How You Can Personalize Your Home Automation with Control4
Control4’s When >> Then Technology Puts You In Total Control
For over 15 years, Control4 has been a leader in home automation technology. One of its greatest strengths is the breadth of its business. The company does business in 100 countries, its systems interoperate with over 12,000 consumer electronics products, and its channels include 5,700 custom integrators, distributors and integrators. When you choose Control4 home automation for your Roswell or Metro Atlanta house, you know you’re choosing home control technology that will be around for years to come.
Georgia Home Theater is proud to be a Control4 Diamond Dealer and Certified Showroom. We can offer the full line of Control4 home automation solutions from controlling a home theater to automating your lights, motorized shades, lighting, climate control, and much more. We pride ourselves on our service and in delivering a fully integrated solution that works the way you want it.
Recently, Control4 has introduced new capabilities to its system that put even more power in your hands. With the popularity of smart devices, consumers have grown more comfortable with the concepts of controlling smart devices under different scenarios and making them work better together. Traditionally, expert integrators like us would program this automation, as it could get very technical. Control4 decided to open up more of the power of its smart home control systems, making it easy for customers to customize their own automation routines. Control4 calls this new feature “When >> Then.”
You don’t need to use When >> Then to harness the power of Control4 home automation in your Metro Atlanta home. But if you are a bit more technical, and you like to have precise control over many functions in your home, When >> Then is a powerful – yet easy to use – tool to customize your environment. Read on to learn more about the exciting possibilities with When >> Then and Control4’s innovative 4Sight services.
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Make Your Own Scenes
While we can program a wide variety of scenes and automation sequences on a Control4 system, sometimes you just need to customize one of them, either temporarily or permanently. Sometimes you may want to add a scene or automation specifically for a guest, or program one for a certain time of year. Or you may find yourself repeatedly doing the same routine for a while and want to automate it. With When >> Then, this is an easy task.
Here are some examples of what you could do with When >> Then's intuitive web-based interface to customize your Control4 system:
When the garage door is opened, then send me a push notification with the category of Security.
You’ll know whenever your garage door is open, and you can know if someone you expected home is there – or perhaps it’s an unexpected event.
When the kitchen ceiling light button is double tapped, play my Nora Jones Pandora station.
With this, you'll have an easy way of getting your music to start playing instantly without fiddling with your phone or opening an app. Of course, when you get tired of that playlist, you can easily change it to the next one that strikes your fancy.
When it’s sunrise, turn off the outside lights and turn on the lights over the kitchen island.
You can set whatever types of automation you want not just on a specific time of day, but on variable ones like sunrise and sunset. Of course, with changing seasons, you might want to vary times and specific lights to control – it’s up to you.
With When >> Then, you get the power and reliability of Control4 with the user-friendliness of a mobile app, and you can be the master of your environment.
Control 4Sight Subscription
When >> Then is part of Control4’s innovative 4Sight suite of services. When you subscribe to 4Sight, you get unprecedented power and control over your home automation. The Control4 app allows you to check the status of and control various smart functions. View your security cameras, lock or unlock smart door locks, turn lights on and off, and much more with an Internet-connected smartphone from anywhere in the world.
4Sight adds powerful voice control through Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Any of your automation sequences can also be triggered by voice command, so if your hands are full, you don't have to touch anything to make your home work for you. With Control4’s Intercom Anywhere, you can also connect to various parts of your home – from a Control4 Door Station video smart doorbell to a tabletop or wall-mounted Control4 Touchscreens that let you see exactly what's going on in your home anytime.
Come to Georgia Home Theater’s certified Control4 showroom to see and experience the latest in home automation technology for your Roswell-area residence. To learn more, reach out to schedule a complimentary consultation or click the chat button below to immediately connect with us.