Former Residential Systems associate editor Lindsey Adler is now editor of Systems Contractor News.
The internet of things is certainly the tech industry’s darling of the moment. And along with these changes comes the necessity for enterprise grade networking gear, management tools, and other support services. (Photo credit: Phil Marden | Illustration Works | Getty Images.)
A plethora of partners have come onboard with wireless audio leader Sonos, including mainstream brands like Amazon, Spotify, and Airbnb, as well as big names in custom integration—Crestron, Control4, Lutron, and Savant
Why do we want to save energy? There are several rational reasons that are driving the decision makers when it comes to a building’s energy consumption.
About 150 guests mingled outside in the back
yard, sipping cocktails while—like magic—an
unmanned piano accompanied a Michael Buble
concert displayed on a rear-projection screen.
The ultimate audio commodity used to be headphones, but these days, that accolade goes to the soundbar. The biggest changes in the category today stem from expansion into different rooms and spaces within the home, and the design elements that must be considered, as a result.
The concept behind cyberManor’s Smart Home Experience Center, shown off at a recent open house in Los Gatos, CA, was to “give people a chance to see, touch, feel, and learn about all those things we do for our clients in a very real home setting."
If there is one thing that cord-cutters and the proliferation of OTT set-top box solutions tell us, it’s that consumers love streaming media for entertainment today. How this might continue to develop is at the forefront of current product development plans for media management hardware suppliers.
Could the bygone era of American manufacturing be poised for renaissance?
Automated lighting and shading solutions lead the way when it comes to reducing our carbon footprints at home, and manufacturers affirm that the industry is poised for a perfect storm of consumer adoption and implementation by professionals.
SnapAV has introduced OvrC, a cloud-based remote monitoring platform that is a companion service for the Wattbox power conditioner.
The Mexico City home's master bedroom
The exterior of the Mexico City residence
Another bedroom in the Mexico City home
Mexico City family room
Mexico City library
Mexico City wine cellar
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