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The Art (and Science) of Creating an Immersive Home Theater Soundscape


Good audio sweeps you directly into the action of your favorite films

As the American film director and screenwriter George Lucas famously said, sound is 50% of the moviegoing experience. A movie’s soundscape has just as much influence on invoking strong feelings and reactions from a film as the visuals do. 

One of the primary draws of a home theater setup is the ability to recreate a surround sound experience outside of the commercial theater setting. Optimizing the acoustics in a home theater requires design and engineering unique to any other type of entertainment space. At Simply Automated, we’ve spent years perfecting the art and science of creating immersive soundscapes in private cinemas across Pittsburgh, PA. 

Keep reading to learn more about how we deliver the best audio experiences to our clients.

Unpacking the Elements Behind Dedicated Home Theater Design


What sets dedicated cinemas apart from other entertainment spaces?

A home theater is an entertainment space unlike any other. Private cinemas are built to recreate and optimize the theatrical experience in a custom, controlled, one-of-a-kind room in the comfort of your Pittsburgh, PA, home. As a result, dedicated home theater design looks a lot different than design for other entertainment spaces like multipurpose media rooms. Let’s unpack three of the most important design aspects that make dedicated theaters so unique. Keep reading to learn more. 

Why Design Matters in Your Dedicated Home Theater Setup


A truly extraordinary movie-watching experience starts with the right theater design for your space

A private home cinema can bring so much joy and entertainment to your Pittsburgh, PA household. No more waiting in line, buying expensive tickets and snacks, and enduring noisy neighbors to see a movie. Show up to your home theater in pajamas with freshly popped popcorn to enjoy films, TV shows, video games and sports from the comfort and privacy of home.

Building your entertainment oasis starts with the right home theater design — and numerous factors go into creating an immersive and engaging movie-watching experience. Keep reading to learn more!

4 Benefits of Investing in a Home Theater Installation


Enjoy unlimited entertainment with family and loved ones at home this year

2020 marked a year when home entertainment blossomed as movie theaters and public entertainment spaces in Pittsburgh, and across the U.S. closed their doors to help slow the coronavirus’s spread. And as you may have discovered this past year, home entertainment has many perks. At home, you can binge-watch your favorite movies and TV in your pajamas, take bathroom breaks without missing the film, and spend less money on overpriced theater snacks.

Now you may be wondering how to elevate your home entertainment experience to the next level. One answer is creating a new home theater or revamping your existing theater. With major production studios like Warner Bros. and Disney releasing big-name films straight to streaming, there’s never been a better time to invest in a dedicated cinema. Keep reading to learn four benefits of having a home theater!

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