The Ultimate Upgrade for Home Media Rooms


The Kaleidescape Movie Player System Offers the Best Media Experience

These days, a huge amount of content is streamed. Even if you subscribe to cable services, many now offer the same programming as apps on popular streaming products like Roku, Apple TV, and smart TVs. So, you might be inclined to believe that you don’t need anything more than a smart TV or streaming platform to get all the content you need.

It's true; you likely don't need anything more than streaming and all the right subscriptions. But there are other options. There are physical media like Blu-ray discs for movies and high-quality series like HBO's Game of Thrones. For many enthusiasts, physical media offers the best quality video and a high-resolution audio experience. But many enthusiasts also don't want to collect physical discs anymore. 

There is, however, a way to get all the convenience of streaming with the ultra-high-quality experience you want in your home media room – a Kaleidescape movie player. Read more below to upgrade your Charlotte, NC media for the ultimate visual and aural experience. 

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How to Pick the Best ALR Screen for your Media Room

How to Pick the Best ALR Screen for your Media Room

“Ambient lighting” is a term used frequently in the AV industry. It is the light that is present in a room before additional lighting is added, including sunlight, ceiling lights, and fireplaces, as opposed to task lighting or complicated, multi-layered lighting design.

Though it is an essential part of our everyday lives, ambient lighting should not be a part of your home theater experience. Ambient light rejecting screens combat this glare-causing nuisance with unique technology that we’ll discuss today. Read on to find out why you should use one in your next media room installation in Lake Norman, NC!

SEE ALSO: Tips for Media Room Installations in Your Next Design or Build Project

Types of Media Room Installation Screens

There are three types of reflection screens used in your Lake Norman media room installation. Regular screens use diffuse reflectors or reflectors that reflect incoming light in all directions uniformly. Most flat-panel televisions use diffuse reflectors, which is why when you watch them on a sunny day, you’ll see on the screen. Matte white screens are the perfect diffusers since white screens are designed to reflect light evenly across the display. In a dark room, projected pictures do not compete with ambient light. However, it is challenging to create a completely dark room when completing a media room installation.

Ambient Light Rejection Screens -Specular and Retroflective

Ambient light rejection screens are a recent trend in media room designs that reflect the image to the audience while reflecting any extraneous light away. There are two types of ambient light rejection displays: specular and retroreflective.

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