Home Automation – You say Lazy, I say productive

Every advancement that humans have ever made was an attempt to replace an old process or product with one that does more or works better. Since the invention of the first stone tools, invention and improvement have been what separate us from any other animal in the history of the world. The idea of [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Home Automation – You say Lazy, I say productive

Small hacks to make your home secure and cost effective

  Imagine you are going out of town and have to leave your house safe and away from intruders. These cost effective small hacks will make your home secure and give you peace of mind. It's easier than you think! Peephole camera Front door being the basic in home security must allow you to [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Small hacks to make your home secure and cost effective

The 10 Best Devices to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

With the Internet of Things here to stay many home owners are joining the smart home revolution. We see a lot of newly renovated home incorporating home automation and wanted to share a few products which we think truly enhance the smart home experience.   Control4 EA Series Controllers   These new controllers can [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on The 10 Best Devices to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

What is Home Automation?

At first glance Home Automation may seem like a complicated mixture of gadgets which promises amazing solutions but causes excess confusion to your lifestyle. Perhaps you feel Home Automation can will just add another notch to your to-do list of items you HAVE to learn this year. At Avenue Sound one of our most important [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on What is Home Automation?

Lighting Automation – Home Automation of Your Lighting

I know what you must be thinking…why on earth do I need to automate my lights? Have we become that lazy that we no longer want to get up and flick the light switch on? Do I really want to wake up at 2 am and realize that my automation system is not working [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Lighting Automation – Home Automation of Your Lighting

Next Generation Controllers from Control4

This January, just ahead of the Famous ISE Show in Amsterdam, Control4 decided to launch their new EA Series Controllers. So what is an automation controller and what does it do for your home automation system? Think of the controller as the brain of your automation system. It is what you communicate with when [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation, Home Theater and Audio|Comments Off on Next Generation Controllers from Control4

Control4 OS 2.9 Release

At Cedia 2016, Control4 released the newest operating platform OS 2.9 featuring integration with Amazon Alexa (Echo), Z- Wave, Sonos and motorized shades. Control4 OS 2.9 delivers enhanced experiences for multi-dwelling unit (MDU) property developers and residents, independent Control4 authorised dealers and homeowners.   With OS 2.9, Control4 is providing new levels of personalisation so now homeowners can create their own Wake [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Home Automation, Home Theater and Audio|Comments Off on Control4 OS 2.9 Release