The 5 Phases of Smart Home Technology Integration: From Start to Infinity

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When it comes to planning your dream home, it can be easy to overlook the technology until after everything else has already been put into place. Planning ahead can reap major benefits, not to mention save a lot of money in the long run. There are 5 main stages through the course of a whole-home integration project. Careful consideration and …

Do You Have Home Automation Confusion? Tips to Make Better Buying Decisions

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The idea of a smart home is beautiful. You come home from work and the door unlocks, the kitchen and living room lights turn on, your entertainment system powers on, the TV switches to your favorite channel and the thermostat automatically turns down the temperature a few degrees. All this happens without lifting a finger. Getting everything set up to …

8 Future Tech Innovations That Will Change The Way We Live

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There is little doubt that advances in science and technology will have a major effect on housing, transport, work, shopping and our diet. A recent study was put together by Vodafone and YouGov.  They surveyed nearly 13,000 adults in 14 countries about their perception of the future. The results revealed that people of all ages think that technological innovation will have the most …

Home Theater Projectors and Screens in 2017: What You Need to Know

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Projectors and screens were once the pinnacle of the AV industry.  Today, in a time when bigger, brighter, sharper, flat-panel televisions are dominating the current market trends, projectors and screens have taken a back seat, but they still dominate the high-end home theater market. So, what exactly do you need to know when choosing a projector and screen in 2017? …

Kaleidescape and Sony Partner to Provide 4K Home Theater Packages

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At a special press briefing held during the 2017 CEDIA Expo, Sony Electronics and Kaleidescape, Inc., announced the availability of an exclusive 4K Movie Bundle promotion which has been specifically designed to deliver the ultimate 4K HDR experience to home theater enthusiasts. The promotion features Sony 4K HDR projectors, which have been acknowledged as the leading projectors by CE Pro’s …

CEDIA 2017: New Home Technology Products Shine in San Diego

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The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, better known as CEDIA, is where all the best installers, custom home integrators, and media go to learn about the coolest new gadgets in the custom home theater and home automation industry. This is where futuristic dreams come true; the show is jam-packed with brand-new tech that will ultimately wind up inside the …

AV Interior Design Tips: 5 Innovative Motorized TV Lift Ideas

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Televisions that disappear into the ceiling, the floor, cabinet or pretty much anywhere else are the type of futuristic feature we associate with some sci-fi movies or high-tech interior designs. During the past few years we have come closer to making this a more approachable feature, less fictional and more realistic. The TV lift concept opens up many possibilities when …

B&O’s BeoVision Eclipse TV: The Best OLED Television to Date

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Big-screen OLED TVs are all the buzz right now. But B&O’s new BeoVision Eclipse, with its support for the company’s super-high-end audio components, might just prove to be the best OLED TV built up until now. At its core, the 55- or 65-inch BeoVision Eclipse is an LG OLED TV that uses an LG OLED panel, and the on-screen smart …

The 5 Most Desireable Home Automation Features in 2017

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When it comes to home automation solutions, there is no such thing as one size fits all. As an integrated home automation specialists, AHT Residential thrives on customizing home control solutions to fit our clients lifestyles. Every project requires unique customization, but there are a few home automation features to every project that almost every client desires. Below are 5 …

A Traditional Built Home or a Smart Home: Which One is Right For You?

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The difference between a traditionally built home and a smart home is night and day. With a traditionally built home, you will need to manually turn on the TV, close the window shades, turn off the lights and then switch the source across to HDMI to turn on additional sourcs like an AppleTV or Blu-Ray player. With a smart home, …