Does this look familiar? Every Spring the elements wreak havoc on satellite dishes

If you have lived in North Texas for any period of time you know what happens to your satellite dish when the weather takes a turn for the worse.  It’s neither fun nor pretty.

When the rains come, wind blows, and hail makes its way to North Texas, it’s a guarantee that your Internet will stop working and favorite television show will turn into a fuzzy screen. Nothing can be more infuriating when watching your show or playing your game and the TV and Internet signal are interrupted or lost.

Furthermore, a satellite dish are an eyesore.  That is, until now.

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Cedia Exhibit and Show Dallas, TX

Cedia Exhibit and Show
Dallas, TX

By Katherine Rodriguez
Special Contributor

We had the treat of attending the 2015 CEDIA Future Home Experience. And what an experience it was to get a sneak peek into the future of home technology.

The CEDIA expo is an annual convention showcasing the top trends in home technology. This year it was hosted at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. How cool is it that Dallas hosted such a techie and trendy event?

Steve Elliston over at Elliston Systems and Design gave us our access passes to 2015 CEDIA Future Home Experience. He’s one of the top smart home installers in the country.

“Spaces will continue to be designed interactively using smart phone and tablets to control smart technologies,” Elliston said. “Modern technology in home design is important, but we never want to distract from the aesthetic of the design. So we work hard to ensure the integrity of the space remains the same, but the technology increase efficiency and brings new life to the home.”

The showroom floor was incredible. Everything that goes into a smart home system was there (even products we didn’t know existed). Strolling through the awesome interactive booths, we learned tons of new ways tech is being integrated into the home.

With so many innovative solutions, it was hard to pick, but here is a breakdown of our favorites.

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