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The Ease of Automation

The Ease of Automation

The Ease of Automation


What is home automation? To put it simply, it’s about making the complex simple. Considered a luxury by many, and indeed custom lighting control, motorized shades and music streaming throughout your home add elegance, warmth and a layer of luxury, but the true purpose of home automation is to make the everyday easier. Home automation automates features such as your lights, window shades, door locks, HVAC, garage door, security and more. It makes them talk to one another, work together as one. Without question, it’s convenient to pull up in front of your home late at night and, right from your phone, be able to activate a welcome scene that lights your path and home’s interior while unlocking the door and disarming the alarm. But it also helps keep you safe. And imagine if faced with a life-threatening medical emergency or house fire – an integrated lighting and security system could flash the outside lights to quickly alert first responders.

Home automation is about enjoying life’s moments, freeing you from simple tasks. Along with saving time, it also helps save you money by adding energy-saving efficiencies. Occupancy sensors can trigger lights to turn off in an empty room. Window shades can raise and lower to either take advantage of the sunlight or block it out when the AC is cranked up. Lighting control with pre-set scenes of slightly dimmed lights also yield savings, while adding ambiance and convenience.

Parents appreciate getting an alert when their teenager arrives home safely after school. Caregivers are thankful that simple features like voice-control can provide an aging parent greater independence. How could you simplify your everyday with home technology? Are you ready to enjoy life’s little luxuries? Let’s get started.

Partnering with a Technologist for Elegant Results

Partnering with a Technologist for Elegant Results

Working with a pro ensures the best design, reliability, performance and service for your home technology systems

With the countless, innovative smart home technology devices on the market today, how do you know which is best…and which is the best for you? Smart locks, connected doorbells and security devices are wonderful to have, but they’re much more valuable if they’re integrated into your home’s control system. Lighting control, motorized shades and automated garage control are not only convenient, but also a great way to imitate that someone is home while you’re away…particularly if you can access them remotely. So, of all the must-have technologies out there, how do you determine the right solution for you – for today, for tomorrow and beyond?

Tech “Talk”, tools and know-how

Your devices and systems need to talk to one another, and we speak their language. As a CEDIA Professional and Technologist, we have an extensive depth and breadth of knowledge in home technologies and stay current on emerging trends. We know what’s available, what’s on the horizon and, based on your wants and needs, can design a system that will work seamlessly together and be easily controlled. We’ll make sure you’ve got the infrastructure to support it and that we’ve taken future demands into consideration.

Connected, compatible & scalable

What makes a smart home so smart? It’s a system that works together with simple control. It’s an orchestration of elegant, convenient features that control music and lighting throughout your home, secure your entryways, control your climate, access your water features and pool pump, watch over your wine cellar, close your shades and fire up a movie. It’s a scalable system that anticipates growth and an increasing number of devices on your internet of things. It’s a maintenance plan that offers peace of mind. It’s an everyday luxury that puts safety, comfort and entertainment at your fingertips.

Leave the worry and wondering up to us. Give us a call and let’s work together to discover the right solution for you.

LiFe Lived Best at Home!!

LiFe Lived Best at Home!!

ALL DIGITAL is a full service electronic systems integration company. We specialize in designing and installing a full range of electronics systems including automation, home theater, lighting control, multi-room audio, networking, smart rack systems, media rooms, and integration for your home or business. Founded in 2004, we have successfully brought technology into client's homes and businesses throughout the region. 

Please contact us for a Free In-Home Consultation today! 

You’re in Control with Control4

You’re in Control with Control4

Control4 really gets it.  Not only do they develop cutting-edge technology for you, today’s tech-savvy homeowners, but they enable you to integrate your own upgrades. Now that’s smart! Actually, Control4 calls it a Smart Home Skill for Alexa and it’s available with their 4Sight subscription.

Control4 integrates Alexa voice control for your entire home, allowing voice-activated commands for every automated “smarthome” feature. What’s really cool is that current clients can add Alexa-enabled devices to their C4 system without needing their Electronics Systems Contractor (us) to perform a service call. You’ll be able to discover lights, lighting scenes and your thermostat. You can then customize the name on your customer portal.

Set-up is a simple process and they provide a step-by-step video to walk you through it.  The video, by the way, is only about 2 minutes long. It’s that easy! You can integrate an Amazon Echo, Dot, Tap or Fire TV with Voice Remote into your OS2.82 or newer Control4 system.  The video takes you through connecting your Amazon device to your Amazon account, selecting the Control4 Smart Home skill feature, and then on to setting up your voice commands for Lighting and HVAC!  For more sophisticated voice control of audio and video, well, we’re here to help.  

That’s it! Now, don’t forget to lock the door behind you – oh, wait – Alexa already did! Give us a call today to get started! New to Control4, call us to learn more about making your home smarter!

Smart tech: Trend or trade standard?

Smart tech: Trend or trade standard?

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Millennials are purchasing their own homes – and they’re impacting smart tech in a big way.

A recent survey by Houzz found that first-time home buyers – millennials especially - are prioritizing smart home technology in new home construction and renovations.

Throughout the country, new developments are being built with the latest and greatest features. This new development in Texas, for example, is considering how smart technology decades from now could impact its construction. Faster internet speeds powered by fiber networks, interactive outdoor technology and entertainment and neighborhood safety and infrastructure features have become staples in residential construction – and it seems to be at the top of the millennial wish list.

Houzz also discovered an interesting trend in the prioritization of smart technology during home renovations, for those who don’t want completely new construction. As many as one-third of recent home buyers surveyed are investing in some form of smart technology in their homes, and most are hiring the pros to do so.

This is good news for both home buyers and integration professionals, because automation technology is more available now than ever, and the increase in demand only allows for more innovative and creative tech. With home owners spending more money to get the most out of their space, smart home technology has the opportunity to provide the epitome of style, comfort and safety.

Security is still a huge factor, however, when homeowners consider the safety of having so many connected-home devices. According to Twice, customers who purchase smart technology consistently seek out support services to protect themselves from hackers. Consult with the pros who can offer you a consultation on what will best fit your needs and optimize your tech’s potential, without compromising safety, whenever you’re integrating technology into your home.