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Home Automation & Hackers: Securing Your IoT Network

The Internet of Things (IoT) industry is projected to rake in $20 billion by 2020. According to Gartner, a leading IoT engineering firm, Home and business owners will utilize over 80 billion IoT devices over the next five years. In fact, IoT is so big that entire cities such as Boston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco are rebuilding core infrastructures around IoT automation.

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5 High-Performance Outdoor Audio Considerations

As you invest in outdoor speakers systems this summer, you’ll want to consider speaker size, design, weather-resistance, and of course quality sound. Today’s outdoor systems offer high-performance output and stylish designs that will match your landscape.

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What Can We Expect in Home Automation by 2020?

Smart homes are becoming more and more prevalent in the mainstream market. The technology used in smart homes along with the IoT (Internet of Things) provides for full connectivity of just about any device in your home. From security systems to refrigerators that text you when you need groceries, smart home technologies are improving at a fast pace. JJ Orion discusses what we can expect in home automation by the year 2020.

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Common AV Sound Issues in Large Auditoriums

Setting up an AV system in a large auditorium can be challenging. You want to avoid having areas where you cannot hear, or areas where the system is overwhelmingly loud. Being knowledgeable about how to set up a commercial AV system in a large auditorium can make the difference between success and failure for your event. JJ Orion discusses the common AV sound issues encountered in large auditoriums.

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Your Home’s Whole House AV System: A Breakdown

A whole house AV system offers convenience and ease of access from every room in your home. Whether you want to share music or video, you can easily do so with the touch of a button. To share media, you may choose from either a centralized control panel or individual control centers installed in various rooms throughout your home. During the planning and design phase of your system setup, it’s important to determine the various system features you would like to implement. To help you make those decisions, here’s a breakdown of the various things to consider when installing a whole house AV system.

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Where Should You Place Your Central Vacuum System?

Few conveniences compare with that of a central vacuum system. Using strategically-placed inlets, these systems make cleaning easier by removing all manner of fine particles from your home’s floor. They then direct exhaust outside your home to keep you from breathing in dangerous dust and allergens. And, as a bonus, they can increase the value of your home by thousands of dollars. If you’re looking to benefit from this powerful and easy-to-use home convenience, you’ll first need to consider where you should install it. To help you make that decision, JJ Orion has put together a short list of considerations for where you should place your central vacuum.

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Spring Is Here: Time To Upgrade Your Outdoor Lighting

Spring ahead and revamp the curb appeal of your property. JJ Orion is a Minnesota-based home automation company. We provide lighting control, design ideas, and advanced technology to help you with custom home upgrades. Let our professionals give your home’s exterior illumination a fresh upgrade. Let’s find out more about revitalizing your outdoor landscape lighting for spring.

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Is Your Home Ready For a Central Vacuum System?

When cleaning your home, one of the biggest inconveniences is lugging around a heavy vacuum cleaner from room to room. At JJ Orion, we specialize in whole house vacuum system design and installation in the state of Minnesota. This centralized technology makes cleaning easier and adds convenience to your daily life. Consider the following factors to determine if your home is ready for a central vacuum system.

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How to Fully Automate Your Home Office

Homeowners today can benefit from home automation in various ways unheard of just a decade ago. If you own a home and work out of your office, you know how easy it is to get distracted by the smallest inconveniences. Thus, you may be interested in finding automated technology that makes working in your office easier and more efficient. Custom automation including lighting control, home security cameras, and audio or video systems, can eliminate these distractions and give you more control of your room. If you live near Edina, Minnesota, contact JJ Orion today. We can make your home office tech savvy! Below are some of our most popular products and services.

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5 Must-Have Home Automation Accessories

Controlling your home has never been easier. With the incredible technological advances in today’s home automation systems, the touch of a button is all you need. Whether you want to turn your lights off or manage your thermostat remotely, JJ Orion offers the technology you desire. Home automation allows you to operate your most important home systems, even when you are away. Whether that means keeping your home safe from intruders or simply setting mood lighting, we’ve got you covered. Wondering which automation systems are right for you? Here are five accessories we think you should consider:

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