04.07.14

Control4 Acquires Card Access Product Line and Intellectual Property

AUTHOR: HiddenWires

Control4 (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leader in residential and commercial automation systems, announced today it has acquired the home automation p...

Control4 (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leader in residential and commercial automation systems, announced today it has acquired the home automation products and related intellectual property assets of Utah-based Card Access, Inc. Effective immediately, all technical support for Card Access products will be provided directly by Control4. In addition, all Card Access products will continue to be available for authorized Control4 dealers to purchase through the dealer portal. "The acquisition of the Card Access products and intellectual property demonstrates our dedication to building a robust product ecosystem for our customers. By streamlining training, technical support and sales through our award-winning team and providing a powerful marketing engine to support these products, we are helping Control4 dealers build their businesses and enhance their installations," said Paul Williams, VP of Security & Communications Products for Control4. With an extensive line of wireless home automation products, the addition of the Card Access product line will enable Control4 dealers to add more convenience, comfort and control of smart devices in today's smart home. "Card Access solutions have been designed solely to enhance the capabilities of the Control4 system and they have done that beautifully for many years. The uniqueness of these products is what makes them so incredibly appealing. They are true workhorses, and we want to make sure our dealers know how to leverage them to create personalized solutions for their customers," added Williams. Card Access products integrate with Control4 to easily and wirelessly monitor and control doors, gates, garage doors, windows, temperature and more with contact sensors; open and close automatic doors, blinds and gates; raise or lower projector screens; turn fireplaces on and off with wireless contact relays; and create control solutions based on room occupancy, event triggers, and motion or pressure sensors; and much more. Card Access products purchased after today will come with a two-year limited warranty. www.control4.com