CEDIA 2015: JVC Projectors ‘Automation Ready’ with Control4 SDDP Software Certification

LONG BEACH, CALIF. – JVC Visual Systems, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced it has expanded its partnership with Control4, a leading provider of personalized automation and control solutions. By integrating Control4 Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) software into its new Reference Series and Procision Series projectors, JVC is now “Control4 Certified” for easier installation within Control4-based automation systems.
Six JVC projectors are SDDP-enabled: the Procision Series DLA-X950R, DLA-X750R, and DLA-X550R, as well as the Reference Series DLA-RS600, DLA-RS500, and DLA-RS400. Designed for custom installations and featuring increased brightness and other improvements, the new D-ILA projectors will be available in JVC Projector-Oct 15November. JVC will demonstrate the new SDDP functionality during CEDIA EXPO 2015, which runs through Oct. 17 in Dallas.

Developed for home and business, the Control4 Smart Home platform automatically detects and adds SDDP-enabled devices to its platform, which significantly reduces installation time. “JVC was already an AV partner with Control4, and we are proud to add our company to the list of SDDP partners,” said Gary Klasmeier, product engineering manager, D-ILA Systems, JVC Visual Systems. “Our products are now ‘automation ready’ and easily integrated into any Control4 connected system.”

“We are very pleased to expand our relationship with JVC,” said Noel Gouff, senior director of business development, Control4. “Our SDDP software was designed to make integration seamless for connected homes and businesses. Our customers appreciate that ‘Control4 Certified’ products can be easily added to their automated home or office, and we’re excited to add JVC projectors to our electronic ecosystem.”

Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, temperature, security, communications and similar functionalities into a unified home automation solution that enhances the daily lives of its customers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure. More than 75% of Control4’s consumers have integrated two or more functionalities with Control4’s solution, which is available through more than 3,250 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 90 countries. By delivering insightfully simple control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.
JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation and is a leading developer of imaging, home and car entertainment and navigation products for the consumer market, two-way radio communications systems for public safety, private industry and amateur users, and video equipment for the broadcast and professional markets. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, JVC Visual Systems, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, distributes D-ILA front projection systems for flight simulators and custom install applications. For further product information, visit JVC’s Web site at or call (800) 582-5825.

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