Expert Interview Series: Brad Hintze of Control4 on Trends in Home Automation: builders,

Expert Interview Series: Brad Hintze of Control4 on Trends in Home Automation

Posted May 9, 2017

Our mission is to bring technology into the home that the whole family can love. Technology that makes life easier and more relaxing. It’s quite true that there is a lot of home technology available today. But the challenge has been making it easy for the whole family and something that fits naturally into home life. Control4 is focused on making your lighting smarter, entertainment easier and more engaging, and helping families feel safe and secure.

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Control4 Named Top Home Automation Provider for 2016: awards, ce pro awards, home automation, industry,

Control4 Named Top Home Automation Provider for 2016

Posted May 25, 2016

For the second year in a row, the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis determined Control4 as the brand leader for the whole-house automation and control category and was named top brand in additional categories. See more, with a link to the full CE Pro report.

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Pakedge and Control4 Join Forces: news, partner,

Pakedge and Control4 Join Forces

Posted February 5, 2016

Today we announced the acquisition of Pakedge, a leader in advanced home networking products and cloud network-management capabilities for both wireless and wired networking solutions. Pakedge brings to Control4 deep networking expertise and an industry-leading suite of networking, power management, and remote monitoring products, along with advanced software capabilities unlike any others on the market today. Their founders, senior management, and product organization are joining the Control4 team and we are enthusiastic about all we can do together for the future of the smart home.

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Control4 Celebrates Another Year of Dealer Growth with 2015 Dealer Awards of Excellence: cedia, cedia 2015, control4 dealers,

Control4 Celebrates Another Year of Dealer Growth with 2015 Dealer Awards of Excellence

Posted November 3, 2015

Control4 has the fortune of being able to work directly with almost 3,500 amazing custom integrators across the world. Some of these businesses have been with us from day one, and some just for 6 months; but all of them have something in common: dedication to giving you the Control4 Smart Home of your dreams!...

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Product Launch Event: Watch it Here Live!: cedia 2015, launch event, products,

Product Launch Event: Watch it Here Live!

Posted October 8, 2015

We are gearing up for another great show at CEDIA 2015 in Dallas, TX. Just like last year, we are hosting a killer party and livestream event prior to the show. If you can’t be there in person, be sure to join in for our livestream event to learn all about the latest and greatest from Control4. WATCH IT HERE LIVE ON 10/14 @ 9:00PM EST / 8:00PM CDT / 7:00PM MST.

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Watch the Worldwide Launch Event!: comfort, convenience, entertainment, ise, launch event,

Watch the Worldwide Launch Event!

Posted February 5, 2015

On Tuesday, February 10th, we unveiled some amazing new products and enhancements to the Control4 experience to compliment our offering of smart home solutions. This was a live event filmed in and streamed to our Dealers directly from ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) in Amsterdam. Now you can watch the recorded version of our live event here!

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Honoring Our Award-Winning Dealers at CEDIA: awards, cedia 2014, control4 dealers,

Honoring Our Award-Winning Dealers at CEDIA

Posted September 24, 2014

Wednesday night, September 10th—prior to our big launch announcement—we had the pleasure of honoring some of our top dealers from North America and Latin America in an intimate reception held in their honor. We awarded dealers with various honors, such as Dealer of the Year, and our new Circle of Excellence award.

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What Does a Smart Home Mean to Future Homeowners?:

What Does a Smart Home Mean to Future Homeowners?

Posted June 25, 2014

Recently, Control4 asked a few future homeowners their thoughts on home automation and what living in a smart home means. We received a lot of great ideas (and a very strong silent treatment) on what features the next generation are looking for in their smart home. Check it out!

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Control4 Update on Nest Integration:

Control4 Update on Nest Integration

Posted June 23, 2014

Control4 announced our support of Nest’s Developer Program and API initiative at CEDIA Expo in September 2013 and we remain intent on releasing a driver to integrate the Nest Learning Thermostat with our home automation platform.

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Control4 Named Top 100 MDU Provider:

Control4 Named Top 100 MDU Provider

Posted June 20, 2014

When I hear the term “Multi–Dwelling Units,” I think of the not-so-awesome apartment I shared with three of my closest friends in my early years of college. Well, times have changed. Unlike my shabby college apartment building, today’s MDUs are high-end, luxurious and high-tech. As a matter of fact, Forbes recently noted that “super towers” are “the next big thing in luxury housing.” As land becomes less available in many popular and densely populated cities, like New York and Miami, luxury residences are headed skyward. Many property owners, developers and builders are looking to create exclusive condominium and private residence developments that can house many owners with a smaller footprint. These aren’t just condos. In order to appeal to luxury-minded buyers, developers are appealing to potential residents with private elevators, the best furnishings, elite concierge services, stunning views, and technological amenities.

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Congrats to our ISE Award Winners:

Congrats to our ISE Award Winners

Posted February 7, 2014

As ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) comes to an end, we want to congratulate our incredible dealers who were selected as winners for our 2013 EMEA Dealer-Distributor Awards. With a grand total of 27 awards presented within 9 distinct categories, this year hit a record number of submissions—which reinforces the growth of our EMEA custom installation channel.

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The Business of Home Automation: connected home, control4 partners, home automation,

The Business of Home Automation

Posted January 22, 2014

If you haven't seen it yet, be sure to check out our President and CEO, Martin Plaehn on Bloomberg's "Money Moves" segment, discussing the state of home automation, Control4's integration with over 7000 3rd party devices, and delivering on a promise to provide the best solutions for the connected consumer.

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Control4 and India:

Control4 and India

Posted December 11, 2013

When you think of India, what comes to mind? The Taj Mahal, Gandhi, Tikka Masala? How about Control4 home automation? If not, it might now.

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The “Mo” Movement: Control4 Supports Men’s Health:

The “Mo” Movement: Control4 Supports Men’s Health

Posted December 4, 2013

For the second year in a row, employees of Control4 participated in Movember to raise money and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer research and general men’s health. The team, Fans of Control4, was created as an open group for anyone who wished to join in and help with this worthy cause. Men (Mo Bros) and women (Mo Sistas) were welcome to participate in the fun and fund-raising efforts by growing a distinguished moustache. Or not.

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CEDIA 2013 Award Recognition:

CEDIA 2013 Award Recognition

Posted October 3, 2013

I’d have to say there were many highlights in my trip to Denver, but the recognition that Control4 received from industry professionals and publications certainly topped the list for me. From product managers to the warehouse team, marketing folk to engineers, each one of us at Control4 is passionate about the gear we create, and we all feel a great deal of gratitude when we receive acknowledgement for the products and solutions that we truly believe enhance the lives of our customers.

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10 Years Strong!: anniversary, ceo message, home automation, home smart home, industry,

10 Years Strong!

Posted September 21, 2013

This week, Control4 celebrates its 10-year anniversary. As many of you know, Control4 was started in 2003 by three founders and has since expanded to more than 340 employees who are working with a worldwide dealer and distributor network of thousands in more than 80 countries...

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Control4 and China: company, growth, home automation, international,

Control4 and China

Posted September 17, 2013

你好 (Nǐ hǎo),   China is one of the top emerging global markets in the world today.  With a year-over-year gross domestic product (GDP) growth between 2011 and 2012 of 7.9% compared to 2% for the United States during the same period, China has a vibrant and growing economy. 

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Control4 - The Next Chapter:

Control4 - The Next Chapter

Posted August 3, 2013

I am excited to share with you today that Control4 entered into its next chapter by becoming a publicly-traded company.  We are now trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol “CTRL.”  As we begin this new phase as a public company...

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Control4 Launches a New Website Experience!:

Control4 Launches a New Website Experience!

Posted June 25, 2013

Last week, Control4 launched a complete overhaul of the www.control4.com website. This endeavor was several months in the making and the finished product is designed to deliver an exciting and visually stunning experience to those interested in automation.

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Printable March Madness Brackets!:

Printable March Madness Brackets!

Posted March 18, 2013

Selection Sunday has revealed the seeds; now get ready for all the madness with our printable brackets. Make your picks and cross your fingers.

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LOVE it or HATE it, DST is Coming.:

LOVE it or HATE it, DST is Coming.

Posted March 7, 2013

For those who weren't aware, Daylight Saving Time begins in the United States at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 10. That means everybody in the US has to remember to set their clocks ahead an hour before they go to bed Saturday night ... assuming they have so

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Control4 Gives Back: Bean All That You Can Bean:

Control4 Gives Back: Bean All That You Can Bean

Posted November 9, 2012

Today's post is from Lauren Hemingway, our Lead Graphic Designer, and is about Control4 giving back. Enjoy!

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Day of Caring:

Day of Caring

Posted September 17, 2012

There are probably a lot of things you may not know about Control4. And some you may not care about, like the fact that our ice machines cannot keep up with demand. We like our drinks COLD. One of the coolest things about this company is its quiet contrib

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Keeping Up With Control4:

Keeping Up With Control4

Posted September 13, 2012

Control4 turns up in the strangest places. We've had product sightings on NBC news shows, Law & Order, and even American Idol. And then one of our dealers (who has asked to remain anonymous - for obvious reasons) sent us this note:

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It's Awards Season ...:

It's Awards Season ...

Posted September 8, 2012

And Control4 is cleaning up. 2012 has been a wonderful year for us. We've launched several new products including two blazing fast controllers - our new flagship HC-800 and the HC-250. New Touch Screens - both In-Wall and Portable - and a Door Station. Th

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