The Control4 Smart Home OS 3 can unify over 13,500 third-party devices, such as August Lock, Honeywell thermostats and Vivint security systems.
OnTech Smart Services is Dish’s new direct-to-consumer brand that offers professional installation, set-up and education of a variety of smart home devices.
As consumers attempt to coordinate technologies from companies like Google, Amazon and Apple, they are becoming frustrated with integrating their whole A/V system.
Video and audio verification are helping to reduce calls for service, but more is needed to combat the human error of false alarms.
The CEOs say the merger will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking and other home technologies.
SnapAV will acquire Control4 in an all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share in cash, representing an aggregate value of approximately $680 million.
CEDIA welcomed visitors to its newest asset, a 40,000-square-foot building, featuring a full experience center and training facilities.
MRI Distribution, SnapAV’s third distributor purchased in the past year, was a member of the Powerhouse Alliance and carries brands such as Napco, 2GIG, Elk and more.
Since 1994, VMP has provided mounting solutions for the security, commercial, residential and professional audio/video markets.
Based in San Jose, Calif., Atlona designs and develops products for a diverse range of commercial and residential A/V and IT markets worldwide.