Sound That Paints A Thousand Pictures
Innovative design, advanced materials and state-of-the-art engineering have made Paradigm an international leader in speaker design and manufacturing. From the blockbuster Cinema Series to the sensational affordable audiophile Monitor Series, from in-walls to on-walls, subwoofers that deliver special effects and deep, deep bass, speakers for the patio, the boat, or rock monitors that nestle discreetly in a backyard setting, Paradigm speakers set the standard for superior sound.
Paradigm Reference goes one step further. Taking a cost-no-object approach to speaker design our Reference collection is dedicated to producing the finest speaker systems available at any price. And at the cutting outer edge of that collection are the sought-after Signature speakers … the ultimate in high-end sound for those who lust after the absolute best in sound reproduction.
For the finest in music and home theater performance, don’t settle for less than the spectacular sound of Paradigm — the speaker of choice for even the most critical listener.
You don’t need multiple remotes just to watch television, or a wall filled with switches and knobs that takes you 3 tries to find the right light. Take control of your home with just one button press from a sleek Crestron touch screen, designer engraved keypad or your iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, or Android™ device. Select a movie to watch or music to enjoy from your favorite chair. Adjust your lights, shades, temperature and check on your alarm system without getting out of bed. The comfort and convenience of the ultimate technology lifestyle can be yours. The possibilities are endless, whatever you can imagine Crestron can do.
Whether you need to control an AV presentation, videoconference internationally or update your digital signage, Crestron has a control system to keep you connected. Monitor your enterprise to increase sustainability by tracking your carbon footprint to see where you use on site energy, and how you can continue to reduce energy costs. Add room sensors and set presets for shades to control daylight harvesting and only use lights as they are needed. Show off your energy savings from a flash-based, stylish interface in your lobby. Book an available conference room that has the technology and space you need, directly from Outlook or on your web browser. There are no limitations to keep your organization on the cutting-edge, increase efficiencies and lower costs.
Enhance curriculum through easy-to-use technology for teachers and professors. From one touch on an intuitive touchpanel select to play a DVD, use a document camera, or present a PowerPoint from the PC. Crestron makes it easy for instructors to use classroom technology, and for IT managers to support hundreds of rooms through the standard IP network. Tech support can remotely manage classrooms, labs, conference rooms and auditoriums globally and remotely. Control lighting and climate by time of day and usage. Check lamp life and schedule maintenance. Let your teachers and professors focus on teaching, not worry about technology. Join the world’s leading universities, become a Crestron Connected™ Campus.
Add the Crestron control app to your mobile devices, iPhone, iPad, laptop or MacBook® and show off to your friends all that you can do from the golf course or even the beach. Flaunt the awesome Crestron sound system you just installed in your yacht. Notice how the museum you went to this weekend has the same touchpanel on the wall that you have in your house. Everywhere you are, whatever you need, with Crestron you’re connected.
A Clean You Can Trust
You can always count on BEAM for everyday cleaning and memorable messy moments. The deep cleaning power and suction doesn’t quit over time. Year after year, BEAM removes 100% of contacted dirt and debris from every surface.
With BEAM, vacuuming is light housekeeping, not a weight-lifting exercise or obstacle course. A lightweight hose and ergonomic tools let you move easily from task to task, level to level, floor to ceiling, and up stairs, without getting a sweaty workout from dragging around a heavy portable vacuum.
The average portable vacuum weighs 15 lbs while a BEAM hose & handle is only 7 lbs. Which would you rather lift to clean your stairs with?
The Quiet Way To Clean
Experience a quiet moment listening to the birds outside or listening to music while vacuuming. With the motor located away from the living area, the quiet hush of airflow is all you’ll hear. Vacuum whenever you want without disturbing anyone’s activities or sleep.
BEAM central vacuum systems are quieter than most household sounds like a telephone ringing, so you won’t miss that important call while vacuuming again!
Nothing To Sneeze At.
Leave the allergies outside. Indoor air pollution is one of the most common problems for allergy sufferers. Central vacuum systems often are recommended by allergists for removing pollutants from the home.
Research has revealed that using a central vacuum system can improve indoor air quality and significantly reduce allergy symptoms.
Whether you are looking to reduce energy costs, increase comfort or manage light control solutions, Lutron products offer the flexibility you need with the energy savings you want.
Today, energy efficiency is an essential element of every home and business. Lutron has been providing energy-saving light control solutions for more than fifty years. When considering your options, keep in mind that Lutron dimming saves energy without sacrificing style or convenience.
Enhance Comfort & Convenience
Your home and your workplace should be designed to complement your needs. As your needs change throughout the day, your lighting should adapt as well; bright to read a book, but dim for computer use. Whether you are at home or at work, Lutron solutions provide convenient access to light control, creating a comfortable atmosphere to support your activities throughout the day.
Most commercial spaces are over-lit, leading to wasted energy usage. But over-lit spaces can also affect the productivity of employees. Too much daylight or electric light can make even the most fundamental tasks, such as computer work, uncomfortable and difficult to perform. By incorporating lighting based on task performance and providing personal control of lighting and shading, commercial spaces can realize measurable effects on employee productivity and motivation. In addition, employees typically dim the lights when given personal control, further increasing energy savings.
Improve Safety & Security
If safety is a priority, Lutron solutions can provide properly lit spaces at any time of day or night. Whether you want to create a safe pathway from the car at night, make a space look occupied while away, or integrate light, shade, and temperature controls to fire alarm and security systems, reliable Lutron solutions help ensure safety and security in both residential and commercial settings.
For more than two decades, Anthem® has manufactured award-winning high-end audio/video equipment for music, home theater and distributed audio. Our products are used at all levels of music reproduction and sold internationally. Anthem products allow you to virtually ‘be there’ every time you listen to a favorite piece of recorded music or experience the excitement of surround-sound home theater. Our reputation in analog and digital design is legendary and our products continue to receive industry awards and acclaim in the finest magazines. Around the world, Anthem is consistently the brand of choice for leaders in the field of music and entertainment. Our original goal was to create a high-end product without a high-end price. Our success is reflected in an award-winning product lineup that continues to set new reference standards of performance regardless of price.
The Anthem difference is audible: you hear it in every product we provide.
What is Home Control?
Have you ever wished for a magic little box that controls everything in your home? Something that enables you to hear your favorite music anywhere in the house, watch your favorite programs or videos, dim lights to match the mood, and shows you who is on your front doorstep — all from the comfort of your couch using a remote or your smartphone?
Total Control from URC does all of this and more. We bring whole house control to life, making it personal for people and homes around the world — every day.
Why is Total Control the Answer?
Total Control is a family of innovative products that deliver newfound convenience, comfort and security. Designed for everyday living, you can easily control your entertainment, lighting, climate and more. Consolidate your electronics into one easy-to-navigate menu — that sits on your handheld remote, smartphone, tablet or other device. Then, enjoy simple control from anywhere around the house or around the globe. Total Control puts it all right in your hands.
Total Control IS for Every Family — and Every Budget.
If whole house control seems too complicated or too expensive, you should know that Total Control has changed the game. This is the only system that allows you to start with a basic component controlling a TV, Blu-ray, Cable Box, and music with a remote or a mobile app, and grow into one-touch mastery of climate, lighting, and more — all at an affordable price.
From early design concepts to product rollout, Integra and THX work together to ensure every detail is meticulously mapped to Integra and THX exacting performance standards. THX engineers spend countless hours testing and analyzing Integra products for sound quality, usability and interoperability.
This enduring relationship between Integra and THX guarantees even greater reliability and quality from certified A/V products.
This is how we define ourselves – passion and excellence. It’s built into the design, the construction, and the performance of every Integra component. We don’t build simply to impress.We make premium A/V components that the enthusiasts love and the industry admires. Components that break new ground in high-end build quality, high-definition potential, system integration, and multi-zone expansion. Free from superficial considerations, Integra reaches the pinnacle of a class and is the choice of A/V experts and home theater fans worldwide.
Screen Innovations (SI) is a leading manufacturer of projection screens and associated technologies for residential and commercial applications. Best known for Black Diamond™, the world’s first and only multi-directional ambient light rejection projection screen technology, SI has effectively revolutionized the two-piece projection category by producing screens that deliver unparalleled images in light or dark environments.
A highly innovative, industry-specific Screen Innovations design and engineering team works tirelessly, constantly evolving the category in order to effectively bring projection to the mainstream. By operating under the principle that “No matter the budget; Screen Innovations has the best available screen solution to suit your needs,” SI aims to resolve the issues that have historically hamstrung the projection screen industry.
Handcrafted in the USA, each Screen Innovations product carries a lifetime replacement policy, and is produced utilizing advanced custom robotics and green manufacturing practices. Dedicated to corporate and consumer responsibility, every SI screen is manufactured in the most efficient manner possible.
For over 70 years, Samsung has been dedicated to making a better world through diverse businesses that today span advanced technology, semiconductors, skyscraper and plant construction, petrochemicals, fashion, medicine, finance, hotels, and more. Our flagship company, Samsung Electronics, leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media.
Through innovative, reliable products and services; talented people; a responsible approach to business and global citizenship; and collaboration with our partners and customers, Samsung is taking the world in imaginative new directions. From revolutionary curved displays that change the way you see TV to intuitive multi-room sound systems, home entertainment will never look the same again.
THE GENESIS OF SOMETHING VERY, VERY SPECIAL OCCURRED IN A TINY TIN SHED IN HOPE, ARKANSAS
in 1946 when Paul W. Klipsch, genius, madman and maverick, designed and hand-built the legendary Klipschorn® speaker with the goal of bringing live music into his living room. He was an American audio pioneer, a true eccentric and a proud member of the engineering and science hall of fame. He gave rise to speaker technologies that would forever impact generations of music lovers. His passion enabled theirs.
Over time, Klipsch speakers have become the stuff of legends. People swear by our breakthroughs in modern acoustics, citing something akin to a religious experience with every listen.
PWK’S REVOLUTIONARY SOUND LIVES ON TODAY IN EVERY HYPER-EFFICIENT HORN LOADED PRODUCT WE MAKE.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, our world-class speakers and headphones allow people to connect with their favorite music like no other brand by delivering the power, detail and emotion of the live music experience. From immersive cinema speakers in half of the world’s movie theaters, to mind-blowing home theater speakers, incredibly clear soundbars, powerful portable wireless speakers and the most comfortable studio-quality in-ear monitors on the planet, we’ve been impacting lives with vibrant, true audio for the better part of a century.
Remember great sound? We never forgot. We are here to keep the flame burning for our legions of loyal, rabid fans. We’re here to pass the legacy along. We are knights and humble servants of audio’s holy grail. We are Keepers of the Sound.
The philosophy behind the unique Marantz sound
We know that true hi-fi is about being able to reproduce the magic of a performance. It’s about experiencing music just as the artist intended, even in the cinema. It is music that delivers the ecstasy and agony of a film’s story. To Marantz, perfect specifications and technical accomplishment count for nothing unless a product can unlock the power, the excitement and the emotion of music.
Our heritage of technical excellence means we can create components with the ability to communicate the scale, timbre, pitch and dynamics in fact, the very essence of a recording.
Music is enchanting, and we strive to ensure that the carrier of the music looks and feels as good as it sounds. Every component we produce is technically and cosmetically designed to complement the lifestyle of the listener.
We pride ourselves on applying these principles to all of our products. Each and every one of our home entertainment components is capable of reproducing the purest, most realistic music in your home.
We know that true hi-fi is about being able to reproduce the magic of a performance – it’s about experiencing music just as the artist intended.
Because music matters!
“Since the founding of Polk in 1972, it’s been our mission to craft high quality, great sounding speakers that are accessible to everyone. For the people of Polk, designing and building authentic audio solutions is our true passion.”
In the beginning, there was Matt Polk, George Klopfer and Sandy Gross. They popped out of college in the early seventies with top-shelf physics and mechanical engineering degrees. They knew about stuff like The Haas Effect, and how Phase Distortion Synthesis affected audio signals, and at least three definitions of the word “amplitude.” But all they really wanted to do was listen to music at home.
At the time, options for home audio were sort of limited. Asian brands dominated a transistor radio world. Home-grown “boutique” builders of audio equipment were few and far between in the US. What they made was rough, expensive and impractical.
Matt, George and Sandy, no strangers to the concert arena, wanted that same great concert sound in their homes. But they didn’t want to spend whole paychecks to achieve it, and they didn’t want to clutter up their living rooms with loudspeakers the size of refrigerators, as was the current fashion. So they set about utilizing their various skills – audio engineering, manufacturing, promotion, and their “golden ears” – to design and build a loudspeaker that not only sounded better than what was available at the time, but was more practical.
It came together with their own hands in a ramshackle Victorian rooming house just outside of Baltimore city. It went through prototype after prototype. Slowly, as they assembled a team of skilled friends to help (many of whom still work here), they also assembled a loudspeaker that performed beyond anyone’s expectations. These new loudspeakers solved contemporary problems of clarity, depth and realism with organic technology based on real science, not tricks. The new loudspeaker would reproduce recorded sound with a higher level of lifelike detail and spaciousness. The new loudspeaker would not overwhelm anyone’s living room. And best of all, not cost a fortune.
The Monitor Series, first introduced in 1972, changed the home audio paradigm.
Still just a bunch of perfectly normal audiophiles.
Today, Polk remains a home-grown success story. As the largest audio brand of DEI Holdings, Polk is still proudly based in Baltimore, right where we started. Our engineers and designers now hold more than 65 patents for pioneering advances in audio design and technology. These innovations have influenced the audio industry many times over.
When you visit our Baltimore headquarters, you’ll meet sales people, service reps, engineers and technicians who also happen to be musicians (and musical instrument designers), audiophiles (and car-audio competition winners), home theater buffs, tube-equipment fanatics (still!) and even the odd vinyl LP collector. You’ll meet professionals who plug in their instruments and throw down some self-penned tunes during meeting breaks, and others who could teach courses on music theory or the physics of transducers. At Polk, music is still our passion and designing practical audio solutions that deliver lifelike performance is our mission.
We invite you to get involved: sign in, join us, chat with us, and get to know Polk. We’re here to have fun, and to enjoy great sound all around; from your basement playroom or the gym, to your home theater or video game setup, to your outdoor deck, your office, and even in your car or boat! Welcome to the great-sounding world of Polk!
“Polk is an American original, crafting audio experiences that deliver our iconic, engaging, authentic sound since 1972.”
At Sony, our mission is to be a company that inspires and fulfills your curiosity.
Our unlimited passion for technology, content and services, and relentless pursuit of innovation, drives us to deliver ground-breaking new excitement and entertainment in ways that only Sony can. Creating unique new cultures and experiences.
Everything we do, is to move you emotionally.
We’re Nest. We reinvent things.
We take the unloved products in your home and make simple, beautiful, thoughtful things. We didn’t think thermostats mattered either. Until we found out they control half of your home’s energy. That’s more than appliances, lighting, TVs, computers and stereos combined.
If your thermostat isn’t programmed, you could be wasting around $173 a year. But many of us don’t program our thermostats – they’re just too complicated. So we made it simple.
Nest saves energy. Automatically. All you need to do is change the temperature for a few days to teach Nest. After that Nest Sense™ learns about you and your home and starts activating features to save you more energy.
JVC is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated audio and video products that use superior technologies to deliver high quality sound and images.
JVC offers a complete line of professional equipment for the broadcast and professional video marketplace including studio cameras, professional camcorders, 3D and 4K camcorders, Blu-ray recorders and precision HD studio monitors. JVC’s original D-ILA projection technology is widely used in projection systems for simulation and high end home theaters. JVC is also a world leader in analog and IP video surveillance products.
As an early pioneer in the capture, display and recording of moving images, JVC has a rich legacy of technological innovation. In the analog world, JVC developed the color recording technology that made VCR’s possible, exemplified by the company’s invention of the VHS format. JVC’s work in digital compression algorithms is now part of the MPEG standard used in virtually all digital formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital broadcasting.
From our top-performing simulation projectors to our ground-breaking 4K camcorders, JVC continues to offer a succession of distinctive products that deliver sound and images with the power to move people.