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5 Technology Features That Will Enhance Your Next Presentation

Create a Comprehensive Video Conferencing Solution for Your Business

5 Technology Features That Will Enhance Your Next Presentation

Recently Lifesize conducted a study of its users to see just how important video conferencing is for everyday business productivity. The results show that interactive presentation technology can boost employee morale and efficiency in the following ways:

  • 80 percent of employees felt more connected to colleagues through video
  • 82 percent said they were less likely to multitask in video calls compared to audio calls
  • 98 percent said video conferencing helped build relationships inside and outside the company

How to Resolve Common Design Issues With Motorized Shades

Make it Easy to Manage All Your Shades with a Smart Control Solution

How to Resolve Common Design Issues With Motorized Shades

Shades can add warmth and personality to your interior décor, but they don’t come without their own stylistic and pragmatic issues. Every homeowner has likely had to make a decision between practicality and aesthetics when it comes to their window treatments. Either shades are too hard to handle, or they don’t quite match the image you had in mind. Develop a solution that meets your unique needs by incorporating motorized window shades in your Wayzata, MN home. Below we showcase how they can resolve some common issues by offering remote control of your shades:

4 Reasons to Include a Home Theater in Your New Construction

Work With an Integrator to Optimize Your Setup While Reducing Costs

4 Reasons to Include a Home Theater in Your New Construction

Starting from scratch is the ideal way to have a home theater setup that offers the best audio and video possible while maintaining a streamlined design. For this reason, many builders have started incorporating them into their new constructions. Having properties with built-in entertainment spaces can put builders ahead of the competition. Installing the foundation for a home theater during construction takes little effort on the builders' part as long as they're working with a trusted custom integrator. Below we highlight the reasons to include a theater in your next Woodbury, MN project:

Can Your Network Benefit From Wireless Access Points?

Extend the Reach of Your Signal with Strategically Deployed WAPs

Can Your Network Benefit From Wireless Access Points?

Wireless networks have become more important than ever when it comes to your Edina, MN home. A typical home network now communicates with speakers, televisions, thermostats and more. As wireless technology becomes the backbone of most homes, users are seeking new ways to make their connections stronger, faster and more reliable. But setting up a wireless network requires knowledge of a variety of terms ranging from LANs to WAPS that can overwhelm DIY installers. In this blog, we'll focus on WAPs (wireless access points) and the important role they plan in network installations.

How to Reduce False Alarms With a Smart Security System

Make Sure Resources Are Only Used When Needed

How to Reduce False Alarms With a Smart Security System

When it comes to designing a smart security system, you want it to be proactive enough to let you know about emergencies before they happen. This focus on being proactive has created a thin line in the security industry between being alert and creating situations primed for false alarms. According to Security Sales and Integration, false alarms have risen by 10 percent each year since 2012. This results in wasted resources and can come with a hefty price; in Edina, MN the penalty for a residential false alarm is $300. In this blog we highlight some ways you can optimize your system to avoid false alarms:

Can Your Medical Office Benefit from Commercial Automation?

Create a Calming Environment for Patients with Smart Control

Can Your Medical Office Benefit from Commercial Automation?

Reliable tools are pivotal to providing an efficient service in your doctor or dentist's office. Every instrument is expertly chosen to serve a specific role whether you're doing a routine cleaning or in-patient surgery. If efficiency is so important, why shouldn't it apply to all the technology in your office? With a commercial automation system, you can bring that surgical precision to the way you manage lights, climate, AV and more. Below we highlight some of the ways you can enhance productivity and the patient experience in your Edina, MN space with smart control of all your technology:

Is Your Security System Prepared to Respond to a Fire?

Protect Your Family and Reduce Damages with an Integrated Solution

Is Your Security System Prepared to Respond to a Fire?

 

According to Minnesota building codes, all homes built after 2003 are required to have multiple smoke alarms installed. There needs to be one in the main corridor as well as in each sleeping room, and these must be interconnected so if one goes off, they all go off. While these basic requirements can help to prevent tragic disasters, are there other ways you could be preparing your home? In this blog, we explain how linking your smoke detectors and alarms to your home security system can help you protect your Minnetonka property in case of a fire.

 

How to Optimize the Sound in Your Home Theater Setup

Create the Ultimate Movie-Watching Environment with a Professional Installation

How to Optimize the Sound in Your Home Theater Setup

 

When it comes to home theater setups, there is always an ongoing debate over which is the best option: DIY or a professional installation. For tech savvy clients that just want a few small upgrades to their media room, a DIY approach is ideal. If what you’re after is an experience that rivals the one you get in a commercial theater, then a professional installation is the way to go. In this blog, we focus on the ways a professional installation can optimize your surround sound system.