Escape to the Listening Room
TAGS: Focal Audio | Home Audio | Two-Channel Audio
In out content-rich world, music is everywhere. From the elevator music in your office tower to the background world music tunes at Whole Foods market, it seems like there’s always something on. But that music may not be what you necessarily want to hear. And even though you may have a great sound system in your car, you may not be able to always enjoy it as you fight the Dallas traffic.
So where do you go to let yourself relax and immerse yourself in your favorite music? If you’re a headphone aficionado, that’s one option. But not everyone likes to have headphones on for extended listening. The latest trend for enjoying high-end audio in Dallas is to set up a comfortable listening room.
What is a listening room? It can be anywhere in your home that makes sense for you and your lifestyle, but as always, some places will be better than others. In general, we are talking about a stereo (2-channel) music-oriented setup - but not necessarily - as we will explain.
Ready for some ideas about how to set up your listening room? Read on to learn more.
4 Specific Ways to Use Your Voice to Control the Lights
TAGS: Climate Control | Home Audio | Motorized Shades
One of the latest smart home advancements is the ability to control your devices using your voice. Top names in the automation industry, like Control4, now offer internal voice control services and/or the capacity to sync with devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo to name a few. This probably seems like a neat trick, but what are the true benefits of controlling your Southlake, TX area home with your voice. In this article, we highlight four ways to use your voice to control the lights. Continue reading to learn more.
How the Right Light Can Enhance your Home Theater Design
TAGS: Home Audio | Lighting Control | Lighting Design
Many factors go into creating your ideal home theater design. One factor that you might not consider could have the biggest impact on your comfort and movie watching experience. An automated lighting system can help you set the scene. You can work with an integrator to develop preset lighting schemes that you may want to have in the bank on movie night. For your Fort Worth, TX home theater, we’ve laid out six distinct lighting scenes and when they may come in handy.