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Articles tagged with: Smart Home Control

Elevate Your Smart Technology Experience With Control4’s New T4 Touchscreen

Control4’s newest interface is available as a sleek tabletop or in-wall touchscreen display

Elevate Your Smart Technology Experience With Control4’s New T4 Touchscreen

This month, we’re all about Control4 at Encore Audio Video. Throughout November, Control4 dealers across the country (including Encore Audio Video in Portland, OR) are opening their certified showrooms and allowing customers to see and experience Control4 automation and smart home technology for themselves.

One of the things we’ll be highlighting this C4 Yourself month is Control4’s new T4 touchscreen. Many Control4 users are already familiar with the touchscreen interface — the T4 is a direct descendant of the T3 touchscreen. But the refreshed T4 has improved features that further elevate the smart home experience. Keep reading to learn more!

3 Ways Control4 Makes Smart Home Control Effortless

With Control4, there are multiple ways you can access, manage and control your smart technology with ease

3 Ways Control4 Makes Smart Home Control Effortless

Do you have a designated “tech guru” in your household, the only person able to figure out how to turn on the TV, switch between cable and streaming, and locate all those episodes of Brooklyn 99 you recorded on DVR? As our technology has gotten more complex, it’s also gotten more difficult to operate if you’re not familiar with how the systems work.

We’re sorry to say that technology hasn’t gotten any less complex… but our control interfaces have become increasingly more streamlined and straightforward to use. Control4 has led the charge to create interfaces that make home technology accessible to everyone, not just the IT wizards.

As your trusted Control4 dealer in Vancouver, WA, we can help you build a connected home where you can control everything from one device like a smartphone app or handheld remote. Keep reading to learn 3 ways Control4 makes smart home control effortless.

How Smart Blinds Are Good for You and Your Home

Haven’t Upgraded to Automated Blinds Yet? Here’s Why You Should.

How Smart Blinds Are Good for You and Your Home

When it comes to making homes smarter, few people think about window treatments. Most are likely to consider smart security systems, lighting control, or entertainment systems first. And yet, smart motorized blinds and shades offer many benefits for homeowners. In addition to giving complete light control without cords and rods, they also provide a new level of luxurious living.

If you have manually operated window treatments, then it’s time to upgrade by installing smart blinds in your Lake Oswego, OR, home. Read more to see how automated blinds improve comfort in your home and your quality of life.

Hire an Integrator to Create a Truly Connected Smart Home

Don’t let DIY mishaps stand in the way of enjoying whole-home automation with a centralized home control solution

Hire an Integrator to Create a Truly Connected Smart Home

So you’re ready to upgrade your Vancouver, WA, house into a fully automated smart home? At Encore Audio Video, we applaud you! Home automation provides so many incredible benefits to your lifestyle — comfort, convenience, luxury, energy efficiency, and time-saving advantages, to name a few.

Here at Encore Audio Video, we recommend hiring a professional integrator to install your smart home, whether you already have some smart devices or you’re just starting in the home technology sphere. Setting up hardware, wiring systems, installing software, and integrating all your smart devices to communicate can quickly become overwhelming as a DIY project.

Our techs can help you design and install a fully customized smart home with centralized home control using an automation system like Control4. Keep reading to learn why you should contact the professionals for a truly connected home!