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Advantages of a Large 100″ TV vs a Projection System

By |February 16th, 2024|Categories: Control4, Electronics, Home Theater, Smart Home News, Smart Lighting|Tags: , , , |

Enhance Your Viewing Experience: Advantages of a Large 100" TV vs. a Projection System In today's fast-paced world, entertainment plays a crucial role in our lives, especially when it comes to unwinding after a long day or gathering with friends and family for a movie night. One of the key decisions to make when creating the ultimate home theater experience is whether to invest in a large 100" TV or opt for a projection system. Both options offer unique advantages, but in this article, we'll delve into the benefits of choosing a 100" TV over a projection system. 1. Superior Picture Quality: One of the most significant advantages of a 100" TV is its superior picture quality. With advancements in technology, modern TVs boast stunning 4K resolution, HDR (High Dynamic Range), and other cutting-edge features that deliver crisp, clear images

Control4 Connect Subscription Requirement

By |January 26th, 2024|Categories: Control4, Electronics, Home Theater, Smart Home News|Tags: , , |

GET THE MOST FROM YOUR CONTROL4 EXPERIENCE Control4 Connect makes it possible to enjoy a truly personalized smart living experience with convenient system access, usage insights, and must-have features. It allows access to the latest security updates, software improvement, and integrations – so the system installed today can improve as technology, and preferences, evolve. WHAT TO EXPECT As of April 23, 2024, all new systems installed in the United States will require Control4 Connect. Connect is a required service that must be paid annually through the Control4 app. Your Control4 Connect service makes the following features and functions possible. Access to Software Updates System Control & Functionality. (All Local Functions and hardware Will Continue To Work without a Connect Subscription.  You will require it to use the iOS + Android OS 3 app locally

Clara Shade Installation

By |December 15th, 2023|Categories: Clara, Electronics, Smart Home News|Tags: , , |

Smart Indoor Shades To Enhance Any Window We're now Certified for Clara Shade Installation. With a carefully curated selection of options and features, Clara Shades is specifically designed to make every project effortless.Try The Clara Shade Simulator At The Bottom Of The Page. (Desktop Browser Required)Available options:Fabrics: Modern and Deco CollectionsTransparency: Blackout, Privacy and TranslucentMounting: Enclosed or Open RollMade in Canada 5-Year limited warranty Satisfaction guaranteed Smart Home Two Collections For All Possibilities Modern Collection : The stylish and affordable option for your smart shades. Each of the four neutral colors are available in blackout, or 1%, 3%, 5%, and 10% transparency. Deco Collection : Sophisticated and versatile, this impeccable style is designed to accommodate a wide range of decor choices. Fabrics are offered in blackout, privacy, and translucent options. Six levels of opacity to

Embracing Modern Comfort: Top Ten Reasons to Invest in Motorized Shades

By |December 1st, 2023|Categories: Control4, Lutron, Shading, Smart Home News|Tags: , , |

 Embracing Modern Comfort: Top Ten Reasons to Invest in Motorized Shades In the ever-evolving landscape of smart home technology, motorized shades have emerged as a sleek and efficient solution for modern living. Gone are the days of manually adjusting window coverings; motorized shades offer a seamless and convenient way to manage natural light and privacy. Convenience and Accessibility: Motorized shades provide the ultimate convenience, allowing you to control them with the touch of a button or even through voice commands. This level of accessibility is especially valuable for those with mobility challenges or for hard-to-reach windows. Energy Efficiency: Smart homes aim to be energy-efficient, and motorized shades play a crucial role in achieving this goal. Automated shading systems can be programmed to adjust based on the time of day, maximizing natural light during daylight hours and minimizing the need for

Top 10 Reasons To Use Control4 Lighting

By |October 30th, 2023|Categories: Control4, Smart Home News, Smart Lighting|Tags: , , |

Illuminate Your Life: Top 10 Reasons Why a Control4 Lighting Smart Home System is Essential for Modern Living In today's digital age, smart home technology has revolutionized the way we interact with our living spaces. Among the plethora of advancements, Control4's lighting smart home system stands out as a game-changer. This system goes beyond mere illumination, offering convenience, efficiency, and enhanced ambiance. Let's delve into the top 10 reasons why investing in a Control4 lighting smart home system is a must for those seeking an elevated living experience. Seamless Integration and Control: Control4's system integrates with various smart devices, allowing centralized control of your home's lighting. Whether adjusting lights from your smartphone, tablet, or a dedicated control panel, you have seamless access and management at your fingertips. Enhanced Convenience: Experience unparalleled convenience with automated lighting. Set schedules, create lighting scenes,

Control4 OS 3.4 Released

By |September 15th, 2023|Categories: Control4, Electronics, Home Theater, Smart Home News, Smart Lighting|Tags: , , |

What's New in OS 3.4.0 System Event Notifications Terminal Access Removed Mobile App and Component Updates (New Lighting Color Picker and Scene Editor v2 Coming Soon) (Coming soon) TuneIn Premium Driver Control4 For Your Desktop In-app Notification Management The mobile app now has a new settings configuration that allows users to enable notifications for devices that generate events in the History view today. User can select what events they want a device to notify on, or disable notifications for that device entirely by disabling the bell icon to the left of the device name. Deep Linking Most push notifications will now support deep linking by default. This allows a user to jump to the most actionable screen inside the Control4 mobile app simply by pressing the push notification. For cameras, this will jump to the

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