Smart Home Upgrades to Increase Property Value

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According to the National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI), around 50% of homeowners surveyed in suburban and urban areas say they are willing to remodel their living space, and over two-thirds of rural homeowners convey that willingness. While a third of all homeowners consider it easier to just move to a new home than tackle a remodeling project. People remodel …

Noonlight: Imagine Your Devices Working Together to Save Your Life

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Noonlight, which until recently went by the name SafeTrek, launched five years ago with a smartphone app that lets you summon help without saying a word. Crossing a darkened parking lot in the early hours? Just press and hold the button on the screen. Release it, and the app calls 911 unless you enter a PIN. The service costs $3 …

Crestron Announces IP Control for Apple TV; Integration with Siri and HomeKit

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As part of Crestron’s continued focus on embracing integration with 3rd party devices, their control systems will soon be integrated with Apple’s product line for the home. The announcement came at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference 2018. Homeowners will soon be able to control Apple TV with their voice via Crestron remotes, as well as use Siri to control parts …

How to Design a Hidden Home Theater or Media Room

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Choosing the right home theater or media room system for your aesthetic needs requires planning and knowing the different products available to make your vision a reality. In this post, we explore several different types of hidden displays and speakers you can choose from. Hidden Displays The main feature of an amazing home theater or media room is the display, …

Low Voltage Wiring: Everything You Need to Know

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The term “low voltage” is electrical wiring and trim that does not carry the same current as the power outlets, fixtures, and switches in a home. Items that are considered low voltage fall under less scrutiny during inspections because the open wire does not pose the same electrocution threat that a standard wire would. The home design phase is the best …

Samsung Electronics and Steinway Lyngdorf

An Audiovisual Experience like No Other: Steinway Lyngdorf Partners with Samsung

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Samsung has partnered with Steinway Lyngdorf to deliver a home entertainment experience that draws on cutting-edge gear from each company. The “groundbreaking system” combines The Wall, the 146-inch micro-LED display Samsung previewed in January at CES 2018, and Steinway Lyngdorf’s new Model B speaker system and P100 processor. “The Wall is Samsung’s latest symbol of true innovation,” said Seog-gi Kim, …

Top 6 Energy Efficient Benefits of Lighting Control Systems

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With a smart lighting control plan and the use of dimmers, you can dramatically improve your living environment while also using less energy and saving money. Below are the top 6 energy efficient benefits of incorporating a lighting control system in your home. 1.  Increase in Comfort and Productivity Energy-saving light controls provide a comfortable and productive visual environment. Enhancing the comfort …

Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Smart Home Integrator for Your Project

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Home technology systems have grown in scale and complexity, making it essential to partner with a quality, skilled technology integrator. You need the right design and the best products for your project, and an integrator has the knowledge in both those areas Systems today may include lighting control, energy management, security, home networking, HVAC control, audio and video distribution, media …

Crestron Announces New Partnership with Vitrea – VTouch Keypads

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With more than 25 years of experience in the telecom and communication industries, Vitrea, stands out as an innovative leader in home automation technology. Engineers and designers contribute the best of both worlds to make exquisite products with superior functionality. And now, through Crestron’s new partnership with Vitrea, the VTouch keypad featuring Cresnet connectivity is now a Crestron Connected device, …

Smart Home Security: Keep Your Family Safe and Monitor Your Prized Possessions

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Smart home security is a major part of AHT’s award-winning whole-home integrated technology solutions. The goal of a smart home security system is to keep the ones you love safe and to protect your prized possessions. For the most effective solution, all features should be combined in an easy-to-use interface that can be accessed from a handheld device or computer …