NEW DRIVER FOR ELK’ S M 1 CONTROLS RECEIVES CONTROL4 CERTIFICATION

The new driver for ELK M1 Security and Automation Controls has received certification from Control4. This driver provides simple and quick integration with Control4 via RS-232 or an IP address. It provides greater control for integrators and provides more detailed system information that results in an enhanced user experience.

ELK Products, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of customized home and business security, energy management and convenience solutions, has received product certification for the ELK M1 Security and Automation Control driver, from Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of smart home solutions. This new driver provides simple and quick integration with Control4 via RS-232 or an IP address. It provides greater control for integrators and provides more detailed system information that results in an enhanced user experience.


"It is ELK's pleasure to respond to the numerous requests for a new driver from the Control4 integrator community using our M1 Controls. We collaborated with Control4 integrator HouseLogix to ensure that the new driver met the high level of quality and usability that dealers and their customers expect from Control4 and ELK Products" said Kirk Phillips, CEO of ELK Products.

The ELK M1 driver's features include arm/disarm control, real time zone status, multi-partition support, relay activation, function/emergency key activation, task activation, and voice alerts. As a Control4 certified device, dealers can easily integrate and add the ELK M1 driver to systems through Control4's Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP). With SDDP, the Control4 system can automatically find and add SDDP-enabled devices to the platform, dramatically reducing complexity and the installation time for Control4 dealers.

"Control4 is pleased to add the ELK M1 to our growing ecosystem of nearly 10,000 compatible consumer electronic devices. The certification of the ELK M1 and other devices represents Control4's commitment to partnering with leading brands to provide the most robust and comprehensive set of product options available to dealers and consumers," said Noel Gouff, Sr. Director of Business Development for Control4.

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