CEA Names 2014 Mark of Excellence Winners
The winners of the 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the CEA's TechHome Division, were announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here's a look at the winning products, installations, and top integrator of the year.
Category: Health and Wellness Project of the Year & Home of the Year up to $50,000 Integrator: SmartHouse Integration Project: The Pearl The Pearl is an excellent example of a home system design with functionality for today's lifestyle and building in the necessary infrastructure for an aging home owner. Our client set out to build her last home. We worked very closely with the builder / designer to hide the technology but make it very accessible. The home’s integration and operation is managed through 2 ELAN g! 10” touch screens as well as 2 iPads and 2 iPhones. The home is designed with a master suite in the most private area of the home but it is also has 2 guest rooms that will be reconfigured at the appropriate time to accommodate a live in nurse and, if needed, have the home owner move to the second guest room for close proximity to her care giver. We created a secondary electronic infrastructure that will be used to reconfigure the control of the home from these new living arrangements. We have considered easy communications with her care giver, panic buttons strategically located for easy access, cameras in critical areas so care giver can observe, temperature control for each room, TV and audio with master control capabilities. Full security, fire, CO and water leak detection throughout.Back to article
CEDIA Expo 2019 Sound Rooms Deliver Entertainment and Education
The CEDIA Expo show floor demonstration area is bigger than ever before. Here is a look at the 19 brands showcasing their latest products and technologies in the Sound Room portion of the event.
11 Can’t-Miss Video Companies to Visit During CEDIA Expo 2019
Historically, CEDIA Expo has served as the vehicle for manufacturers to demonstrate the latest in consumer video technologies and 2019 will not be any different, so be sure to check out these manufacturers.
Tracknicity Aims to Solve Inventory Management Woes
'Bridging the gap' between D-Tools and Quickbooks, new home-grown Tracknicity software saves Residential Systems Inc. in Littleton, Colo., $1,000/month in mismanaged inventory.
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Getting into a 4K projection system doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are seven 4K-compatible projectors that are priced to install into a range of homes.
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Local integration company Bravo AV worked with Meridian Audio to create a stunning home cinema, providing the homeowners with performance sound despite spatial issues.
Stunning Projects: CEDIA Home Technology Professional Award Winning Installs
The winners of the Americas region of this year's CEDIA Home Technology Professional Awards have been announced. The winning projects represent the best work done by CEDIA members over the course of 2018.
Art Meets Science in $6 Million Minimalist UK Mansion
While UK-based integration company Imagine This was tasked with installing some new Bowers & Wilkins speakers, they first needed to eliminate reverb issues with some clever tech.
Florida Integrator Works With Designer To Create Tech-Filled Beach Paradise
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Boston Integrator Updates Local Cancer Nonprofit’s Apartments and Rec Center
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