HANDS-FREE HOME AUTOMATION—IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES!
Written by Crystal Watts on September 14, 2016
At Control4, we are proud to deliver true whole-home automation with devices that actually work in concert. “Scenes”, as we call them, orchestrate multiple devices at once to help make life in your home more convenient and enjoyable. And now, with Alexa, we’re going one step further, by putting the power of automation at the tip of your tongue.
The possibilities are up to your imagination. But here are some of our customers’ favorite scenes and how they can be controlled using just your voice.
As you walk in the door, ask Alexa to turn on your “Welcome” scene, and your house invites you home with lights that lead the way while Pandora starts your favorite playlist.
Simply say “Alexa, turn on ‘Cooking’” and the kitchen fixtures ramp up to provide more light—from the pendants to the pantry—while the TV turns on your favorite channel, completely hands-free.
From the comfort of your own bed, ask Alexa to put the house to sleep. Instantly, all lights turn off, shades close, doors lock, and the security system is armed. Simply say “Alexa, turn off house.”
Turn on/off the dining chandelier
Dim a bedside lamp to 40%, or
Adjust the temperature by a few degrees
With the help of your professional Control4 installer, extend your voice control to include shades, entertainment, streaming music, and even more advanced scenes.
*Currently, our Control4 Smart Home Skill for Alexa is certified only for the United States. We will also add support in Germany and the UK upon Amazon certification.