Synopses & Reviews
The residential integration industry is enjoying unprecedented growth in the installation of cutting edge technologies in today's homes. This book addresses this virtual tidal wave of consumer-driven expectations and needs by providing readers with an all-inclusive source of information on computer networks, communications, home automation, cabling, wiring, and more. It creatively blends the theory of different applications such as voice, data, video, security, and home automation with the basics of residential construction into one comprehensive guide. Coverage is aimed at providing readers with an understanding of how separate systems can be linked into a unified functional network that is accessible from multiple locations.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Networking Fundamentals Chapter 3 Wireless Communications Chapter 4 The Technology of Communications Chapter 5 Voice and Data Applications Chapter 6 Entertainment Applications Chapter 7 Home Automation Chapter 8 The Construction Process Chapter 9 Boxes Chapter 10 Cable Installation Chapter 11 Structured Cabling Chapter 12 Optical Fiber and Cable Chapter 13 Article 725 of the NEC; Classification of Circuits Chapter 14 Telephone Wiring Chapter 15 Video System Installation Chapter 16 Network Cabling Chapter 17 Cabling for Wireless Networks Chapter 18 Testing Voice, Data, and Video Wiring Chapter 19 Communication Infrastructure Design Chapter 20 Television Chapter 21 Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, and Security Systems Chapter 22 Home of the Future