How Much Does a Video Wall Cost?

This article will provide you with a general overview of what a video wall for a commercial enterprise might cost, from a very simple video wall to a much more elaborate setup. This will help you narrow down the size, style, and price range that fits your needs and budget.

Battery Backups: Which Type Is Right for You?

Now that we know the differences between the three main kinds of UPS, you might ask which one you should buy. The answer will be different for everyone depending upon their specific circumstances. However, there are some general rules of thumb that you can follow when you’re shopping for a battery backup.

Outdoor TVs: Why Are They Important?

Entertaining outside during the summer, especially by the pool or near the grilling station, is so commonplace that many homeowners have made their outdoor space more of an addition to their living spaces, with the same amenities you might find inside the home. From fireplaces to plush seating to full kitchens, outdoor spaces are now just as important as their indoor counterparts. Which is why installing a television outside just makes sense.

5 Reasons You Should Use A Dedicated Conference Room Touchscreen

So why is it that a dedicated conference room touchscreen is better than a store bought wireless tablet when there are so many seemingly great, versatile options on the market? Here are a few reasons why I believe you should forgo the iPads, the Surfaces, and the Galaxy Tabs for a touchscreen that will serve a specific function just for that room.

Smart Doorbells: A Comparison of Ring vs Nest

Until very recently, if you wanted to know who was at the door when the doorbell rang, your best bet was to find a nearby window and try to slyly peek through the curtains without being detected. But with the swift rise of the smart doorbell, quietly sneaking around your own home is thankfully a thing of the past. A smart doorbell is an internet-connected doorbell that notifies a smartphone or other electronic device of a homeowner when a guest arrives at the entrance of the door. It activates when the guest presses the button of the doorbell or alternatively when the doorbell senses a guest with its built-in motion sensors.

DMX Lighting Control: Features and Benefits

DMX512, or DMX as it is commonly known as, is a standard for digital communication networks commonly used in stage lighting and effects. What’s really interesting, however, is how DMX lighting technology is currently being applied in homes, particularly home theaters. You can have a projection system and tiered seating, but once you add specialty rope lighting, you elevate your space from a place where you go to watch movies, to a true in-home version of a movie theater.

Wireless Access Points vs Mesh Network

While a good router might be strong enough to cover 3,000 square feet of house, you would have to place it smack dab in the middle of your home to achieve that reach. If your router is based in a home office in a far corner of the house, it’s going to need some help pushing that signal into every room. Here, we look at two options for extending household wireless coverage.

3 Ways Power Conditioners Protect IT & A/V Equipment

Would it surprise you to learn that the power coming into your home or business may be low quality? Had you presumed that your trusty surge protector is enough to combat any issues with incoming power? Or, like many, did you not even know that “dirty power” was a thing?

How Smart Homes Save Energy

Most drivers can easily quote the current price of gas, and how many miles per gallon their car averages. But, if you’re a homeowner, a more important number to know is the price of keeping your house powered up. That’s because your car’s not the place where most of your fuel funds are going.