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A Day in the Life with Smart Home Control

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Everyone Wants to Add Convenience to Daily Living

The concept of a smart home has been around for over half a century. Before the turn of the century, there were many iterations and predictions about the “home of the future” in TV shows like The Jetsons and movies like Disney’s The Smart House. But now that smart homes have become commonplace, we can say that not every pop culture prediction was correct.

Now, smart home control gives homeowners in New York and beyond a simple solution to a sophisticated series of connected devices. One tap, and your home will respond! Keep reading below to see what a day in the life looks like in a smart home.

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How to Create a More Collaborative Conference Room Design

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Bring Remote and In-Office Teams Together For Seamless Meeting Experiences 

The modern workplace is changing, and conference room technology needs from five years ago have dramatically evolved. With more employees being allowed to work from home or other remote locations, businesses must upgrade conference room technology to improve opportunities for virtual collaboration throughout the day.

Even if your team is not working remotely, investing in an updated conference room design to support virtual meetings is still a good idea. Not only will it enhance client relationships to meet virtually face-to-face, but it can also help reduce travel budgets by replacing in-person meetings with these enhanced remote options.

Continue reading for ways to modernize your conference room design to improve collaboration for your West Palm Beach, FL, business.

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Successfully Planning the Smart Home of Your Dreams

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Current Supply Chain Issues Require Advanced Planning and Supply Options

If you’re considering integrating home integration into your existing home in Los Angeles or building a smart home from the ground up, congratulations. If planned and performed correctly, you’re on a journey that will leave you astounded at the immense enjoyment and ease of living this technology offers.

Planning, however, is more important than ever as supply chain bottlenecks persist. When you consider that a smart home platform manages and automates almost every system and electronic device in your home, including lighting, shades, climate, security, and entertainment, you can imagine the materials needed. Today, this level of integration requires extensive planning and knowledge of how to overcome logistical challenges through redesigning and finding alternative solutions. 

At Audio Command Systems, we’ve designed and installed thousands of customized home integration systems nationwide. Our 40-plus years of experience have taught us what works and what doesn’t—the little hick-ups to avoid and the planning that can help make this process almost effortless. As professional consultants and integrators, we can keep your project headed in the right direction.

Let’s explore a few critical elements to ensure your project ends with the smart home of your dreams.

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Planning for a Successful Commercial Integration Installation

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Upgrade Your Office With Smart Technology by Following These Steps

There are many benefits to installing commercial integration features in your office space. Some benefits include increased productivity, energy and utility savings, and enhanced collaboration. If you're currently in an older office space, taking time to plan and implement practical integration features could seem like a daunting task.  

Due to the nature of changing technology and current supply chain logistics, this may be a project you'll want to rely on the expertise of professional consultants like ACS to assist. However, no matter how you move forward, we all have a common goal of creating a functional and collaborative workspace for your team in New York, NY.

Continue reading for five steps to planning your commercial integration installation.

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3 Ways to Party with an Outdoor Audio Upgrade

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Send the Invitations Now - Your Home Can Become Party Central!

Introverts and extroverts can all enjoy a backyard party. There’s always something for everyone when you take the fun to outdoor spaces in Palm Beach County! More social creatures will enjoy a splashing good time by the pool, while less social butterflies will love to crack open a cold one and grill burgers for the family. 

No matter what type of party you’re hosting, or the dispositions of those you decide to invite, your Florida property will be more exciting with an outdoor audio system installation. Keep scrolling to discover three types of get-togethers you can enjoy more than ever before when you add high-performance audio to your backyard space!

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall. Séura Offers Our Favorite Smart Mirror TV of All!

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Explore What’s Possible When You Add a Mirror TV to Your NYC Home

Style is at the forefront of New York City living. Without style, homes simply cannot showcase their inherent charm or convey a homeowner’s unique personality. For some, technology and style aren’t two words that should go together, but Audio Command Systems knows how to bring these two things together seamlessly for the ultimate at-home entertainment with a touch of class and sophistication.

Smart mirror TVs from brands like Séura let your TV hide in plain sight in any space you’d prefer to have a mirror. Sounds intriguing, right? Keep reading below to discover where and how you can incorporate these camouflaged AV solutions in your NYC home!

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What High-End Audio Can Bring to Your Home

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Experience Crisp Audio From Discreet Speakers Throughout Your Home

Whether you’re passionate about music, a fan of movies, or like enjoying the latest bestseller on audiobooks, you probably regularly enjoy some sort of audio entertainment. That’s why you may want to install a high-end audio system in your Los Angeles, CA home. Audio entertainment like music or podcasts can elevate any experience, from a party to doing a household chore. And with a multi-room audio system, you can easily set the mood and play your favorite music, podcast, audiobook, or whatever you like! Keep reading to learn more.

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Work With A Savant Dealer To Lower Your Power Usage

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Savant Home Integration Makes It Easy to Monitor and Maintain Your Energy Usage

Energy efficiency has become more important to homeowners in recent years as rising energy prices and concerns about carbon pollution enter the center stage. As a result, many homeowners are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint to lessen their environmental impact and lower their overall monthly costs. 

One way to do this easily is to invest in a home integration system that automatically allocates power where you need it most while also functioning as a microgrid to support your property should the power grid go out. Savant home integration systems combine the convenience of smart home technology with the energy savings of an autonomous energy system. In our blog below, learn how working with a Savant dealer will reduce your home's energy usage in Los Angeles, CA.

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4 Aspects of Smart Home Design You Can’t Overlook

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Let Audio Command Systems Take the Guesswork Out of the Smart Home Process

Adding technology and “smart” functionality to your Palm Beach home may initially seem overwhelming, but when you have a trusted partner like Audio Command Systems by your side, the process becomes fun and exciting. Instead of detracting from your decor or overwhelming yourself with too many buttons and remotes, Floridians can enjoy the customizability of a smart home design genuinely crafted to match their unique lifestyle. 

Want to learn more? Explore four aspects of the smart home design and installation process you simply cannot overlook when you’re considering adding new tech and functionality to your property. Keep scrolling below!

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Elevate Your Life With Intuitive Smart Home Design

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Take Greater Control of Your Environment With High-End Technology

Do you ever become frustrated at how tedious day-to-day tasks are? Those tasks tend to feel even more burdensome after an endless day in the office. There’s nothing like coming home after a long day to a home environment that works for you and is tailored to your needs.  

What if you could experience the perks of smart home design in your New York City home and create greater ease for yourself and your family? From hosting events to getting ready for bed in the evening, your home can be equipped with all of the technology it needs to serve you better. 

Here at Audio Command Systems, we design quality smart home solutions for the busy homeowner who is looking to sit back and take a load off. Does that sound like you? Keep reading to learn more about what we have to offer. 

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2 High-End Surround Sound System Brands to Consider

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Audio Command Systems Takes Control of Your Home Theater Sound

Viewing a film with an expertly installed surround sound system is an incredibly immersive experience. The perfectly crafted scene the director painstakingly created is brought to you in stunning clarity from the comfort of your Los Angeles, CA, home theater. 

The thrilling highs and lows of soundtracks, jaw-dropping action scenes, and heart-wrenching dialogue are brought to your ears as the moviemakers intended for them to be heard. Pair that immersive soundscape with stunning 4K or 8K-upscaling video quality and cozy seating, and you’ll never want to leave your home for entertainment ever again - nothing else can compare. Plus, you’ll enjoy free popcorn and drink refills without ever waiting in line again!

Discover two of our favorite high-end surround sound system brands in our blog below - keep scrolling to read more.

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Can I Really Do That with an Upgraded Home Networking System?

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Audio Command Systems Connects Homeowners to What Matters Most, All the Time!

Do you remember the days of dial-up? Perhaps we’re dating ourselves here, but we certainly do. And that one particular modem sound always comes to mind whenever we think of slow internet connections. 

Luckily no one has to hear the dreaded dial-up noise anymore when they want to check their email or download something, but there’s still quite a bit to consider when it comes to a home networking system for your New York City property. Once installed, your home network can connect you to loved ones, work, and your favorite entertainment in milliseconds! To explore what’s possible once you upgrade your existing system or add a new network from the ground up, take a look below.

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What Can a Lutron Dealer Do For Me?

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Audio Command Systems is the Premier Lighting & Shading Specialist Serving Miami

Beach living is the ultimate experience. The salty air blowing, the sun shining, and your home is the top spot for rest and relaxation. It's time to contact ACS if you're ready to take your daily lifestyle in Miami, FL, to truly luxurious levels. We're a premier Lutron dealer, which means we transform home living and entertainment experiences with the tap of a button or voice command. 

Want to learn more about the possibilities of Lutron lighting, shades, and smart control? Keep scrolling below to read our blog!

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The Power of Smart Lighting Control in MDUs

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ACS Takes South Beach Condominiums to a New Level of Luxury

Living on South Beach is such a unique experience, and that’s precisely what Continuum in South Beach condominiums aims to highlight for its residents. These stunning, luxurious homes are located at the southernmost tip of Miami Beach, and the ocean-front views are jaw-dropping. 

Audio Command Systems had the extreme privilege of bringing Lutron window treatments and smart lighting control to these Florida homes to add to their luxury. With ocean-front views come sunny skies - giving homeowners the power of lighting at their fingertips was our pleasure. Keep reading below to discover how we integrated technology into the Continuum condominiums! 

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Innovation Is the Name of the Game with Smart Home Integration

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Bring Technology to Any Room with the Tap of a Button and the Help of ACS!

You can add technology to your home, or you can integrate technology into your home in Los Angeles, CA. The difference between the two may seem syntactic, but there is quite a difference. 

Keep reading below to learn why a professional smart home integration team like ACS can take your home from boring and basic to truly luxurious!

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Project Spotlight: A Dream Home in The Hamptons

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ACS Takes Smart Lighting Control to New Levels of Luxury

If your home has stunning views, why would you want to hide them? 

Many homeowners believe that adding technology to their living space will detract from the beauty and charm they’ve perfectly curated with stunning architectural details and custom decor selections. Luckily, several hidden technologies and control options are available that let you showcase your New York City, NY, residence with the simple tap of a button or according to a pre-designated schedule. The home stands out, not the tech!

Read below to learn how we incorporated smart lighting control and more into one particular luxury estate in the Hamptons. Keep scrolling to discover what we crafted for these homeowners.

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Product Spotlight: Lutron HomeWorks Control Systems

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Learn More About the QSX Processor and What’s Possible with Lutron

At Audio Command Systems, we're big fans of Lutron. Ever since the invention of the solid-state dimmer by company founder Joel Spira in the late 1950s, Lutron has been a powerhouse in lighting control and motorized shades. Now, the brand is synonymous with innovation, continually improving homeowners' lifestyles not only in Palm Beach County, FL but across the globe.

Their latest Lutron HomeWorks QSX processor and lighting fixtures are changing the game of smart home living. Take a look below to learn more!

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California Livin’ Is Easy With Outdoor AV

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Upgrade Your TV and Speaker Setup For a Summer Full of Excitement

Whether you’re California Dreamin’ (The Mamas & the Papas), a California Gurl (Katie Perry), or sipping on Gin and Juice (Snoop Dogg) by the pool, a Los Angeles summer is the hottest place to be for outdoor entertainment.

Keep reading to learn how an outdoor AV upgrade can make your property an exciting place not just for you to enjoy all-year-round, but for your friends and family, too! And the best part of it all? You can enjoy all the LA-related songs mentioned above on your own outdoor audio/video system.

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Why Do I Need a Special Outdoor TV Installation?

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Learn Why a Traditional TV Isn’t Made For Outdoor Use

It’s the perfect time of year to take your favorite entertainment to your patio spaces, but unfortunately, it’s not as simple as unplugging your indoor speakers and TV and then plugging them back in outside.

With a professional outdoor TV installation on your New York, NY property, you can experience high-definition image quality and crisp movie dialogue and sports commentary all from the comfort of your backyard or patio safely. There’s no need to learn new technology tools, either, because Audio Command Systems ensures everything works as seamlessly as the AV setup you know and love inside!

To learn two main factors that set outdoor TVs apart from other models, keep scrolling below.

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What Can Ruckus Products Do For Your Home Wi-Fi?

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Find Out How Audio Command Systems Can Take Your Slow Network to New Speeds!

Staying connected is imperative in this day and age, whether you’re logging into a Zoom call while you work from home in your Palm Beach County home, streaming the latest movie release, or keeping your automated devices communicating effectively.

With enterprise-grade Ruckus home Wi-Fi products, the ACS networking team ensures all of your favorite home technologies stay connected when it matters the most. On top of that, we design networks that are secure and built to expand as you add more devices in the future. Keep reading below to learn how we can help you transform your Florida property!

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