There is little doubt that, in the long run, managing digital media in the home will become an ever more important part of our lives, and products to aid in that effort will become ever more common.
Ease of installation and programming, excellent markup potential, and low service callbacks are enticing more custom electronics dealers, general contractors and electrical contractors into the market year after year, ensuring the market a bright future.
First in a series of "Light Papers" that address technical and aesthetic issues relating to the application of lighting in home theater environments.
In this paper we will discuss how and where to mount your in-wall speakers for best performance. We will explain how the wall cavity can strong impact their performance, and what to do about it.
Attendees were mesmerized and in disbelief of the presentation. Some were forced to leave the demonstration by their loved ones but on occasion would sneak back for more.
Salvatore Carrabba designed and built a shelving system for his own hi-fi components while still in college, and it later became the foundation for his Connecticut-based entertainment furniture company, Salamander Designs, founded in 1992.
Even though digital cable may present interesting challenges, it is still possible to distribute video sources around the house using a video modulator and the existing cable TV wiring.
Consumers can easily install and customize new solutions that work with existing broadband connections ? enabling users to remain connected and informed. Cost-effective and feature-rich, Motorola?s solution monitors and controls a variety of home functions
In the future, it is likely that multi-room entertainment systems will become our primary means of accessing entertainment over the internet.
The rapid adoption of the DVD format and growth in home theater sales has brought surround sound to the consumers. With its ability to create a dramatically more realistic and immersive audio experience, multichannel audio is now migrating to applications and systems beyond its original home in the home theater. The proliferation of multichannel audio will continue to accelerate as the availability of content in multichannel formats increases and audio DSP technology becomes more powerful and less expensive.
The new Flashback console will include 20 original Atari 2600 classics, plus several 7800 games. In addition, Atari has released a joystick with several games right in the joystick.
The device installs neatly in a standard wall box and allows the cordless phone to be mounted on the wall anywhere an installation is desired, no longer restricting it to the nearest AC outlet. Since both the phone jack and power supply are contained within the device, the bulky transformer and external wires no longer need to be visible.
The latest and most exciting innovation in central vacuums is now making them wet cleaning capable!
The virtual environment provides many features that the end user can leverage to their advantage including being easy to learn; the ability to model their own environment; and interact with home automation devices. The ability to model their own environment and map the virtual 3D objects to real world devices allowing them to spatially recognize what it is they want to do.
This 45 watt Stereo Amplifier is a wonder in miniaturization, weighing 16 oz. and small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.
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Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!