Control4 Corporation announced the appointment of consumer-experience, product, and platform leader Charlie Kindel as Senior Vice President of Products & Services. Charlie was most recently at Amazon where he created and led the Alexa and Echo Smart Home efforts. The organization he built and ran at Amazon proved that voice is a highly natural user interface for interacting with the home and the recent accelerated growth in smart home visibility is directly attributable to the broad reach and success of Alexa Smart Home.
Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL),announced the acquisition of the intellectual property and key operating assets of Austin, Texas-based Ihiji, a leading provider of remote management services for technical integrators servicing connected home customers.
Tyco Security Products is announcing the addition of Control4 to the home automation partner integration portfolio available for DSC’s PowerSeries Neo intrusion platform. DSC’s PowerSeries Neo hybrid security platform offers exceptionally secure communications through PowerG leading technology, while offering installers and home owners both the flexibility and ease of wireless installation. With the addition of Control4’s home automation features, homeowners can now leverage enhanced smart home security and entertainment experiences for improved lifestyle.