New 15.6 Inch Crestron Touch Screen: TS-1542

AHT Media Crestron, Crestron Home Automation, Crestron News, Crestron Remote Controls, Uncategorized

AHT Global is now offering Crestron’s latest control device, the new TS-1542 15.6” HD Touch Screen.  The new touch screen features stunning metal construction and a brilliant 15.6-inch capacitive touch screen with spectacular Crestron Smart Graphics™ that delivers a rich and immersive large-format interface at an affordable price. The TS-1542 boasts the robust technology feature-set of the award-winning TSW touch …

Tesla’s Powerwall: Home Automation and Green Energy Redefined

AHT Media Green Building Design, Home Automation

Elon Musk and his team of engineers at Tesla may have  designed the product of the century with the launch of a new revolutionary battery for residential and commercial use – the Powerwall. One of the benefits of home automation has always been green technology, and AHT has several projects already planned to incorporate Tesla’s Powerwall for power management.  It’s …

Taking Over AV Projects From Other AV Contractors

Nick AHT Projects, All Posts, Automation, Lighting, Remotes, Television Displays, Touch Panels, User Interfaces

When taking over a project from another contractor, the heart starts to palpitate; the palms become sweaty; and you cross your fingers that it’s not going to be as bad as you think. I’m sure this is true with any contractor, but we are a bit biased towards the custom technology realm as I’m sure you can understand since that …

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 …

Steve Jobs: Saying Good-Bye to an Icon

Nick All Posts, Automation, AV News, Remotes, Touch Panels

I remember walking thru the Museum of Modern Art in New York back in February 2004, and an  Apple iPod was on display. I thought how could this be considered a piece of modern art? I was shocked to see an iPod amongst abstract paintings, sculptures, and mix media. Fast forward seven years, and it is the only piece of …