TV App Shortcuts For Smart Home
Installation In Austin TX

TV & MUSIC APP SHORTCUTS ALLOW A HOME OWNER TO PRESS A SINGLE
BUTTON INSTEAD OF NAVIGATING A MENU OF OPTIONS.

Smart Home Automation Shortcuts Make Watching TV And Listening To Music Easier.

What apps does your family stream?

Finally A Home Automation System That “Just Works”.

Smart Home Shortcuts

Smart Home shortcuts for music and TV watching are the perfect extra touches to any Smart Home Automation System.

Whether you’re sitting down to a movie in your Theater Room or Entertaining with fiends and what to listen to music All Throughout Your Home, It’s the perfect way to jump into action without having to wait for a TV or amplifier to power on just so you can work a menu of options.

Just press the button and walk away while your Control System does the work for you to set the scene and get everything ready for home entertainment.

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Smart Home Virtual Voice Control

What Is A Virtual Voice Assistant?

Virtual assistants are changing the way we live our lives. Everybody is using it. You may think that is an overstatement, but it isn’t. If you call information on the phone, you’re using a virtual assistant. If you own a smartphone, the chances are very likely that you’re using a virtual assistant. We pawned the term voice control within our intelligent device industry.

Some virtual assistants require a speaker base such as Amazon Echo, Sonos One for music, Google Home, iPhone, Apple Home Pod, Microsoft Assistant, and Android.

These are just a few examples, but to interact, you need the brand’s voice assistant, Meet Alexa, Cortana, and Siri.

They are only a few of the virtual help personalities that you can command tasks, ask directions, play a game, or engage in a conversation. There are others, but we’ll stick with the most popular for now.

Sonos One doesn’t have a personality, but it is easily programmable with more than just our popular personal assistants. Sonos has developed an open platform that is programmable with many different types of virtual personalities.

What do you say to your assistant?

Well, we mentioned commands. Each personal assistant has a choice set of commands and phrases that you the user can use. Some of those commands might be some of them might be the same command across the brands. Let’s say that you wanted to use a device to control your smart home. Instruct the virtual assistant to change light settings, control the temperature, or play music. Order groceries or do some online shopping. If you’re feeling a little blue, ask your virtual assistant to tell a joke or two. It’s all there at the tip of your tongue, with a few words.

Are you feeling bored?

Ask your virtual assistant to play a game with you. Begin a learning course, or ask for a recipe to make an outstanding meal for dinner. See what’s playing at the movies and purchase tickets or let the assistant help you with a search for something already on TV or video. If you want to go out, some assistants can make reservations for you and forecast what the weather is going to be like so that you can dress appropriately. People are finding new ways to program and use their virtual assistants every day.

With some brands of virtual assistants, a level of security is available for the home. Virtual assistants, with the help of motion sensors, can detect intruders in the house or on your property and notify the authorities at the same time.

With some brands of virtual assistants, a level of security is available for the home. Virtual assistants, with the help of motion sensors, can detect intruders in the house or on your property and notify the authorities at the same time. If there is an emergency like such as a fire, a virtual assistant is one of the best ways to get everyone out safely. Program the assistant to automatically illuminate light strips along the floor edges to help aid everyone to the nearest exit in such emergencies. Severe weather alerts are available through your assistant when your home and family are at risk. There are so many other possibilities that it takes a seasoned installation company with an experienced programmer to ensure you get the best out of your virtual assistant. Always use a professional.

Virtual Assistant Devices And Technology.

Virtual assistants are typically cloud-based programs that require internet-connected devices and/or applications to work.

Virtual assistants can do more than just control your smart home.

  • Provide information such as weather, facts from Wikipedia or IMDB, set an alarm, make to-do lists and shopping lists.

  • Play music from streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora; play radio stations; read audiobooks

  • Play videos, TV shows or movies on televisions, streaming from Netflix

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*The calculated home technology budget range you will receive will includes parts, labor & accessories (Tax not included)
(a round number is OK)
Numerous structures on the property: Dock, Casita, Guest House, Barn, Gate etc. Check all that apply.
Prewire installation calculations assume you would like your home fully wired for ALL home automation technologies shown throughout the budget calculator, including 'future-ready' wiring. Prewire pricing can vary substantially based on what features you would like in your home. The wiring budget is for low-voltage wiring, not for electrical.
Keep in mind that our modern lifestyle and our home's automation technology systems are extremely reliant on a quality network and Wi-Fi system. Most homes are moving towards enterprise-grade hardware and away from the types of network products you could buy in an office supply store or a consumer computer store. We recommend that all homeowners consider the network and Wi-Fi system to be the most important system and installation within the home.
Higher-quality sound or higher-grade architectural finished speakers can range from $5,000.00 to $10,000.00 PER ROOM
Basic background music system pricing ranges from $1,500.00 to $5,000.00 per room including all equipment, labor, and programming.
Range includes video sources such as AppleTV, a Blu-ray player, satellite receiver, and remotely-locating them for best aesthetics. A basic soundbar is included for better audio.
This is called “video distribution” and reduces the amount of audio/video equipment located at each TV location/room.
A surround sound system creates an immersive sound experience, much like a dedicated home theater room, though in a dual-purpose room such as a Family Room, Master Bedroom, etc. If you would like more than one surround system location, click on the "Add Another Surround System" button below
Typically, homeowners want to see the following areas: front of house, front door, driveway / gate, sides of house, and pool. If you are more concerned about security, you may want to add cameras for the perimeter of your property. Good-quality cameras see about 75 feet of distance on average. The high range of the budget estimate includes higher resolution cameras, better night vision, and longer surveillance recording time.
The installation of a lighting control system reduces wall clutter, allows preset lighting scenes at the push of a button, increases security through programming automation, and adds convenience.
Motorized shades add beauty, convenience, address privacy concerns, and can be used to save energy. If desired, provide your best guess on how many windows/shades you want to motorize. The higher-end of the budget range includes higher-end fabrics, large windows, and dual-roller shades (both sheer and privacy shades on one window).
For example, a house music app, an app to operate your TV, an app for lighting automation, an app for locks, an app for cameras, an app to open close garage doors & gates, etc. Or do you want to control the entire house through a single unified app that controls all the automation systems within the home?
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