Control4 Launches Ingenious Networking Certification Program

3rd Party Testing & Techs Can Earn Their Own Pakedge Gear Control4 announced today a smart new training program that it hopes will create an army of Pakedge Certified Network Administrators (PCNA) throughout the custom integration industry. The company noted, … Continue reading

Crestron and Sonos Deepen Their Relationship

BREAKING NEWS Crestron announced today that it is dramatically deepening its partnership with Sonos that was first revealed at last Fall’s CEDIA show. That partnership, which Strata-gee was the first to break the story on ahead of the 2016 CEDIA … Continue reading

Control4 & Triad CEOs Explain to Strata-gee Why Their Deal Makes Sense

Control4 Corp. announced Tuesday that it has decided to get into the speaker business – doing so by acquiring Triad Speakers, Inc. – whom it describes as “a leader in advanced audio technology with best-in-class, customizable speaker-solutions.” The lofty language … Continue reading

Control4 Beefs Up Routers with Built-In Cloud Monitoring Solution

Control4 Corporation announced today that it has launched a line of routers that are upgraded with their BakPak cloud-based remote monitoring and performance assessment capability built-in. The company says this is a “first for the industry.” See more on this … Continue reading

Will CEDIA 2016 Be The Sonos Show?

Sonos Launches Integration Partners Program with Software, Music Service & Hardware Companies Sonos surprised the industry this week with several announcements, some of which were directly targeted at the custom integration market just two weeks before the launch of the … Continue reading

Control4 Rolls Out New ‘Smart Skills’ Training

Control4 Corporation announced Wednesday that they are rolling out an interesting new augmentation to their overall training efforts – short e-learning modules called Smart Skills. Smart Skills are short videos made available to certified Control4 dealers that offer focused training … Continue reading

Control4’s New EA Controller Series Reaches for a Broader Audience

Control4 launched their new EA (for Entertainment & Automation) Series of controllers which looks to broaden the appeal of the brand to potentially a whole new class of users. The EA series offers simple but competent control of your music … Continue reading