Sony has announced two new native 4K ultra high-definition video projectors, adding to the brands already impressive home cinema line up. These new models expand the line by adding the VPL-VW285ES, which is the worlds only native 4K projector under $5,000, and...read more
Samsung has released a new digital art & 4K TV solution called ‘The Frame.' Its frankly one of the most fun and exciting innovations for the home in a long time. Is it Art or is it a TV? Samsung calls it “The most beautiful TV you've never seen” because when it's...read more
2017 CEDIA EXPO SEPTEMBER 4-7, SAN DIEGO The TYM team visited the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association Expo (#CEDIA17) this year to experience the latest innovations for audio/video and home automation custom integration. This is the second of...read more
2017 CEDIA EXPO SEPTEMBER 4-7, SAN DIEGO The TYM team visited the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association Expo (#CEDIA17) this year to experience the latest innovations for audio/video and home automation custom integration. This is the first of...read more
Can you really install your own Security System? Yes! Seriously. Our 8 year old friend Sadie will show you in a second how simple it is. DIY Security is hardly new, but the difference today is you don't have to use run-of-the-mill security equipment. You can purchase...read more
Quick disclaimer before we dive into this topic. This will not be a technical post at all. This is just a very basic answer to a very common question. With that in mind, lets answer the question. Usually with 'Which is Better' posts, we talk about Application,...read more
Above: Savant App on iPad for whole-home audio control Before we dive into pricing for Whole Home Audio, here's a link to an article on the 3 major components of a Home Audio System. I think the pricing makes more sense once you understand how Home Audio is built. Now...read more
With smart homes, there are two worlds: dealer/pro; and DIY. With the recent proliferation of DIY devices, the concept of Integration has become a little fuzzy, and even a little confusing. So lets do a quick review, and hopefully bring some clarity to the...read more
We've covered this before, but it seems like a good time to revisit the topic. There was a day when it was really difficult to install a smart home and home theater system in an existing home. The only way to do it, unless you had attic and crawl space in the...read more
ABOVE: SHOWING BASE PACKAGE PLUS OPTIONAL UPGRADES Since launching our DIY Security program, we've been getting more and more calls and emails asking us how it works, and if it's really that easy? ABSOLUTELY! Anyone can do it. There was a day when you legitimately...read more
By now, most people have heard of Sonos audio. Play-Fi by DTS is less known, but its star is definitely rising. Which begs the questions, which platform is better for your wireless home audio, Sonos or Play-Fi? When we look at which product, or platform is best, we...read more
The problems using Apple's AirPlay with a home audio system. When discussing music servers, clients often ask if they can just use Apple's AirPlay and forego the expense of a dedicated music server. Yes, but there's drawbacks. You can learn more about the basics of...read more
When we meet with builders who are ramping up their efforts with smart homes, they usually ask 'Which the best smart home system for us?' My answer is actually a question? 'As a home builder, why are you trying to offer a smart home to your clients? What are you...read more
If you're thinking about buying a Smart Home, odds are you have a friend or relative whose told you their system is buggy and unreliable. You're probably wondering if that's true? Well I have good news, and bad news. The bad news first. Yes, a poorly designed...read more
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