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SnapAV to Acquire Control4 in $680 Million Deal

SnapAV to acquire Control4 for about $680 million in aggregate value merger, continuing a long line of M&A activity from both companies.

Why the Kramer, iRule Deal Is a BIG Deal for Control

Control has become a significant aspect of the AV industry. What’s telling about the Kramer/iRule deal is that Kramer has not only gotten into control full force, but has done so quite uniquely.

Why Amazon Echo Is Tim Albright’s Favorite Product of 2016

Amazon Echo is making waves in the residential market and is bound to shake up the commercial market as the marriage of a uniquely residential product with established control companies is significant.

7 Commercial Market Takeaways from CEDIA 2016

Tim Albright highlights the major themes of residential-focused CEDIA, including Amazon Echo’s voice control and networking for AV, and why commercial integrators need to know about these trends.

Alexa, Start My Video Conference

Commercial AV better get ready for Alexa, as the Amazon Echo device is about to significantly advance voice control in AV control programming.

How to Manage a Bowling Alley Like a Tech-Savvy Superstar

ELAN Entertainment and Control System allows a bowling alley owner to remotely manage and monitor a new location 100 miles from his home base.

SAVI Controls Leverages Control4 to Bring Commercial AV Control System to Market

Unveiled in May at new Topgolf facility in Salt Lake City, solution brings synergy of Control4 automation to commercial projects for dealers.

Video Gallery: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Soaks the Industry

In the last couple weeks, the AV industry has stepped up to participate in the fight against ALS — and dump freezing cold water on the heads of their bosses and colleagues. Here’s CI’s roundup of Ice Bucket Challenge videos, the AV edition.

Control4 Announces New Hospitality OS Platform

The newly updated operating system from Control4 adds secure wireless music streaming for hotel guests and improved energy intelligence solutions.

Former Control4 Executives Perfect Mobile Communications

Glen Mella, John Yoon say Cypher Corp. distinguishes human talk from noise.