Outdoors

LEDs Light Up Pool, Waterfall and Firepits in Luxury Backyard Space

Crestron control and Lutron HomeWorks combine to create a multicolor, multilayer lighting system in this dreamy backyard installation that won four CTA Mark of Excellence Awards in 2016.

May 05, 2016

Hands On: Elura By Sonance Speakers Make a Loud Statement

WAVE Electronics makes its debut into the architectural loudspeaker category with its Elura by Sonance brand of performance loudspeakers.

Apr 20, 2016

Designing a DJ’s Dream Theater with Commercial Venue Grade Lighting and Sound

California integrator Movietime outfits this former DJ's home with commercial grade lighting, sound and automation as well as a luxury home theater and outdoor space.

Apr 06, 2016

Blossom IoT Water Controller Manages Lawncare Water Usage

Internet of Things solution provides wireless connectivity and a low-profile design to integrate into a variety of residential environments.

Mar 28, 2016

Houzz Study: Automated Outdoor Lighting Is Hot for 2016

Houzz study reveals nearly two thirds of U.S. homeowners (57%) who are planning outdoor renovations in 2016 are looking to upgrade their exterior lighting. Also, 11% plan to add outdoor security features, 10% outdoor A/V, and 8% smart irrigation.

Mar 25, 2016

XT-Spyke Loudspeaker from SoundTube Adds Audio to Outdoor Venues

SoundTube's XT-Spyke outdoor loudspeaker was developed to service installations such as theme parks, small stadiums and other outdoor events.

Mar 23, 2016