Here’s What Technologies You Should Watch For In the New Year
The new year is well underway, and that means smart technology manufacturers already are revealing their plans for 2018.
January is one of my favorite months of the year. Why? Because that’s when CES happens! CES is a huge convention where all the technology manufacturers unveil their latest and greatest devices.
Now that CES 2018 is over, I’d love to talk about the smart home technology trends I’ve noticed already emerging this year – trends you might want to take advantage of in your Bellevue, WA residence!
Using Hidden Technology to Improve Home Design
I’ve worked with many interior designers throughout the Seattle, Washington area, and over the years I’ve noticed they all have a common complaint: the audio/video is an eyesore; it’s ugly! I would even agree that yes, your standard audio/video components can be unsightly and take away from the beauty of a home. But if I could get one thing across to designers, it’s that it doesn’t have to be that way!
It’s possible to leverage the latest smart home automation technology without the clutter. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that smart technology can actually solve common design issues! Below, I go into some of the common complaints and show how the right hidden technology can help.
As a Control4 Dealer, We Believe It Can.
Just last week, I was speaking with a prominent realtor in Bellevue (we serve as their primary Control4 dealer for the Washington area). The conversation turned toward technology, as it so often does when you’re as enthusiastic about smart homes as I am, and she said something that I found interesting:
Our Role as a Control4 Installer is to Make It Easy for You
We’ve talked previously on our blog about the advantages of integrating smart technology during new construction, but the question that often comes up when we speak with builders and architects is less about the “why” and more about the “how.”
It’s a far simpler process than you might think. The short answer to that question is to partner with a Control4 installer in the local Seattle area. The slightly longer answer is to partner with a Control4 installer with a proven process for collaborating with Washington construction firms.
Here’s the way we approach it: