HTSA Welcomes New Member

National buying group expands its reach, adding Digital Home Systems of Rye Brook, New York to its growing network of home technology professionals.

Barrington, IL - November 13, 2014 - The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is pleased to welcome new Member, Digital Home Systems. Serving as a trusted resource for homeowners, and trade partners - including architects, builders and interior designers - Digital Home Systems offers a longstanding history of delighting clients with fully customized digital platforms that meet their home theater, whole home audio, security, surveillance and home automation needs, while also delivering a broad range of computer, communication and networking solutions.

Founded in 1999 by Tom Manna, a lifetime musician, technology enthusiast and seasoned sales and marketing executive, Digital Home Systems has acquired a talented team of professionals and fellow techies with a high aptitude for craftsmanship. Established to meet the technology requirements of discerning clients that share the team's passion for high aesthetic standards, Digital Home Systems has earned a reputation for providing sophisticated system designs that boast unparalleled levels of performance, simplicity and elegance. Together, in collaboration with the customer, Digital Home Systems creates custom-tailored environments through a five-step process consisting of comprehensive design and engineering plans, installation, meticulously crafting the digitally enhanced interior, turnkey activation as well as ongoing service and support. Additionally, access to best-in-class components from premier technology companies enables Digital Home Systems to offer a top-of-the-line, thoughtful product selection, resulting in seamless integration and a next-level customer experience.

"What truly sets us apart is the simple fact that we think of technology organically - not as an afterthought," said Tom Manna, Founder and President of Digital Home Systems. "The 'smart home' is where lighting, temperature control, home appliance, security and entertainment systems connect, offering the ultimate in comfort, convenience and peace of mind. It's no longer a dream, it's a reality and we are pleased to bring this innovative technology to eager clients."

Strengthening relationships across the HTSA network, Digital Home Systems is intimately aligned with a variety of core HTSA Vendors including Control4, Kaleidescape, Integra, Pakedge, Samsung, Sony and Sharp, among others.

"As the industry's only Member-owned buying group we strive to align ourselves with those professionals who really excel in the CE space," said Bob Hana, Managing Director of HTSA. "We are thrilled to join forces with Digital Home Systems; Tom and his crew have a proven track record for success in selling, installing and servicing the consumer electronics technologies that matter most. We welcome the company's ideas and contributions; Tom's enthusiasm will be a valued addition to our organization."

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