Salt Lake City, UT - June 15, 2016 - Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of smart home solutions, today announced Smart Skills, a new technical training resource for Control4 dealers that supplements its existing training and certification programs. Smart Skills are short videos-typically less than 3 minutes-that demonstrate how to master specific installation configurations, program unique scenes and perform singular tasks using the Control4® platform.
The vast number of lifestyle experiences that Control4 dealers can create with Control4 extends far beyond what can be absorbed in basic certification courses. Smart Skills gives Control4 technicians and integrators a path for learning how to do much more with the Control4 platform. With just the initial library of topics, integrators can learn how to automate a gas fireplace, integrate a ZigBee door lock, enable alerts to a home owner's mobile device, or do more advanced programming with custom variables.
"Control4 Training is always looking for better ways to help Control4 certified technicians succeed in their careers. Our dealers depend on us for this," said Rus Rasmussen, Director of Training. "Smart Skills are our latest innovation toward that goal. With this new format, we can provide ongoing additions and updates to supplement the standard certification curriculum," said Rasmussen.
The Smart Skills library launches today, with more than 15 videos in a variety of categories including Lighting, Entertainment, Comfort & Convenience, Safety & Security, and Networking. Included in the Networking category is a course specific to the Pakedge® Router. Control4 plans to expand the library with additional training modules each month.
The Smart Skills series is available to employees of authorized Control4 Dealers and is designed to enhance the skill and proficiency of technicians installing Control4-in turn, delivering more personalized experiences to clients. Dealerships simply need to create a user login for each employee in the Control4 Dealer Portal. Employees can then log on and go to Training > Technical Training.
For more information on Control4 visit www.control4.com.
Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading provider of home automation systems , offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, comfort, security, communications, and more into a unified smart home system that enhances the daily lives of its consumers. Control4 recently expanded its offerings to include an industry-leading suite of advanced networking and power management solutions that include cloud-based network management and monitoring for the connected home and business. Today, every home and business needs automation horsepower and a high-performance network to manage the increasing number of connected devices. The Control4 platform interoperates with more than 9,500 third-party consumer electronics products, ensuring an ever-expanding ecosystem of devices will work together. Control4 is now available in 91 countries. Leveraging a distribution channel that includes over 3,600 custom integrators, retailers, and distributors authorized to sell the full-line of Control4 products, with over 1,200 additional dealers and distributors that are authorized to sell our Pakedge branded networking solutions only, Control4 is delivering intelligent solutions for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.