Articles tagged with: Smart Home Control

Bring Powerful Home Automation to Your New York Home

Crestron Home, Powered by OS 3, Is Here to Simplify Your Life

Bring Powerful Home Automation to Your New York Home

Crestron has long been a brand we enjoy working with due to its incredible customization options and functionality. If you can think of a scene to run with your Crestron system, it can more than likely be programmed into the system! Crestron home automation is known in the industry as a programming powerhouse and offers customization other brands simply don’t in both device count and the user interface.

Crestron released Crestron Home OS 3 earlier this year. The new operating system brings a more intuitive user interface to your Westchester County home’s touchscreens and smart devices. OS 3 is redesigned with a clean and simple interface: New icons, dynamic room controls, page designs, and something we can all appreciate—new Crestron Home OS 3 installations of varying sizes can deploy in less time with less custom programming time needed by installers.

Keep reading to learn more about some of the exciting features of the Crestron Home OS 3 for automation in your Westchester County, NY home.

Become of the Life of the Party with Audio in Every Room

Consider Multi-Room Audio in Your New York Home

Become of the Life of the Party with Audio in Every Room

Your home will be the best on the block when it’s capable of streaming music and audio throughout multiple areas. Each room’s audio can be controlled using a smart device like a smartphone or tablet, a wall keypad, a remote control, or your favorite voice assistant. Stream upbeat pop in the living room while doing chores while the kids are streaming their favorite tunes in their bedrooms as they do their homework.

You can set the mood everywhere on your Westchester County-area property. A multi-room audio system is also simple to use, even visiting family and your children will be able to control the system if they need to.

Keep reading the blog to learn how you can energize social gatherings and make chore days more enjoyable.

Is it Time for You to Upgrade to a One-App Smart Home?

Avoid App Clutter with a Professional Home Automation System

Is it Time for You to Upgrade to a One-App Smart Home?

Knowing whether to go with a DIY smart home installation or a professional one can be difficult. Though there are a lot of differences between the two, there’s one major distinction to consider for your Scarsdale, NY, home. DIY installations usually revolve around individual smart devices, with a separate app needed for each. Home automation systems, on the other hand, bring all devices within one central platform.

In this blog, we'll highlight some of the most significant benefits of a one-app smart home and the unique cases when it might not be the right choice. Streamlining your smartphone's home screen is only one of the reasons you may want to move away from a DIY installation.

Evaluating the Drawbacks of a DIY, Wireless Smart Home Installation

What Beginners Need to Know about Building a Smart Home System

Evaluating the Drawbacks of a DIY, Wireless Smart Home Installation

A home automation system can elevate how you interact with your entire property in the Westchester County, New York area. But while DIY wireless smart home products might seem like the easier way to bring home automation to your house, there are some important drawbacks that are worth noting.

In this blog, we at Westchester Audio/Video Design Group share some important facts about DIY smart home products that you should be aware of as you build your system and detail how our team can help you build the home automation system of your dreams.