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2014 Product of the Year Entrant

Control4 Wireless Music Bridge

MSRP: $300.00

A simple, elegant way to enjoy music available on your phone, tablet or computer through your Control4 system, the Wireless Music Bridge (WMB) wirelessly connects your own music collection as well as streaming music services like Pandora and Spotify to your Control4 system. The WMB supports AirPlay, DLNA and Bluetooth technologies allowing connectivity with virtually any smartphone, tablet or computer and delivers your music’s cover art and metadata to Control4 touch screens, on-screen displays and MyHome apps. By syncing the WMB with other music sources your audio entertainment options are endless. It has the ability to automatically turn on one or more audio zones with the Control4 system simply by streaming audio to the WMB. Multiple units can be added to a single system allowing every family member to have their own assigned WMB. Walk in the door and awaken your WMB and the device automatically syncs and streams music from your own personal library, your favorite music services, an audiobook, podcasts, and more, all while moving freely throughout your home. When you leave the house to hop in the car, your smartphone disconnects and putting the WMB back to sleep. The sleek, lightweight design of the Wireless Music Bridge allows you to install it anywhere, ensuring that you will never have to see unsightly cords running through your house again. It has the ability to automatically turn on one or more audio zones with the Control4 system simply by streaming audio to the WMB. Multiple units can be added to a single system allowing every family member to have their own assigned WMB.

Additionally, combining TuneIn with the new Control4 Wireless Music Bridge delivers a powerful addition to the Control4 “Listen” experience, providing customers with a natural way to enjoy their favorite radio stations, podcasts, audio books and music across the home. As a custom integrator, having the ability to enable this level of freedom and versatility is invaluable. The possibilities are nearly endless, allowing an end-user to walk into their home and tap into their favorite playlist on their iPad, invite their guests to share their music collection from their smart phone, or tee up the BBC in the kitchen, with the Control4 Wireless Music Bridge, integrators can make it easier than ever for their customers to access and enjoy personal media throughout the home.

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Features

The Wireless Music Bridge (WMB) enables homeowners, family members and their guests to wirelessly connect to a Control4 system to enjoy all the music stored on or accessed via personal smart phones, tablets and computers. The WMB also provides a convenient path for Control4 customers to connect to streaming music services such as Pandora or Spotify on their personal smart devices from a Control4 system — all while preserving full phone and smart device browsing and application capability. Additionally, the WMB delivers available artwork and metadata directly into the Control4 environment for display within the Control4 “Now Playing” interface on touch-panels, TV on-screens and the MyHome app. Not only does the WMB empower users to listen to music, podcasts, or audiobooks from anywhere in their home, it allows them to easily switch between users, devices, and audio zones without hassle. The Control4 WMB installs easily and fits seamlessly within your Control4 system to incorporate high quality audio entertainment into a complete, personalized home automation experience. AirPlay works for all iOS and Mac OSX devices, and the WMB has a Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) mode support for streaming music from Bluetooth-enabled devices. The WMB also has DLNA support for compatibility with Android and Windows-based services. Stereo analog and Digital Coax outputs on the WMB provide a common method for connection to a Control4 amplifier, audio matrix switch, or controller. It is SDDP-enabled for easy dealer set-up and installation with 10/100 Wired Ethernet or 802.11 Wireless Ethernet options.

Benefits

The Wireless Music Bridge (WMB) combines Ethernet, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity into a single product, allowing nearly every smart device to “push” music, podcasts, news, sports and audio books into the Control4 system via full support for streaming iOS devices, as well as Bluetooth and DLNA for other phones and tablets. Additionally, combining TuneIn with the WMB delivers a powerful addition to the Control4 “Listen” experience, providing customers with a natural way to enjoy their favorite radio stations, podcasts, audio books and music across the home. As a custom integrator, having the ability to enable this level of freedom and versatility is invaluable. The possibilities are nearly endless, allowing an end-user to walk into their home and tap into their favorite playlist on their iPad, invite their guests to share their music collection from their smart phone, or tee up the BBC in the kitchen, with the Control4 WMB, integrators can make it easier than ever for their customers to access and enjoy personal media throughout the home.

Installation

Installation Difficulty:
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Company Info

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Control4, a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses, provides personalized control of lighting, music, video, energy and security through more than 3,000 custom integrators and distributors in over 73 countries. Through its insightful, simple, and personalized control solutions, Control4 enhances the lives of individuals and families. Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major custom electronics companies, hotels and businesses around the world.


Control4
11734 S. Election Road
Salt Lake City, Utah
84020
United States of America
Tel: 801-523-3100
www.control4.com

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