Outdoor Audio and Video

What an amazing Spring in New England!  We are enjoying every moment we can outside. Like many of you, we are grateful for the opportunity to increase our living area  through outside living space.   There are so many great products that bring all of the comforts of indoors to the outside.  How fabulous it is to [...]

June 1st, 2010|

Updated Lighting

Adjusting the lights in your home through programmed controls is becoming more and more desirable, not only for the convenience but also for reducing energy consumption and costs.   This technology is more widely available than ever before.  Thanks to recent product innovations, retrofitting your current lighting to controllable lighting is as easy as replacing a light switch.   You [...]

May 11th, 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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