Control4 Smart Home OS3

WHAT'S NEW WITH CONTROL4 OS 3?


OS 3 is absolutely stunning and super intuitive; I just instinctively knew how it all should work. The wallpapers are gorgeous, the weather app is aces, and the way it displays which lights are presently turned on/off is just ridiculously cool.
DENNIS BURGER, HOME THEATER REVIEW

With over 1,000 new enhancements and features, Smart Home OS 3 makes navigating and interacting with your Control4 Smart Home faster, simpler, and more personal. OS 3 empowers you and your family like never before by giving you control over how your interface is organized.Control4 homeowners will enjoy how easy it is to swipe between Favorite Rooms and get at-a-glance status updates on favorite devices, scenes, and services. Lights, shades, media streaming services, security controls, cameras, thermostats – basically any device or service in your smart home OS can now be favorited, added or removed.With these new homeowner personalization features you and your family members will be able to more efficiently access the scenes and devices that are most important in each room or across the whole home.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Experience a modern and refined user interface whether on mobile devices (iOS and Android), touch screens, or televisions.
  • Use Favorites to elevate the most important devices in your home and get one-touch access and at-a-glance views for every room.
  • Create whole-home dashboards for at-a-glance views of the most vital devices of your home. For example, in the master bedroom, Favorite the external door locks, garage door, and security cameras to ensure your home is secure without having to leave your bed.
  • Enjoy advanced security management with unified lock management. Lock users and PINs for all smart locks in a home are now easily managed through OS 3 .
  • Sort door locks, sensors, window shades, and lights with the new filtering function to make it much easier to find devices you’re looking without having to scroll through a long list.
  • Enjoy the enhanced Active Media Bar and use whole-home Media Sharing and Media Session to easily control and view multi-room audio.
  • Choose from a library, or upload your own photos, to create wallpaper backgrounds that match any home’s décor.
  • Get support for high-fidelity MQA  audio and enjoy incredible and lossless music playback.
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OS 3 EMPOWERS HOMEOWNERS LIKE NEVER BEFORE

OS 3 is designed to remove complexity from homeowners ’ lives. With over 1,000 enhancements—big and small—OS 3 delivers more usability with one-touch access and control over the entire home.

  • Create whole home dashboard Bring favorite devices from across the home into a single room view.
  • Swipe between favorite rooms Quickly navigate between favorite rooms with a simple swipe.
  • At-a-glance status for more devices See if the garage door is open, or a door is locked, without tapping anything.

Smart Home Automation


NEW ACTIVE MEDIA BAR

  • Placed at the top, large and easy to see
  • Larger artwork
  • Larger buttons
  • Volume slider
  • Touch either side of slider for fine volume control
  • Off button located away from other buttons
  • Fast media sharing

NEW SESSIONS SCREEN

  • See all media sessions playing in house
  • See how many rooms are joined to each session
  • See which rooms are joined
  • Volume slider for individual rooms and session
  • Add and remove rooms from sessions

NEW MEDIA SHARING MENU

  • Shows all rooms that can join session
  • See all rooms or only those playing media
  • Session and room slider volume controls
  • Media starts as soon as a room is selected

NEW NOW PLAYING SCREEN

  • Larger album art
  • View track details (file format and quality)
  • High-res and MQA file indicator
  • Volume slider

NEW TRANSPORT CONTROL SCREEN

  • Gesture pad controls for video devices
  • Easy access to Sessions menu to join rooms
  • Controls are optimized for all screen sizes

NEW THERMOSTAT, POOL, AND SPA

  • Sleeker and easier to use
  • New iconography
  • New circular display
  • New active status indicators
  • Setpoint indicator
  • Fine temperature controls
  • Active icon to Room screen

INTERCOM

  • Now accessed through experience icon
  • Sleeker UI that is easier to use
  • Each room with intercom can include it as a favorite

NEW LIGHTING CONTROLS

  • Scene editing on apps
  • Each lighting UI element is redesigned
  • Dimmer sliders for granular adjustment
  • Touch the icon on the right side to toggle
  • Toggle control to Composer’s setting
  • Customers can show/hide scene ramping buttons

LIGHTING FILTER BAR

  • See only the lights or scenes in the room
  • See all lights or scenes in the home
  • Each room is divided with a pinned header
  • Filter toggles between all lights/scenes or only those left on

SECURITY SYSTEM

  • See armed state from the Room screen
  • See warning pop-ups in the UI (garage door is open)
  • Homeowner can act on pop-up (close the garage door)
  • Filter bar to quickly switch the view to all or open zones

SMART DOOR LOCKS

  • Manage users and PINs in the UI
  • Create a user
  • Assign a PIN and a schedule
  • Copy users and codes to other locks
  • Filter bar to quickly view all or only unlocked doors

UPDATED THERMOSTAT AND COMFORT

  • Outdoor temperature
  • Weather conditions
  • Local humidity levels

SHADES AND BLINDS

  • More than 350 new icons
  • View blind and shade groups via long-press
  • See only the shades in the room
  • See all shades in the home
  • Each room is divided with a pinned header
  • Filter between shades that are open and all shades