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VIA is the home technology provider for today’s sophisticated, luxury homeowner. VIA's clients enjoy state-of-the-art home technology including home theater, home automation, IT networks, and custom audio video solutions that integrate elegantly or disappear entirely into the home's design. As the nation’s largest and most-awarded home technology integration firm, VIA is uniquely qualified to provide its clients with an intuitive user experience, reliability, and concierge-level service. Visit to learn more. 

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The Most Popular DSI Audio Video Blog Articles of 2012 - Part 2


Our final post for 2012 is part 2 of "The Best of 2012", the most popular blog posts by way of page reads. One of these is what I think is about the most incredible "TV" ever created...a 201" outdoor TV by C SEED that unfolds out of the ground! Here are 4 more articles to enjoy...

World's Ultimate Outdoor TV Unfolds out of the Ground

As the video shows, this TV literally rises out of the ground and unfolds into a 201" diagonal TV. Everything about this TV is impressive, from its engineering, picture quality, sound system, price, wow factor, and built-in safety features. Seeing that we are located in beautiful Southern California with its mild climate, I can see us putting in a couple of these a year. This makes for the ultimate outdoor home theater! Click the blue title above to read more about this amazing outdoor TV and to see an electronic brochure of the TV.

The Lowball Audio Video Bid...Are You Really Getting the Best Deal?

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This is one of my personal favorites and is a very important message to spread. When you are building a new home or remodeling, the choice of which audio video installation company to hire is a much more far-reaching decision than most people realize. The cheapest price becomes the major focus too many times, and the homeowner ends up the loser in the end.

Click the blue title above to read 10 topics that will help you choose the right audio video integration company. It will save you time, headaches, and too.

Should You Bring a Home Theater Designer on Board?

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This article highlights a problem we encounter often, and that is the misconception about when a home theater designer should be brought in to consult on a new home theater project. A common perception is that the theater designer isn't needed until after the room is framed and ready for the audio/video equipment. In reality, that is far too late, and this 2-part article highlights two case studies that explain why a theater designer should be hired as early in the space's design as possible.

Click on the blue title to read the articles. Our 4th and final "Top Post" is also related to home theater design...

Acoustic Design - The Neglected Child in the Home Theater Family

Home Theater Los AngelesThis is a great article to read for anyone who wants a high-performance home theater or media room. It will educate you on how much noise isolation and proper room acoustics contribute to a great-sounding room, which is much more than most people realize. If you are thinking about adding a home theater or media room to your home, or remodeling your existing one, you owe it to yourself to read this blog post (by clicking on the blue title above) and by downloading our free Home Theater Tips whitepaper by clicking on the orange box to the right.

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