Tag Archives: home automation

Exercise Room TV with Sonos Playbar

When Gary and Christine moved into their new home they wanted a TV mounted in the centre of their exercise room they wanted a TV mounted above their Suntan Bed which could swivel a full 180° degrees so they could … Continue reading

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Coolest Demo at ISC West This Year

One of the coolest demos at ISC West this year was the FIBARO Mount Everest Challenge. On April 16, at 11:00am a live Skype conference call was established with mountain climber Mariusz Malkowski live from his base camp on Mount … Continue reading

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New Smart Thermostats Announced At ISC West

2Gig just announced it will be showing off a complete line of New Thermostats tomorrow at ISC West. “HVAC management represents one of the top trends in smart home control, so we’re excited to bring this solution to security dealers,” said … Continue reading

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X10 Home Automation Systems Easily Hacked

Two computer researchers at this years DefCon Hacking Conference in Las Vegas demonstrated an X10 jammer which can be used to Hack Into home automation systems which run through power lines using the antiquated X10 protocol. According to Wired.com the … Continue reading

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Flush Mount Flat Screen TV Installations

One of the most common installation request we get at DJ’s Sound City is to mount a Flat Panel TV – FLUSH with the wall.  TV’s keep getting thinner and thinner especially with new LED backlighting however no matter how … Continue reading

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Structured Wiring – Beyond Security

Are you planning on building a new house?  Have you thought about what kind of security system, video camera system and home entertainment systems will integrate with your lifestyle and the ever evolving digital world we are living in.  Have … Continue reading

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Home Integration vs Home Automation

While so many in the industry focus on Home Automation, at ION Security and DJ’s Sound City we focus on              Home Integration. What’s the difference you ask? Home automation brings all the systems in the home under one central control … Continue reading

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