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Voice Command That’s Better Than All the Rest: Meet Josh.ai

Man in a home saying a voice command using Josh.ai technology in New York.

Control Your NYC Home With Natural Language, Respect for Privacy, and More

Imagine walking into your New York, NY home and using your voice to have the entire property respond. Shades lower, music plays, and lights turn on in an instant, all by using the sound of your voice!

Whether it’s in your dedicated listening room or in your bedroom, using Josh.ai is an intuitive and easy-to-use component of smart home living. Keep reading below to discover what’s different about Josh compared to all the other voice command assistants in the industry.

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Winter of 2022: 3 Reasons It’s the Right Time for Smart Lighting Control!

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Enhance wellness, entertainment, security and overall luxury in one step

If you’ve been following many of the home integration industry trends, you’ll know that wellness was slated to be all the rage throughout the 2020s. And though wellness-centric elements like air purification and meditation rooms haven’t reached the expected popularity, smart lighting control’s appeal steadily climbs.

We’ll discover some factors driving this trend in today’s blog and give you a few compelling reasons why now is the time to embrace lighting integration in your Palm Beach, FL, home. Stay tuned!

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3 Unexpected Rooms to Add to Your Distributed Audio Setup

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Uncover Some Can’t-Miss Spaces Where Listening Comes Naturally

If you’ve been visiting our blog page for a while, you’ve probably landed on content describing multi-room audio within a familiar context - the home theater, maybe a distributed listening space, a living room or an outdoor party area. But what if we told you that your distributed audio could expand far beyond these conventional settings and reach lesser-known rooms?

Your Los Angeles, CA, home has countless audio opportunities throughout, so we recommend enhancing each space with your music, podcasts and more. We’ll show you three underserved rooms that will be transformed once you press play.

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More Than Smart – Crestron Is A Versatile Smart Home Solution

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Innovative Smart Home Design Meets Pure Customization with Crestron Home

Have you ever bought a home you loved, only to realize later it wasn’t as loveable as you thought? For instance, the common spaces (i.e., living room, kitchen, and dining area) weren’t big enough for your growing family. Perhaps the unique room designs, while appealing at first, became impractical or odd. Unfortunately, that’s what happens when you buy a prebuilt home – one that isn’t customized to suit your needs. Invariably, you’ll end up having to make changes.

Audio Command Systems wants to help you avoid this problem when selecting a smart home system. Instead of locking yourself into something that doesn’t grow with your future needs, consider a smart home design that is perfectly customizable and scalable. In this blog, we’ll show you how Crestron Home is your solution for a versatile smart home experience in West Palm Beach, FL. Keep reading to find out more!

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Keep Your Smart Home Operating at Peak Performance with AfterCare Services

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Remote Support and Monitoring Ensures Immediate Assistance

Smart home integration offers unprecedented ease of living, enabling you to truly enjoy your home in ways unimaginable just a decade ago. Revel in beautiful lighting, experience music and sound that surround, let your home wake you with early morning light and the soft sounds of nature and lull you to sleep in total darkness and the sound of gentle waves breaking along a shoreline. 

In the hands of experienced integrators and designers, almost anything is possible. In fact, if you can dream it, we can do it. Common solutions for intuitive one-touch control of your entire estate include lighting, shade and climate control, smart integrated security, whole-home audio, and more.

Of course, as with all technology, your smart home requires upgrades to continually work at peak performance and integrate with the ever-changing smart home landscape. That’s why, at Audio Command Systems, we provide our clients in Los Angeles, CA, with world-class service in support and ongoing maintenance. 

Let’s explore what that entails and how we ensure we exceed your expectations every time. 

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Motorized Window Shades Make Your Home More Livable

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Automated Shades Cut Energy Costs, Increase Privacy, And Boost Your Wellbeing 

When you think of smart home technology, the first thing that comes to mind is probably not motorized window shades. While often viewed simply as a fashionable ‘final fit’ to a room, window treatments are critical to an efficient and secure home.  

Lutron, providing fashion-forward styles and elegant control interfaces for more than fifty years, has solutions that fit your life. As a leader in the mechanics and science of shading and lighting, they have the right product for how you live. Whether you are looking to save on energy costs, create better balance and wellbeing, or protecting the people and things you cherish, automated shading plays a fundamental part. 

Are you ready to learn more about how Lutron shades can improve your Miami, FL, home or condominium complex’s look and function? Click below to get started. 

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Craft a Custom Home Theater With Sony!

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Sony Private Cinema Products Bring the Big Screen Experience To Your Home 

custom home theater is designed to bring the cinema’s excitement and immersive experience to your house. Movies move us with visuals and sound that complement the story and add subtext we recognize on both the conscience and subconscious levels. 

The technology used must provide the detail to reproduce the shades of meaning, sense of anticipation, and expression of resolution. The projection and audio systems work in harmony to draw you into the story, blurring the border between film and reality. 

To learn more about how our line of Sony products can build your perfect private cinema for your New York, NY smart home

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Motorized Shades Bring Beauty and Benefits to Your Home

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Automated Shades From Crestron and Lutron Provide Style, Security, and Energy Savings.

Window treatments furnish the finishing touch to a room. Shades and sheers impart ambiance, elegance, and style. A home without window coverings is just not complete, leaving it looking unfinished and barren.

More than just window fashion, motorized shades have benefits beyond beauty; they can lower your energy costs and provide privacy.  Integration can also bring health benefits when tied to a system based on regulating circadian rhythms and better sleep.

Lutron and Crestron both manufacture high-quality shades in various colors and designs with sophisticated controllers. The choice depends on whether you are looking to add shades as complete home integration or as a standalone solution.

Are you interested in learning more about how motorized shades can benefit you and your home?  Read more below.

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BETTER WELLBEING THROUGH CIRCADIAN LIGHTING

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KETRA’S NATURAL LIGHTING SYSTEMS BRING BALANCE TO CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS AND BETTER OVERALL HEALTH

Natural light has a profound influence on the world around us, dictating the natural cycles and seasons. It is as much a life force as the blood that flows through our veins, with the power to invigorate and inspire us. Human biology is tied to the sun’s intensity and vibrancy transitions as the tides are to the moon. The sun influences the wax and wane of circadian rhythms, directing our sleep-wake patterns and, therefore, our daily energy and emotional state.

All too often, the illumination in our homes is seen merely in a utilitarian manner, functionality over comfort. Research has shown that our well-being, focus, and general outlook is greatly influenced by the type of light we experience. Ketra, purchased by Lutron in 2018, is a lighting company explicitly created to bring balance by integrating natural and tunable lighting. 

Ready to rethink the purpose of lighting in your Los Angeles home? Read more below!

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The Home Office, Transformed

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Crestron HomeTime Technology Turns Your Home Office Into a Collaboration Space. 

Whether by necessity or a lifestyle choice, it is clear that the trend towards working from home is growing exponentially.  This change was well underway before the events of 2020, but the accelerated manner in which the majority of work changed has made remote work normal.

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, many founders are already committing to having an average of 70 percent of staff work remotely for the next five to ten years.  Studies have also shown that the productivity of workers has maintained or slightly increased. No matter how they got there, many employees are rethinking the attraction of high-density living for work. Many have already made a move to accommodate the current health precautions and manage a life-work balance actively. 

In order to accommodate the needs of remote work, we have turned to online conference tools.  Regardless of location, any conferencing set-up must provide a means not only to connect with others. We must have the ability to talk remotely as if we are all in the same room.

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The Benefits of Motorized Shading

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Lutron Motorized Shades Maximizes Ambience and Energy Savings

Window treatments bring not just fashion but function as well to a room. We all know that a room looks incomplete without something on the windows to frame it all. It is the final piece in setting a space’s final effect.

In addition to acting as an accent to the decor of the room shades, blinds can lower your energy costs and provide a sense of privacy. Motorized window shades give you the means to best utilize daylighting, using the sun over electric illumination, and managing temperatures inside your Miami, Florida home.
Lutron shading solutions provide a wide variety of styles and the convenience to set them with a touch of a button or in conjunction with a smart lighting system.

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Using Natural Light Cycles to Improve Home Illumination

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Audio Command and Ketra Lighting products can improve personal well-being and room beauty by tapping into circadian rhythms and exterior lighting complements. Ready to explore why there’s more to light than meets the eye and see how it affects design, mood, and wellbeing? Read on to learn more about human-centric lighting!

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Installing a Smart Home System? Work With a Savant Dealer

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Simplify control, save energy, and more with sophisticated Savant technology

Smart home integration is simple. With one touch, you can control your AV, lights, shades, security, thermostat, and more. And nothing compares to the speed, reliability, and responsiveness of a Savant home integration system. One of the leading manufacturers of integrated technology systems, Savant, combines the control of your most-used systems for convenience and fun. Want to learn how working with a Savant dealer helps you get the most out of your New York City smart home installation? Keep reading for more.

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Crestron Must-Have Integration Features

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Add Convenience and Luxury to Your Day with these Crestron Smart Home Solutions

Making everyday life easier is all a part of Crestron’s brand. With home solutions that you can rely on time and time again, you can rest assured that their top-notch smart home systems will add daily conveniences, comforts, and luxuries to your entire lifestyle.

As the premier Crestron dealer in the New York City area, our team at Audio Command Systems is the trusted home integration company you can work with for every smart tech installation and upgrade. In this blog, we’ll dive into how Crestron solutions can add value to your home and how our integrators can help with every step of the process.

Want to find out more? Just keep reading on below.

 

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3 Ways a Smart Thermostat can Benefit Your Lifestyle

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Bring climate control to your home in the new year 

No matter what time of year it is, there is always the opportunity to make any room in your New York City home more comfortable and cozier. If it’s the summer, you might be struggling to keep the heat down throughout the house, while keeping the house warm is the goal during the winter season. This is where a smart thermostat can completely turn your situation around.

Climate control lets you manage your home’s internal temperature at all times. This might sound simplistic at first, but a smart thermostat can make this daily struggle for comfort a breeze with just a press of a button. Want to find out more? Just keep reading on below. 

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Everything to Know About Delos’ DARWIN Wellness Technology

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Improve Your Health and Well-Being with this Smart Home Control

There’s no doubt about it: smart home control makes everyday life a breeze, and every living space easier to go about your day in. But how can you make your New York City home better and healthier to live in?

Delos has found a way to combine smart technology with health and wellness research in order to bring you DARWIN, a home wellness intelligence designed to maintain a healthy lifestyle for you, both mentally and physically.

Want to find out more about this incredible smart feature for your property? Just keep reading on below.

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