Atlona Joins Control4 Partner Program
Atlona Technologies announced that the company's Si and Signature line matrix switchers have earned Control4 certification, ensuring compatibility integration with Control4 home automation systems.
Atlona Control4 certified switchers
Atlona Technologies announced that the company's Si and Signature line matrix switchers have earned Control4 certification, ensuring compatibility integration with Control4 home automation systems. In addition, the company said it will be hitting the road with Control4 as part of the latter's 2011 dealer education tour.
Atlona's Control4-certified matrix switchers include models for home theater, light commercial AV systems, and large-scale digital signage, government, military, and heavy commercial applications. In addition to Control4 certification, many Atlona matrix switchers feature RS-232 interfaces and use the standard ASCII format, making them compatible with most major control systems, company officials said.
"We are committed to making the lives of installers easier in the field. Earning Control4 certification for our switching products is a testament to that commitment," said Ilya Khayn, president of Atlona Technologies, in a statement. "Installers utilizing Control4 automation systems can be confident that our powerful solutions can be integrated seamlessly, providing simplified operation over multiple sources and displays."
Control4 enables third-party manufacturers to design products that integrate with the Control4 platform. The Control4 ecosystem currently includes more than 6,500 drivers from 150 different companies,
"Control4 has long held the view that in order to drive home automation adoption, everything in the home must work together," said Control4 CEO Will West, in a statement. "Control4-certified products improve the operation of home theaters, multiroom music, lighting, temperature control, energy management, and security by improving both compatibility and functionality before installation."
Now in its seventh year, Control4's annual dealer education tour provides dealers with education, technical training, and face-to-face interaction with Control4. The tour will visit 15 cities from March through October, and will offer two simultaneous tracks for attendees, one focusing on sales and management strategies and the other offering technical training and support.
The first stop is March 17 and 18 at EHX in Orlando, Fla. For details on the Control4 dealer education tour, please visit control4.com/about-us/events/.