Change the Way You Experience Your Atlanta Media Room with Lighting Control
Brighten up Home Entertainment With Smart Lighting
If you’ve been following our blog, you know we’ve told you about how home lighting control can enhance your home security and make your home entertainment more functional. Now it’s time to break down how smart lighting can give your media and game room more personality. Automated lighting does more than simply make it easier to see in your spaces – it defines the tone and sets the scene for any situation. That goes for everything from October’s Halloween horror-movie marathons to Sunday afternoon football, to late-night gaming between your kids and their friends. Read on to find out how smart lighting can make your media room more fun and exciting.
Choose a Color
Over the past few years, LED lighting has begun to dominate the market. It’s a brilliant way to save energy and gain directionalcontrol over your lighting fixtures. But one feature has gotten us pretty excited: the ability to change the color of your lighting with the touch of a button.
In 2012, Philips launched a new line of light bulbs under the name Hue, giving homeowners the ability to change the colors of their lighting in any room was a hit, and it ended up spawning a whole new market for smart bulbs. But there’s one ability Hue bulbs have over the competition – they can be controlled by a Control4 home automation system.
That means simple, intuitive and integrated controls of your entire media room’s lighting with a single interface. When it’s time to begin the scary movie festivities, dim the lights around the screen and turn the ones in the back of the room blood red or ghoulish green. On game day, pick the lights that best represent team colors. With thousands of color options to choose from, there’s no limit to how you can customize your spaces.
Design the Perfect Setting
One of our favorite aspects of a private media room is that its function is only limited to your imagination. You can tailor the setting to fit your needs, with the amenities that you want in every corner. Adding home lighting control helps you get the most out of it.
Design a full-functioning bar for your space so you can get up and grab a beer while watching the game, or fix a drink that perfectly accompanies a spooky film (we suggest a Bloody Mary). Program the LED lighting to point away from the screen, so it doesn’t wash out the image, but remains completely functional.
When your kids are playing video games, they can turn on lights in designated zones – areas with specified controls that give them enough light to see without distracting other players. Smart lighting doesn’t just let you choose what lights you see, but where you see it.
Are you ready to upgrade your media and game room with home lighting control capabilities? Contact us today to begin your installation.