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 …

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 …

5 Outdoor Technology Improvements to Create a More Luxurious Environment

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Summer is in full swing, and there’s no better time to upgrade your outdoor living area. Evolving trends and improving technology mean there is a lot you can do. Below are several updates that can make your home’s outdoor areas more convinent and enjoyable. 1. Smart Irrigation System Smart home technology is flourishing, and the luxurious lawns that enhance outdoor living …

3 Emerging Home Technology Products to Watch in 2017

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For our latest posts, we have complied three emerging technology companies that are seeking to change the way people live and interact with their surroundings. Welle “World’s first sonar based gesture control gadget that can make any surface interactive.” Welle is a smart device that instantly turns any surface into a smart controller using embedded Sonar and a highly sensitive …

CES 2017 Show Product Reviews: Technology News and Highlights

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The Consumer Electronics Show always provides new technology products that gets everyone excited for the future. This year was no different. Checkout a few of this years more interesting products. Alexa: the voice-controlled smart home Numerous companies announced that they are using Amazon’s Alexa voice-response technology to control their devices with spoken commands.  Alexa has jumped out ahead of rivals …

Disability and Elderly Home Automation Solutions: Graceful Living

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While talking about technology, former Microsoft Corporation’s C.E.O. Steve Ballmer once said, “The number one benefit of technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all …

Will VR for Interior Design and Architecture Become the Standard?

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For years, futurists and movies have touted virtual reality as the next big thing. While the technology has always been intriguing, it has yet to become as popular as predicted years ago. That could be changing soon. Some of the world’s largest companies like Facebook and Google have been making strong efforts to bring VR into the mainstream. One of …

The Unification of Tesla’s Clean-Energy Ambitions: Car, Roof and Storage

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The vision presented last Friday in Los Angeles is the grand unification of Musk’s clean-energy ambitions. The presentation featured a complete solution for the future of solar power: a house topped with Tuscan solar tiles, where night-time electricity is stored in two sleek wall-hung Powerwall batteries, and where a Model 3 prototype electric car sits parked out front within reach of the …

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The 5 Most Common Home Automation Mistakes Homeowners Make

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These days electronic and communications technology influences almost every aspect of the home environment. Smart home technology is increasingly common in new homes and major home renovations – especially at the top end of the market. Over the past 20 plus years, AHT Residential has worked with many interior designers, architects and homeowners to design, supply and install technology systems in …

How Important is a Good Home Automation Wiring Plan?

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Home automation systems are designed to be sleek, functional, high tech and offer unparalleled control of electronics, lighting and security systems. They’re also meant to be virtually invisible and design friendly. A well planned wiring systems is the first step towards a highly functional home automation system. The best time to plan for a wiring system is pre-construction. If a …