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How Different Businesses Can Use a Commercial Automation System

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Enhance the Experience for Your Staff & Customers

If you’re a business owner in Des Moines, ask yourself: how is your current technology serving you? If you own a retail space or restaurant, is audio evenly distributed across the building? Is it easy to control? Or is the sound system so old that you can’t stream music?

Commercial technology encompasses far more than audio and video. When you own a commercial automation system like Crestron, you can control lighting, security, HVAC, and conferencing solutions all from one interface. All businesses can benefit from commercial automation, from office buildings to hospitality spaces.

Is your business’s technology up to par? Continue reading to see how a Crestron automation system can help your specific Iowa business.

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Control4 or Crestron? Which System to Use for Home Automation

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A Look at Two High-End Home Automation Systems

If you’re interested in bringing home automation to your Iowa residence, you may have come across two of the biggest brands in the industry: Control4 and Crestron.

Control4 and Crestron are luxury control systems that can integrate all your home’s technologies, from smart lighting to the hot tub. Unlike DIY plug-and-play devices, Control4 and Crestron are sophisticated enough to automate equipment from different manufacturers and group them together.

But if you must pick between the two, which is best? We’re a smart home installer based in the Davenport, IA area, and we partner with both Control4 and Crestron. In this article, we’ll compare each system to help you make the right choice.

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Smart Conferencing Systems for the Hybrid Workspace

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Discover a New Way to Work

We love retro décor, retro movies, and music. But retro office technology? Not so much.

The modern workplace is an all-new experience. Some of your staff may work remotely while others are in the office. More than ever, you’ll find teams are communicating with clients, customers, and other branches virtually.

In this new hybrid landscape, many businesses are struggling to figure out how to bridge the gap between in-person and virtual collaboration. Should everyone join a virtual meeting from their personal laptop? But then again, doesn’t that negate the purpose of returning to the office? It’s confusing for everyone!

Luckily, technology solutions like Crestron Flex and Biamp make it easier than ever to switch between in-house and virtual collaboration. Read on to see how it could benefit your Iowa City, IA business!

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This Winter, Bring Luxury & Comfort to Your Iowa Home with Crestron

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Make the Most of Colder Days Through Smart Technology

The sun is setting earlier, there’s a chill in the air, and soon our trees will be bare here in Des Moines, IA. As we head into winter, many homeowners are looking for inventive ways to make life a little easier. If you’re hoping to add comfort and cheer to your winter, and if you’re curious about smart home technology, consider a Crestron Home installation.

What is Crestron Home? It’s a home automation system that intuitively connects all your technologies, from lighting to security cameras, all controlled from one interface. With winter-ready settings programmed into your Crestron Home system, you may not even be tempted to book a flight down south!

Read on to discover the possibilities this winter with a Crestron smart home.

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From the Home Office to Conference Rooms, Stay Connected with Crestron

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Crestron Flex and Microsoft Teams Are the Keys to Smooth-Sailing Business Operations 

In today’s business world, people work in all kinds of settings. You may find workers in their home offices, in huddle rooms, in conference rooms, or large auditoriums—all in a single week! Remote staff joins in-person meetings over webcam, and projects are edited in real-time with screen sharing features. 

If your company is using multiple applications for many settings, that can cause a headache of incompatible devices and confusion. Instead, everyone should be able to connect easily to one system, regardless of what room they’re in, home or away. Luckily, when your Moline, IL business uses Crestron Flex hardware, it all integrates with Microsoft Teams, streamlining and simplifying your everyday routines.

Together, a Crestron installation and Microsoft Teams deliver what you need to create a productive, thriving workplace. Continue reading to learn how the technology works! 

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Back to the Office? Automation Upgrades to Boost Your Business

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Increase Productivity and Morale with These Smart Technologies

Things are gradually going back to normal here in Iowa City, and businesses are inviting their teams back into the office. If your company is working in person again or will be soon, this is an excellent opportunity to dive into smart office automation.

New technologies like door access, white noise, conferencing systems, and multi-room audio enhance the way we do business. And an office automation system can sync all of your technologies into one easy-to-control interface. Learn more for your Iowa business below.

SEE ALSO: Here Are the Energy-Saving Features of Commercial Automation

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