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Creating a smart bathroom for a smart home

Creating a smart bathroom for a smart home

Think about a smart home. What comes to mind? A sleek TV that blends in to your living room decor, seamlessly hidden control panels, outlets and speakers throughout your living spaces - maybe a security monitoring system or two by exterior doors. But you probably didn’t think about a smart bathroom. 

TAGS: Grand Rapids | home Automation | Kalamazoo | Mirror TV | Seura Mirror | Smart Bathroom | Smart Home | Smart Mirror

How to Make your Smart Home Guest-Ready

How to Make your Smart Home Guest-Ready

From glorious sun-drenched summers around the lake to the warmth of a crackling fire at the holidays, West Michigan creates the perfect backdrop for entertaining friends and family. While you may have strung some charming lights across the patio and stocked your kitchen with family favorites, have you considered refreshing some of the technologies that would add to your guests’ comfort and enjoyment? Now may be a great opportunity to consider those upgrades you’ve been dreaming about.

TAGS: entertaining | Grand Rapids | guests | Holland | home automation Kalamazoo | home technology | MI | service plan | smart home

A Viewing Experience that Transports You to The Stadium

A Viewing Experience that Transports You to The Stadium

Throughout the year, sports fans huddle in living rooms around their televisions, cheering on their favorite team. This summer is no exception. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the US Open and the College World Series all taking place, a prime audio-video setup is key for the most immersive, bright and connected viewing experience.

TAGS: FIFA World Cup | Grand Rapids | Holland MI | Home Theater | Kalamazoo | LCD | LED | Media Room | OLED | Outdoor AV | Watching Sports | Weatherproof TV | West Michigan

How to Determine the Best Display Solution for Your Meeting Space, Part Two

The use and goals drive the technology

How to Determine the Best Display Solution for Your Meeting Space, Part Two

“Which screen type is best for my conference room, an LED display or a projection system?”  It’s one of the first questions we’re asked when starting a conference room project however, to achieve the best outcome it’s important to understand that technology does not drive the best application but instead, the use and goals will drive the technology. While price, ease of installation and total cost of ownership (TCO) need to be considered, the answer depends on the project’s goals and on the calculated proper screen size which factors in viewing angles, distance, room size and more. Once the size is determined and the client and AV Designer have a clear understanding of the goals to be achieved, the type of display best suited for the application can be revealed.  Let’s explore what each has to offer.

TAGS: 4K | Board Room Michigan | Collaboration | Conference Room Kalamazoo | Grand Rapids | Holland | Laser Projector | LED | MI | OLED | Projection Systems | QLED | Video Conferencing