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2020 Mark of Excellence Award

Advanced Integrated Controls is excited to have been announced as the winner of a 2020 Mark of Excellence Award by the Consumer Technology Association for our work on The Campus (see a description of our work on this project here, including a video). The Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Smart Home Division of…

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The Next Gen of ELAN Surveillance Cameras and NVRs

On January 10th, ELAN released their next generation of ELAN Surveillance products. These all new, next generation cameras are innovative, featuring an auto-focus feature and are equipped with advanced video analytics. The new ELAN network video recorder features a new, small form factor unit. Elan has also released new mounting accessories for the bullet and…

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Protect your Smart Home

Digital home invasions are a startling trend in today’s technological growth. Twenty billion smart devices are to be connected by 2020, with 75% of households having smart technologies by 2025. This increased trend in smart devices leaves us vulnerable to hackers, thieves and criminals.   Back up… Digital home invasions?   If you haven’t heard…

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HDMI Forum, INC. Implements New HDMI 2.1 Certification

The HDMI Forum Inc has announced a new certification program for Ultra High Speed HDMI cables. The push for the certification program is to ensure that 4K and 8K HDMI cables accommodate the features and capabilities of the HDMI 2.1 specifications. What is the HDMI Forum, Inc.? The HDMI Forum, Inc., is a mutual benefit,…

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Sonos Changes Prices – Again

Sonos is raising prices yet again. It comes as no surprise, as the company hinted at a possible price increase earlier in the year. The anticipation came after tariff increases on Chinese manufactured goods, causing a 19% hit on earnings. Sonos states that price increase is not exactly about the “one time hit” of the…

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Smart Technology is Creating WiFi Chaos

How many devices are connected on your wireless network right now? Most likely a phone, tablet, your computer and printer. Maybe some video game consoles or some sort of streaming device. The average American household has around 10 connected devices.  These numbers are expected to rise exponentially. With the influx of smart technology many homes…

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How 5g Will Shape the Decade

Cellular technology is rapidly growing and improving. With the rise of 5g we will be able to advance into the next decade with new technology. 5G will bring so much technological advancement that it will benefit more than just cellular phones. What is 5G? 5G is the next generation in cellular technology. It will enhance…

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AIC – Sony Diamond Dealer 2019

Advanced Integrated Controls has been awarded as a Sony Diamond Dealer of 2019. Special thanks to our wonderful team and to High Tech Network for our award.

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A/V over IP – The Future of AV

What is AV over IP? Audio-Visual over Internet Protocol, also known as AV over IP is a way to transport audio and video over your home or business network. Audio-visual data is transmitted over a network such as WAN, LAN, or the internet. AV over IP has been around for a long time, yet recently…

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Power Over Ethernet Explained

There is an increase in Power over Ethernet products emerging into the market. Power over Ethernet is a technology that allows network cables to carry power alongside of data. Power over Ethernet, or PoE, is useful for devices such as IP cameras, wireless access points, network routers, and access control points along with many other…