Control4 “When >> Then” Personalized Automation

CONTROL4 HOMEOWNER PERSONALIZATION

Watch the video to find out how home automation can be implemented to fit your lifestyle. The “When >> Then” methods are similar to IFTTT … “if this then that”.

Here are some automation suggestions based on the type of equipment that might be
installed in your home, with each proposed system getting more elaborate.

Basic Control4 system (system controller and remote)

WHEN a custom button on the system remote is pressed >> THEN

  • turn on the AppleTV.
  • go to my favourite television channel.
  • launch my favourite streaming-music station.
  • play my Pandora playlist.

Basic Control4 system + some Smart Lighting

WHEN it is dusk >> THEN turn the porch light on.
WHEN it is dawn >> THEN turn the porch light off.
WHEN it is 10 p.m. >> THEN initiate my “Good Night” scene.

Basic Control4 system + Control4 Smart Lighting

WHEN I tap a keypad button >> THEN

  • go to a specific video source.
  • go to my favourite television channel.
  • launch my favourite streaming-music station.
  • play my favourite Spotify playlist.

Basic Control4 system + Control4 Smart Lighting + smart thermostat

WHEN I tap a keypad button once, if it is daytime >> THEN turn the heat up.
WHEN I double tap a keypad button, if it is nighttime >> THEN turn the heat down.

Basic Control4 system + Control4 smart lighting + garage door control

WHEN I tap a keypad button once >> THEN open the garage door.
WHEN I double tap a keypad button, wait 5 minutes >> THEN close the garage door.

Basic Control4 system + Control4 Smart Lighting + smart door lock

WHEN I tap a keypad button >> THEN unlock my front door.
WHEN I double tap a keypad button >> THEN lock my front door.
WHEN the front door is locked >> THEN set the keypad LED to green.
WHEN the front door is unlocked >> THEN set the keypad LED to red.

Basic Control4 system + Control4 Smart Lighting + smart door lock + smart shades

WHEN it is dawn >> THEN open the Kitchen shades.
WHEN it is dusk >> THEN close the Kitchen shades.
WHEN I tap a keypad button, if it is daytime >> THEN open the shades
WHEN the door is unlocked, if it is daytime >> THEN open the shades.

There are many more options and we can help you design and implement them. Contact us to find out more.

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