Smart Home or 'Kinda' a Smart Home?
Much like any skilled trade, a successful smart home is not commonly a DIY project. With more and more “smart” products being introduced daily, a professional integrator will know what products work best together. Making sure your system is expertly designed, functions on a robust network, and features personalized experiences in tune with how you live, is key for EQ Technologies as a Smart Home Integrator.
We have big news for new and existing Control 4 customers!!! The next generation operating system that is powering our smart homes is out now and it is fantastic. With over 1,000 enhancements, OS 3 delivers more usability with one-touch access and control over your entire home. Certain upgrade conditions apply and we are here to make this a painless transition.
With your handheld remote, the on-screen display is focused specifically for entertainment so you can easily pull up audio/video entertainment and favorite devices. Watching a movie or turning on the news has never been easier with the all-new menu. Designed to keep you focused on your entertainment.
From a Control4 touch screen or smart device, the icons are larger and the response time is incredibly fast for immediate control of anything in your smart home. Just like you’re used to on your phone, it’s as easy as hold-and-drag to add, arrange, remove, and favorite your most commonly used devices, streaming services, and scenes.
-- A brand-new Active Media Bar sits at the top of the screen to show what’s currently playing in a room. And the new Sessions screen shows you what’s playing in the entire house.
--Sliders make it effortless to change the volume in one room, multiple rooms, or the entire house at once.
-- Now Playing screen allows you to adjust the volume, skip a track, or even see the audio quality of a tracking currently playing.
--Artwork is more visible from across the room and buttons are larger and easier to tap.
-- Consolidate devices from across the entire house into a single screen, so you can instantly view the status of your security system, smart door locks, shades that are open, or lights throughout the home—and take immediate control.
-- Icons show individual states for connected devices, so you can instantly see whether a door is locked, the fan is on, or the garage is open.
-- Prioritize the rooms you use the most. You have many rooms in your house, but some that are used more often than the others. Elevate those favorite rooms and quickly swipe between them.
-- Icons are larger and text is more legible. The Comfort screen provides weather details and allows you to adjust the temperature with a single tap. You also have a clear view of what’s playing around the house with the all-new Active Media Bar.
-- Favorites make it fast to get to your most-used lights or scenes, and also quickly start your favorite movie or music.