Comparison Chart

Simple Control is unique in its app-based control of both AV gear and smart home devices. Most systems available today specialize in either AV or smart home, but not both. That’s why Simple Control is the clear choice for control of every device in every room of your home.

Basic Features

Maximum Controlled Devices Unlimited Unlimited 15 - Hard Limit
Maximum Rooms Unlimited Unlimited 1
Maximum Infrared Adapters Unlimited Unlimited 1 - Hard Limit
App Compatibliity iOS iOS & Android iOS & Android
In-App Configuration
Automatic Remote Design
Live Home Dashboard
HomeKit integration
Cloud Backup iCloud Closed Closed
TV Guide Integration
Personalized Channel Guide
Lock Configuration per Remote (iOS device)
Gesture Control
Hardbutton Remote Options 3rd party hardware (iOS game controllers, Pico remote, LaunchPort)
Apple watchOS App
Automatic Room Detection (with iBeacon)
Live TV in-app (with HD Homerun)
iOS Widget

Advanced Features

Time-based Commands
Amazon Echo/Alexa Integration
Motion Triggers
Multi-Room Control Capability
Live TV Streaming in-app (with HD Homerun)
Remote Camera Viewing
Hub Relay Multi-connection
Multihome Control Capabitlity *
Guest Access *
Apple TV app (Camera Carousel & Live TV)

IP Compatibility

Auto-Discovery (SDDP must be in device) Few
Cloud Services SmartThings, Nest, Honeywell, Ecobee, Insteon, etc. SmartThings, Insteon, Nest
Amazon Fire TV Bluetooth only
Phillips Hue Lights
Lutron Caséta, RA2, QS Caséta Only
Belkin WeMo Switches
Universal Devices ISY
Lighwave RF
iTunes Radio
Apple TV IP Control
Apple TV 3 or older with Media Guide
Roku Channel Guide
Google Chromecast (including TVs)
Kodi (XBMC) + Media Guide
VLC + Media Guide
Sonos: Basic Play Controls
Sonos: Services
Sonos: Speaker Grouping
Denon Heos: Basic Play Controls
Denon Heos: Services
Bose Soundtouch
Kaleidescape Basic Playback
Kaleidescape Movie Guide
DISH Hopper/Joey
DISH Hopper DVR/PrimeTime Anytime
DirecTV Play and DVR Controls
TiVo Basic Play Controls
TiVo DVR Access/OnePass editing
Samsung TV 2016/2017 Full IP (US only)
Samsung TV 2015 and older
Sony TVs & Blu-Ray Players
Sony Application Launching
LG TV App Launching + Mouse Control
Oppo Blu-ray Players
Receiver Control
Receiver w/Streaming Control Denon, Marantz, Onkyo, Integra, Pioneer, Yamaha
Security Cameras RTSP/MJPEG Cameras, NestCam, HomeKit RTSP/MJPEG Cameras
Multizone Systems
Power Management (Panamax, Wattbox, others)
Other IP controlled device categories: HDMI Distribution, Audio Video processors, Projectors, PTZ Camera control, Media Players, etc.


$20/yr – 10 devices
$30/yr – 30 devices
$50/yr – 100 devices
$100/yr - Unlimited
$99 / IR adapter
Single Home (Non-multihome): $2,000.00 retail. A $100.00/yr 4Sight subscription is required at each location for external control and cloud backup. Retail: $349.99
*Unlimited required for this feature