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Huston Technology

b2ap3_thumbnail_home-solution-wifi-devices-network-184281306-57f795863df78c690f36336d.jpgMany people have an under performing ISP provided wireless gateway modem/router combo
sitting in their basement or office. Family members who are far away from it are always complaining
how the internet is too slow or down.

HustonTech had the honor, and privilege to partner with John Wechsler the CEO of Indiana IOT lab, and Launch fishers, to create Indiana's first Design thinking Lab inside the IOT lab in Fishers, Indiana.

Huston Electric was contacted by Immaculate Heart of Mary to discuss a possible refresh of their current technology.  Huston visited the school to provide an assessment of their classrooms, and asked the administrators and teachers what they wanted to be able to accomplish with their new technology.  They informed us that the previous installer was very impersonal, they did a poor job on the installs, and they were very hard to get a hold of after the installation.

At Huston, we take great pride in being there for our customers before, during, and after the installation.  For Immaculate Heart of Mary, we ended up removing and disposing of all their existing whiteboards, and replacing them with SMARTs new 65” SMART KappIQ Interactive flat panel displays.  We also installed SMART Speakers for enhanced sound in the classrooms. 

The installation of all 24 rooms was accomplished in the time frame they needed, we connected each one to the teacher’s computer workstations, hiding the wires so they are free from view.  Along the way we answered questions and worked with the staff to ensure they had each board where they needed them, and that they knew to operate them by the time the school year started.

Immaculate Heart of Mary was so impressed with the installation and the care given to them, that they agreed to do a short documentary video about the project.   We are very pleased with the outcome of this project, and would love the opportunity to work with you on any future technology upgrades you may be considering at your location.

Shelly Jenkins, (Technology Director Immaculate heart of Mary) provided the following testimonial:

“ We could not be more pleased in our choice of Huston Electric for our Smartboard upgrade project in 2017!  Your efficient work, and helpful guidance enabled us to complete our entire school installation project in the time we had estimated.  Your installation technician, Brandon Bowyer, made sure each classroom was prepped correctly, even answering teachers questions along the way. Every cable is securely mounted, and practically invisible – Such a great job!  The SMARTBoard interactive panels and speakers systems are perfectly installed, look fantastic, and work great!  Thank you for your training on how to use them easily, and tips about common functions.  Our teachers started off the school year with excellent new equipment, and we highly recommend Huston Electric as the best SMARTBoard installation company in Indiana”.


Huston Technologies provides and installs SMART Interactive displays, Home, business, and classroom automation, SMART podiums, Classroom audio, Projectors, and commercial or residential audio video solutions.   We also have the best pricing available in Indiana for Epson projectors.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana. Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors. To learn more about Huston Technologies, please visit us and


Who is AXIS Communications?

 b2ap3_thumbnail_alex.jpgAXIS is the market leader in the network video industry and specializes both in analog and digital video surveillance systems.  AXIS has tens of thousands of partners in 179 countries and distributors in 70 countries worldwide.  The mission of the company is to make the world a safer and more secure place.  Axis specializes in the production of network video solutions that rely on revolutionary, open technical platforms.  AXIS was the first company to launch a network camera in 1996, shifting from analog to digital and developing the video surveillance systems as we know them today.  AXIS now produces applications, video encoders, network cameras and a variety of accessories for video surveillance systems.

In my 10 years of audio video work and programming Control4 systems I have had the opportunity to do some incredible, very fun, interesting, projects.
I’ve designed and installed systems for residences, restaurants, offices, and conference rooms.  Each one had their own unique objective with different aspects of
AV and automation control.  As comprehensive and technologically advanced as many of them have been, none of them quite had it all.  
It just hadn’t happened… until now.

Our local electrical union has recently updated its conference room to a Control4 audio visual and HVAC control system. The new system seamlessly integrates multiple video sources to be selected and distributed to a new Vivetek ceiling mounted projector and 120” drop down projection screen.

in Huston Technology

After six years of steady growth, Huston AVTech has achieved Gold Dealership status with Control4.
Control4 is the industry standard for Home Control and Small Business Automation systems.
Control4 dealers can raise their status level by achieving purchasing goals for the year.
The benefit of achieving these levels raises dealer visibility on the Control4 website and is a stamp
of professionalism and competence for Huston AVTech.

A special thank you to all of our clients for trusting Huston to install these amazing Home Control
and Business Automation systems. We look forward to new partnerships and growth in the future.









Do you remember carrying around that 8-pound binder you had filled with all of those shiny little round things called CDs? The audio quality was fantastic on all the new music and even Steve Miller Band’s greatest hits sounded amazing remastered. And then came along this little device called the Ipod.  And we said, “You mean I can take all my Weezer, Nirvana, and Pink Floyd CDs and put them in my hip pocket? Count me in.

b2ap3_thumbnail_IQ.jpgThe most advanced member of the hugely successful SMART kapp product family, kapp iQ is a sleek, ultra-high-definition display that enables game-changing collaboration for meeting rooms, breakout spaces, offices and classrooms. SMART kapp iQ combines the simplicity of the "walk-up-and-use" practice of the original SMART kapp whiteboard with an incredible, multi-way, multi-device collaborative experience.

Like the original SMART kapp, kapp iQ simply connects via any Android or iOS device. Users can then invite any Web-enabled device to join for unrivalled, real-time collaboration. Anything written on the display is shared in real-time with anyone, anywhere in the world. The magic with SMART kapp iQ is that participants can collaborate and contribute back in real time by making notes on their devices that immediately display in the collaboration session – making it the only multi-way, interactive display that combines the simplicity of a traditional whiteboard with the power of an ultra-high definition display.

This magical experience is accomplished without the need for IT involvement or the need to connect to a corporate network, meaning SMART kapp iQ is less costly to maintain than most front of the room displays. And just like SMART kapp, kapp iQ uses the existing SMART kapp app, but with upcoming iQ premium features, such as digital inking over content. In addition, because SMART kapp iQ uses the same panel technology as the SMART Board 6000 series, many existing customers will be able to retrofit their boards to acquire the power of kapp iQ.

"With kapp iQ, SMART is combining the simplicity of the whiteboard with the utility of a front of room display that often is left unused," said Zeus Kerravala, principal, ZK Research. "It's a unique solution that helps the agile worker collaborate easily whether it's ad-hoc or a formal sit-down session."

"Our new SMART kapp iQ display brings incredibly simple, walk up and use whiteboarding, multi-way sharing, and collaboration," says Neil Gaydon, president and CEO, SMART Technologies. "It embraces and connects the modern world, where multiple devices with different operating systems are in constant use. We are excited that it is going to revolutionize the regular meeting display and collaboration experience."

The SMART Kapp IQ is available in June. Contact Joel Fenske at Huston Electric to Pre order yours today.

b2ap3_thumbnail_chrystler_interactive.jpgHuston continues their partnership with Chrysler LLC providing Interactive displays for the new Tipton Transmission plant.

Hustons Technology division has been working closely with Chrysler on multiple Interactive displays at various Plant locations. Recently Huston’s SMART Interactive displays were purchased to do a  “virtual walk through” of the transmission plant using 3D BIM Modeling. Technology like this can help companies review and make any needed changes on the spot during the construction phase, saving a lot of time and money.