Control4 is a leading provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, offering a personalized and unified smart home system to automate and control connected devices including lighting, audio, video, climate control, intercom, and security. Founded in 2003 by Eric Smith, Will West, and Mark Morgan, Control4 debuted at the 2004 CEDIA Expo home technology trade show and released its first products later that year, as an early entrant in the home automation market.
Over 15 years later, the Control4 operating system now interoperates with approximately 14,000 third-party products, is available in over 100 countries, currently runs in around 400,000 homes, and orchestrates more than 15 million connected devices worldwide. Installation of the Control4 system is done through a network of nearly 6,000 authorized dealers who install the hardware and configure and customize the software to unify and personalize the homeowner’s technology.
Control4 acquired network specialist Pakedge in 2016, and high-end audio company Triad in 2017. In February 2019, Control4 acquired Neeo, a Switzerland-based company specializing in multi-device remote controls.
Control4 is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was a publicly traded company from 2013 until 2019, when it merged with SnapAV. In addition to its base in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company has offices in Austin, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Charlotte, North Carolina; Draper, Utah; Hebron, Kentucky; Irvine, California; Portland, Oregon; San Jose, California; Frankfurt, Germany; Solothurn, Switzerland; York, England; Shanghai, China; Bangalore, India; Belgrade, Serbia; and Melbourne, Australia.