Don’t be a dumbbell, make your home fitness smarter

By Christine Hunsaker

The home fitness market has exploded with cool consumer products aimed to keep you healthy from the comfort of home. Keep reading to check out some cool health and wellness advancements that bring your workout and recovery regimen at home to the next level, no matter your fitness levels or goals.

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Automate the Outdoors

By Christine Hunsaker

After a long winter spent cooped up inside, spring and summer are prime time to take advantage of warmer weather to relax or entertain. With Control4, you can create the same kind of seamlessly automated and integrated experience outside that you already enjoy indoors. The sky is literally the limit to what you can add to your exterior spaces to fully customize and tailor them to your lifestyle, from outdoor rated TV’s, immersive landscape speakers, and the ability to telecommute from your backyard with robust networking capabilities. Keep reading to dive deeper into all the products that can be combined to create your ideal outdoor space.

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Women in Tech: Meet Margie Meyers

By Christine Hunsaker

The Women in Tech group at SnapAV/Control4 is interviewing female colleagues to get to know them better. We’ll be featuring these interviews here, so keep your eyes peeled to see firsthand experiences from some of the folks behind the scenes at SnapAV/Control4.

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9 INEXPENSIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SPACES AT HOME

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As we're spending more time at home than ever before, you might be thinking about doing some minor upgrades to create a more relaxing and convenient atmosphere for you and your family. We've compiled nine minor (and inexpensive) updates that will improve your environment.

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Romance ready home automations

By Christine Hunsaker

Instead of reserving a table for two out on the town, set the scene for red hot romance at home using the new Control4 Neeo remote. Home automations allow you to create the perfect mood so you can spend time with your beloved without tinkering with technology. Keep reading for custom automation ideas you can set up in advance for a seamless romantic date night experience in your own four walls, jacket and tie not required.

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Smart Home Technology for a Sustainable Lifestyle

By Crystal Watts

Living a sustainable lifestyle requires a great deal of dedication and awareness. When you have this mindset, it’s amazing how the simple lifestyle changes you make can have a greater impact. Examining how you currently live and finding solutions to reduce your energy consumption and waste production is a helpful place to start. Once you have identified key areas that you can improve upon, it’s time to make the change.

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Designer Toni Sabatino on Rethinking Home Design

By Danielle Karr

We interviewed award-winning interior designer Toni Sabatino to find out more about how she sees the technology and design industries coming together in new ways in light of the challenges of 2020.

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HOME (AUTOMATION) FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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Having everyone home for the holidays is part of what makes them so wonderful, and having my home automation system to help out with having everyone home is part of what keeps me so merry and bright during them. So if you’re ready to make your home more helpful around the holiday season, now is the perfect time thanks to #C4Yourself events happening during the month of November!

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WHAT’S NEW WITH CONTROL4 IN 2020?

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We worked hard this year (with our masks on!) to bring you some new, awe-inspiring products that not only make your home more enjoyable but help to make your life more simple, because we believe that’s what a smart home is all about.

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How to Adapt - and Succeed - this School Year

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Even with the latest technology, settling into a school mindset at home can prove to be a significant challenge. So as the school year gains momentum, we came up with some quick tips to help your family balance living, working, and learning at home together.

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The Jewel of Waikiki

By Crystal Watts

SMART TECHNOLOGY HAS RAISED LUXURY SERVICE TO NEW HEIGHTS AT AN EXCLUSIVE NEW NINE-STORY BOUTIQUE HOTEL FOR THE RICH AND FAMOUS IN ONE OF HAWAII’S MOST SEDUCTIVE CELEBRITY HOTSPOTS.

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WHAT IS 4SIGHT?

By Amber Mansfield

A Control4 Smart Home is pretty great as is. But did you know that it could be even better? 4Sight from Control4 enables functions like voice control, Intercom Anywhere, control from anywhere in the world, and access to our award-winning When >> Then programing. Read on to learn what else 4Sight offers that you might be missing out on!

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Julie Schuster on the Future of Home Design and Technology

By Danielle Karr

For top interior designer Julie Schuster, how a space feels to a client is just as important as how it looks. An active member of the New York City design community and owner of Julie Schuster Design Studio, Julie is uniquely positioned at the intersection of Feng Shui, Living-In-Place and Wellness Design. Her unique, holistic approach to interior design placed her as one of KBDN’s Top Design Innovators for 2019. We caught up with Julie to get her thoughts on how 2020 has disrupted the industry.

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Living Posh in Poland

By Crystal Watts

The ZLOTA 44 Tower in the city of Warsaw spans from luxury apartments on the 50th floor to the reception area on the main level. And these model apartments boast automation features both inside and out, bridging its interior with exterior amenities.

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A DRIVING FORCE THAT'S ROLLING FIERCE

By Crystal Watts

Trust us— You'll want to be a backseat driver on this thrilling joyride.

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Smart Lighting: A Smart Home Essential

By Amber Mansfield

Smart Lighting is more than beautiful switches and dimmable bulbs. It provides energy efficiency, added safety and security, custom lighting scenes, and the ability to control numerous smart products in your home at once with just the touch of a button.

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We are one. A message from CEO, John Heyman.

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The following message was delivered by our CEO, John Heyman, during a companywide call last week. Our writers felt his personal call-to-action was a positive one to deliver externally as well.

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World of Wonder

By Crystal Watts

A 200-year-old townhouse in a quintessentially English market town has been transformed into a stunning quartet of luxury suites that transports guests to the four corners of the world through a creative mix of art, design, and state-of-the-art smart tech.

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Techorating Trends | Start in a Showroom

By Danielle Karr

Sometimes the hardest part is simply getting started. Smart Homes are no different. But luckily there are showrooms that make it easy to speak with professionals, get hands-on with products and softwares, and get a real-life feel of what living with smart home tech can feel like. That's starting smart. That's starting in a showroom!

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