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Tom Wells, Integrated Media Systems What’s the future of voice control and which systems are most secure?  When it comes to home automation, voice control has been a bit of […]

Cutting Edge

CHIC STYLE Part of Kirei’s EchoPanel Collection, EchoLine absorbs sound in chic style. Eco-friendly, felt-like acoustic panels are crafted in a linear or grid pattern and adhere to flat and […]

Sound the Alarm

Reliability is key when it comes to home security, and many of the latest products—running the gamut from DIY to professional—will provide that valuable peace of mind. Here are a […]

Cutting Edge

You’re far from home on a much-needed vacation. As you’re soaking in rays, your smartphone buzzes with an alert: There is a water leak at your house. Luckily, the water […]

Gadgets Galore

Gadgets Galore SURROUND SOUND  Bang & Olufsen celebrated its 90th anniversary by releasing BeoLab 90, a massive, sculptural loudspeaker that stands four feet tall, weighs more than 300 pounds and […]

Gadgets Galore!

Gadgets Galore! Beyond Bright Though most of us barely have our heads around the concept (and price tag) of 4K televisions, Sharp’s AQUOS Beyond 4K Ultra HD certainly takes this […]

Control Center

Control Center CHRISTIAN A. VIVES, A.B.E. Networks What is the most significant new development in smart-home technology? Near field communication. This wireless technology opens the door to a whole host […]

From Beds to Bots

From Beds to Bots IT DOES WINDOWS First came automated vacuums, then their scrubbing, kitchen and bathroom floor counterparts. But the newest kid on the robotic cleaning block is the […]

Tech Trends

Tech Trends Nothing changes faster than technology. No sooner do we master one platform or application than something new comes along to keep up us on our toes. To stay […]

Back to the Future

Back to the Future LAS VEGAS, January 8, 2013—It’s possible Wallis Simpson was actually referring to futuristic television sets when she issued her famed “You can never be too rich […]

Bethesda Systems Goes to the Movies

Bethesda Systems Goes to the Movies Mike Wilson of Bethesda Systems recently completed a theater in the Potomac, Maryland, home of his client, Diane Shaw, who happens to be an […]

Home Tech: State of the Art

Home Tech: State of the Art Musician’s Choice When bass guitarist Jay DeMarcus of the country band Rascal Flatts installed the Carl Tatz-designed JBL Synthesis Digital Home Theater System in […]

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