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How to Customize Your Smart Home to Match Your Lifestyle

June 12, 2018

Smart home technology is a wide and varied ecosystem with options for just about anything. All that flexibility, though, can be a little confusing for a smart home newcomer. How do you figure out what you need? How do you even know what you want? The key is simply answering the right questions.
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CONTROL4 NAMED WHOLE-HOUSE AUTOMATION BRAND LEADER, 4TH YEAR IN A ROW

June 12, 2018

Smart, convenient, secure, and brimming with "wow"-factor entertainment solutions—these are some of the most desirable features that homeowners look for when upgrading their home or shopping for a new one. Whether you are looking for a solution that meets some (or all) of those desires, look no further than Control4. Control4 is a brand you can trust. In an analysis conducted by CEPro, based on feedback from top industry professionals, Control4 has been ranked as the leading whole-home automation brand for the last four years.
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The ‘Intelligent’ Home Investment

May 15, 2018

The dominance of these rising generations in the housing market is reflected in a recently heightened demand for smart homes. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 42% of real estate professionals note that their clients have expressed interest in smart home devices. This interest is only bound to increase as smart technology becomes more universal among consumers.
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The ‘Intelligent’ Home Investment

May 15, 2018

The dominance of these rising generations in the housing market is reflected in a recently heightened demand for smart homes. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 42% of real estate professionals note that their clients have expressed interest in smart home devices. This interest is only bound to increase as smart technology becomes more universal among consumers.
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WHEN CHOOSING A SMART HOME, EXPERIENCE MATTERS

May 09, 2018

Consumers can read about technology, but they need to experience it in order to see how it fits into their lives. When you #C4Yourself, you experience the magic of a truly smart home...
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SOME LITTLE BIRDIE

May 07, 2018

Fully equipped with 100+ speakers, 260 TVs, and 42 miles of wire, this facility in Midvale, Utah is the 27th Topgolf to swing through the U.S. It’s “like a digital driving range,” says a Yelp review.
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ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME CONTROLS LIGHTING AND SOLAR WITH A HIGH-TECH TWIST

May 06, 2018

It takes a community to raise a house that’s so efficient it produces excess power to sell back to the local utility. It requires environmentally conscious design and construction, plus a bevy of green, eco-friendly products and systems to put a residence on a path toward achieving the coveted Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environment Design) rating. And, it paints a realistic picture of how technology can play a role in promoting a cleaner, healthier and greener way of living.
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CONTROL4 PUTS AUDIO POWER IN THE PALM OF THE HAND

May 06, 2018

Of any space in a house, a home theater probably packs in the most technology. There is the rack of sophisticated gear that processes, amplifies and feeds content to the surround-sound speakers and video projector...
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AIR, WATER, AND LIGHT

May 06, 2018

In this retired couple’s dream home, automation is elementary. “I’ve always tried to stay up with the latest gadgets out there,” the owner notes. “I liked the Control4 system because of its simplicity, and the user interface that I could have in controlling the lights myself.”
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HOW THE WEST WAS WON

May 05, 2018

A newbie installer smartens up a top floor in Texas.
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FIT FOR A KING

May 05, 2018

Automation gives a Texas homeowner the power to live happily ever after.
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A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

May 05, 2018

A suburban street in Texas has no residents, but lots of smarts.
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HOLY HOME MAKEOVER!

May 05, 2018

A New York City church becomes a smart home, with a surprise interior.
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A WELL-KNOWN EATERY TURNS INTO A HIGH-TECH HOT SPOT

May 04, 2018

When Martin Bobak, owner of the Tilted Kilt in Illinois, wanted to make his restaurant an entertainment knockout, he contacted Control4 integrator Procom Enterprises to design an automation system that would add a high-energy, American twist to his traditional pub.
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EXTRAORDINARY LIVING

May 04, 2018

From the sleek, in-wall Control4 Touch Screen residents can retrieve messages, connect to the concierge, valet, or make a service request with building management—all with the touch of a finger.
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CONTROL4 AUTOMATION FOR ENTERPRISING MINDS

May 04, 2018

This is certainly no ordinary workspace. Winklevoss Capital Management (WCW), a 5,000-square-foot office in the heart of New York City, is brimming with innovative technology, all with the aim of...
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CUTTING-EDGE CONFERENCING

May 04, 2018

It's hard not to judge a book by its cover. If you want to impress potential clients, you need a conference room that represents the brand of your business.
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THE ULTIMATE FAN CAVE

May 04, 2018

Stewart Vicar has spent the better part of his life collecting Cubs memorabilia and the last four of those years to completing this incredible space. The room is a real-life fantasy zone, including two separate video walls, a theater, an arcade with vintage video and pinball game consoles, air hockey and foosball tables and two separate bar areas with seating for a dozen people.
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SAFE AND SOUND

May 04, 2018

A New England family uses automation to add security and comfort to their home.
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CREATIVITY, CONTROL & CARTOONS

May 04, 2018

Simon Oré uses Control4 to inspire his animation work—and avoid the Hollywood runaround.
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BLOCK-BUSTER: THE HOUSE THAT HOLLYWOOD BUILT

May 03, 2018

There are dream destinations, and then there are destinations for your dreams. Los Angeles, California is the latter—a veritable dream Mecca. A real-world fantasy-land where...
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BE DAZZLED

May 03, 2018

"One of my favorite features is that at the end of the evening when we’re upstairs getting ready for bed, we’re able to turn off all the lights and set the alarm without having to make the extra trip downstairs.”
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A LEVEL ABOVE

May 03, 2018

Home Control and Automation Are True No-Brainers in This “High-Desert Modern” Haven. Hands Aren’t Required, Either.
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MODERN MAN CAVES

May 03, 2018

The classic “He-Man Hideaway” gets updated with automation.
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HI-TECH FOR HARDBODIES

May 03, 2018

At this New England gym, Control4 does the heavy lifting.
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OLD ENGLISH PUB PACKED WITH SMART HOME SURPRISES

May 03, 2018

A secret biometric button on a statue of Beethoven swings open a door to reveal a hiding place
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A KEY TO THE COOLEST PAD

May 03, 2018

Whatever you do, don’t call them switches. Control4 wireless keypads can certainly control your lights, but that’s just the beginning of what this customizable hardware can do.
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BOSTON UNCOMMON

May 03, 2018

Automation takes a stunning urban home to the next level. And the next, and the next, and the next.
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A SMART HOME NEAR THE SLOPES

May 01, 2018

This Park City family wanted to increase the comfort of their home by integrating single-touch control throughout. Using Control4, a smart home system now offers single-touch control of the lights, A/V, security, and comfort in nearly 30 rooms.
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MONTAGE AT DEER VALLEY

May 01, 2018

Montage Deer Valley and Control4 combine the very best in comfort, luxury, and convenience.
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IT AWAITS...

April 18, 2018

Alas, have you ever been to one of those psychological thriller movies where things are too perfect? The type where there’s something subtly amiss with the flawless house, town, family or friend in spite of all outward appearances? Spring is like that for a homeowner.
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Is your yard ready for your next celebration or staycation?

April 12, 2018

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. Is your yard ready for alfresco dining, barbecues, and poolside parties? You’ll need three basic ingredients to cook up a memorable shindig; good company, good grub, and good music. But why simply settle for good music when you can have incredible, full coverage sound that is sure to get your guests groovin’?
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Solutions and Service You Can Trust

March 30, 2018

Choosing the right smart home installation and design company is the most important part of the process in building the connected home of your dreams. When it comes to the place that is the most important to you and your family, you need a team and a solution you can trust to enrich your lives and secure your most valuable assets...
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Spring Chickens

March 28, 2018

With Easter Sunday soon upon us and ads everywhere for chicks, I seem to have eggs on the brain. So it was kind of a surprise when I overhead a co-worker talking about his automated chicken coop. Say what? I’ve heard of people automating some weird things over the past years
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Spring Chickens

March 28, 2018

With Easter Sunday just behind us and ads everywhere for chicks, I seem to have eggs on the brain. So it was kind of a surprise when I overhead a co-worker talking about his automated chicken coop. Say what? I’ve heard of people automating some weird things over the past years – flushing toilets, animatronic Disney characters, and something called “50 Shades of Grey” which I’m pretty sure I don’t want to know anything about.
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Can smart home technology reduce home insurance rates?

March 23, 2018

...The benefits of having a smart home system installed go beyond safety and convenience. Another benefit you may not be aware of is the potential to receive home insurance discounts for installing smart home technology.
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Can smart home technology reduce home insurance rates?

March 23, 2018

...The benefits of having a smart home system installed go beyond safety and convenience. Another benefit you may not be aware of is the potential to receive home insurance discounts for installing smart home technology.
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Let the Madness Commence

March 12, 2018

Each year, more than 350 teams compete all season long to make it here, and each year only 68 of them do. This Tuesday, March 13, through Monday, April 2 the 2018 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship (AKA: March Madness) will be taking over the sports world for most of us. Whether you’re watching at home or while you’re pretending to work all day (sorry boss!) we know you’ll be on the edge of your seat, bracket in hand, watching as the Cinderella story teams continue to advance...
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Let the Madness Commence

March 12, 2018

Each year, more than 350 teams compete all season long to make it here, and each year only 68 of them do. This Tuesday, March 13, through Monday, April 2 the 2018 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship (AKA: March Madness) will be taking over the sports world for most of us. Whether you’re watching at home or while you’re pretending to work all day (sorry boss!) we know you’ll be on the edge of your seat, bracket in hand, watching as the Cinderella story teams continue to advance...
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An Emphasis on ‘Trusted’: How network certification raises the bar for smart home services

March 08, 2018

Finding a dealer with skills you can trust is key to enjoying a superior smart home experience. Smart home or not, any homeowner who experiences an internet outage knows what an irritating inconvenience it can be to be abruptly jolted back into the dark ages. Just about all of our modern luxuries, and even our home security systems, are now dependent on connectivity. This means that the more technology your home has, the more important it is that your network performs at its peak. But not all networks are built the same, because not all technology integrators are the same.
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An Emphasis on ‘Trusted’: How network certification raises the bar for smart home services

March 08, 2018

Finding a dealer with skills you can trust is key to enjoying a superior smart home experience. Smart home or not, any homeowner who experiences an internet outage knows what an irritating inconvenience it can be to be abruptly jolted back into the dark ages. Just about all of our modern luxuries, and even our home security systems, are now dependent on connectivity. This means that the more technology your home has, the more important it is that your network performs at its peak. But not all networks are built the same, because not all technology integrators are the same.
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Customizing the Smart Home: Putting the Power into the Homeowner's Hands

March 06, 2018

In the past few years, we’ve seen a growing divide in the smart home market, centered around the fundamental differences between mass-market smart devices and professionally installed home automation systems. And as one-off smart devices grow smarter and more feature rich...
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Customizing the Smart Home: Putting the Power into the Homeowner's Hands

March 06, 2018

In the past few years, we’ve seen a growing divide in the smart home market, centered around the fundamental differences between mass-market smart devices and professionally installed home automation systems. And as one-off smart devices grow smarter and more feature rich...
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SMART PEOPLE PERSONALIZE THEIR SMART HOMES

March 06, 2018

Homeowners everywhere are reaping the benefits of a professionally-installed smart home system coupled with the ability to do a lot of customization all on their own. Here are a few ways they are using When >> Then to personalize what happens at home.
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SMART PEOPLE PERSONALIZE THEIR SMART HOMES

March 06, 2018

Homeowners everywhere are reaping the benefits of a professionally-installed smart home system coupled with the ability to do a lot of customization all on their own. Here are a few ways they are using When >> Then to personalize what happens at home.
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Home Smart Home: Spring 2018 Issue Now Available (Free Download)

February 06, 2018

One of my oldest and fondest memories as a child took place at the theater. From the moment I stepped up to the ticket box, the distinctive smell of buttery goodness wafting through the window would remind me that for the next few hours, I’d be transported into another world...
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Home Smart Home: Spring 2018 Issue Now Available (Free Download)

Home Smart Home: Spring 2018 Issue Now Available (Free Download)

February 06, 2018

Find out the secrets to creating a stunning home cinema. Get the low-down on why multi-room audio is king of the connected home. And enjoy a slew of streaming music statistics that will strike your chord. All featured in this issue of Home Smart Home. Download Now.

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Three Must-Haves for an Ultimate Super Bowl Party

February 01, 2018

Last year, Super Bowl L1 pulled in 111.9 million viewers. When the New England Patriots made their Super Bowl appearance in 2015, the record for the largest audience in TV history was set with 114.4 million viewers. Whether you're a life-long gridiron fan, you're just watching to see the latest Doritos commercial, or you’re in it to see Justin Timberlake's halftime performance, it's safe to say the odds are high that you'll be watching the big game on Sunday.
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Three Must-Haves for an Ultimate Super Bowl Party

Three Must-Haves for an Ultimate Super Bowl Party

February 01, 2018

Last year, Super Bowl L1 pulled in 111.9 million viewers. When the New England Patriots made their Super Bowl appearance in 2015, the record for the largest audience in TV history was set with 114.4 million viewers. Whether you're a life-long gridiron fan, you're just watching to see the latest Doritos commercial, or you’re in it to see Justin Timberlake's halftime performance, it's safe to say the odds are high that you'll be watching the big game on Sunday.

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Control4 Acquires Ihiji

Control4 Acquires Ihiji

January 30, 2018

CONTROL4 ACQUIRES IHIJI TO DELIVER INDUSTRY'S MOST ROBUST MANAGEMENT SERVICE PLATFORM FOR THE CONNECTED HOME

COMBINED TEAM TO EMPOWER PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATORS WITH A BROAD SET OF MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT TOOLS AND SERVICES TO PROACTIVELY SUPPORT CONNECTED HOME CUSTOMERS

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