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Home Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

By Mills Technologies | March 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Home Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

Let’s look at a few home tech trends that we anticipate will make big leaps this year. Technology plays a big role in our daily lives. It evolves rapidly, making our lives more convenient by making our smart homes smarter and more efficient. The number of connected devices in an average home is on the…

The 2021 Mills Holiday Gift Guide – TVs and Projectors

By Sarah Brewster | November 17, 2021 | Comments Off on The 2021 Mills Holiday Gift Guide – TVs and Projectors

Many electronics are in short supply due to supply chain disruptions and pandemic-induced demand. However, TV and projector inventory remains strong.  Right now is a great time to place an order for a new TV or projector for the holidays. If you’re looking for a great gift, and/or are looking to make an upgrade in…

Tech Trend: Immersive Fitness

By Sarah Brewster | August 20, 2021 | Comments Off on Tech Trend: Immersive Fitness

Immersive fitness is defined as technology enhanced exercise that typically includes simulated virtual reality (VR) audio/visual experiences and performance metrics. Technology has been playing an increasing role in our fitness routines for years, but a couple of companies that are taking it next level: Lightwalls and Golfzon. Lightwalls creates immersive and dynamic lighting solutions  – this…

Home Theater or Media Room? What’s the difference?

By Sarah Brewster | July 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Home Theater or Media Room? What’s the difference?

Many new movies are being released directly to consumers at the same time they are released in theaters. More than ever, a home theater or media room can be a great way to have the cinematic experience at home.  So what’s the difference between a media room and a home theater? Home Theaters Home theaters…

We Now Offer Home Wellness Products

By Sarah Brewster | March 25, 2020 | Comments Off on We Now Offer Home Wellness Products

If there’s one place where we should be able to relax and take a deep breath, it’s home.  However, one of the biggest health crises is finding its way indoors – none of our homes are exempt from rising levels of air and water pollution.  It’s never been easier to protect your home from harmful…

Cozy Home Theater

By Sarah Brewster | March 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Cozy Home Theater

The homeowners purchased a beautiful penthouse unit in downtown Chicago many years ago.  They travel a lot for work, but when home one of their favorite activities was to disconnect and get absorbed into a good movie or sporting event.  However, they never really had a room that allowed them to truly disconnect.  They always…

Mills Holiday Gift Guide

By Sarah Brewster | December 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Mills Holiday Gift Guide

For the on-the-go music lover: The new Sonos MoveThe Move is the new durable, battery-powered, weatherproof and drop-resistant smart speaker for outdoor and indoor listening. Get great sound anywhere with the Move. Control with the Sonos app just like any other room, or even your voice.  And, since the Move is Bluetooth enabled, you can take this…

New and Trending Technologies

By Sarah Brewster | November 25, 2019 | Comments Off on New and Trending Technologies

Mills team members Bryan, Brendan, Jack, Chris, Ivo and Benjamin recently attended the CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association) Expo.  The CEDIA Expo is THE annual event for home tech professionals – it allows home tech pros access to new products and innovations in home technology, as well as offering continuing eduation training courses…

Top 3 Technology Budget Tips

By Mills Technologies | December 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Top 3 Technology Budget Tips

When starting a remodeling or new home building project, perhaps the most ambiguous budget for many homeowners is the technology budget. Your builder, architect, and/or interior designer can quickly estimate what a new kitchen, electrical contract or landscaping will cost. When it comes to technology, the budget is a little tougher to ballpark because there…

Hot Trends in Home Technology

By Mills Technologies | October 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Hot Trends in Home Technology

Mills team members Bryan, Brendan and Jack attended the CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association) Expo earlier this month. The CEDIA Expo is THE event for home tech professionals. With over 500 exhibitors, it allows home tech pros complete access to new products and breakthrough innovations in home technology. So, we asked them to…