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Modern Technology Available for Your Conference Room

Staying up-to-date with the latest conference room technology can streamline your company's processes, add time-saving functionality, and create efficiency during your meetings. If you’re looking to usher your old conference room into the new millennium, check out six of our favorite conference room tech items that you shouldn’t be without!

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What is Sound Masking? Why You May Need It

Office spaces usually contain one of two noise dynamics. They are too loud, or they are too soft. If a work area is too loud, noise can distract employees and affect their productivity. If the sound is too low, workers can hear confidential conversations over long distances.

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How to Design an Automated Lighting System

Automated lighting systems provide flexibility, convenience, and absolute lighting control from any location. Therefore, automated lighting design and installation should accommodate those needs in a home or business.

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How Does a Central Vacuum Work, and What are the Benefits?

Standard vacuum cleaners are a headache. You have to change the bag, unwind the cord, pull it out of storage, and try to fit it into tight spaces. The answer is a central vacuum system, which solves all of these dilemmas. A central vacuum will give you all the convenience and flexibility you need when vacuuming the house.

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4 Benefits of Modern Home Automation

J.J. Orion offers a wide range of home automation systems in homes across Minneapolis and the surrounding Minnesota area. We can customize your automation system to meet your needs. To find out more about features and options available, contact us today.

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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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