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Personalized ELAN Smart Home Provides Seamless Control for Honored Wounded Hero

U.S Army Staff Sgt. Lucas David Cifka was on foot patrol in Afghanistan when he stepped on a pressure plate improvised explosive device (IED) that took both of his legs and broke multiple bones. Over thirty surgeries later, Sgt. Cifka decided to settle down in Canyon Lake, Texas with his wife and son. That’s when the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E (Restoring Independence, Supporting Empowerment) program learned of Cifka’s bravery and selected him to receive a fully customized ELAN-controlled smart home.

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4 Home Theater Features You Just Can’t Live Without

Modern home theater systems are power-packed with all kinds of cool features and convenient devices that make viewing far more enjoyable. Below are our picks for accessories essentials that you just can’t do without.

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How Does a Central Vacuum Work and What are the Benefits

Everybody knows how taxing a standard vacuum cleaner can be. You have to pull the weighty machine out the closet, unroll the chord, find the electrical outlet, and then turn it on...and then hope that nothing gets sucked up. Manufacturers tried to compensate by creating the mobile vacuum packs which are strapped around the shoulders and carried around the house. The only problem was that homeowners quickly discovered how burdensome they were on the back and shoulders. Strike two.

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How Automating Your Home Can Improve Your Life

Think of where you would be without being able to push a couple of buttons and set the timer on your coffee machine that percolates your favorite cup of Joe like clockwork every single morning - probably still in bed. And, as dependent as you are on that simple device to get you going, just think about how convenient your life will be when every device in your home is fully automated. Make no mistake, those days are coming; and, in many ways, they’re already here.

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The Sonance Landscape Series Speakers: Why They're Worth Your Attention

The Sonance Landscape Series is known as the outdoor speaker system that you need to get your hands on for this summer. Between the unbelievable sound quality and even coverage throughout any sized area, you deserve to know what you're missing out on when it comes to this dynamic speaker system. So given the wide range of perks, we're going to touch on the most impressive Sonance Landscape Series factors that make this stereo system a necessity for your backyard.

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The Best Control System for Your Home

At JJ Orion we provide you with a variety of control systems for you home, but this week we have one system we’d like to highlight. RTI Control Systems. Whether you're looking for home automation or home theater technology, chances are highly likely that RTI control systems became a topic of discussion. This is mostly due to the fact that RTI knows how to make the most complex technology simple enough for anyone to pick up and utilize them as if they were already a part of their daily life. The advent of RTI's home control systems are no different, as they require little effort on account of the owner to have all products in their home seamlessly blend together with operation from one remote.

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Tips for Setting Up a Projector-Based Outdoor Theater System

What's more relaxing than watching movies under the stars? If you don't want to invest in a costly flat screen, another option is to setup a projector system outside. An outside projector system can be very large, and modern systems produce a crisp, clear image. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your outdoor system.

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Going Wireless: Everything You Need to Know About Setting Up a Wireless Home Theater

It's finally become possible to create an entirely wireless home theater. The Internet of Things means that televisions, speakers, and other systems can all be connected through WiFi, which means that you don't need to individually run cables to each one. Here's what you need to know.

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Five Blind Spots in Your Home Security

Your home might be covered, and your security system might be on point, but blind spots still exist. Today’s home security systems are tight, and they offer highly effective protection. If you’re not covering all areas, however, you’ll still be left unprotected. From lighting control to home security cameras, we’re covering the lesser-known gaps in your household’s security.

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2017 Home Theater Trends

The modern home theater is a collection of Bluetooth-enabled gadgets, surround sound speakers, a slew of audio components and structured wiring solutions. JJ Orion loves presenting today’s hottest options, and we’re here to help you decide on today’s best options. Whether you’re looking for a full-blown home theater experience or a side room entertainment area, you should see 2017’s hottest home audio trends.

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