Denon, Control4 Release Latest HEOS Firmware, Drivers

v.1.0.31 Adds New Features, Increased Stability December 14, 2016
Why This Matters

The latest HEOS firmware and Control4 drivers provide access to music services directly from the listen menu, and adds access to device-specific commands for favorite stations and playlists.

Denon and Control4 have released the latest HEOS firmware and Control4 drivers (v.1.0.31). With this upgrade, Denon has added features and a new level of stability for HEOS in the Control4 environment.

“Denon products have always been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to home entertainment including our HEOS products,” said Paul Belanger, D+M global business team leader, custom integration. “This upgrade furthers Denon’s dedication to the custom installation channel and elevates integration with the Control4 smart home platform. Control4 is an excellent partner, and their continued commitment to the CI channel supports our mission to further integrate our HEOS products in this category.”

The latest HEOS firmware and Control4 drivers (v.1.0.31) provides access to music services directly from the listen menu. It also adds access to device-specific commands for favorite stations and playlists from the programing menu in composer. Additionally, playback high-resolution audio files (DSD, FLAC, ALAC) from media servers and USB inputs (HS2 products only) in available.

Many Denon products are available to Control4 authorized dealers in the United States through the Control4 online store, allowing Control4 dealers the opportunity to order Denon products along with the many other smart home solutions offered by Control4. Denon products available through Control4 include HEOS, AV receivers, turntables, and Blu-ray players. These Denon products address a wide range of homeowner needs from easy-to-use family room entertainment to whole-home wireless audio distribution.

“Control4 dealers bring world-class entertainment to their customers,” said Brad Hintze, sr. director of product marketing at Control4. “Designing systems with Control4 and Denon gives homeowners a seamless home automation and home entertainment experience and reduces complexity and the installation time for Control4 dealers.”
 

“This upgrade furthers Denon’s dedication to the custom installation channel and elevates integration with the Control4 smart home platform.”—Paul Belanger, global business team leader, custom integration, D+M Group

 

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