South Bay Automation Integrates the Smartest House on the Block

Nestled in one of America’s most prominent urban enclaves, just blocks from the fabled Venice Boardwalk, a 4,000-square-foot ocean-front home sits glowing in sunny Venice, California. And for every aspect that reveals the easy-going nature of the home’s location, a contemporary facade and full-automated Savant system from Bob McDaniel and his team at South Bay Automation solidify it as one…

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Connected Technology

A Former Police Department Renovated with Connected Technology 

The Manhasset, N.Y.-based integrator Home Theater of Long Island was tasked with endowing a duplex condominium in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City with connected technology. Ordinarily, said Nick Tzortzatos, managing director, this sort of renovation would not pose an unusual test of the company’s abilities. But what gave this project an added measure of interest – and…

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home theater

A Budget-Minded Home Theater

The most important aspect of this budget-minded theater, executed by Canadian integrator Acoustic Interiors, is what you can’t see in the finished product.  A great deal of work went into keeping sound inside this room. The client felt it was key to spend a fair portion of an admittedly modest product on sound isolation, so the team at Acoustic Interiors,…

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An Insider’s Look into the GoQAV Showroom

GoQAV, based out of Centennial, Colo., is known for creating smart home environments where people celebrate life together. They take a customer-centric approach to the design and integration of smart technology in the home or at work. To help explain the experience to potential clients, GoQAV has an award-winning showroom that provides homeowners and the design-build community professionals with a view…

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Tech We Love, Featuring Jan Vitrofsky with HEDSouth

Jan Vitrofsky, founder of HEDSouth, has been working in the electronics industry since 1975 and launched his own company in 1984. Along with his team, he has built a portfolio of customized and simple solutions for both private and globally-recognized clients such as ABC, CBS, Sony, Disney and the White House. Today, HEDsouth provides solutions that encompass entertainment, health and wellness, lighting, shades and smart…

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