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 …

2011 Crestron Integration Awards: AHT Residential – Two for Two

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Automation, AV News, Entertainment, User Interfaces

Every year at CEDIA, Crestron holds their Integration Award Ceremony to recognize outstanding achievement in Crestron custom integration. Over the years, the AHT Residential team has achieved top-notch integration, but rarely submitted the projects for Crestron award consideration. This year we submitted two projects and won both of them – two for two! Furthermore, AHT Residential was the only integrator …

CEDIA EXPO 2011: Awards, Cool Gadgets, and Review

Nick All Posts, Audio, Automation, AV News, Entertainment, Future Technology

CEDIA EXPO 2011, the technology mega conference of the year, concluded almost 2 weeks ago. If you were fortunate enough to make it to Indianapolis, your head is probably still spinning from the sea of technological innovation that was on display. If you were unable to make it, no worries. We will give you a quick recap of a few …

Miami Beach Dream Home Project: Meet the Architect and Designer

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Architecture & Design, Automation, AV News, Miami Beach Dream Home

These are editions 4, 5, and 6 of AHT’s own Robin Bogle’s “Miami Beach Dream Home Project”. The idea behind the project is to document the design and AV integration of a custom integrated home. If you missed the other three editions you can watch them by clicking the Miami Beach Dream Home link on the right side under categories …

Can Smart Home Technology Boost Home Sales?

Nick All Posts, Architecture & Design, Automation, Future Technology, Green AV, Lighting

The kitchen is perfect. The rooms are spacious. There is a yard for the kids to play. Great neighborhood. These are all lines a real estate agent may use in describing a home that is on the market. The thing is there are a number of these homes on the market, and the buyers are limited. When the market is …

Worlds Largest Most Unique Television to Date: C’SEED 201

Nick All Posts, Architecture & Design, Entertainment, Future Technology, Television Displays

First and foremost, let it be stated, this is more then a TV. It’s the absolute ultimate in lifestyle technology. It’s engineering and craftsmanship at it’s most finest. It’s wow. It’s jaw dropping wow. That being said, the C’Seed 201, engineered by the Porsche Design Studio, is a landscape display that sits dormant sealed in a water proof chamber buried 15 …

Miami Beach Dream Home Project: “The Players” Part 1 and 2

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Miami Beach Dream Home

These are the second and third videos produced by Ron Callis and Firefly Design Group about AHT Residential’s Robin Bogle’s “Miami Beach Dream Home Project”. The first video was an introduction to the project, and these videos stay on that same path, but give a little more depth of the key players involved and the idea behind it. All posts …

Bloomberg Tower: A New York State of Mind

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Architecture & Design, Automation, Lighting, Touch Panels, User Interfaces

The pulse of Midtown Manhattan beats with a rhythm of all it’s own. It’s comprised of hundreds of thousands if not millions of people that collectively equal a wave of energy that most cities find hard to rival. It can be exhilarating and at the same time exhausting. I find most people have a love hate relationship with the city. …

Meridian Sooloos: 6 Reasons Why We Think It Rocks!

Nick All Posts, Audio, Automation, Touch Panels, User Interfaces

The word Meridian in the AV industry is synonymous with the highest level of precision engineering and craftsmanship, bar none. They arguably produce the purest sounding speakers as well as the most visual stunning projectors, and DVD players the industry has to offer. In 2009, they purchased Sooloos, arguably the most intuitive audiophile media manger available today. It was a …

Miami Beach Dream Home Project

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Miami Beach Dream Home

Wouldn’t it be great to watch and learn about the various stages of the construction of an energy efficient dream home with practical AV automation integrated into it? Well, that’s what Ron Callis President at Firefly Design Group out of Hollywood, Florida thought when he heard of one of AHT Residential’s principals, Robin Bogle’s 5,500 sq. ft. “Miami Beach Dream Home …