Home Automation

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Whats the Deal with Amazon Sidewalk?

  What is Amazon Sidewalk? Amazon Sidewalk is a program that has launched in June with a controversial immediate opt-in for all users of Amazon products such as Ring and Echo. Essentially Amazon Sidewalk is a shared network between these Amazon products that allows for better communication and signal reach. Here is Amazon’s link for…

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How do I become a Smart Home Contractor?

I love that this post presents a two sided question right from the start. It gives us a chance to ask ourselves a fundamental question.  Are you a “Smart” home Contractor or are you a “Smart Home” contractor? The simple answer is you cannot be one without the other and understanding what makes a home…

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ELAN’s Latest Update Is What We’ve Been Waiting For

What is ELAN? ELAN is a whole home solution for home automation. It lets you take control of your security, entertainment, HVAC, lighting and shades, and so much more in one easy to use, intuitive program. And has complete native control of the newest Lutron Palladiom Lighting and Shade Systems. Their signature Intelligent Touch Panels…

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Zen Outdoor Shades.

Screen Innovation’s Zen Series extends your lifestyle to include a new and exciting home area   The Zen Series Outdoor Shades gives homeowners an outdoor living space that feels like a part of the house. Zen is perfect for complementing outdoor home theaters, outdoor bars and verandas. The extra space created also makes a perfect…

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Redefining Audio With ELAN

Redefining Audio With Elan ELAN has partnered with Dante to bring the most reliable IP-enabled audio distribution system available. This next generation system revolutionizes multi-zone audio distribution while providing an easy to use, intuitive system. Enjoy superior quality audio without the costly headache of hard wiring your components. Enjoy the flexibility of being able to…

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Lutron Palladiom, A Tradition of Excellence

Lutron Palladiom is a masterpiece, a flawless, highly sought after shading system with over 50 years in the making. Lutron takes inspiration from the foundations of modern art, featuring Bauhaus roots, Scandinavian design concepts and International modernism.  And Lutron Palladiom offers innovative elegance with groundbreaking technology.     It is so exclusive, that Advanced Integrated…

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Myths and Misconceptions About Home Automation

Home automation is gaining popularity. With more popularity comes even more disinformation. In this blog we are going to break through some of the greatest myths and misconceptions about home automation.    Automating my home will cost too much money. That sounds expensive! You don’t have to automate your whole home at once. You can…

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The Next Gen of ELAN Surveillance Cameras and NVRs

Elan Surveillance Cameras and NVR’s have been released. These 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 dome camera in both black and…

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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.  The numbers are expected to rise exponentially. With the influx of smart technology many homes…

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Video: Out of this Atmosphere Theater Room

Atmosphere like no other, designed for greatness. Advanced Integrated Controls is proud to present  this ultimate home theater experience. Every element to this home theater was carefully designed and not a single detail was overlooked. “Out of This Atmosphere” stands to be the most remarkable home theater installation of the year. An impressive 133” HD…

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Video: River’s Edge Retreat

Off of the May River’s edge sits an elegant 7,800 square foot retreat. A remarkable property which features a luxury home, a guest house, and a pool house fit with a personal gym. This project integrates the residence and provides the client with superior amenities. This property features Elan control systems, uniquely concealed televisions, multiple…

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Cedia Expo 2019 Showcase

Cedia Expo – 2019 Showcase   Recently, Advanced Integrated Controls attended the Cedia Expo in Colorado to learn about the latest and greatest home technology. The Cedia Expo is a yearly event for professionals and press to learn about the newest technologies and products emerging into the market. Awards are given out to top companies…