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The Varietas HomeHub Server & Driver Bundle enable you to integrate your Control4 system into the Apple HomeKit platform. Easily control any of your Control4 devices using Siri or the HomeKit app. This is an easy to use automatic integration.
The Varietas HomeHub Server and Driver Bundle enable you to integrate your Control4 system into the Apple HomeKit platform. Easily control any of your Control4 devices using Siri or the HomeKit app. This is an easy to use and nearly automatic integration. No programming is required to control the device once the HomeHub and Driver are setup.
Homebridge is an open source software package you can run on your home network that emulates Apple’s HomeKit hardware protocol. It supports Plugins, which are community-contributed modules that provide a basic bridge from HomeKit to various 3rd-party APIs provided by manufacturers of “smart home” devices. The Varietas Home Hub is a pre-packaged, install-ready system that makes setup and operation of homebridge with Control4 simple to install and maintain.
Due to the way HomeKit works, nearly all functionality happens directly on your local network. There are no external services that have to be contacted. There’s no remote push notifications to wait for. Most interactions in HomeKit will happen with almost zero perceptible delay. Thanks to Apple’s design, interacting with your home via HomeKit is as smooth and responsive as if you were using the Control4 system directly.
The system currently supports integration with the following devices installed on a Control4 system:
The driver is not available with out the HomeHub server hardware. Adding this to your cart will add a license for the driver and the HomeHub which will be physically shipped to you and is required to be installed on the job site.
There are a lot of features offered by HomeKit, and with a little creativity, you can do even more with it in Control4. Siri even supports HomeKit commands on the AppleWatch.
A few basic examples are: