NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Control4 Corporation (Nasdaq:CTRL), a leading provider of automation and control solutions for the connected home, commenced on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Friday, August 2, 2013. Control4 Corporation will trade under the ticker symbol, "CTRL."
Control4 was founded in 2003 to deliver a mainstream home automation solution by enabling consumers to unify their connected devices into a personalized system at an accessible and affordable entry point. Sold through the company's worldwide network of over 2,800 active direct dealers, the Control4 solution sits at the center of the mainstream home automation market by providing integrated and extensible control of over 6,400 third-party devices and services. These devices and services span a broad variety of product categories including music, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications and other functionality. The Control4 platform capabilities provide consumers with solutions that are easy to use, comprehensive, personalized, flexible and affordable, making entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure.
"Through its premier technology and partnerships Control4 has become one of the foremost providers of solutions that allow consumers to control virtually any device in a home, automatically," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "NASDAQ OMX is thrilled to welcome Control4 to The NASDAQ Stock Market, and looks forward to their continued success in the future."
NASDAQ OMX has been the exchange of choice for some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ OMX, Control4 joins leading technology companies including Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc.
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