What is ControlFree? (Control-Free Ltd.)
The ControlFree 2.0 App is a brand new app created by Control Free for you to monitor, control and automate your Smart Home/ Office/ Retail Premises / Campus Facilities etc. whenever and wherever you are.
ControlFree is a cloud-based automation system and an open platform that connects and integrates all your smart devices—e.g. lighting, air conditioners, curtains, AV equipment, sensors, security system and more—into a coherent and dynamic system. We work with different brands and manufacturers to build the smart systems that are tailored to your needs and preferences.
We believe in systems that are smart, user-friendly, affordable, hardware-lite and easily scalable.
What makes Control Free better than other control systems?
- Highly secured system
Built with the most advanced cloud technology, Control Free is one of the most secure internet-based control systems on the market. All connections are protected by encryption and your login is secured with our license, which works in lockstep with your mobile serial ID. No one else can access your system.
- Ability to manage multiple homes and offices wherever you are
Access and monitor your premises and facilities from anywhere; receive push notifications, email alerts and SMS messages should any sensors, devices or systems be triggered.
- More choices, less expensive
Compatibility with an ever-growing range of smart devices on the market. Choose what you want at the best price.
- Works with a wide variety of sensors and meters
ControlFree is not only a universal remote monitoring and control system. It is also a market-leading automation system; one that is able to integrate and utilize feedback from any IoT sensors (e.g. climate, motion, door/window, air quality, security, water leakage etc.) and meters (water, gas, energy etc.) as triggers for downstream automation.
Add more devices, sensors and third party services with ease, thanks to the open structure of the Control Free platform.
Ability to integrate with most protocols known today, including IP, WiFi, Zigbee, Z-Wave, TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, MQTT, Modbus, BACnet and more!
- Intuitive App
Easy to connect, use, expand, and replace. We strive to create smart systems that are easy for a “plug and play” approach.
- Beautifully redesigned
Simple elegance and practicality are key tenets of our design approach.
- Customizable App UI
Simply upload the photos you desire to make the App your own. You can even change the button layouts to best suit your needs.
- Personalized Scenes and Automations
Create, edit and automate your scene settings directly inside the App without the need for a professional programmer.
- Voice Control
Seamless integration with Google Home, with Apple Siri soon to follow.
- Cloud backup
Securely backed up to the Google Cloud – your smart system is always with you when you need it. Bought a new phone? Resume your preferred system settings in no time.
- Partner portal for system managers to manage their facilities and projects remotely in one place
System Logs/ Site status/ Copy/ Recovery/ Calendar scheduling/ Custom-coding and more.
Build your own smart system with just a few steps:
1. Virtual Server (Smart Hub)
- Install our ControlFree Server App (it is free) on a smart phone, tablet, TV box etc. OR purchase one directly from us. Connect it to your network, make sure there is internet access and power supply. Run the app and your Smart Hub is ready!
2. ControlFree 2.0 app
- Install our app on your iPhone or iPad. Pair with the Virtual Server. Enjoy!
Note: Use of the ControlFree 2.0 App requires a ContolFree Virtual Server (Smart Hub) that is connected to your system. Visit our website for more information:
Bug fixes and performance improvements.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.