Features


Is IoT the NBT?
By Ted Green ,   April 01, 2015
What does the Internet of Things trend mean for integrators? More..

Big Control in Little Rock
By RS Staff,   March 27, 2015
Implementing failsafe security capabilities within residential settings means integrating solutions and components that will ensure error-free operation throughout the home–at all times. More..

A Case for Buttons
By Matt Pruznick,   March 27, 2015
The world cannot live on apps alone. More..

A Sound Investment
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   March 27, 2015
Ian Williams, president of Sterling, VA-based Encore Custom Audio Video, knew that the three-year lease would be expiring soon on his showroom facility. More..

Finding the Elusive AV Receiver that Supports 4K-Caliber Copy Protection
By John Sciacca,   March 03, 2015
HDCP. Have there ever been four letters that have caused a larger collective shudder from custom integrators everywhere? More..

Understanding the Basics of Sound Control in Home Theaters
By Peter Janis,   March 03, 2015
Acoustic sound control is one of the most misunderstood elements of our industry. So why do some contractors shy away from this moneymaking opportunity? More..

Upgrading the Lighting, Shading and Automation Systems in a Westchester, NY Contemporary Home
By RS Staff,   March 03, 2015
There’s a life-giving energy in sunlight. More..

Discovering the Mostly Untold Success Stories of the CI Business
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   March 02, 2015
Some of the fresh faces of the custom business began their careers in familiar places and others in refreshingly unique ways. More..

Technologies and Business Techniques that are Making CIs Successful
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   February 02, 2015
As we all continue our quests to charge into 2015 with renewed energy and a conviction toward better business practices and product buying decisions, Residential Systems surveyed a collection of leading custom integrators to see what business lessons they’re carrying into the new year and what products and/or technologies are influencing their buying decisions. More..

Truly Entertaining Audio Demos from CES 2015
By Dennis Burger,   February 02, 2015
I have absolutely no intention of taking credit for this. More..


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