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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…
Fix the ‘Your Computer is not Digital Cable Ready’ error for your Home Theater PC (HTPC) Windows Media 7 implementation in just a few easy steps.
A while back, we reviewed a XBMC Ubuntu installation as an optional way to build a media server used to stream content for your HTPC. With it being an award winning FREE open source “media player and entertainment hub for digital media” as well as …
Learn how DLNA creates media streaming bliss within the Connected Home and beyond.
Learn how to upgrade your FreeNAS 8 installation and prepare it for implementing a FreeNAS DLNA media server.
Before I start I want you to leave any HTPC based negativity behind, people think the HTPC is a confusing beast, well it doesn’t have to be.What is an HTPC? Do you have media all over the place,
The consumer faces a bewildering range of cable options when trying to connect their PC to their TV. They may wonder which cables give them the best sound and picture quality, and may also want t
The InfiniTV 4 streams live TV throughout the Connected Home. Learn how to set up this simple system
In Part III of HSI’s Ubuntu Vmware / Virtualbox tutorials, John shows us now to build an Ubuntu Virtualbox to use in streaming media throughout your home.