Nearly 60 Brands Adopt Control4's Protocol
Control4 said this week that nearly 60 brands in the consumer electronics and other industries have agreed to adopt its Control4 Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP,) with Epson, Harman and TiVo among the latest brands to join up.
Other brands already on board include Denon, Dish Networks, Integra, Lilin, Marantz, Onkyo, Pioneer, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba America Information Systems and Yamaha, the company said.
"Leading brands in the HVAC, cable and satellite, consumer electronics, and security industries are recognizing the strong and growing consumer interest in the connected home, and our SDDP technology provides these companies with a powerful connection point into the expanding home automation market," Martin Plaehn, Chairman and CEO, Control4, said as part of the announcement.
"By creating an ever-expanding eco-system of high-profile, SDDP-enabled consumer device manufacturers along with our worldwide network of thousands of Control4 certified automation specialists, Control4 is positioned to reach and serve more consumers to deliver exceptional connected home experiences."