News & Features

6 Ideas for Christmas using Smart Home Automation

No matter what holiday you’re celebrating this winter season, there is plenty that your smart home automation system can do to help you and your family get into that holiday mood. Here are a few tips from our Animate Smart Home experts to have the best holiday season...

4 Ways to use Lighting Automation Scenes

Lighting automation is one of the most sought-after smart home features, and the benefits are easy to understand. Smart lighting control can save energy, add convenience, and increase your home's safety. Lighting automation/control systems also add the flexibility to...

Safe, Smart, and Spooky with Control4 in Budapest

Although it is not a Hungarian holiday, celebrating Halloween is becoming more and more popular in Budapest and other parts of the country. So here are some ways to keep safe, smart and spooky with Control4. Whether you’re gearing up get lost in scary medieval...

Animative Smart Home’s First ‘#C4Yourself’ Networking Event

Animative Smart Home held its first #C4Yourself networking event on September 23, 2021.  The event featured an introduction by the CEO of Animative Group, Károly Molnár. Our #C4Yourself event is a place where homeowners, architects, designers, and builders can gain...

Introducing new Control4 Contemporary Smart Lighting

Coming soon is Control4’s new Contemporary Lighting—designed to elevate lighting control and aesthetics with a beautiful design that suits the smart home of today. Contemporary Lighting gives homeowners a new, modern, and sophisticated design that they’ll love in...

Animative Group Successfully Hosts Live Olympics Watch Event

On 23 July, Animative Group successfully hosted a live Olympics watch event to celebrate the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremonies. This fun networking event for some 25 colleagues, clients, and industry professionals, marked our first in-person live event since...

Experience Complete Smart Home Technology

A smart home is more than a combination of lighting, AV, climate control, and security. It is the place where technology experiences happen that are unique to every user. Are you interested in adding smart technology to your home but don't know how to choose? Perhaps...

All-in-one Video Conferencing with Logitech Rally Bars

Logitech’s new Rally Bar and Rally Bar Mini can natively support videoconferencing applications. Logitech is releasing a new portfolio of appliance and PC-based videoconferencing solutions for mid-size and small rooms. This reflects the tech industry’s doubling down...

What is MQA Audio?

What is MQA Audio? MQA is an award-winning audio technology that enables music fans to stream the original master recording into their home, car or on their mobile. In May 2019, Animative Smart Home launched MQA support for its home automation platform – Control4...

Smart Home Operating System: Connecting Tech and Design

It is estimated that there will be more than 12 billion smart devices in homes around the world by next year. This statistic can strike both excitement and fear in the hearts of designers. Up until recently, technology has generally been seen by the design community...

6 Ideas for Christmas using Smart Home Automation

No matter what holiday you’re celebrating this winter season, there is plenty that your smart home automation system can do to help you and your family get into that holiday mood. Here are a few tips from our Animate Smart Home experts to have the best holiday season...

4 Ways to use Lighting Automation Scenes

Lighting automation is one of the most sought-after smart home features, and the benefits are easy to understand. Smart lighting control can save energy, add convenience, and increase your home's safety. Lighting automation/control systems also add the flexibility to...

Safe, Smart, and Spooky with Control4 in Budapest

Although it is not a Hungarian holiday, celebrating Halloween is becoming more and more popular in Budapest and other parts of the country. So here are some ways to keep safe, smart and spooky with Control4. Whether you’re gearing up get lost in scary medieval...

Animative Smart Home’s First ‘#C4Yourself’ Networking Event

Animative Smart Home held its first #C4Yourself networking event on September 23, 2021.  The event featured an introduction by the CEO of Animative Group, Károly Molnár. Our #C4Yourself event is a place where homeowners, architects, designers, and builders can gain...

Introducing new Control4 Contemporary Smart Lighting

Coming soon is Control4’s new Contemporary Lighting—designed to elevate lighting control and aesthetics with a beautiful design that suits the smart home of today. Contemporary Lighting gives homeowners a new, modern, and sophisticated design that they’ll love in...

Animative Group Successfully Hosts Live Olympics Watch Event

On 23 July, Animative Group successfully hosted a live Olympics watch event to celebrate the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremonies. This fun networking event for some 25 colleagues, clients, and industry professionals, marked our first in-person live event since...