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OUR HOMES CAN CARE FOR US

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Wellness is an ongoing hot topic, and the technology industry is no different.  At Echo Workshop we offer air and water purification systems from Pure365 and Bluewater to help eliminate allergens and toxins.  Whether you’re looking for a single room or a whole-home solution, Echo Workshop has the technology to help keep you and your family healthy. 

Have you been feeling tired lately?  Perhaps you can’t sleep through the night.  Echo Workshop has partnered with companies like Savant Systems and Lutron Electronics to simulate your circadian rhythm.  We spend more and more time indoors and to keep our bodies and minds in balance, we not only crave the outdoors, but truly need it.  By simulating the sun’s natural path through automated lighting, many sleep issues can be eliminated, mood disorders improved, and, as an added benefit, people often find themselves with far more energy.   

I think most of us can admit that over the past couple of years we have learned that we like being at home, and our homes don’t just provide sanctuary, they can provide us with a lot of fun.  Have you been thinking about turning an extra room into a theater, or perhaps adding audio and video features outdoors?  Echo Workshop has the newest technology available from Samsung, Sony, Sonos, Revel, and Sonance, to take your family’s fun to the next level.

Home automation helps make our lives just a little easier.  With a smart home system that will monitor your security, improve your living environment, adjust shades, lights, and your thermostat, and allow you to enjoy whole-home audio and video, our homes truly can take care of us.  Let Echo Workshop help your home take care of you.

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ENHANCE YOUR DINING EXPERIENCE WITH SPEAKERS FROM YOUR HOUSTON SONANCE DEALER

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YOUR DINING AREA CAN HAVE HIDDEN SPEAKERS

Instead of mounting speakers at the corners of the room, install invisible speakers on walls and ceilings. This is the best way to keep the speakers out of sight, yet lighten up the room with some enjoyable background music. You can choose to install hidden speakers in your dining space to upgrade your dining experience in any setting.

Interior designers can show you various ways to disguise the speakers and blend them with the walls in a way that does not compromise the sound quality. They can come up with multiple designs as well, so that you can choose one that you can be comfortable living with. Professional installers can then help to put up the speakers in a manner that maximizes their output and sound quality. This also includes using appropriate installation materials to ensure that the speakers remain fixed to the wall to lessen the chances of accidents or damage when they fall.  

Sonance Invisible Speakers allow you to appreciate the available space in your Houston home as they decongest the dining room, creating a fresh environment. When installing hidden speakers, it is advisable to deal with specialized personnel who have impeccable service delivery and can work to fulfill your custom requirements. 

YOUR DINING AREA CAN HAVE AN ENTERTAINMENT FUNCTION

You can make your dining room more functional by incorporating things like entertainment. You can achieve this by acquiring and installing the best speakers which have the best sound quality. You will enjoy the relaxing feeling that Sonance Invisible Speakers offer as you listen to magical music in your dining space with family and friends. This includes having some of your favorite tunes play in the background when you are hosting some friends to set up the mood or just avoiding a dull and gloomy mood during routine family mealtimes. 

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THIS FATHER'S DAY, TREAT DAD TO HIGH-END AUDIO

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LUXURY LISTENING

Imagine the dad in your life coming home after a long day at work. Whether he's been downtown at the office, in a back corner of the shop, or even just down the hall in his at-home studio, chances are high he's spent the majority of his day listening to sounds that, while necessary for his work, were nonetheless underwhelming. Horns honking during the commute; co-workers droning on in meetings; phone calls projecting through tinny earpieces.

None of these sounds struck joy in his heart. 

Once dad's home and settled in for the evening, however, he can enjoy some luxury listening on his high-end Revel speakers.

  • Home screenings of classic movies
  • Favorite studio albums
  • Video chatting
  • Podcast binging
  • Top-notch gaming

After we gift our fathers some high-end audio equipment, all their listening experiences from that point forward will be amplified through top-quality speakers. 

SOME MANLY OPTIONS

Whether dad hangs out in the living room with everyone else or likes to retreat to his own space to enjoy his downtime, the high-end audio options available from your Houston Revel dealer, Echo Workshop, are sure to fit right in.

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VALENTINE'S DATE NIGHT: VINO AND VINYL

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RECORD PLAYERS FOR A GREAT VALENTINE'S DAY NIGHT

We are all used to the tradition of giving flowers on Valentine's Day. However, going against this tradition might turn out to be a great thing, especially if you consider going for turntables. A turntable would be a perfect option for a memorable Valentine's Day Night. It will not only blend function and beauty, but also it will set up the mood for the entire night, giving you and loved one a moment to cherish!

WHY REGA TURNTABLES CREATE THE BEST VINYL EXPERIENCE

Listening to vinyl is so nostalgic, and if you are a lover of vinyl, then listening to it on the Rega should be your bucket list this Valentine's Day. Rega makes the vinyl sound more nuanced harmonically, better focused, and emotionally compelling. There is no better way to capture your attention much longer and with an airier and much bigger picture than listening to vinyl on the Rega.

Rega turntables communicate the emotional content and message of the music more clearly. The available versions of the Rega turntables add a touch of authentic analogue warmth to their sound. The perfect combination of skill and accuracy knitted together help expertly display diverse music strands. In addition, you will notice a unique close of authority and scale with a Rega turntable. Often, these turntables deliver large-scale dynamic shifts enthusiastically and simultaneously handle subtler variety shifts with outstanding finesse.

Listening to vinyl is so nostalgic. Having a turntable for a Valentine's Day night could create the most romantic moment for you both to enjoy. For instance, the Rega Planar 1 is the perfect record player that would pass as the best and thoughtful gift to your music lover. Besides having a glossy and sleek finish, Planar 1 has an outstanding design that would match any traditional or modern home.

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FROM FAMILY TIME TO GAME TIME, TAKE YOUR TV TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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WHAT IS IT?

The Samsung Frame TV is a designer TV inspired by a picture frame. It features a QLED (quantum light-emitting diode) screen that enhances and improves color and brightness, 4K resolution, and highly customizable monitor bezels. When you're not watching your impressive screen, it transforms into a beautiful work of art. Let's take a closer look at what it can do. 

DESIGN

The design of the Samsung Frame TV is meant to be versatile and personal, making it a great fit for any Houston residence. Available in multiple sizes, it's able to blend in or stand out in your space. First, choose your size and bezel, from a range of different colors and styles, and the ability to change with built-in magnets that attach and detach with ease. Then, easily hang your frame like a piece of art, flush against the wall with a clean, sleek finish. You'll be impressed with the beauty of your new TV before you even turn it on. When it's time to watch your favorite show, enjoy the brilliant color, adaptive picture, and active voice amplifier. This means your screen will adjust its picture due to the surrounding light and its sound due to existing background noise. When you have to change the channel to share the wealth with your family, you can always temporarily split the screen and mirror your phone's screen on the other side. Yes, that can even include checking scores on that game you're missing out on. Make everyone happy. As it is compatible with your other devices, you can easily enjoy the various features you expect from a Smart TV, such as voice recognition and app configuration. The Samsung Frame TV takes the features you already anticipate while adding and enhancing them. 

ART MODE

This is the exciting part. Improve your home's decor or showcase your best family moments by turning your TV into a work of art. Curate your own collection from an impressive archive of over 1,200 pieces that is constantly growing. Classics, modern, eclectic, eccentric, choose whatever works best for your space. You're even given a free trial to the Art Store, meaning you can play around and experiment before deciding what you like. Have a single classic you enjoy displayed at all times, or flip through a personalized list of pieces to keep your space fresh and exciting. You can even upload your own photography and family portraits to proudly display.  You also have the option to filter and edit the photos to truly make them your own. Whenever the TV isn't on, you can engage Art Mode in order to display your favorite art pieces and elevate the room. Then, when you leave the room, you can program the art to turn off and conserve energy. Don't worry, it will turn back on when you enter the room again.

With Samsung Frame TV, you don't have to settle. Watch the big game with incredible sound and quality visuals. You don't even have to worry about a glare. Then, elevate your space with fine art, or with cherished family moments. Echo Workshop is your Houston Samsung Dealer, so contact us before the holidays sneak by!

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ROCK OUT THIS NATIONAL DRUMMER DAY WITH A PREMIUM SPEAKER SET-UP

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MAXIMIZE YOUR LISTENING EXPERIENCE

As a form of communication, music can play a big role in social bonding. Rhythm inclines us to move to the beat, which drives groups to sing, dance, or clap together. Plus, listening to music together can help a group grow closer; it gives them more to talk about and creates shared emotional experiences they can reminisce on together. 

On National Drummer Day, you aren't going to get the best listening experience by sticking in your headphones and listening on your own. Sure, you might be able to hear the underlying beat of your favorite tunes, but you'll miss out on all the benefits of listening to music as a group! Have some friends over, turn on the speakers, and enjoy a great night of bonding over the rhythm. Sharing your listening experience will enhance your celebration, along with improving your relationships. 

GREAT SPEAKERS, GREAT SOUND

It goes without saying that having high-quality speakers will make your music sound better. But what makes a great set of speakers?

Great speakers will emphasize the beat without letting it overpower the rest of the instruments. When your speakers are high-quality, you'll be able to feel every sound wave passing through your body—meaning a speaker upgrade will make your National Drummer Day unforgettable.

Looking for more specific speaker recommendations? To elevate the beat in your favorite songs, try Revel Speakers. They have great dynamic range and low distortion, which will balance out your music while highlighting the drums. 

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HOW CONFERENCE ROOM INNOVATIONS CAN MAKE YOUR NEXT MEETING A SUCCESS

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UPDATE YOUR AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT

More and more people are working remotely, and meetings via Zoom, Google Meet, and other platforms are becoming increasingly common. As meetings evolve, it becomes more important than ever that you have the proper equipment to host and participate in virtual meetings. Good audio/visual equipment ensures that your message is properly communicated and your team may continue to connect and move forward as a unit. If your screen fails to transmit your image, or your audio cuts out or gets fuzzy, proper communication becomes impossible. Instead of building morale with the meeting, you are causing frustration and lowering team spirit. A great Sony projector and Screen Innovations motorized screen, along with a good laptop or computer, can extend the quality of the meeting and help foster a sense of camaraderie within the team, regardless of individual locations. The right equipment can go a long way toward making the meeting run smoothly, easily, and in the most positive and productive manner possible. 

HAVE A HIGH-QUALITY HIGH-SPEED NETWORK

A high-quality, high-speed network is imperative to take your conference room and your meetings to the next level. You may have the highest quality equipment, however, it won't work to its full potential if your network is less than capable. Having a network that is fast, able to transmit high levels of quality data, and reliable is a big factor in utilizing technology to the best of its ability.  Your team will need to be able to share materials and discuss them without being hindered by slow lag times and downloading issues. Having a network that seamlessly works with your team is priceless to your meeting quality, your team, and you. 

SMART CONTROL

Smart control and integration of your technology will go a long way toward making your conference room, and your meetings, better than ever. Integrating your technology so that everything works seamlessly together makes meetings run smoother—and that means your team's morale is better. Moreover, having integrated technology that runs off a smart control will give your team confidence in your equipment, in the team's ability to communicate, and in your company. Savant Systems automation integration enables you to run your meeting without having to stop, restart, and pause in the flow of things to use different aspects of technology. Savant Systems is smart control that lets everything run without interruption, allowing your team to work together virtually and effortlessly.

Technology is one of the most influential factors in our lives today. Technology touches every aspect of our lives, both personally and professionally. Especially when it comes to our professional lives, technology is front and center. Echo Workshop is here to help you set up the technology your conference room needs to take your meetings to the next level. Contact one of our Houston representatives today to see how we can create the conference room that builds relationships and grows success. 

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A CUSTOMIZED SETUP FOR YOUR CUSTOMIZED WORKOUT

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MUSIC THAT MOVES YOU

We all know the feeling: it's been a long week and an even longer day. You're in the middle of a workout and you hit the wall. You're just not feeling the motivation. But then, your favorite song comes on and all that changes. According to a 2018 study, music can help increase strength endurance performance, so it's not just in your head that music helps motivate you to go the extra mile.  Here at Echo Workshop, we specialize in electronic room customization so you can be sure you have the audio equipment you need, exactly how you want it, so you're always motivated to go the extra mile.

TOUCH AND GO

Upgrade your custom fitness studio with Savant, the ultimate automated home smart system. Among many other features, Savant Music Playlists allow you to create the perfect playlist for all your workout moods: calming and relaxing playlists for yoga after a long week, high energy, and intense music for your strength training, and playlists for everything in between.  Savant allows you to access all your music subscription services in one convenient place and at the push of a button, you're off and running, literally!

CAN'T STOP, WON'T STOP

Regardless of what fitness program you subscribe to, it's important to have that face-to-face interaction with your trainer. Having a customized video set-up in your home gym is a crucial way to make sure you receive the motivation and attention you need to help you reach your fitness goals. Have a favorite workout video? Great! Just pop on the video with our Savant system and you're ready to go. Is your personal trainer out of town? No problem! You can stream a training session right in your fitness room, and with customizable options such as hidden screens and speakers, you can create a multi-purpose room that is accessible at the touch of a button. 

GET YOUR TIME DOWN

With a busy and demanding schedule, finding the time to work out can be difficult, so when minutes count, Savant works in seconds. Our customizable automated system works in sync with your personally tailored fitness room so the space is always ready when you are. Climate control, lighting control, music, and more are preprogrammed and ready for action at the click of a button. With our customized set-ups, you won't waste a second of your day preparing your space; you've worked in the time, now you have the time to work out.

So what can our customized audio and visual set-ups do for you? The better question is what can't they do for you? From climate control, lighting, audio, and visual customization to security, mood-setting, and more, Echo Workshop has specialized in enhancing people's lives through electronic integration and customization since 1999, from the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area to New York City. Contact us today to find out how we can make the home fitness center of your dreams come true.

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6 Factors of Video Streaming That Make it Future of TV Entertainment

6 Factors of Video Streaming That Make it Future of TV Entertainment

In this ever advancing digital world, everything has been revolutionized and T.V. watching is no exception. Today, there are many video streaming service providers who are providing the content at much cheaper rates than cable TV. For example, you can get seemingly endless content for a few bucks on any screen. Whether it’s a football match or new series of Game of Thrones, you can watch the video on demand anywhere. On the basis of these loose benefits, one can say streaming is the future of home entertainment.

Let’s see how streaming services are transforming the T.V. watching experience.

Rise of Content Service Providers:

This is the good news for those who are just fed up with the rising cable rates including the hidden charges. It means you have lot of choices to choose from! The growth will also trigger the competition among the provider—which makes the rates go even lower.

You Can Watch Them On the Go:

Whether you’ve smartphone or tablets, you can watch your favorite show or sports, no matter where you are. All you need to download the app of the service provider. So, you don’t need to turn on T.V. every time, when few swaps can do this.

You Don’t Pay for Bundle Pack:

In video streaming services, you pay for what you watch, unlike in cable or satellite TV. As an added bonus, many content providers are giving deals and discounts.

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Restaurant Audio Visual Solutions in Houston TX

Restaurant Audio Visual Solutions in Houston TX

That’s why we offer cutting edge audio video solutions for your restaurant and bars. At Echo Workshop, you find all integrated audio video solutions specially tailored for the restaurants and bars. Our sound systems produce awesome sound quality while our video systems include big screens ensuring a flawless visibility from all points. Let’s see how Echo Workshop Audio Video solutions can set the right mood in your restaurants and bars.

  • We provide user-friendly integrated audio and visual system for your hospitality business.
  • We deploy the dedicated music servers and devices to be integrated with the smart lighting control that dramatically set the right mood.
  • We install HD, LCD panels, and multiple projectors to make your restaurant a hot spot during sports events.
  • We offer security solutions for the restaurants and bars, like CCTV for monitoring, alarm system and intercom system.
  • We also give training to your staff for the operation of our integrated AV systems.

From wiring to mounting, our services are performed by our experienced and qualified technicians. Like installation, they can train your staff to operate these systems. So, wait no more and make you restaurant atmosphere compelling so that the guest would like to come again and again.

Every AV system that Echo Workshop installs is supported by our competitive price guarantee.

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