Denon® and Control4 Together Deliver Streamlined Smart Home Entertainment with HEOS®

Dec 08, 2016

Mahwah, NJ (December 8, 2016) — Denon®, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, and Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of smart home solutions, continues its successful partnership with the release of the latest HEOS® firmware and Control4® drivers (v.1.0.31). With this recent upgrade, Denon has added features and a new level of stability for HEOS in the Control4 environment.

“Denon products have always been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to home entertainment including our HEOS products. This upgrade furthers Denon’s dedication to the custom installation channel and elevates integration with the Control4 smart home platform,” said Paul Belanger, D+M global business team leader – custom integration. “Control4 is an excellent partner, and their continued commitment to the CI channel supports our mission to further integrate our HEOS products in this category.”

Custom installers will benefit from the latest HEOS firmware and Control4 drivers (v.1.0.31) in many ways including:

  • Access music services directly from the listen menu
  • Gain access to device specific commands for favorite stations and playlists from the programing menu in composer
  • Playback high-resolution audio files (DSD, FLAC, ALAC) from media servers and USB inputs (HS2 products only).
  • Enjoy the options with a large breadth of product solutions from the HEOS Drive, to the HEOS Link and Amp, to individual speakers. And get HEOS inside the Denon AV Receivers (model AVRX4300H & AVRX6300H).

Many Denon products are readily available to Control4 authorized dealers in the United States through the Control4 Online Store allowing Control4 Dealers the opportunity to order Denon products along with the many other smart home solutions offered by Control4. Denon products available through Control4 include: HEOS, the industry-leading multi-room music streaming system, AV Receivers, Turntables, and Blu-ray Players. These Denon products address a wide range of homeowner needs from easy-to-use family room entertainment to whole-home wireless audio distribution to high-end solutions for the ultimate audio and video experience.

“Control4 dealers bring world-class entertainment to their customers,” said Brad Hintze, Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Control4. “Designing systems with Control4 and Denon gives homeowners a seamless home automation and home entertainment experience and reduces complexity and the installation time for Control4 dealers.”

Denon is one of the earliest adopters of Control4 Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) technology, and is an active participant in the Control4 Driver Certification program, which creates easily integrated solutions to deliver incredible entertainment experiences and helps solve challenging installation problems.

Visit to see the entire range of products focused on the CI channel and visit to learn more about all of the Control4 smart home solutions available.

Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, 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 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making networks more robust, entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure. 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 9,900 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 3,800 custom integrators, retailers, and distributors authorized to sell the full-line of Control4 products, with over 1,100 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.

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About Denon Electronics
Denon is a world leader in the manufacture of the highest-quality home theater, audio and software products. Denon is recognized internationally for innovative and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including the development and groundbreaking commercialization of pulse-code modulation (PCM) digital audio. Denon Electronics is owned by D+M Group. For more information visit

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