Crestron’s Integration with Amazon Alexa Makes It Easier than Ever
TAGS: home improvement | smart home | smart technology
Smart home automation systems have always focused on offering intuitive control of your Scottsdale, AZ home in the form of dedicated touchpads, mobile apps, sensors, and remotes. Amazon Alexa, in conjunction with Crestron, adds a new frontier to your smart home in the form of voice control. While other voice control products like Siri and Google Home are available, Amazon’s cloud-based platform offers the most seamless technology yet, even allowing for varying accents or languages.
Give Them Room to Shine in a Brand New 2-Channel Audio System
TAGS: high-end audio | turntables | vinyl records
For the past few years, vinyl records have been mounting a monumental comeback. In 2015, sales were up by 32 percent, hitting their highest mark since 1988. Not only have record shops reopened nationwide, but major retailers like Barnes & Nobles and Urban Outfitters now feature prominent record sections. Seeking better sound quality and giving in to their nostalgia, people are dusting off their turntables and sitting down with their favorite albums again. But it takes more than a little dusting to get truly high-performance sound. In this blog, we show you how installing a 2-channel audio system can transform the listening experience in your Phoenix, AZ home.
Explore the Past and Embrace the Future in your Paradise Valley Home
TAGS: Amazon Alexa | Crestron | Internet of Things
Developing new ways to manage natural and artificial light is hardly a recent phenomenon. There have been constant innovations ever since humans first started controlling fire almost 400,000 years ago. Of course, that’s not what most of us have in mind when we think of lighting control systems. Instead, let’s fast forward to the rise of electricity and the introduction of light switches in the 20th century. Since then, the changes have been exponential resulting in the use of smart sensors, mobile apps, and voice control.
Expert Advice to Improve Your Movie Watching Experience
TAGS: Dolby Atmos | lighting control | Surround sound
Enhancing your home theater system is all about paying attention to the little things. While investing in the right equipment is paramount, how you use those products is just as important. As you read this blog, you'll be able to see how the right placement, calibration, and accessories can make all the difference. The experts at Acoustic Designs can analyze your theater preferences and location to fine-tune your system so you can enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows like never before in your Scottsdale, AZ home.