Developer Spotlight: Chowmain

by Adam Maslach

Chowmain Software & Apps was founded in 2013 by Alan Chow and currently houses six developer. The development team focuses on creating software for nine home automation platforms:
  • Control4
  • Crestron
  • Crestron Home
  • ELAN
  • Fibaro
  • RTI
  • Q-SYS
  • Savant
  • URC
Since 2013 Chowmain has released over 200 drivers either manufacturer sponsored (free: certified & non-certified) or sold through DriverCentral (licenced).

Key Drivers:

 Note: Links are to the Control4 versions of the driver. Drivers are also available on other platforms.


Unique Facts:

The Chowmain name was created after a few too many beers and coming up with a joke about Chowmein going well with Extra Vegetables, another driver developer who has since been purchased by Control4. (Changed Chowmein to Chowmain to make it more searchable in google.)

In 2018 Alan won a Connected Magazine award for being the most influential person in the industry:

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