Control4 Adds Card Access Products to Global Product Line
Extensive Offering of Wireless Solutions Provides Control4 Dealers New Ways to Broaden System Functionality for their Customers.
Salt Lake City, UT – August 30, 2011 – Utah-based Card Access, Inc. announced today that its wireless home automation solutions for Control4® systems will now be available directly through the Control4 sales channel. With an extensive line of wireless home automation products, Card Access enables custom integrators to add more convenience and comfort to smart homes with extremely personalized solutions, from motion and pressure sensors to water leak detection and smart garage packages.
Starting today, Control4 dealers will have the ability to purchase Card Access solutions for their Control4 systems directly from Control4. Designed specifically to integrate with and enhance Control4 systems, Card Access solutions are perfect to help integrators add more control and further personalize Control4 home automation systems for their clients. Card Access products integrate with Control4 to easily and wirelessly monitor doors, gates, windows, temperature and more with contact sensors; open and close automatic doors, blinds and gates; raise or lower projector screens, turn fireplaces on and off with wireless contact relays; and create control solutions based on room occupancy, event triggers, and motion or pressure sensors; and much more. Card Access also offers products designed to improve the strength and performance of the ZigBee mesh.
“The agreement with Card Access gives us the ability to offer a more streamlined purchase and implementation process for dealers while offering them the best solutions to enhance their installations,” said Jim Arnold, vice president of sales, Control4. “Card Access solutions have been designed solely to enhance the capabilities of the Control4 ecosystem, and the uniqueness of these products makes this a very exciting opportunity for us.”
Card Access has provided Control4-compatible home automation products for over five years. In 2006, Card Access became the first company to develop and ship a third-party product designed specifically for the Control4 platform. Since then, savvy Control4 dealers and distributors have relied on Card Access products to extend Control4’s home automation and control capabilities. As an ongoing, active participant in the Control4 ecosystem, Card Access continues to develop and deliver home automation products and features demanded by dealers. Availability of Card Access products through the Control4 sales channel means more opportunities for more Control4 dealers through raised levels of product awareness.
“Card Access is thrilled to work with Control4 to provide more convenient access to our products for dealers and distributors world-wide,” said Kent Hansen, Card Access CEO. “Through many years of working side-by-side, this step is the perfect evolution of our ongoing business relationship with Control4 and its expanding ecosystem. It’s a win for everyone involved—especially the Control4 customer.”
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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.