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Surround Sound Adds New Dimensions to Your Viewing Experience

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Elevate How You Experience Movies with Audio Technology That Blurs Boundaries

Sound is an essential element in our understanding of the world. It shapes the spaces you are in and influences your perspective. In film, everything from the sound effects, dialogue, and background music work to propel you along in the story, evoking an emotional connection.

The quest to combine sound and image goes back to the very beginnings of movies; experiments by William Dickson (working in Edison studios) and Eadweard Muybridge achieved a rudimentary synchronized playback in 1894. The first official ‘talkie’ film, The Jazz Singer was released 33 years later, setting the course for deeper context and more subtle acting. 

Today we live in a world where the audio components of a film have become characters in themselves, with surround sound systems that add thrills and chills to every scene. The groundbreaking director, writer, and actor, Larry Fessenden, echoes this ethos, saying, “Sound design has always been very important to my approach to film because it is a more subversive and allusive aspect of the medium.”

Do you want to learn more about the possibilities in your Portsmouth, NH home theater? Continue reading below. 

Smart Home Technology Makes Life Easier


Savant and Control4 Ensure Simple, Effortless, and Enjoyable Home Management

Your home is a place to relax, wind down after a busy day, and enjoy the best that life has to offer. In this same space, friends and family gather to enjoy meals, lively conversations are had, and movies and music are shared. For some, it’s also a workspace that demands uninterrupted periods of focused concentration. We ask a lot of our homes.

Before the widespread adoption of smart home technology, it took effort to juggle the various aspects of our lives and create the appropriate space for our many activities. Today, though, we can change the environment in our Portland-area homes with just one touch on a keypad, remote, or touchscreen.

Below, we’ll explore a few of the unique offerings Control4 and Savant smart home systems can provide to homeowners. Keep scrolling for more!

Simplify Your Daily Lifestyle with Home Automation Services


Technology Elevates the Way You Live, Relax, and Otherwise Enjoy Your Property

Home should be a place that you enjoy, whether it’s relaxing at the end of a long workday or spending quality time with your family. You can achieve comfort, convenience, and luxury with home automation services from Audio Video Experience.

We’ve helped homeowners in Portland, ME and beyond by adding technology that seamlessly blends into their lifestyle and décor. Read on below to learn more about what smart home automation can do for your home.

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