Experience Buttons Suite

The Chowmain Experience Buttons Suite of drivers is designed to add additional functionality into Control4 for various Pulse buttons, On/Off type buttons and Radio Buttons.  These buttons can be added to the watch, listen, security, comfort and services menu in Control4's navigator across all user interface devices.  Think of them as custom buttons with an icon and feedback as to their current state.



On/Off Based buttons Features

examples of white goods button placed in the services menu - use ifttt driver for control/feedback or just use relays/contacts for control/feedback

Example of OTHER buttons placed in the services menu

  • Ability to be placed in the following menus.
    • Watch
    • Listen
    • Comfort
    • Security
    • Services (only available on T3 touchscreens/EA Controllers)
  • 19 different buttons to choose from
    • On/Off 1
    • On/Off 2
    • On/Off 3
    • On/Off 4
    • Holiday Mode 1
    • Holiday Mode 2
    • Holiday Mode 3
    • Holiday Mode 4
    • Nurse Call
    • Party Mode 1
    • Party Mode 2
    • Romance
    • Tech Support
    • Checkbox
    • Favorites
    • Oven
    • Dish Washer
    • Washing Machine
    • Dryer
    • Vacuum
  • Events
    • On
    • Off
  • Actions
    • Turn On
    • Turn Off
  • Variables
    • Activated
  • Clicking on a button will pulse the button or toggle the state from On/Off or vice versa and fire an event.

Radio Button Features

  • Ability to be placed in the following menus.
    • Watch
    • Listen
    • Comfort
    • Security
    • Services (only available on T3 touchscreens/EA Controllers)
  • Add multiple instances of the driver and group together to create radio buttons in navigator
  • Only one radio button can be selected at any time (just like real radio buttons).
  • Events
    • Selected
    • Not Selected
  • Actions
    • Select Radio Button
  • Variables
    • Checked


Can you give us some examples of how we could use this driver?

  • Integrate White Goods - Ovens, Dryers, Washing Machines, Dish Washers and Vacuums via relays/contacts or our IFTTT driver.
  • Favorites buttons can be added to Watch/Listen and programmed to start playback of your favorite TV/Radio Channel, Movie or Playlist eg CNN, BBC, Fox FM, Alan's Playlist.
  • Holiday Mode buttons can be used to trigger holiday mode programming whilst the home owners are away.
  • Use the tech support button to send you, the dealer, an email notifying you that the owner requires assistance.
  • Use the nurse call button for aged care based functionality to call the carer.
  • The On/Off buttons and checkbox buttons can be used for various programming including boolean variable manipulation, turning automated tasks on/off and more.
  • Radio buttons can be used to change the state of a number variable.  This is useful for mode selection in the home for modes that have more than 2 options.  If a mode has two options only please utilise any of the other On/Off based Experience Buttons.

Why do you only support OS 2.9 and above?

Experience Buttons requires new functionality only available in OS 2.9 and above.  It will not work for older versions of OS.

Can you add XYZ button to the Experience Button Suite?

If its a good idea and generic enough where other dealers will use it then yes.  You will need to provide us with an on and off PNG based image at 300x300.  If you have obtained or modified any images sourced from someone else please provide any relevant licencing information that we need to abide by.

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