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Google Home expands its smart home reach with Z-Wave

Google Home expands its smart home reach with Z-Wave

Z-Wave shows off upgraded firmware at IFA in Berlin allowing you to control devices with your voice through Google. Soon, you can build your own Google-controlled smart home. At IFA, Berlin’s annual tech showcase, Z-Wave is showing off a module that will allow you to upgrade your smart home with voice controls through the Google […]

Amazon Alexa Can Now Unlock Your Doors

Amazon Alexa Can Now Unlock Your Doors

Last September, Marcus, a 31-year-old resident of Springfield, Missouri, discovered a flaw with Apple’s HomeKit, the iPhone maker’s program for hooking up smart home gadgets in iOS. Marcus had outfitted his entire house with an array of HomeKit-approved lights, thermostats and door lock. The setup was all controllable with an iPad sitting in his living room that he could talk to […]

Control4 brings Alexa smart home controls to the UK

Control4 brings Alexa smart home controls to the UK

Control4’s Alexa skill allows subscribers to turn automated smart home scenes on and off using voice commands. Starting today, it’s available in the UK. Amazon‘s voice-activated virtual assistant “Alexa” made her debut in the UK last September (complete with a cursory understanding of the Queen’s English). Now, one of her notable partners for smart home […]

#Smarthome technology has an expanded presence at CES

#Smarthome technology has an expanded presence at CES

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas starts the New Year off with the hottest and newest technology, gadgets and home automation innovations that will be the must haves for the the following year. Last year, home automation leader, Control4 was named CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree for their uniquely engineered 4K TV A/V Distribution […]

Control4 adds Alexa voice controls for the luxury smart home

Control4 adds Alexa voice controls for the luxury smart home

Thanks to a new Alexa skill from Control4, you can trigger scenes in high-end, custom-installed connected home setups by talking to Amazon’s popular virtual assistant. It’s been a busy day for Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant. This morning, the online mega-retailer announced Alexa’s long-awaited arrival in the UK and Germany, along with the launch of a […]

Control4 Hospitality Solution Debuts at HITEC 2016 Smart hotel room automation delivers luxury travel experience for guests.

Control4 Hospitality Solution Debuts at HITEC 2016 Smart hotel room automation delivers luxury travel experience for guests.

New Orleans, LA – June 20, 2016 9:00 AM ET – Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of automation solutions, today introduced the new Control4® Hospitality Solution. Offering today’s hotels powerful in-room automation functionality, along with sophisticated back-end management software, hotel staff are provided extensive guest room status updates, whether that is a […]