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- About HSIHome System Integration was born out of the desire to share and learn new ways of connecting the different technologies many of us have throughout the home. From connecting a game console to a surround sound receiver to setting up a streaming media server, there seems to be a multitude of way in accomplishing these tasks. The crew at Home System Integration (HSI), being a group of IT professionals with an affinity for home theater and home technology, thought this would be a great place to share what we know in hopes that the rest of the world will share what they know in return! That idea has evolved into creating something bigger. This isn’t just a website with reviews and articles, this is meant to be interactive! This is about creating a community where no matter what your skill level, no matter how obscure the question, there will be someone here that can answer it! So please, come visit often! Share your opinions, knowledge, and especially your “lessons learned” about how to create something technologically stunning in your homes! Home System Integration Team Member Bio’s Tom Abell (a.k.a. Billy) – Editor in Chief Put simply, Tom loves technology! He’s…
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While HTPCs are for more advanced users, Google TV is built for the masses. In time, it seems reasonable that the capabilities of this new player in our Home Technology lives will begin to catch up with the PC.
In anticipation of an upcoming article about HTPCs, we thought we’d touch upon a couple of announcements in the past few days dealing with new HTPC cases. The cases actually hit both ends of the spectrum when it comes to size, from excessively thin to …
Timothy Daleo, one of our buddies from over at Using Windows Home Server and also one of the main contributing authors, has put together another one of his outstanding instructional articles. Not only does Tim cover all of the equipment needed, he also provides links …
Having just given you a little taste of what Windows Home Server (WHS) has the capability to do, especially as we introduce some of the features brought by WHS “add-ins”, I figured it might be a good time to have a brief discussion about what …
Home System Integration…what are we all about? Ever since I spent my first year here in California working in the home automation industry, I’ve had a particular affinity towards this stuff. Being an IT guy for many years now, I obviously have a fair amount …