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The Evolution of Television Delivery

1950: 9 percent of U.S. households enjoyed TV using over the air antennas. As the name suggests, OTA delivered content through the air using radio frequency (RF) signals which were received by antennas placed on top of their televisions. Using the antennas on the television, viewers would literally pull the signal out of the air. However, an antenna could only transmit a signal so far, and if you were not within that range, you could not get the signal. 1960:

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Do Your Part and Go Green with Home Automation

Have you noticed that every winter, it gets a little warmer with a little less snow? What about the summer months? Have you noticed that every summer…it gets a little bit hotter and lasts a tiny bit longer than the last? No one can disagree, through the decades, we have noticed it. For many decades, the climate changes were inconspicuous. For a while there, we could deny it and claim that global warming was just something fictitious. However, now though,

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A Smarter Sense of Security

How smart is your home? According to the FBI, 65 percent of home burglaries occur between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. while most consumers are not at home. However, with the use of smart home technology, criminal activity can be deterred before it even occurs. Rather than leaving it up to fate, smart home consumers have taken back the control, and they now possess the tools to outsmart criminals. Did you know that, most of the time, burglars report entering

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The Future Of Biometrics And Home Video Surveillance

Home burglaries cost an estimated $4.6 billion a year and homeowners are looking for new ways to protect their property. Biometric technologies such as fingerprint identification, iris scanning, and voice recognition are becoming increasingly popular, while home video surveillance still remains a strong deterrent for burglars. All of them are constantly being improved and may soon be integrated for a truly smart home security system. To learn more, checkout the infographic below created by Custom Audio Video, the custom home

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Using Home-based Technology to “Age in Place”

AARP reports that nearly 90% of aging adults say that they would prefer to grow older without having to move to an assisted living environment. In fact, most (82%) say that they would still prefer to remain in their own homes, even if there became a need for day-to-day assistance. Well, when you consider all of the time, energy, and love that they’ve invested in their homes, who blames them right? According to the American Elder Care Research Organization, “In

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Despite the fact that the movie industry, in its entirety, is grossing more money now than ever before, box office sales are actually declining and movie theater profits are the lowest they’ve been thus far. In other words, people are still watching movies, but they aren’t going to the nearest theater to do it. In a recent survey, a panel of movie-goers were asked as to why they haven’t been going to the movies as much as they used to.

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Sony’s OLED 4K HDR TV Hit a Home-run at This Year’s Consumer Electronics Tradeshow

With more than 4,000 exhibiting companies and 180,000 industry professionals attending, this year’s 2017 Consumer Electronics Tradeshow showcased the future of technology like never before. For instance, dealers marveled over Sony’s new OLED 4K HDR TV display. Sony’s aim was to recreate an image that’s closer to that seen by the human eye. “It’s as good as it gets,” said integrator Dallas Dingle of the 100-inch panel. What Does OLED Mean? OLED (organic light-emitting diode): Their screens can produce vibrant

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Why wire a home for Networking and Internet?

“Why would anyone find the need to spend money on wiring their home or business?” On the surface, it may not seem necessary. You may be thinking, “Couldn’t I just connect a wireless router onto my modem and call it a day?”  Unfortunately, things aren’t always what they seem. Similar to the way a flashlight’s light will dissipate the further it travels outward, the strength of a wireless signal lessens the further it travels away from its source. Furthermore, wireless

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Bowers & Wilkins is Business Insider’s 2016 Car Audio System of the Year

Business Insider just named its 2016 Car of the Year: the Acura NSX. This year, we’re unveiling two new awards: Audio System of the Year and Infotainment System of the Year. These are both important categories, as car audio becomes increasingly sophisticated, optimized for maximum listening pleasure; and as infotainment systems point toward everything from connected cars to autonomous vehicles. Our 2016 Audio System of the Year is Bowers & Wilkins. Over the course of the past 12 months, the

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What is a Smart Home?

A smart home is a home customized for you. A house that greets you when you arrive home and goes to sleep when you do. It means automated climate control: heat that kicks on as you get home from work and turns down when you leave to save power. It’s your home at your fingertips with the ability to stream audio to the entire house or just one room. Control any function at the press of a button. It’s greater

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