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CEDIA Expo AV trends for 2019

AV trends for 2019. Earlier this month we spent several intensive days at the annual Cedia Expo, meeting manufacturers, talking to other integrators, attending TechTalk keynotes and learning about all cutting edge product coming to market in 2019. This annual industry show is where we get to view and play with new products and some exclusive prototypes […]

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How to choose the right TV

Choosing a TV TVs are often not the right size, resolution or sometimes even made from the right material for the various areas of your home. When making the financial decision around a TV purchase, here’s what you need to think about in advance. Indoor or outdoor When it comes to creating the perfect outdoor entertaining space, there are […]

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Introducing Screen Innovations to our Experience Center

One of the products that our visitors have been very impressed by has been the Zero Edge projector screen from Screen Innovations, which is designed and hand built right here in Texas. SI was started in Ryan Gustafson’s garage in 2003. He was frustrated with the lack of quality and innovation in the screen markets so he decided […]

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The Woodlands Smart Home Experience Center

Unique Smart Home Experience Center   The IGS Homeworks Experience Center, which is strategically located in The Woodlands Design Center, opened its doors to clients last week and features a Crestron demonstration area and a state of the art media room where visitors can relax, recline and submerge their senses in the custom designed environment […]

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Get ready for outdoor entertaining

Here are our top tips for creating the best outdoor space for entertaining in 2018. Outdoor wifi There’s no point subscribing to Apple Music, Pandora, etc if you have to keep moving inside to control your audio system. By installing an outdoor WiFi access point, control is seamless whether you’re indoors or sitting in your […]

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Top 5 smart home Valentine’s gifts

Even technology geeks can fall head over heels in love.  Here are the Top 5 smart home Valentine’s gifts making our hearts beat a little faster this February!   1. Crestron horizontal sheers These luxury window shades are available in 36 colors, making them one of the best motorized shade products on the market for […]

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What’s hot in audio visual right now?

  More 4K content It’s been talked about for years.  4k TVs appeared a few years and you may already have them installed, but the content has been thin. Until now, that is. Direct TV, Blue Ray, Fire Stick, Roku and Netflix have been offering 4K for a while but until now the capability of […]

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Apple TV 4K launch

Direct TV, Blue Ray, Fire Stick, Roku and Netflix have been offering 4K for a while but until now the capability of 4K wasn’t being fully utilized because of a shortage of content.  All that is about to change driven by the power of Apple. As usual, the Apple team has taken existing technology and […]

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AV installation technician jobs in Houston

We are on the lookout for experienced residential installation technicians used to working in a fast paced environment with a proven track record of delivering quality work in the Home Automation industry. IGS Homeworks has a number of major projects live and in the pipeline and we need more great people to join our team. What we expect […]

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Where to mount your TV

The growth of the TV … literally As screens have become thinner but wider in recent years, homeowners have moved away from the traditional room layout where the 32″ TV would be installed within wall cabinetry. They have, instead, been mounting the TV screen in the logical place which is often above their family room […]

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