On its own, a home automation system has the dexterity to juggle a variety of different tasks. Meticulously engineered and designed by the manufacturer and installed by a home systems integrator, it’s able to dim and brighten light fixtures, adjust the settings of thermostats, provide status reports of household electricity usage, and choreograph the operation […]Get the Guide
Great DIY Home Automation Ideas for Beginners
Smart home systems, or home automation systems, once were expensive luxuries (and professionally installed and custom programed systems still can be), but today many DIY home automation products are actually very practical and reasonably affordable. If you hadn’t thought much about adding smart home devices to your home, here are seven home automation ideas for […]Get the Guide
3 Audiophile Systems for 3 Budgets
Yes, you can have an audio system that plays nicely with two-channel and surround sound—we asked 3 pros to mock up some proposals.Get the Guide
Old School New School
Originally a school auditorium, this beautiful 4,644-square-foot space is now home to a family of four and is equipped with smart home technology and media systems that are so intuitive to use, virtually no schooling is needed. This cavernous structure was transformed into livable areas with a little ingenuity on the parts of the builder […]Get the Guide
5 Unusual Home Automation Requests
From a remote controlled toilet to a mailbox sensor, home systems installers share some of their strangest client requests.
From a remote controlled toilet to a mailbox sensor, home systems installers share some of their strangest client requests.Get the Guide
3 Outdoor Entertainment Systems for the Ultimate High-Tech BBQ
Looking for the perfect weekend getaway? We found a few spots that feature gorgeous outdoor entertainment systems.
Looking for the perfect weekend getaway? We found a few spots that feature gorgeous outdoor entertainment systems.Get the Guide
Hands On: Sonos PLAYBAR Soundbar
When is a soundbar more than just a soundbar?
The PLAYBAR is not just a speaker for your TV room, it’s a gateway to a house filled with music.Get the Guide
Basic Installation Options for a Whole-House A/V System
The many ways you can outfit your house to enjoy music and video in every room.Get the Guide
Get Your Outdoor TV and Outdoor Speakers Ready for Summer
No backyard is complete without awesome A/V. Here are tips on how to plan your system.Get the Guide
Inside an AT&T Digital Life Home
What does home monitoring and automation for the masses look like? EH checks out AT&T’s new Digital Life solution.Get the Guide