We integrate a wide variety of smart home technologies for easy control and monitoring using a single interface. You get that same interface on mobile devices, computers, wall touchpanels and your TV remote. Where required, we are happy to work with your existing tradespeople or recommend our own to get the subsystems in your home working together.
We specialize in the full range of alarm, safety and innovative home monitoring systems. We integrate intrusion detection, keyless entry, video intercoms, cameras and sensors to give you control over your entire home right on your smartphone – peace-of-mind no matter where you are. Start with an AVS alarm system to cover your entire home, indoors and out.
A smart lock is arguably the most important part of a truly connected home. Not only will it allow you to come and go as you please, it allows you to monitor who is entering and leaving your home while you’re away. Use your phone to open and close doors and assign privileges to friends, family members, or maintenance staff.
Our Access Control systems include Garage Doors and Motorized Gates for a property-wide solution.
Answer your door from anywhere either in your home or out by seeing who arrived on a mobile device or any video screen. But that is just the start. Our Elan intercom’s advanced motion analytics accurately identify between people and moving objects such as a passing car and swaying trees.This all but eliminates false alerts that cause many users of doorbell cameras to turn off the notices altogether.
See who is at the front door, check the baby in the nursery, or watch your children play in the yard on any TV or mobile device. Our smart cameras alert you when they detect a change in the surroundings so you don’t have to continually check on your home – wait for your home to contact you! All cameras and angles can be recorded to a hard drive or cloud-based recording system for future replay.
Our sensors look for trouble and report to you in a text message, email or even a call. We add water sensors to key areas such as under the dishwasher, in bathrooms and near water pipes. Other sensors detect temperature swings, both high and low.
If you have a long driveway, you may not know someone’s entered your property until they’re on your front porch. A driveway alarm—which sounds an alert in your house when someone crosses a certain point on your driveway—can be an excellent way to know what’s going on beyond your view.
Smart, centralized lighting controls create the perfect setting for any occasion. With the touch of a single button, you can select entire scenes for different moods such as “reading,” “entertain,” or “vacation.” Imagine hosting a dinner and pressing one button to set all lights and window coverings both inside and out. And a single-gang keypad gives more control than a wall full of conventional switches.
Motorized shades offer a host of benefits and add energy efficiency, comfort and privacy. Sensors detect the sun and set the shades to open to let in the warmth, then close at night for privacy. In the warmer months, they block the sun with a touch of a button. Programmable shades are ideal for large, hard-to-reach windows, while saving time and energy, and minimizing sun-fade on all fabrics.
We make it easy for you to set the perfect temperature of your home regardless of the season or other conditions. Create a comfortable environment by making adjustments from the same touch screen you use to control your lights, shades, and home entertainment system. You can also monitor and control your thermostats from a mobile device.
Easily monitor and manage your pool, spa and sprinklers anytime, anywhere. Control Pool and spa lights, temperature, pumps, jets, cleaners, water features and heaters. Have the air, water and spa readings right at your fingertips to make adjustments. Our smart sprinkler controls allow you to set exactly when and what to water. They know if it’s rained recently and how much to adjust for the recent moisture.
AV Specialists specializes in creating audio and video connected solutions for your outdoor spaces. Movie projector in the back yard? Outdoor sound that impresses, but doesn’t disturb your neighbors? Mood lighting scene around the BBQ grill? Frustrated that your Wi-fi cuts out when you’re at the pool? We can help.
Watch anywhere, everywhere. Movies provide escape, inspiration, and influence how we view the world. Dedicating a space in your home for media room is an awesome experience for yourself, friends and family alike to come together and watch movies, a favorite TV series, or catch the latest game.
Music playing in your house makes it a home. And today’s technology let’s you stream songs from a variety of sources. We make it simple to hear your favorites on any device in any location. With built-in or small shelf speakers, you don’t have to live with large boxes to get great sound. We have the right speakers and associated playback gear for any room.
If you are in or around Elgin, Illinois, and you’re in search of a trusted and reputable company to handle your smart home and home automation needs, look no further.
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