The UK residential custom home installation sector is now estimated to be worth around £1.07 billion according to CEDIA. Audiovisual projects account for nearly 50% of all installations in the UK. Home cinemas taking a 21% slice and lighting control/design the second most popular at 12%. Whilst we are all looking to integrate more technology into our homes, minimalism has also become the most popular design system over the past few years. So how do we achieve both? Is it possible to integrate technology into your home without upsetting aesthetics?
The answer is simple really, hide it!
When selecting a projector you will see many terms such as native 4k, 4K UHD, 4K enhanced and even eShift. In this blog we give you an overview of what 4K UHD and eShift are and how they will impact your viewing experience.
The term 4K refers to the resolution of an electronic display, such as a projection on a screen and has roughly 4000 pixels horizontally. Resolution is the number of pixels in that display and determines if the display is low quality or high quality. This depends on the number of pixels that make up the image or video, and the higher the number of pixels, the higher the resolution.
High Dynamic Range is a method used in high dynamic range imaging and photography to display a range of brightness from the brightest whites to the darkest blacks. HDR produces a wide variety of lights and darks so it appears much closer to real life. Currently, there are five different types of High Dynamic Range.
If you have previously bought a Pure Theatre lift, projector screen or our AV racks then you could be in with a chance of winning a Playstation 4.
When designing your home cinema one of the considerations will be which screen size to go for. Here we give you some tips on how to get the projector screen size right.
It is possible for projector screens to be almost invisible when not in use.
Often the perception of a cinema room is a mass of electronic hardware. An ugly projector screen on the wall and a projector bolted to the ceiling dominating a space. This simply does not have to be the case though. If you want to turn your regular lounge into a home cinema system then you will want a discrete system.
There are many different ways of hiding your screen so that it is only visible when required. Your choice will very much depend on your particular application and the stage at which you are at in your project. Take a look at some of the most popular me
Whether you’re starting out on your first renovation, building a new home, adding the finishing touches or simply looking for inspiration, Grand Designs Live proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements is the must-visit event.