Control4 has been around since 2003, providing personalized home automation and controls for homes and businesses around the world. Built on the philosophy to provide “elegant and more affordable ways to control and automate lighting, music, video, security and energy”, Control4 has grown to become one of the most popular home automation companies in the world.
Control 4 Smart Home
Control4 is a strong contender in home automation systems. Control4 biggest advantage is ease of use in all situations. Disadvantages of system are that you will need a professional help installing the system.
The control4 home automation system is compatible with all the major devices that use Wi-Fi, Z-Wave or ZigBee communication technology, but you can use other devices that utilize this technology to expand your smart house system.
The system is controlled by Control4 touchpad, PC, iPad or smartphone. You will not have any problems controlling your system with any device. You can program it for any number of triggers and actions. Like having your lights turn on in a specific time or lock the doors.
They are best known for its whole-home automation services, but its newest offering is a single box that promises to smarten up your home’s entertainment capabilities. The new Control4 EA Series line of connected home controllers will range from $600 for a single-room setup to $2,000 for a unit powerful enough to smarten up a large home. Control4 has interoperability with support for over 9,500 devices from brands like Sonos, Sony, Samsung, Honeywell, Apple, Nest and more. For a complete list, visit their website.
System provides one of the most robust and easy-to-use intelligent home systems that we reviewed. System works with Z-Wave and ZigBee home control technologies and is well-equipped for use with the KNX protocol. This system is a great choice if you’re planning to remodel your home and wish to add a powerful home automation system in the process.
More on other home automation system you can see in our previous article about automation systems.