The transition to fall brings many changes; our Miami Dolphins taking the field, the onslaught of pumpkin-flavored everythings, the hints of a cold wave that may plunge our temps into the 70’s and the slew of marketing messages stuffed into your bills suggesting it’s time to review your policies! Just like your homeowner’s policy, auto coverage and health insurance are affected by the change in seasons and life events, your home’s technology systems may benefit from an annual assessment too.
Think about all of the devices connected to your personal “internet of things.” How many of those devices have been added since your network was initially set-up? A network upgrade may yield a remarkable difference in your system’s performance. And of those new devices, how many were added to your media system? Are you getting optimal image and sound quality? And how are they controlled? Some minor programming tweaks could go a long way in how your family uses and enjoys your home’s technology. And how did you fair through the 2017 hurricane season? Let’s evaluate your home’s surge suppression and battery back-ups.
To Your (System’s) Health!
As a CEDIA professional, we recommend an annual “tech-up”, a comprehensive assessment of your home’s technology systems to ensure the “health” of your system, how happy you are with it and how satisfied you are with what it provides. We all know how fast time flies and, in “tech” years, that’s amplified even more. If it’s been a year, or 3 or 5 since your system was installed, chances are you’re not taking advantage of all it has to offer.
You’ve got Questions, We’ve got Answers
Let’s set aside an hour to just sit down and talk about how you use your home’s systems. We’ll talk through all of your technology questions; How do I set up Alexa to control my lighting and shades? What can my Apple watch do? Is my media room 4K ready? Can my new gaming console be integrated onto my remote control so I can stream movies? How do I integrate CDs onto a new platform?
There’s nothing we love more than to talk tech! Let’s get all your questions answered….maybe even some you hadn’t thought of! We’ll explore your existing system demands and determine if there are any upgrades available to maximize performance or add features. We can also address anything you’re currently wanting to add or change and develop a strategy for implementing NextGen technologies.
It’s an exciting time in the smart home industry. Systems are truly integrating more elegantly and efficiently than ever before and voice commands are controlling it all. Art and technology are fusing to create innovative, sophisticated forms of concealment and google and Apple continue to influence it all. We’ve got a lot to talk about!
Jot it down!
Like preparing for any valuable appointment, as your technologist we suggest you start of list of things you’d like to discuss during our visit so that we get the full picture of your technology needs. Write down your questions, what you’ve added and what you want to add!
Your home’s technology is a part of your everyday life. We appreciate you entrusting us with its care. Please know we’re here to answer your technology questions and help you make the most out of your systems, now and for years to come. Call now and schedule your annual Tech-up! We look forward to reconnecting.
Be sure to check back soon. We’ll discuss optimizing your system’s health through a comprehensive preventative maintenance program that takes the worries out of everything from changing batteries in the smoke detector to checking for firmware updates. Stay tuned!