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Control4 Plus TuneIn: The Greatest Combination Since PB&J

By Tyler Reed

Last week Control4 announced that-starting at the end of March-every home controller that ships will have TuneIn natively built into the Controller. In addition, anyone that upgrades their current controller to OS 2.4 will enjoy the same benefit. This is

The Coolest Things I Saw at ISE (Integrated Systems Europe)

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As I stepped into the RAI Exposition Center in Amsterdam, Netherlands for the Integrated Systems Europe show, I immediately realized that this would be a systems integration event like I'd never experienced before. I had attended CEDIA (Residential Systems)

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Super Bars for The Super Bowl!

By Crystal Watts

For football fans, the Super Bowl is obviously a huge deal -- and this year, February 3rd will be particularly important for fans of either the San Francisco 49ers or the Baltimore Ravens. I'm not a huge sports nut myself, however, I do enjoy a good party so the Super Bowl is always something I look forward to. My husband on the other hand, has been talking about it for weeks on end. Asking all the "important questions" like -- Do we go to a sports bar or will it be too crowded? How do we weigh our party invite options? Or do we just decide to do it at our place? If we do decide to host, what will we eat? How much beer will we need? Do we need to buy decorations? (Ok, the decorations question was mine. He'd never claim that one.)

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EXTRA EXTRA! Read All About It...

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I'm thrilled to announce the latest issue of Home Smart Home, for Spring 2013, launched hot off the printed press in Amsterdam in honor of the ISE tradeshow--Integrated Systems Europe.

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How Smart Locks and Automation Solve My First-World Problems

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#1 - So my house is in need of some serious deep cleaning as I have guests coming next week. I have a cleaning crew coming to my house tomorrow while I'm at work but I don't want to leave my house unlocked and also don't want to give them my spare house k

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HC-250: 2-Part Review

By Crystal Watts

Dennis Burger has been a journalist in the entertainment and consumer electronics industries for close to 15 years, and has been covering home automation for the past decade-as a current editor at TechnologyTell and frequent contributor to Residential Sys

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My Sundance Wish List

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Since Control4 is headquartered in Utah, we're very much aware of the Sundance Film Festival when January rolls around. According to Google Maps, it's exactly 37.1 miles from our corporate offices to the film festival Robert Redford founded in Park City,

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An Enjoyable Doctor's Visit?

By Crystal Watts

Ahhhh, the dreaded doctor's visit. I had the pleasure of a visit last week and it was, well, just as I expected it to be... Long, boring and semi-uncomfortable (due to a last-minute decision for a flu shot). Currently, I'm in the "market" for a new doctor

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The Coolest New Products at CES - Part 2

By Tyler Reed

Here is the second part to the coolest new products I was able to see as I walked the show floor of CES. If you missed the first part about the latest-and-greatest in AV gear, you can read it here. This post will focus a bit more on the coolest mobile tec

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The Coolest New Products at CES - Part 1

By Tyler Reed

I spent the entire day Wednesday walking the MASSIVE show floor of CES and let me tell you, I felt like a kid in a candy store the whole day. The sheer size of the CES show floor is overwhelmingly impressive. While I wasn't able see every single product s

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46 Years of Innovation at CES

By Crystal Watts

CES is upon us once again! Yep, the world-renowned tech trade show that happens each year in Sin City, Las Vegas. Every January, the "who's who" in consumer electronics venture out to show off their latest-and-greatest gadgets and technology advancements.

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Project Spotlight: The Evolution Revolution

By Crystal Watts

Exercise and music go hand-in-hand - it's just natural to want to enjoy high-impact tunes to help get the blood flowing. Because many fitness centers and training facilities are extremely large, they often have multiple audio systems set up in the differe

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Home Automation and New Year's Resolutions

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A brand new year starts tonight at midnight, and lots of us are thinking about how we need to change our lives, our bodies, our habits and our homes. Traditionally, the time around New Year's Day has been a time for reflection and for making resolutions a

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Holiday Traditions

By Tyler Reed

During this holiday season we would like to share with you a few traditions that members of our Marketing department enjoy most during this time of year.

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Guest Post: More Women Seeking Home Technology Solutions Than Ever Before

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Today we are bringing back one of our excellent guest bloggers, Harry Saini, owner of Digital Smart Homes, to address an exciting trend in home technology:

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Mexico City Marvel

By Crystal Watts

One major misconception in home automation is that, because you are bringing more electronic devices into your home, that it will quickly become a breeding ground for more boxes, wires and the like. But luckily, this is not the case. Home automation simpl

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Top Tech Gifts For Christmas 2012

By Tyler Reed

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for that tech savvy individual in your life or you're just looking to treat yourself this Christmas, here are the top five cool and unique tech gifts we've come across.

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Need a Little Summer This Winter?

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As we're nearing Winter solstice, I am blown away that somehow the summer came to a close without me sharing the details of a very special visit I made to a girls' summer camp in Pennsylvania this past July. I must be jonesing for some sunshine.

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Automation in a Winter Wonderland

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Last week I decided it was time to put up my lights for the holiday season. (To be honest, my wife actually did the deciding. She decided and I executed. That's the way it works at our house.) Since my home seems to get smarter and smarter with each passi

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Don't Just Make It Pink! A Woman's Perspective On The AV Industry

By Crystal Watts

As a woman working in the tech-industry, I found this article, It's Complicated: Understanding a Woman's Relationship with A/V Gear by Adrienne Maxwell in Home Theater Review, to be both incredibly enlightening and equally entertaining. Whether you are a

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Sony Announces The First Delivery Mechanism For 4K Ultra HD Content

By Tyler Reed

Some of you might recall that I wrote a blog post a couple of months ago about 4K Ultra HD televisions. Other than the cost of entry ($25k!), the main barrier to 4K Ultra HD technology adoption is the content delivery (or lack thereof). Movie studios have

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Mobile Computing Drives Thanksgiving Weekend Retail

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It was a record-setting weekend. In addition to a record box-office bonanza for Hollywood (led by Twilight, Skyfall and Lincoln), many have hailed this past Thanksgiving weekend as a welcome relief for worried retailers. According to the National Retail F

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Conferencing ... in Style.

By Crystal Watts

Looking back to when I first started my journey in the working world, the conference rooms I remember were nothing more than glorified cubicles. Thin walls, a pull down screen, a long table and a door. Quite simply, boring. Nowadays, businesses are taking

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How The Smart Kitchen Can Enhance Your Thanksgiving

By Crystal Watts

We hope everyone in the US has a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Please take the time to read this article that was recently featured in our Home Smart Home magazine. This article explains how a smart kitchen can greatly enhance your Thanksgi

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Puttin' on the Ritz

By Crystal Watts

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago, Magnificent Mile is one of the latest additions to the Ritz-Carlton suite of luxury residential homes. What sets this one apart? Each of the units comes with a Control4 touch screen equipped with the Integrisys Inteli

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