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20 Essential Facts Every Home Theater Enthusiast Should Know

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Ramp Up the Entertainment Possibilities with Sound & Theater’s Expertise

Transforming your movie-watching experiences with a home theater system can bring the magic of cinema right into your living room. From immersive sound setups to the perfect flooring, here are 20 essential facts every home cinema enthusiast should know, so keep reading!

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3 Things You Should Add to Your Home Theater Remodel

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Bring modernity to your home theater and elevate your entertainment experience!

When was the last time you upgraded your home theater? In a world where the line between cinematic experiences and home entertainment blurs, your home theater is your personal gateway to the world of expansive viewing. Whether it's the latest blockbusters, streaming series, or classic films, your home theater can deliver it all. However, to ensure your cinematic escape remains up-to-date with the latest entertainment technology, a home theater remodel is essential.

In this blog, we'll explore three must-have modern technologies that you should consider adding to your home theater during your next remodel. Take a look to discover how to enhance your experience in all of Western New York, from Buffalo to Ellicottville.

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Business or Pleasure? Have It All with Audio-Video Integration

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From top-notch video conferences in your private home office to home theaters that bring the magic of cinema to your door, find a solution with audio-video integration!

Since the pandemic started two years ago, New York families began to look for at-home alternatives to most of their everyday activities: ordering food delivery instead of going out, working at the kitchen table, and staying in contact through video meetings. These at-home options have gotten so popular that even as the pandemic is wearing off, the convenience of staying in and getting everything done in the comfort of our pajamas is hard to shake off.

With audio-video integration, you can incorporate high-quality systems to improve your experience, whether you are in the middle of an important meeting or spending some fun time with family and friends. Keep reading to learn how audio-video integration can enhance the comfort, luxury and efficiency of everything you do at home, from Buffalo to Clarence, NY.

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Better Than Streaming & Blu-rays: Discover Kaleidescape Movie Players

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All the Convenience of Streaming & The Ownership of Blu-ray DVDs 

Everything has its pros and cons. When people switched to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, convenience was a clear advantage. We no longer need to drive to the video rental store or purchase a DVD to watch a movie. Nor do we need to wait until a show is playing live on TV. It’s all right there, ready to watch at any time. 

But streaming has its drawbacks, too. For one thing, your favorite movie could be available on Netflix one day, then gone the next. And if your home network can’t handle the bandwidth necessary for HD or 4K content, you might experience frozen screens or buffering. 

Luckily, there’s an even better solution to watching and streaming video content at home. Kaleidescape movie players let you purchase and store films without the quality ever suffering, and you can stream your movies in any room of the house. 

Intrigued? Read on to learn more about Kaleidescape and how it will transform your home entertainment in the Orchard Park or Clarence, NY area. 

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CES 2019: The Home Theater Takeaways You Can’t Miss

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Here’s a Glimpse into the Future of Home Theater Displays 

Another year of the CES exposition has come and gone, and with it more than 188,000 techies who traveled to the show in Las Vegas. Every year, CES welcomes a wide range of companies, from tech titans to small startups, to show the world what technology innovations it can expect to see in the coming year.

Despite the sheer number of products showcased at CES every year, TV displays reliably steal the show. And this year didn’t disappoint. From whopping 219-inch displays and MicroLED technology to 8K picture and even rollable TVs, the exhibit floor was impressive.

If you stayed home in Amherst or in Western New York and missed the show, here’s a brief rundown of some of our favorite TV displays showcased at CES, some of which could even make their way into your next home theater installation.

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Media Room vs. Home Theater: What’s the Difference

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Determine Which Design is Best for Your Buffalo Home 

If you’re in the market to upgrade your home’s entertainment system, you may have heard the terms media room and home theater floating around. While these spaces are similar, you can think of a home theater as a private cinema and a media room as a sociably designed space in your Buffalo, NY-area home.

However you choose to design your home, Sound and Theater can consult with you before you buy any equipment or furnishings. We take enormous pride in our customer service and technical skills, have served the area since 2001, and will consider your family’s entertainment needs to provide a home theater or media room design that will last you well into the future.

Keep reading our blog to learn which home entertainment configuration is best for you and why.

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CEDIA 2019: The Latest in Big-Screen Entertainment for Your Home

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Create the Ultimate At-Home Theater Experience with these Top-Tier Display Solutions Showcased at CEDIA 

Another year of the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo has come and gone, showcasing a wide variety of innovative products in audio and video, security, smart home systems, and more.

Despite the sheer amount of technology on display during the three-day tradeshow, we were particularly impressed with the latest innovations in big-screen entertainment for residential environments. Today’s solutions from leading brands like Epson, Sony, and Samsung are making it easier than ever to bring the immersive cinematic experience to just about any room in your home.

Below, we´ll highlight a few of the top-tier display solutions showcased at CEDIA that you should consider incorporating into the next media room or home theater installation in your Clarence, NY home. 

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