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Motorized Shades

Automated and motorized window treatments will enhance your control of energy costs both in winter and summer. In winter, shades that automatically lower at dark will block heat from leaving your home. Conversely, in the summertime, shades that automatically lower during peak sunshine will prevent heat from coming in your home and straining your air [...]

March 29th, 2010|

Electronics for Elderly Care

I am excited to report that today I have seen an application of our home automation technology being put to use in caring for our elderly. I have have been noodling the concept for a few years and was pleased to find a company that has developed an engineered and scalable solution. The core concept [...]

March 29th, 2010|

Apps For Home Control Systems

New technologies allow you to use your iPhone as a house wide remote control. Simply tap the screen to select movies, music and TV in any room or adjust volume, light levels and room temperature with just a touch. Using the home Wi-Fi network locally or the powerful 3G and EDGE networks remotely, total control [...]

March 10th, 2010|

The Widescreen Conundrum

Hollywood has done it to us once more. All of our widescreens now have black bars on them again because Hollywood is filming with even wider formats.  No worries-New screen, projector and lens technologies allow for  building  your system so that you can take full advantage of these new wide formats and see the movie [...]

March 9th, 2010|

The Future of TV

The capabilities of audio and video source gear have exploded in just the past year.  Someone with a sweet home A/V system used to have a VCR, DVD player, cable or satellite receiver (or both), Tivo, reel-to-reel, CD changer, cassette player, and phonograph.  This took up a lot of space, had a mess of wires, [...]

February 26th, 2010|
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