Home Automation Software Named "Best New Product"
Salt Lake City, Utah - September 20, 2005 - Control4, the leader in IP -based home control and entertainment systems, today announced its Composer software was named "Best New Product" in the Manufacturer's Excellence Awards given at the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo in Indianapolis, IN. Composer also received the "Best of Innovations" award at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2005.
"Home automation installation has previously been an expensive, complex and time -consuming process. Composer changes all of that, making it easy for dealers to configure and program custom installations in a fraction of the time," said Will West, Chief Executive Officer, Control4. "Composer software complements a full line of Control4 hardware. This powerful solution allows dealers to significantly expand their business, manage more installations, and more affordably deliver what consumers want in the digitally connected home. We are pleased to receive this prestigious award from CEDIA, validating our unique approach to home automation."
Control4's Composer software allows dealers to quickly and efficiently create fully personalized home entertainment and automation systems, while avoiding the need for difficult code -based programming. Composer automatically builds a simple and intuitive interface based on the devices used in the system. With Composer, the user is guided through an interactive interview and uses a simple drag -and -drop interface to configure the system. Composer also dynamically discovers and indexes movies, music and channels providing the homeowner with a simple, consolidated interface to browse and select all media available.
Control4 makes home automation and control a practical option for any home by combining innovative technology with today's wired and wireless networking standards. From home theater control, to complete music and lighting management in every room, Control4 products provide lifestyle benefits previously available only in luxury homes. The company is delivering tomorrow's lifestyle today, by providing a new breed of home automation solutions that are affordable, modular and easy to use. The company is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, please visit www.control4.com.
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