New Control4 Touchscreens

The new Control4 T4 Touchscreens start shipping in December 2020. If you are hearing about the T4 for the first time – it improves upon the T3 with over 2x the screen resolution, larger speakers, dual microphones, a faster processor, and a super easy install! You can learn all about it on the Control4 dealer portal. The new Control4 T4 …

Chime Video Doorbell For Smart Homes

CHIME DOORBELL Introducing Chime, a video doorbell designed and built for the Control4 Smart Home. It delivers everything you’d expect from a video doorbell plus leverages the power of Control4 to provide greater security and keep you connected and in control like never before. ANSWER FROM ANYWHERE, CONTROL FROM EVERYWHERE Chime is a convenient way to keep your home safe …

Flip The Switch On Your Home’s Lighting

Technology Design Associates partners with Control4 for some of our automation capabilities including smart home lighting. Control4 Smart Lighting goes far beyond beautiful switches and dimmable bulbs. It provides energy efficiency, added safety and security, custom lighting scenes, and the ability to control several smart products in your home at once with just the touch of a button. How does …

Do you have the right internet service for our new reality?

You just have to say “2020” and people will now give you a reaction, right? But here’s the reality of the times we now live in. Many of us now work from home! Oh, and there’s probably a virtual classroom there too!  But in true reality, are you REALLY ready for this from an internet performance perspective? If your home …

It’s A Coverup

It’s A Coverup! Wireless, Motorized Window Coverings! It’s the sun season. It’s hot. Yes, of course you have air conditioning, and boy, is it nice! Of course, it would be nicer if it was a bit more friendly to the ole wallet, but we digress. In any case, the summer sun brightens up the golf course, and is perfect when …

THE ‘ONE-BUTTON’ GOODNIGHT

The Benefits Of Smart Home Automation Do I need it? – Yes! What is it? – Automation technology that makes your home much safer, more convenient, and fun. What does it do for me? – It will save me time, help me be more productive, and will help me keep my home secure. Sold yet?  Click here and take a …

Whole-Home Automation Meets Voice Control

The Benefits Of Smart Home Automation Do I need it? – Yes! What is it? – Automation technology that makes your home much safer, more convenient, and fun. What does it do for me? – It will save me time, help me be more productive, and will help me keep my home secure. Sold yet?  Click here and take a …

Your Smart Home Alerts on your Smart Watch

All-new push notifications on your Android or iOS smart watch or mobile devices are an exciting new feature in OS 2.7 that we haven’t talked much about. We’re all familiar with notifications from any of your mobile apps, now your Smart Home can speak directly to you whether you’re at the office, on vacation, or sitting on the couch. With …

Lived-In Luxury: Creating a Home That Reflects the People Who Live In It

THERE IS A DELICATE ART TO DESIGNING A TRULY PERSONALIZED DWELLING. BUT IN TAKING A FEW RISKS AND ENJOYING THE PROCESS, IT’S POSSIBLE TO CREATE A BEAUTIFUL, MEANINGFUL HOME THAT TELLS THE STORY OF ITS OWNERS. Nestled in sunny Napa Valley, a part of the country renowned for its lush wine vineyards, the sleek exterior of Adam and Tamera Housley’s …

Is Bad WIFI Dumbing Down Your Home

Is your wireless connection, or lack thereof, driving you mad? Do you find yourself excited to add smart gadgets to your home only to be frustrated by sluggish service and the constant loss of connectivity? While it often has to do with the quality of service from your Internet Service Provider, how well your home network processes and connects to …