Siedle Deluxe Residential Entry Systems

Nick All Posts

Residential security has become increasingly important in the past several years. Advances in technology now allow modern designed entry points that screen access to a home or neighborhood. One of the leaders in the field is Siedle. Siedle creates versatile designs that combine cutting edge technology with beautiful design. Recently AHT Residential installed a residential intercom system using Siedle components. …

An outdoor Technology for your outdoor lifestyle

Nick All Posts

Outdoor Living – Certainly Not What it Used to Be! Remember when outdoor living was a nice wicker rocker on an outdoor porch; beautiful, but boring all the same. What could you do except stare at the garden greenery? Since then, the term “outdoor living” has come a long way. Our lives have moved out of the house and onto …

“Latest and greatest” technology–will allow AHT Residential to pitch a full Crestron automation system to each and every new condo-owner.

Nick Automation, Entertainment, Lighting

Residential integrators may finally be getting comfortable branching out into one of the most profitable categories available–shade and lighting control–just as the category sees its own growth with new integration strategies. Homeowners that previously may not have understood the benefits beyond aesthetics and basic energy management may now see additional conveniences as shade and control systems integrate with security systems. …

AHT Digital Living Event March 29th 2012: The 5 W’s

Nick AHT Projects, Architecture & Design, AV News, Digital Living, Entertainment, Television Displays, Touch Panels, User Interfaces

There has been a number rumblings about an AHT Residential “Digital Living Event” over the past several months. Now, with a number of our partners onboard and a location, date, and time set, those rumblings have become a reality! Here is a quick who, what, where, why, and when. (5 W’s) Who: AHT Residential and  selected partners. Click on image …

Ultimate Crestron Home Media Room: Featuring Runco Window Wall

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Architecture & Design, Audio, Automation, AV Accessories, AV News, Entertainment, Lighting, Remotes, Television Displays, Touch Panels, User Interfaces

Several months ago AHT Residential completed an extensive transformation of what was once a gym into a one of a kind media room experience. The media room’s key feature is a 3×3 video wall called the Runco Window Wall. 3×3 means you can view up to 9 different sources on 9 different screens all at once. For an attention deficit …

Consumer Electronic Show: Smarter, Thinner, and Transparent

Nick All Posts, Architecture & Design, AV Accessories, AV News, Entertainment, Future Technology, Television Displays, Touch Panels

The evolution of electronics continued at the 2012 Consumer Electronic Show last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. These technology trends are no big surprise. Smart products are getting smarter. Thin products are getting thinner. And, hidden electronics are on the rise. Smarter Washers, dryers, refrigerators, cameras and fitness devices were some of the more popular “smart devices” featured at CES …

Custom AV Industry 2012 New Years Resolutions

Nick All Posts, Automation, AV News

Okay, it’s 2012 folks. Let us be the last to wish you a Happy New Year! Gone are the old ways of 2011.  It’s time to start fresh. The new year is always a good time to review old practices and adapt new philosophies. We often here horror stories from clients, designers, and architects about  AV companies not living up to …

Five Most Innovative Custom Integration Technologies of 2011

Nick All Posts, Architecture & Design, AV Accessories, AV News, Entertainment, Television Displays

The holiday season along with 2011 is rapidly coming to an end. In a few short days, 2012 will be upon us, and before you know it a brand new year will start to unfold. Before we enter into 2012 though, here is our countdown of the 5 most innovative custom integration technologies of 2011. Number 5:   Launch Port, …

Planar Architectural Art Displays Showcased at Art Basel 2011

Nick All Posts, Architecture & Design, Automation, AV News, Entertainment, Television Displays

Planar, an industry leader in cutting-edge display technology was featured extensively at Art Basel 2011 in Miami Beach over the past several days. We had a chance to catch a glimpse at one of their multi-tier displays unveiled at Avant Gallery last Wednesday. Planar is calling it the Silhouette. Lucky for us, Jennifer Davis, Planar’s VP of Marketing happened to …

New Meridian DSP3300 Speaker: Perfect for Small to Mid-Sized Theaters

Nick All Posts, Audio, AV News

Introducing Meridian’s latest addition to it’s high-class audio line up, the Meridian DSP3300. Much like the DSP3200 that delivers a high-quality audio experience in a compact cabinet , the DSP3300 features all the same quality but in a more conventional enclosure. The DSP3300 is a two-way digital active loudspeaker that is perfect for small to mid-sized media rooms and dedicated …