We crave spending time outdoors and want outdoor living spaces that look terrific. But, we don’t want to give up some of our indoor conveniences, like staying connected to our sound and tv systems. Today’s high-end homes have it all: gorgeous landscaping, welcoming hardscaping, and a killer entertainment system. Bringing the best audiovisual elements outside creates a true outdoor living space. ... Continue Reading
How Can I Create the Ultimate Sound System in My Home?
When you think of the sound system of your dreams, what comes to mind? For audiophiles and savvy consumers who want the best for their home, the goal is a big sound that’s also a high-quality, precise sound. Building the ultimate sound system involves creating a fully realized audioscape in your home. It’s all about making stellar sound happen everywhere, from home theaters to living spaces, from ... Continue Reading
Can My SmartHome Devices Be Hacked?
SmartHome devices are transforming the way we work and play. They’re here to stay--and with good reason. They make everything from home security to managing daily tasks more convenient and more responsive. According to the independent safety review site Safety.com, there are now roughly 45 million “smart” households in the US. But SmartHome devices are vulnerable to hacking if users don’t follow ... Continue Reading
Creating A Smart Home Technology Masterpiece – River View Estate
How do you bring together centuries of history and the hottest technology in a state-of-the-art smart home? Aegis Technologies delivered whole-house automation to one of the most impressive properties in the Washington, DC region. The stunning River View Estate in Alexandria, a private home right next to George Washington’s Mount Vernon, is a 21st Century design marvel. Every detail is a stellar ... Continue Reading
What Should I Know About Buying a Golf Simulator?
If you could give the gift of year-round golf, who comes to mind? High-end golf simulators are one of the hot holiday gifts for 2020. With cold weather blowing in and pandemic precautions creating uncertainty, the idea of regular practice in the comfort of your own home is incredibly appealing. A high-tech golf simulator is also a perfect addition to today’s luxury home theater setups. It’s not ... Continue Reading
What Are Smart Mirrors?
What if your bathroom mirror offered incredible lighting design and smart technology? You could check your social media while styling your hair. What if you could turn your living room flat-screen into a cool design feature that elevated the room? It’s happening in homes around the DMV thanks to smart mirrors. They’re the absolute ultimate in luxury and wow factor. How Do Smart Mirrors ... Continue Reading