What Technologies to Bring to Your Next Project
If you’re an
architect or builder, you might be used to designing and planning
indoor entertainment spaces. Taking hidden AV technologies and large
systems into account for your project plans is crucial. But what
about for the outdoors? When there aren’t many walls or areas to
bring smart tech to, what does a typical setup look like?
In this blog, we’ll
go through what an outdoor
entertainment system entails, and what technologies
Rehoboth Beach, DE, homeowners are looking for in their living
spaces. That way, you can rest assured you’ll be building homes and
layouts with these smart solutions in mind, and based around them as
Want to find out
more? Just keep reading on below.
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IT’S TOO NICE OUTSIDE TO WATCH TV? THINK AGAIN.
TVs for Any Occasion
Having a TV outside
can seem problematic for a number of reasons – the weather, the
elements, and other damage that can affect it. Plus, the sun’s
glare already makes watching media indoors complicated without
shades – so how can the outdoors help at all?
It turns out that
there are plenty of outdoor 4K
resolution HD TV screens that can withstand all types
of weather conditions. And as TVs are usually a homeowner’s first
choice for outdoor entertainment, it’s best to accommodate your
design plans with one in mind.
As the center of an
entertainment system, an outdoor-friendly TV will deliver a bright
and vivid image even in the direct sunlight. Special anti-glare
screens won’t let the sunshine ruin a scene or have homeowners or
guest straining to see. Now they can enjoy the fresh air and radiant
sunlight without worrying that a movie or show will be interrupted.
Bringing a TV
outside opens up so many opportunities. Imagine a movie night under
the stars, or a tailgate for the big game. The weatherproof screens
can withstand the harshest of rains and storms, and can also take
splashes from the pool.
So, while homeowners fire up the grill and cheer on their favorite
team, kids can get as rowdy as they want in the pool: No one has to
worry about separating technology from the outdoor components.
Another factor to an
outdoor entertainment system is the sound. It’s fundamental to have
audio accompany the TV screen and media, as well as
for other uses.
listen to an audiobook or podcast out on the patio, or dance along to
their favorite party playlist when they have their friends over.
speakers all around the backyard can create the perfect surround
sound setup. So wherever anyone is standing in the yard, he or she
will still hear the tunes or media with the same level of quality.
As they’re all
over the yard, it’s best to take their vast coverage into
consideration when designing a backyard layout – because to achieve
that surround sound, speakers need to sneak into a variety of corners
and hidden areas.
The speakers and
audio equipment will also be weather resistant and can take any type
of water hitting them; just like the TV screens, they will be easy to
control from any smart device.
Want to learn more
about outdoor entertainment and what your homeowners will be looking
for when you create a design plan for them? Feel free to give us a
call or fill out our online
contact form to schedule a no-obligation consultation
with our team. We’d love to hear from you and help with any or your
smart home automation needs.