Savant Puts You In Control

Savant Puts You In Control

Many times we see products and concepts introduced at a trade show that never make it to market.  Savant showed some really cool new concepts for home automation at the 2014 CEDIA trade show.  They claim we will see their new software before the end of this year.  I...
A Great New Remote From URC

A Great New Remote From URC

If you read my blog about attempting to use individual apps to control my system, you’ll find this one to be in the opposite direction. Universal Remote Control (as you can tell from their name) specializes in smart remotes. They have been a favorite at Audio...
Can you really cut the remote cord with apps?

Can you really cut the remote cord with apps?

It seems like every piece of gear available at Audio Advice has its own app to enable you to control it with your iPad or tablet. Some of these apps are pretty slick looking with just about every feature you can imagine. At home, I have fully integrated remotes in...
Experience the Magic of Shades

Experience the Magic of Shades

Battery powered shades are available in thousands of fabrics Greatly enhance your daytime TV viewing Protect your furniture, art, and floor coverings If you think pressing a button on your remote and having the lights in your room turn down is cool, think about how it...