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Home Entertainment Predictions: What Will 2019 Bring for the World of AV Installation

24 Dec 2018 Audio Visual

Make no mistake about it, 2018 was certainly a banner year for the world of home entertainment, but what does the future hold for the way we consume our favourite games, music, movies and more? AV installation specialists Pro Install AV gaze into our 4K UHD crystal ball and offer our expert picks on the biggest smart home entertainment trends coming this way in 2019.

With major smart home innovators like Crestron and Control4 partnering up with the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, home cinema installations turning into the year’s must-have luxury, and 4K technology being the talk of every industry convention from London to Japan, it’s been an exciting year for home entertainment aficionados. Read More

Award Winning Lutron Homeworks Installers

Beat Away Those Winter Blues With Smart Lighting From Lutron HomeWorks

10 Dec 2018 Lutron

Those long, dark, cold nights don’t have to be so depressing. Here, top London Lutron dealer Pro Install AV explain how the brand’s flagship HomeWorks smart systems and a wealth of top new lighting and shading products can help you to finally banish away those blues this winter.

For some people, winter can be a magical time of year. After all, it’s the season of glistening white snow, Christmas cheer, and good old-fashioned family get-togethers. Read More

Home Cinema Design

AV Design & Integration Turns Living Rooms into Luxury Home Theatres

06 Nov 2018 Audio Visual

From an average night in into one that’s truly unforgettable, next-generation home cinema installations are bringing the multiplex into living rooms across the country. Here, Pro Install AV explain why more and more homeowners are turning to bespoke audio-visual design for a blockbuster experience of their own.

There’s something altogether special about a night out at the cinema, isn’t there? Read More

Home Automation System

Home automation systems: A guide to the smart home market in 2018

11 Oct 2018 Home Automation

There’s no two ways about it: 2018 has been a banner year for the smart home market.

Yes, it was 2017 that popular smart speakers like the best-selling Amazon Echo began to enjoy mainstream appeal, introducing a whole new audience to the possibilities of smart technology. Read More

Creston Home Automation

Crestron Home Automation Trends 2018

06 Sep 2018 Crestron

As a company that blazed a whole new trail in smart technology, it should come as no surprise to learn that, even decades after it was first founded in 1969, Crestron Home Automation remains one of the industry’s foremost innovators.

With the smart home market expected to reach a 2018 market value of  US$19,827m in the US alone, the Rockleigh, New Jersey based pioneers have continued to find new ways to make sure they enjoy a significant slice of that multi-million dollar pie. Read More