Control4 and Sony Partner to Deliver Built-in Automation

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Control4 and Sony Partner to Deliver Built-in Automation


Sony-STR-DA5800ES-AV-Receiver-small.jpgControl4 announced that Sony has integrated Control4 automation technology into its new ES receivers, delivering AV performance and home automation within one easy-to-install and easy-to-use product. The ES receivers with Control4 automation are available for order now through authorized Control4 and Sony ES dealers.

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Consumers will enjoy AVR performance, 4K capabilities and an array of streaming media services, plus the added lifestyle benefits of personalized automation that can transform a house into a smart home.

With a Control4 Activation License, authorized Control4 Dealers in the U.S. can enable full home controller functionality to automate whole-home lighting, adjust climate, arm the security system, lock the back door, and manage energy usage, all through the Control4 on-screen UI. For Control4 Dealers, these fully integrated receivers deliver a comprehensive home automation solution with fewer boxes and cables, simplifying installation.

The STR-DA5800ES ($2,099 MSRP) and STR-DA2800ES ($999 MSRP) include Control4 automation out-of-the box to create and control a single-room home entertainment system, and are available for order now through authorized Control4 and Sony ES dealers. The Control4 Activation License to enable full-controller functionality is an additional $300 when purchased together with the new ES receivers in the U.S. from Control4.

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