CES 16 - Simple Control Named Home Technology App of the Year

The Consumer Technology Association names Simple Control a winner of the prestigious 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards, announced at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

CUPERTINO, California - January 11, 2016 - The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced Simple Control is the winner of the 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards for Home Technology App of the Year. The CTA in conjunction with CE Pro magazine holds the annual Mark of Excellence Awards to recognize groundbreaking consumer electronics technologies and installations.

"We're thrilled with this honor bestowed upon us by the CTA," said Simple Control CEO, Will Price. "We're extremely proud of our innovation and technological advancement in the field of IP control, and we look forward to delivering a future where we help consumers to simplify their lives by making their electronics fly in formation, intuitively working together.

Nearly 160 Mark of Excellence Awards entries were judged by an independent panel of industry experts. As one of the winners, Simple Control was honored in an evening ceremony held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas during the 2016 CES, which included more than 3,600 exhibitors, and more than 170,000 industry professionals.

The Simple Control and Simple System apps operate thousands of devices like TVs, cable and satellite boxes, receivers, Blu-ray players, lights, switches, thermostats and more. The system integrates interactive second-screen media guides and allows control of everything in the home from a phone or tablet. Simple Control also offers a Simple Blaster for control of IR-based devices and a Simple Hub for additional whole-home features. Learn more at SimpleControl.com.

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