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Motorized Shades Provide Endless Luxuries for Your Home

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Enhance Your Living Spaces with Automated Shading

Motorized shades might not be at the top of your home’s priority list, but with the endless benefits you receive - such as simply tapping a button to lower or raise them - it’s time you adjust that list! With motorized shades, you can experience improved convenience, comfort, protection, and aesthetics all around.

From enhancing your interior design to providing high-end functionality to your everyday living, this smart solution is a must for your Paradise Valley, AZ home. Learn more about motorized window treatments and how our team can help bring them to your whole property by reading below.

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How to Make the Most of High-End Audio

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Distributed Audio and High-End Speakers Make Beautiful Music Together

Liven up your living spaces with an upgraded home audio system! Just a tap of a button can stream your media throughout every area of your Scottsdale, AZ home, letting you bask in calming melodies or dance party tunes at any time of day - and for any setting.

While listening to music and media is an everyday occasion, you can truly elevate any moment with high-end audio and a distributed sound system in your home. Keep reading below and take a look at how you can optimize your home’s soundscape.

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Upgrade Your Media Room For Football Season with Hidden Technology

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Get ready for some football entertainment with these home technologies

With the football season upon us, all football fans have started preparation in full swing. Many prefer watching the big game on an equally big screen, but instead of going to crowded places where you can miss out on a lot, why not bring all the entertainment to your home?

That’s right, your luxury home’s media room can be the center of attention during games where you can host screenings for friends and family. But how can you prep your media room without creating clutter? With hidden technology, of course!

Read on to discover the hidden tech gadgets that can enhance the game-watching experience in your Paradise Valley, AZ, residence.

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Get Ready for Football Season with B&W Speakers!

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High-Fidelity Audio Elevates Every Viewing

As football season approaches, you want your home entertainment center to meet the criteria required for the ultimate tailgating and viewing experience right in your own Scottsdale, AZ home! The right setting and AV solutions transform game day into one for the books.

Bring the best for your friends and family with B&W speakers. High-fidelity audio is unparalleled when it comes to your game’s sound and commentary. Learn more about these high-end speakers and other top-tier audio solutions by reading below!

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The Power of High-Performance Audio and Smart Home Automation

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McIntosh and Control4 Bring Effortless High-Fidelity Audio to Your Home and Outdoor Spaces

Your home should be your sanctuary – a retreat that revitalizes, relaxes, and restores your senses. At Audio Video Excellence, we help homeowners create these spaces by integrating home automation with the highest-caliber audio-video equipment. Just a few of the high-performance companies we partner with include Bowers & Wilkins, Sonus faber, Anthem, and Rega. 

We’re also your local McIntosh dealer serving Paradise Valley, AZ, and the surrounding areas. Let’s explore how this brand helps us create homes that revitalize audio experiences. 

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3 Reasons Your Home Needs Voice Control

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Enjoy hands-free control in your smart home by introducing a voice assistant

The sole purpose of automated technology is to make the lives of homeowners easier. While you can add different devices like on-wall keypads and smartphone apps to control your daily smart home experience, nothing compares to the convenience and comfort brought by voice control!

Imagine seamlessly connecting and effortlessly controlling your Scottsdale, AZ, home’s technologies. Keep reading below to learn how a voice assistant like Josh.ai can transform the way you live in your home.

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Work with a Focal Dealer to Upgrade Your Home Soundscape

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High-Fidelity Audio Can Be a Reality for Any Part of Your Property

Experience your home audio in a new, exhilarating way with high-end audio speakers and solutions in place throughout your Scottsdale, AZ property. Music and media can transform and elevate any moment, and a high-fidelity soundscape can transport you entirely. But for this type of audio setup, you need top-notch products from high-end brands installed by a trusted integrator.

Our team at Audio Video Excellence is your trusted Focal dealer who will deliver an audio setup that impresses your guests and stuns listeners every time they press the play button. Learn more about Focal and our services by reading below - keep scrolling!

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Bowers & Wilkins Speakers Impress with a Top-Notch Performance Every Time

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Press Play to Immerse Yourself in High-End Media & Audio

Upgrading your home audio setup always comes back to the type of audio equipment your system uses. You need high-fidelity products you can rely on for years and years to come, so whenever you press play – you know you’re about to be immersed in a crystal-clear sound performance.

With Bowers & Wilkins speakers, you never have to second-guess whether you’re going to experience music and media at its best; you know you will! Bring these high-end speakers to your Paradise Valley, AZ, home soundscape today. Want to learn more? Just keep reading below.

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Bring Immersive Home Theater Systems to Your Clients

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Work with Our Team for a Seamless Process!

Providing a truly cinematic experience within the walls of a client’s Scottsdale, AZ home means creating a media space they’ll want to return to again and again instead of heading out to the local theater. Now, as an architect or interior designer, this might sound like an overwhelming task for your team – but with a professional integrator like Audio Video Excellence on your team, you can make delivering home theater systems to your clients an effortless feat!

Want to learn what makes home theater systems stand out in private cinemas and multipurpose media rooms for your homeowners – and how our team can help bring these spaces to life? Just keep reading below for more.

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Experience Enhanced Convenience & Comfort with Smart Home Automation

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One-Touch Control & Easy Management Make for Improved Smart Home Living

Your home is your personal oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. It’s the space designated for you, your family, and friends to spend time together and create cherished memories. So, what if you could create a customized and elevated environment that enhances these moments?

Smart home automation transforms your home in Paradise Valley, AZ, into a living space that delivers enhanced convenience, comfort, luxury, and much more. Ready to bring a fully integrated smart system to your home? Keep reading below for more.

 

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An Outdoor TV Installation Transforms Your Backyard Setup

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Experience High-End Audiovisuals This Summer & All Throughout the Year!

The warmer months are fast approaching – and now is the time to get your Scottsdale, AZ backyard ready for any and every gathering you plan on hosting this spring and summertime. While high-end speakers and audio solutions can create the perfect soundscape throughout your outdoors, it’s a professional outdoor TV installation that will stun and impress every time.

Keep reading on below to learn how this AV setup can transform your yard and patio for your next get-together or party!

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Is Your Design-Build Firm Equipped to Provide Home Theater Design?

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Why Designers, Builders, & Architects Should Partner with an Experienced Integrator 

As an architect or design-build firm in Scottsdale, AZ, you understand the importance of customizing a project to suit your client’s specifications. This is especially true for luxury homeowners. They expect their homes to cater to their exact needs and preferences. Fortunately, you’ve got the experience and resources to make their dream home a reality! 

But what happens when they ask for smart home technology or home theater design? That is likely not your area of expertise. You can try to do it yourself, find a subcontractor, or withdraw your bid completely. Fortunately, Audio Video Excellence is a technology integrator who is here to help. In this blog, we’ll focus on home theater design and how we can create a stunning private cinema in your clients’ homes. 

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3 Technologies Necessary for the Ideal Outdoor Entertainment System

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Here’s How to Ensure a Fabulously Fun Time for Any Outdoor Event

There are a few things you don’t have to worry about as a homeowner in Paradise Valley, AZ – and that’s snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. While our northern friends are shivering in the winter, we get to enjoy a pleasant climate most of the year. If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to take advantage of your outdoor spaces by upgrading your outdoor entertainment system

Whether you’re wading in the pool, sitting in the shade on your patio, or hosting an evening party with friends, an outdoor AV system can significantly elevate your entire entertainment experience. Continue reading to learn about the three essential components you need to boost the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces. 

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Josh Voice Control: Seamless Home Automation

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How a Voice-Assisted Smart Home Control System Makes Living More Luxurious 

You probably use it already: a voice assistant on your phone, in your car, or in your home with Alexa or Google Assistant. But it’s likely you’ve found it to be unhelpful or cumbersome at times. For instance, you need to go to another room to talk to it, or it doesn’t recognize what you say. What was meant to be a convenient and luxurious experience turns into a frustrating one. After all, how many times should you have to raise your voice or enunciate for your voice-controlled device to do what you ask? 

Josh.ai takes home automation to a new level. Josh voice control is specifically designed for smart homeowners. Unlike other voice assistants that “can” control smart home systems, this one is built for it. Even more amazing is that Josh understands your voice and even your accent. Put Josh.ai microphones throughout your Scottsdale, AZ home, and you enjoy seamless voice-assisted smart home automation. Keep reading to learn more about Josh.ai. 

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How To Achieve Outdoor Audio That Amazes

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A Sonance Outdoor Audio System Creates the Immersive Music Experience You Crave

What makes entertainment venues and restaurants so enjoyable? Certainly, the main event and the food play big roles in the experience. However, the unsung hero is usually the music. Take away the music, and you’re left with only chatter and background noises without the tantalizing tenor of tunes that stir your emotions. Fortunately, business owners have seen the value that audio systems play in creating ambiance in their spaces.  

But did you know you can also enjoy the same experience at your home? An outdoor audio system from Sonance ensures a surround-sound environment that adds enjoyment to any event. Keep reading to see how Sonance speakers help you achieve the perfect sound you want on your property in Carefree, AZ.

 

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Are You Equipped to Offer Smart Home Automation?

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How a Smart Home Integrator Can Boost Profits for Your Design-Build Firm

Becoming skilled at your trade didn’t happen overnight. It took years of experience, study, and hard knocks to learn how to be a custom home builder, designer, or architect. Now, you can take that expertise and create beautiful homes for your clients to love and live in. But just because you own a design-build firm doesn’t mean people will flock to you. Instead, you must offer something that makes you stand out from the rest.  

Smart home automation is the solution. According to a study performed by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), nearly 70% of homeowners have some form of smart home technology. And, as we’ll discuss below, that percentage and other metrics are increasing. Keep reading to see how Audio Video Excellence can partner with your company to offer a service that is in demand.  

 

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Have You Considered Sony’s Ultra-Short-Throw Projector?

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The UST by Sony Creates a Visually Stunning Experience for Your Home Theater Installation 

You don’t live in an ordinary home, so why should your home theater be any different? Instead, your private cinema should cater to your needs and preferences, just as your luxury home does. For instance, some people appreciate a modern theater with fiberoptic lighting, trendy décor, and leather seats. Others want a classical feel with themed décor and marquees, red curtains, and antique lighting. 

Whatever design that inspires you, it’s essential to create an amazing visual experience that transports you to another world. Regardless of the size or style of your space, the UST (ultra-short-throw) projector from Sony will take your movie-viewing experience to a whole new level. Keep reading to see why your home theater installation project in Scottsdale, AZ, needs a UST projector. 

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The Marvelous & Matchless Purity of a High-End Audio System

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Discover What Bowers & Wilkins, Paradigm, and Focal Naim Can Do for Your Music Listening Experience

A high-end lifestyle starts with smart home automation, but it doesn’t end there. In addition to controlling lights, motorized shades, home security, and other technologies with your tablet or smartphone, you can enhance your experience further with high-end audio. If you enjoy listening to music, then you don’t want to miss out on this amazing sound experience. 

You may think your current speaker system delivers premium audio, but unless the music is coming through high-end speakers, you’re not hearing all the nuances of the original recordings. Keep reading to learn about high-end audio and why you need one at your home in Paradise Valley, AZ

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Anthem’s MDX Amplifier Lets You Control the Sound in Every Room

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Transform How You Listen to Music in Your Home with a Multi-Zone Whole-Audio-System

A Control4 home automation system paired with Triad speakers and Anthem’s MDX amplifier gives you complete control of the music in every room. Tap a button to change songs, adjust the volume, tweak the EQ, and stream different playlists to various rooms in your Paradise Valley, AZ, home. Unlike standalone stereo speakers or a single-zone home music system, a multi-room audio system helps you experience a level of music-listening like no other. 

Are you ready to upgrade to a robust and transformative whole-home audio system? In this blog, we’ll highlight the benefits of having an MDX amplifier, as well as the seamless control you’ll enjoy from a multi-room sound system. Keep reading for all the details! 

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Does Your Home Networking System Need an Upgrade?

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How Two Enterprise-Grade Solutions Improve Network Speed and Wi-Fi Range 

Modern technologies, such as computers, mobile phones, smart TVs, and smart home systems, demand an enterprise-grade home network. Not just “any network” will do. It’s the only way to enjoy the luxurious living you crave. If you spend your days dealing with unreliable internet connections, sluggish responses from home automation products, and lagging video calls, then it’s time for a home networking upgrade. 

Both Access Networks and Araknis Networks offer enterprise-grade solutions to address Wi-Fi and connection problems. You don’t need to suffer with an outdated home network any longer. In this article, we’ll explain the two primary technologies you need for a robust network at your home in Scottsdale, AZ.

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