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Barnett explains a wall-
mounted control unit to
the TV signal that gives them
the best access to these gad-
Currently, cable TV users
are limited to using only those
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Bill Yerke, 4th generation owner of Yerke Floors, demonstrates that
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advanced "truck mounted" dust containment system.
People will spend quite a bit of
money on furniture, tile, carpeting
will be the only signal in town come
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life," Barnett says. "We think about
how many years ago people didn't
have air conditioning; now we think
The changing shape of the televi-
sion set is making a positive impact
on the entertainment center.
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air conditioning is normal. Today, it is
The TV set's "flexible size and light
obsolete to have a switch to turn on
just a couple of lights; but how about
a switch to do a lighting pathway to
weight makes adapting electronics
into a room easier," Hartunian says.
"Today, with the new televisions, you
a family room, master bedroom or
can hang a 50-inch TV set on the
wall, or hide it like a picture."
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"And the lights can be pro-
grammed ... to enhance home secu-
rity and energy conservation. You can
control your home lighting from the
same remote that you use to control
your theater or music system."
Alarm and security systems are
a big part of Avio's business. The
company can install security cameras
allowing parents to watch their chil-
dren at play throughout the home or
in the backyard. It can hook up com-
puters to the Internet. It can place
DVDs or CDs on a server available
for viewing or listening throughout
"The biggest part of our job is
education because a lot of people are
technology adverse," Barnett says.
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introduce two-way cable cards. As
mandated by the government, HDTV
and art for the room but where's the
beauty if it cannot be seen properly?
"Lighting is so normal to everyday
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gadgets provided by the cable
companies. This will change
next year when the companies
means placing the correct materials
on the walls, ceilings and floors to
achieve a balanced sound level in the
room throughout the entire frequency
range of human hearing.
The entertainment center "is still
about entertaining and the TV's
status is as important as ever, it
remains the "focal point," says
Marty Hartunian, president of ABC
Warehouse in Pontiac.
The TV's role is becoming more
important than ever as more elec-
tronics gizmos and gadgets become
common. The big question facing
consumers is how they will receive
Are you bewildered and over-
whelmed by the dazzling array
of electronic gadgets flooding
the market? Should you create
a home theater or toss out your
VCR? How big should your TV
screen be? Should you buy a
plasma or LCD set? Should you
sign up for cable or satellite or
the phone company?
Here are some tips from the
Custom Electronic Design &
Installation Association to help
you sort things out. CEDIA is an
international trade association of
companies, specializing in plan-
ning and installing electronic
systems for the home.
• Wire for everything now as
you don't know what the future
• Plan for HDTV now. Federal
law takes effect in February, re-
quiring all TV stations to broad-
cast in high definition.
• Insist on integrated lighting
and audio systems.
• Buy an experience, not a box.
Find a dealer that will allow you
to test drive the entire system
to experience the thrill of high
• Buy remote controls that
handle every system in your
house and get them custom pro-