Integrated Control System
The great thing about having a high-tech media room is all of the fun machines and gadgets. The not-so-great thing? All of the remotes required to run them. From inconvenient storage locations to the constant cycle of replacing batteries to the learning curve required to actually operate them, dealing with a bunch of remotes is just a big pain. But, if you're willing to spend some cash, you can actually get a system that integrates all of your controls into one touchpad. Imagine walking into your media room, dimming the lights, turning up the A/C, closing the shades and turning on your projector. But you're going to have to get your own popcorn.