Control4 Products Named Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award Honorees
Salt Lake City, UT - November 10, 2010 - Control4®, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for three of its products: OS 2.0, 7" InfinityEdgeTM Touch Screen, and Intelligent Home Energy Management (in conjunction with Eragy). Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 35 product categories.
Control4 OS 2.0 is a powerful second generation software platform that offers control of multiple devices and systems in the home, including lighting, security, entertainment equipment, and energy management.
The 7" InfinityEdge Touch Screen by Control4 is an in-wall touch screen that provides total home control with edge-to-edge capacitive glass. Affordable price, new optional intercom feature and a sleek design make this touch screen a breakthrough solution for the whole house.
Intelligent Home Energy Management is a software system designed and developed by Eragy that works seamlessly with the Control4 platform. Eragy's home energy monitoring and management application allows homeowners to monitor and manage their home's energy consumption right from their Control4 interface. Eragy's applications are available to Control4 dealers and homeowners via Control4's 4Store Application Marketplace.
"The combination of Eragy's software applications and the Control4 platform empower homeowners to take control of their energy usage," said Mark Komanecky, Eragy's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We're honored that CES has recognized our efforts in providing energy saving systems to consumers."
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. It is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®), the producer of the International CES tradeshow, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow.
Control4's OS 2.0, 7" InfinityEdge Touch Screen, and the Intelligent Home Energy Management software will be displayed in the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase at the 2011 International CES, which runs January 6-9, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Products chosen as Innovations honorees reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on www.CESweb.org/Innovations, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
Control4 (CTRL) is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, temperature, security, communications and similar functionalities into a unified home automation solution that enhances the daily lives of its customers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure. More than 75% of Control4's consumers have integrated two or more functionalities with Control4's solution, which is available through more than 2,800 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 80 countries. By delivering insightfully simple 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.