Control4 Releases OS 2.4

New Operating System release delivers enhanced roaming access functionality to Control4 4Sight Service.

SALT LAKE CITY--Control4 announces a bold new update to the Control4® Operating System along with enhancements to their popular HC-800 and HC-250 Controllers. Together they will vastly simplify networking configuration, eliminate the hassle of license management, and greatly reduce the need for dealers to make on-site support visits.

With the launch of the new Control4 OS 2.4, Control4 delivers enhanced functionality for Control4 4Sight® Service, enabling 3G/4G connectivity to the customer's system via their iOS or Android mobile device from virtually anywhere in the world. Whether on a Wi-Fi connection or mobile cellular service, customers can access their Control4 home automation system with the confidence of end-to-end security.

Control4 OS 2.4 also delivers native support for TuneIn in the Control4 UI on HC-800 and HC-250 controllers, adding over 70,000 streaming Internet radio stations. Now users can enjoy music, news, sports, and podcasts, from stations around the globe, with no subscription fees or need to set up or maintain a list of static radio station URLs.

The Control4 OS 2.4 also powers the newly released Control4 Remote Recharging Station. Designed as a quick, simple and easy retrofit for existing SR-150 and SR-250 System Remote Controls, the Remote Recharging Station includes a sleek recharging station, a replacement battery cover with charging pins, and a lightweight, high-power-density rechargeable lithium polymer battery. Now, customers will be able to know that their Control4 remotes are always charged.

Finally, with OS 2.4, dealers can connect more easily to their customers' smart home systems to troubleshoot or make system changes without being on-site, making it possible to provide more in-depth customer support without a truck roll.

"With OS 2.4, rich with new capabilities, our dealers will have new ways to expand their business and support their customers," said Jim Arnold, Senior VP of Sales at Control4. "Now that we've added 3G/4G connectivity to Control4 systems through advanced web services, we've radically simplified the way dealers can provide anywhere access for their customers - giving more and more consumers the ability to check-in on their home from their smart device, no matter where they are."

Control4's next-generation HC-800 and HC-250 Controllers include Control4 MyHome as well as in-home Intercom software capability. These additions, along with the new features of OS 2.4, deliver a whole lot of functionality - streaming Internet radio, mobile connectivity and remote access, whole-home communications capabilities - with every new system.

The HC-800 and HC-250 Controllers, with OS 2.4, MyHome and Intercom functionality, are available today for $1,500 and $750 US / $1,725 and $865 INTL MSRP, respectively. The iOS MyHome apps are available for download to your mobile device immediately; the Android MyHome app will be available at the end of April. Control4 4Sight Service subscription, featuring Anywhere Access Mobile, is $100 US /$115 INTL MSRP annually.

For more information, please visit

About Control4

Control4 is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses by offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, energy, and security through more than 2,200 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 72 countries. By delivering insightfully simple personalized control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world. For more information visit

Featured Product

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

The Visto Doorbell is a new Smart Doorbell from Comelit which combines a modern Italian design with all of the basic features you are looking for in a smart video doorbell. In fact, it is so smart that it can use the 2 wires from your existing doorbell and pass both the power and the data signals. This solves the common problem of having poor wifi coverage all the way at your front door. The Visto also has built in night vision, video recording on a SD card and in the cloud, motion detection, and multiple mounting options including an angle mount. The second thing we are introducing is the Visto Dealer referral program. Because we only sell through the Professional Distribution channel, we want to give our dealers who buy in that channel extra incentives to sell our product. For any security dealers or installers who go on our website, and sign up for our program, we will offer the following: - Free referrals to customers in your area - Cashback program - 10% discount during the 1st month of the launch - Free Visto t-shirts and gear - A chance to win a trip for 2 to Venice, Italy Its that easy. Let us refer customer to you and get paid in the process. All while selling a wonderful Italian designed smart doorbell which is innovative and easy to install. So all dealers should protect the pro-channel and install products like the Visto which are made and sold only at your friendly local security and low voltage distributors.