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4 Unique Ways to Elevate Your Lifestyle with Smart Lighting

A modern kitchen with overhead lighting and decorative ceiling lighting fixtures.

One button tap is all it takes to enjoy the benefits of residential lighting control

Lighting is a key element in making your home a welcoming, comfortable place. Proper lighting enhances your interior design, creates the right mood for everyday activities, and even helps you feel healthier! 

The experts at Avidia have years of experience integrating residential lighting control systems in Wilmette, IL. Are you curious about how we can help you enhance your life with lighting control solutions? Keep reading below to learn more about the unique experience of smart lighting!

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3 Unique Ways to Enhance Your Family’s Safety with Control4

A Control4 home automation iPad interface for arming the security system with a master bedroom in the background.

Keep your peace of mind with a smart home that keeps you happier and safer!

The safety of your home and family should be a top priority. Unfortunately, with so many different surveillance systems and devices, installing and keeping track of all of them can quickly become a tedious task. But don’t worry, Control4’s home automation system is here to solve that problem! Let the experts at Avidia turn your Glenview, IL house into a delightful smart home that will seamlessly fill your life with luxury, convenience, and comfort, all while keeping you and your loved ones safe.

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How Savant Home Automation Provides a Unique Experience

A woman sits in her living room while controlling her smart home through the Savant app on her tablet.

Enjoy the luxury and sophistication a smart lighting system adds to your spaces

Having a smart home system is all about bringing more luxury to your lifestyle and creating more enjoyable spaces. So, whether you need to add a stylish touch to your décor, create the right mood to enjoy your home entertainment, or have peace of mind with top-level surveillance, you can be sure that a Savant home automation system is the way to go. 

Savant provides world-class solutions that allow you to effortlessly control your lighting, shades, entertainment, surveillance, and more! Keep reading our blog to learn more about the perks of incorporating a home automation system into your Chicago, IL, home. 

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How a Home Automation Expert Can Help You Design First-Class Projects


Bring more luxury to your projects with the help of our home automation experts

Now more than ever, homeowners are looking for residences that create the right environment to fulfill their needs while maintaining a stylish, modern look. This has led architects and interior designers to incorporate smart home systems and AV designs into their projects. 

By partnering with a team of professional smart home designers, you’ll have the tools and guidance you need to seamlessly integrate these high-tech home automation solutions and increase the value of your projects. Keep reading to learn more about how a home automation expert can help you enhance the projects for your Lake Forest, IL clients. 

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Turn Up the Music at Your Pool Party with an Outdoor Speaker System


With these outdoor speaker system solutions, get ready for a great time at the pool with your family and friends!

With the arrival of warmer, sunnier spring days, it also arrives the mood for a pool party, to spend the day under the sun with a cold drink. Add delicious food, your closest friends, and then all you need is good music to set a cheerful ambiance.

Want to throw the best pool parties for your family and friends? Check out these outdoor speaker systems and learn how they can create the ambiance for a luxurious pool party in your Glenview, IL home.

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Savant Pro Remote: Control Just the Way You Want!


From entertainment to climate, take control of your home with a simple touch or even just your voice!

Having a smart home means adding so much luxury and convenience to your everyday life that you’re left wondering how there’s even potential for more comfort and leisure down the line. Well, wonder no more, because the Savant Pro Remote is the answer!

This custom remote allows you to create a completely personalized experience to enjoy everything in your home: entertainment, climate, security, lighting and more. It’s all within the touch of a button or simply the sound of your voice! Keep reading to learn how to enhance the experience in your Wilmette, IL home.

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3 Ways Savant Home Automation Systems “Think Different”


If Apple Had a Home Automation System, It Would Be Savant

Many Apple ad campaigns have been memorable, but one stands out as establishing Apple’s image that has been carried forward to this day. When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in the mid-1990s, he set out to get Apple back on track as a technology innovator.

Among many things, he completely revamped the company’s marketing message. Apple’s “Think Different” campaign featured photographs of innovators like Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, and Pablo Picasso, implying that you would be just a little smarter and different if you bought an Apple computer.

If there’s a home automation company that “thinks different” about smart technology, it’s Savant. The company has always been known as an Apple-centric solution—from their software and remote designs to the Apple hardware they use on their high-end controllers. If you love the Apple design, look, and feel, you’ll love Savant home automation in your Highland Park, IL home.

Take a closer look at Savant’s Apple-esque approach to home automation below!

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Enjoy Unlimited Sports Entertainment with Savant Video Tiling


Savant’s IP Video Tiling Is a Game-Changer for Sports Entertainment

With so much video content available these days, choosing something to watch is more difficult than ever. Even worse, sports fans must compromise when picking which game to view at home and could risk missing some big plays.

What if you could watch the Bulls, the Blackhawks, the latest Netflix series, and keep an eye on your surveillance feed at the same time—on the same screen? With Savant video tiling, you can.

Savant IP video with advanced video tiling is the highest quality 4K UHD video distribution solution and allows users to access and view any available source as a tile on any display!

Once you get your hands on Savant video tiling, you’re on your way to creating the ultimate entertainment hub in your Winnetka, IL home. Learn more about this must-have video solution below.

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The Combined Power of Home Automation, Lighting Control, and Interior Design


Interior Designers Use Lighting Control Systems to Add Beauty and Functionality

A growing number of luxury homeowners have different expectations than they did just a decade ago. As many of you know, today’s clients are looking for automated technology that enables them to control their homes with ease and enjoy the many conveniences home automation brings. 

One of these automated features is a lighting control system. Homeowners are looking to control their home’s lighting with just one tap on an in-wall keypad or touchscreen. Some expect their lighting to automatically transform throughout the day, correlating with the changing hue of natural daylight. 

Incorporating this type of technology while maintaining your design and aesthetics is where we come in. At Avidia, we partner with interior decorators in Glencoe, IL, and throughout the Chicagoland area. Our job is to ensure the technology exceeds your client’s expectations and is easy to control while adding to instead of detracting from your design. 

Let’s see how today’s lighting controls add beauty and functionality to your client’s homes. 

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Control4 Home Automation Systems are Transforming Homes Around the World


Learn What Control4 Can Do for Your Home and Lifestyle

Have you heard about home automation and how it’s transforming our living spaces? According to Time, 63 million American homes will be considered “smart homes” in 2022. So, what’s all the excitement about, and why would 86% of millennials pay more for a connected home?

Some suggest it’s the ease of living that it brings, managing their home from one automated system. Others say it makes them feel safer, allowing them to look in on their family members or receive notifications when someone arrives at their door.

Whatever the reason, home automation is making headlines worldwide as industry leaders take technology to the next level almost daily. At Avidia, we partner with those leading brands to offer our clients the best automated solutions on the market.

Let’s see what a Control4 home automation system can do for your Chicago, IL home.

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