Home automation & Cinema room in preston

        Our client required full home automation throughout the home to meet the needs of the family in Preston, Lancashire. The brief included a custom-built cinema room, audio speakers throughout the house and full smart lighting control.

The goal was to achieve full luxury style living, and complete automation using Control4 software with both dedicated remote controls and central control from the dedicated smart app. The full home automation also needed to include heating and mood lighting control, to achieve the ultimate homely feel for the customers family, as well as having ecological and cost saving benefits in the long-term.  Expert home automation installers and AV specialists in the North West were responsible for delivering this bespoke home smart technology project.           

Custom Cinema Room

Our expert team of Nirvana AV engineers installed a Sony Ultra High-Definition projector with a 3.0M projection screen to ensure the family can enjoy a crystal-clear picture whilst enjoying the latest blockbuster movies. We also installed Dolby ATMOS surround sound to create a completely immersive movie experience, allowing the customer to completely shut out the outside world.

Along with the luxury cinema experience, our engineers ensured that the bespoke home cinema room would be able to stream music from the customers iTunes library, all controlled from the intelligent dedicated Control4 Remote Control, or the IOS application.

Custom Cinema Room

Cinema room technology: 

Sony VPL320ES HD projector 

3.0M wide projection screen

5 on-wall speakers 

4 ceiling speakers 

1 floor-mounted subwoofer 

UHD TV point

Control4 local controller 

Control4 processor

 Video Sources

We understood that entertaining the family isn’t just all about heading to the cinema room, and we ensured that all TV’s in the lounge, kitchen and bedrooms, were able to access the customer’s Sky subscription, so that they can keep up with all the favourite shows. Our Nirvana AV engineers also installed an Apple TV to the central control unit, allowing the customer to access their movies, music and family photos from any screen in the home.

To maximise the use of the different family spaces, we installed a various automated tv brackets throughout the home, including multiple options picture mechanisms to conceal recessed televisions in the wall and an automated tv bracket with 150 degree bi-directional rotation. 


Video Sources

Audio Solutions 

After an initial consultation, we understood how important music was to this family, so we installed a series of high-quality speakers throughout the home; including the home gym, lounge, dining room, kitchen and bedrooms. 

The Control4 powered audio speakers allows our customer to seamlessly stream music in multiple rooms, perfect for entertaining, with all speakers tactfully recessed on the ceiling and walls with the room’s acoustics considered.

Other Home Automation

To complete the full home automation package, the customer requested installation of various security features to protect the family home including, automated blind and curtain control, CCTV and alarm integration, intercom anywhere with gate control and gate lockdown features. We also installed smart lighting throughout the whole property, ensuring that home can be completely controlled from anywhere in the world, to ensure the property remains safe from intruders.

Energy efficient automation

If you’d like to discuss your next project, please get in touch with our home automation experts by calling 0800 622 6884 or by completing our contact form.