Credit: Alan Blakely



With 12 audio zones and access points including touch panels, Xbox 360's, TVs, and even an Ultra-Mobile PC, this home features the best of Windows Media Center.
Media Center Interface
Controlling It All
Content in Every Room
Setting Scenes
Wall-Mounted Color Touchpanels
Winners: Sue and Keith Clearwater
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Setting Scenes

To make things even easier for the family, Imperium Smart Systems programmed several scenes into the Lifeware software. These scenes allow the Clearwaters to command multiple devices by clicking on just one button on the Media Center interface. A particularly useful scene to the frequently traveling Clearwaters is “goodbye.” That command arms the security system, turns off the lights, and sets each thermostat to an energy-saving mode.

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