3 Trends To Enhance Your Home Theater Design And Technology

3 Trends To Enhance Your Home Theater Design And Technology

Upgrade Your Entertainment In Your Chicago Home The frigid Chicago winter is upon us, which means you’re about to spend a lot more time indoors. The next few months are going to be full of home entertainment: binging Netflix shows, catching up on the year’s biggest movies, getting lost in the digital worlds of video games. Whether you’re looking to create a dedicated home theater or turn your living room into a multi-purpose media room, you have a lot of options when it comes to design and technology elements. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the biggest trends in home theater design and technology. These tips and upgrades will enrich how you engage with media in your Chicago home, making it easier to endure the harsh winter season. SEE ALSO: How Sound Meets Style in Your Design Plans  Create A Hybrid Media Space What are the viewing habits of the people in your household? They probably vary dramatically, and a hybrid media space accommodates everyone’s individual needs. To go from casual TV viewing to a more cinematic movie experience, mount a flat-screen TV flush against the wall for the former and have a projector screen drop down in front of it for the latter. For the Netflix lovers in your home, your go-to TVs should be Sony’s Master Series OLED 4K Ultra HD Smart TV. They have a Netflix Calibrated mode that was designed with Netflix professionals to provide the same level of detail as the monitors used in Netflix’s studios. The surround sound system in this room can be used to create an immersive audio environment for...
What Is the Right Media Room Design for Your Home?

What Is the Right Media Room Design for Your Home?

Upgrade Your Media Room to Fit Your Needs The end of the Chicago summer means you’re about to spend much more time indoors, and a media room helps you get the most out of your indoor entertainment. Whether you’re excited about the return of professional football, the latest Netflix show, or a new video game, you should have a space that is customized to meet the viewing needs of everyone in your household. Barrett’s Technology Solutions specializes in media room design that provides maximum functionality without losing any visual appeal, and your vision for your home guides how we work. We aim to create a space so inviting that you’ll want to spend hours at a time in it, and you’ll thank us for it when the temperature drops. Keep reading to learn about the media room designs we recommend for different types of viewers. SEE MORE: How Sound Meets Style in Your Design Plans The Sports Fan Give your home the feel of a sports bar minus the beer upcharge with a media room design that allows you to keep up with various games at the same time. Set up multiple high-definition flatscreen TVs along a single wall or in different areas of the room, and control all these displays from the same control interface. You’ll only want the sound from one game playing at any given time, but it’s easy to switch the primary audio source from either a touchscreen remote or your personal smartphone or tablet. When the commercials hit, push a button to turn on your gameday music playlist until the action begins again. The...