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 …

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 …

James Loudspeaker Announces New Q Series Loudspeakers

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What’s the purpose of a state-of the-art home theater system without unparelled audio? James Loudspeaker’s latest addition to their speaker lineup is the “Q-Series”which was developed for hi-end two channel listening.  These systems blend old classic design methodology with modern technology to produce crystal clear audio. Below is a quick overview of each model and their features. Q60 The new …

Crestron’s 5″ Portrait Touch Screen: High Functionality in a Compact Design

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Crestron’s latest product, a 5 inch portrait touch screen, provides a compact design to control residential technology. In locations that may not require in-depth control of audio and video, the 5 inch portrait screen is very useful while not taking up much room on a wall.  The most common places where these touch screen could be used are door entry …

Create an Audiophile Experience Like a Pro: Buying Tips and Advice

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Wikipedia defines an audiophile as a person enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction. It continues to explain, audiophile values may be applied at all stages of music reproduction: the initial audio recording, the production process, and the playback, which is usually in a home setting. A key goal of audiophiles is to capture the experience of a live musical performance in a …

Bang & Olufsen Announces Artistic Modular Wireless Speaker System

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Bang & Olufsen is known for making incredibly designed speakers, but its latest model, the modular BeoSound Shape, might be the one of their best designs yet. The unique wall-mounted modular design is based around a series of individual hexagonal tiles – behind each removable grille you’ll find either an amplifier, smart hub, speaker or acoustic dampers – that seamlessly …

Samsung Launches “The Frame” TV and Digital Art Display

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Innovation in TV design is moving away from the dark and sleek to something more versatile. Samsung recently announced more details surrounding its newest innovation – “The Frame”. Teased at CES 2017, The Frame was curated with an artful approach meant to elevate any room or viewing environment. Based on new innovative technology, The Frame looks like a picture frame …

Home Control Via Text Messaging: Going Beyond Voice Control

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Over the past six months voice control has made a major splash with home automation manufacturers integrating Amazon’s voice control application, Alexa, with their devices. But not everyone thinks the future of communicating with the Internet of Things will be via voice. For example, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, recently designed Jarvis, his own voice-powered AI home automation, and discovered he preferred communicating …

Outdoor AV Design: Take Control of Your Exterior Living Spaces

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Like the interior of your home, outdoor living spaces also require smart technology design. To create the perfect ambiance and atmosphere, AHT utilizes a number of high-quality manufacturers like Crestron and Seura to design the outdoor living space of your dreams. Upgrading traditional lighting is great, but smart technology goes even further with waterproof televisions, underground subwoofers, and more. Whether you enjoy …