Soundbars came out of nowhere and have dominated the home AV market. They are the fastest growing type of speaker with multiple woofers and tweeters in one long, slender enclosure designed to sit below a flat-panel TV. Some soundbars are self-contained; some have separate subs and surround speakers. The combination of thin-sounding flat-panel TVs and consumers looking for a simple solution that doesn’t require much wiring were all it took for the new style of speaker to gain a foothold.
Home automation systems use technology in the home to help complete tasks automatically and with the main objective is to make life easier, safer and better.
It is becoming more common for homeowners to have home automation installed to control different areas of their house. Technology in home automation systems are advancing at an incredible pace and it is just getting easier to use every day.
Hand-held remote has been the main way of operating TVs and electronics gear for more than a half a century, and probably will remain so for the coming future, even as tactile buttons slowly give way to touch screens that emulate smartphone-like swipe and
Product designers started developing new, hands-free ways to operate electronics devices using eye tracking, gesture control, and voice, which has found its sweet spot thanks to Apple’s Siri.
Crestron’s new product Pyng, is designed to greatly speed up set-up for basic home automation systems. A lot of articles and blogs were written about it, but let’s talk about the benefit that Pyng can bring to a home automation system.