Josh.ai Reveals First Architectural Microphone: Josh Nano and More

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  At the premiered Keynote on Tuesday, November 10th, Josh.ai announced further products to advance its mission to provide artificial intelligence unique to each smart home. For those who do not know, Josh.ai, like Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa, is a voice controlled assistant, but also acts as a voice-controlled home automation system. It is essentially a smart assistant designed to work connectedly with your smart home systems and devices. With Josh, you can ask it to turn off the … [Read more...]

SMART LIGHTING: A SMART HOME ESSENTIAL

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What makes a smart home truly intelligent? To us, one of the smartest—and most convenient—components that can be included in every smart home is smart lighting. With benefits like energy efficiency, added peace of mind, streamlined day-to-day activities, and automated actions, it’s pretty easy to see why. Or is it? What does smart lighting actually entail? Let’s shed some light on the subject. (See what we did there?) WHAT IS SMART LIGHTING? It’s not a fancy bulb or an app … [Read more...]

Control4 Releases New OS 3 Update

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Recently, the most massive update has hit the smart home market with Control4’s release of the new OS 3 interface. Control4 has created a new experience for users to enjoy all the features of a smart home with a simple touch and through a fresh interface filled with thousands of personalized enhancements. Let us explore some of the new features that cater to the inexplicable experience Control4 delivers with this update.   Key Features:  Favorites Dashboard Views of Your … [Read more...]

The Importance of Microphone Noise Reduction in Los Angeles

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Having meetings nowadays can be kind of difficult in the sense that you hear the noises of the HVAC working, the receiver running, your AV systems in the background, and other disturbing noises that can truly dismantle a conversation. This does in turn affect daily work-efficiency and can reduce intelligibility whether in a board meeting or a courtroom. Sound masking on one hand, can improve conversations within, but microphones on the other hand need to be suitable enough to not project these … [Read more...]

Sound Masking in Los Angeles

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Masking, an act of covering up an unwanted feature. We as humans, do this when wearing physical masks, or even masking conflicts in society. However, on a daily basis, we are exposed to unwanted sounds that trouble our effectiveness in our everyday lives. Sound masking has been proven to be effective in reducing these noises and improving privacy of conversations especially in open spaces. Sound masking has the ability to do this by adding a sound with the same frequency of human speech to … [Read more...]

Huddle Rooms in Los Angeles

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Modernization in today’s day and edge has given rise to some of the most effective solutions for businesses. With a busy and fast-paced environment, people favor meeting anywhere, even virtually, in order to get work done. Huddle rooms have catered to this need because they provide smaller meeting rooms that can be used to get people to meet quicker and communicate tasks more efficiently. In addition, huddle rooms can be used for scheduled or last-minute meetings, each small space housing the … [Read more...]

Get Your Orange County Store Ready for the Holidays with Commercial Audio/Video

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Use These Smart Solutions to Boost Retail Sales Once you start seeing Halloween costumes and jack-o’-lanterns in the aisles, you know the holiday season has arrived. Before you know it, you’ll be hearing Jingle Bells at the mall. If you own or manage a retail store in the Orange County, California area, you know that there is a lot of competition for sales this time of year. How are you going to stand out to customers walking by? And how do you keep them in your doors and increase … [Read more...]

The Best Parts of a Smart Home

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Control4: Scalable Automation for Everyday Life There are two main aspects of smart home automation that draw in families from the Los Angeles, California area – luxury and practicality. While some people spend their dollars on exquisite interior designs, others are investing in technology to add beauty and convenience at the same time. The truth is, smart home technology is for everyone, whether you care about the environment and want to save energy, or you love the convenience of … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Connect Lighting and Shading Control

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Discover the Benefits of our Smart Lighting and Shading Systems If you have been considering upgrading your Los Angeles, CA home with automation, there’s no better starting point than lighting and shading control. With our smart systems, you can display each room of your home in its best light (literally), all from the push of a single button. Although you can automate just lighting or shading control individually, here are three good reasons to connect both into one easily manageable, … [Read more...]

Why You Should Automate Your Boardroom

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Use Boardroom Automation to Impress Los Angeles Clients You may imagine that setting up your boardroom is fairly simple – add a TV, a couple speakers, and make sure the room is nice and clean. However, have you ever considered installing automation in your conference room? There are many benefits to boardroom automation in your Los Angeles, California business. Keep reading to discover why this investment is well worth it. … [Read more...]