Crestron’s Most Configurable Keypad to Date: Horizon Keypads

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Crestron’s new Horizon keypad offers improved aesthetics, four different button styles, programmable multi-color backlighting, interchangeable custom top and bottom trim pieces and Cresnet wired communications. The Horizon line is available in single-gang and up to four keypads can be ganged together. Homeowners and designers can choose from four button styles: single, side-to-side rocker, small up-down rock,  and a large up-down …

Intelligent Home Technology Provides Endless Opportunities for Architects and Designers

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Convenience, comfort, and control are the main homeowner benefits when incorporating a smart home system. While this is important, this is not what inspires interior designers and architects to build a better home. Smart home technology should stretch the imagination of architects and designers. It should act as a new toolbox that has endless possibilities. Smart home technology should bring …

5 Ways Smart Home Connected Devices Are Changing Your Life

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The modern connected home is powered by a network. The network is what enables communication to be transmitted between all connected devices which enables a home to be “smarter’ and more efficient. The ability to autonomously control a home based on temperature, living habits and even the position of the sun enables a homeowner to have more peace of mind …

How to Budget for Your Home’s Integrated Technology Needs

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When buying or remodeling a home, it’s difficult to nail down the exact cost of the project. Costs for an integrated home system can vary widely depending on the size of your home and the type of integrated technology desired. A builder, architect, and interior designer can quickly ballpark what a pool, a kitchen, or an electrical contract will cost, …

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 …