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Outdoor TV – a “Bright” Idea

Outdoor TV – a “Bright” Idea

Summer in West Michigan. We can’t wait to get out of the house to enjoy the outdoors, starting in our own backyard! Whether you’re entertaining friends under your covered patio, experiencing the splash from your teenager’s famous cannonball poolside or catching our Detroit Tigers’ or Lions’ game at your outdoor bar, a well-placed television is a great source of enjoyment. All the sun and splashing, however, can take a toll on the TV, so it’s important that the display be specifically designed to stand up to what mother nature, and rowdy teenagers, can dish out! We have just the thing!

TAGS: Landscape audio | outdoor audio | Outdoor AV | Outdoor entertaining | Outdoor Living | Outdoor TV | Weatherproof LCD

When Lightning Strikes and Beyond: Why Power Management is So Important

Protect your systems from everyday power spikes for improved performance and longevity

When Lightning Strikes and Beyond: Why Power Management is So Important

Time and time again we hear the devastating recounts of lightning strikes critically disabling a home’s electronic systems. To add to the expense and frustration, these overwhelming losses are seldom covered under your warranty as the failure was not the fault of the equipment and because additional, nearly undetectable damage may have been caused to the circuits. These power issues extend beyond the rare lightning strike. “Dirty” power, power abnormalities that include frequency or voltage variations, low power factors and surges, critically impacts your system’s performance and lifespan.

TAGS: battery back-up | power management | surge protection

Meet Josh, Your Home's New Interface. Life Just Got Even Easier.

The little luxury interface that changes everything

Meet Josh, Your Home's New Interface. Life Just Got Even Easier.

You’re enjoying the comforts and conveniences of having an automated home. Your smart home has been professionally integrated, complete with various features and devices from top-of-line systems like Creston, Control4 and Lutron. From HVAC to lighting, shades, fans, door locks – even your Kaliedescape Movie Server – all your systems are seamlessly integrated and controlled across touchpanels and keypads. And maybe you’ve even added an Amazon Echo or Google Home. How could controlling your systems get an easier than that?

TAGS: ai | artificial intelligence | connectivity | home automation | interface | josh | joshai | natural language | smart | smart home | voice control | whole home solutions

Why Including Technology in the Construction Plan Is Pivotal

Proper planning and implementation of AV & IT will help your business realize the best possible outcomes.

Why Including Technology in the Construction Plan Is Pivotal

More so than ever before, AV/IT plays an increasingly important role in our day-to-day operations. Businesses depend on technologies to collaborate and communicate internally and with their customers. Technologies connect us to the Internet of Things (IoT) and integrate our various technology systems. They gather data, help us disseminate and act upon it, making our technologies even more effective. Technologies are essential to our daily workflow and operations and are a vital part of our business strategy, yet they are often overlooked in the design and planning phase of a project.

TAGS: AV considerations for new construction | construction projects | network infrastructure | new construction | Remodel