High performance. Reliable. Easy-to-use.

Sound & Vision is a premier systems integrator providing incomparable audio video solutions to designers, contractors, and private clients in the Chicagoland area for over 20 years.


Eric Schmidt founder and ceo Sound & Vision

Eric Schmidt founder and ceo Sound & Vision

I’ll never forget the day we finished one of our first installations. The family was gathered for us to introduce them to their new system. I started off with the opening scene of one of their favorite movies. After the scene had finished, I was initially worried by the completely stunned look on their faces that possibly something was wrong. Then the client said, “This is spectacular! I can’t believe this is in my house!"

I had been prepared for them to comment on how great the picture looked or how incredible the sound was. But in truth, they had completely forgotten about all of the technology surrounding them, and were simply lost in the experience. It was at that point that I knew I had found my true calling.

At first glance, it would appear that Sound & Vision is all about the technology...  but we’re really about the experience! 

Sound & Vision is uniquely positioned to bring you the finest system design and installation team in the Chicago area. We have many years of experience programming Crestron automation systems, dedicated home theaters, home lighting systems and managing all different sizes and kinds of systems both residential and commercial. The following are some of the reasons you should choose Sound & Vision for your next home automation, lighting control or home entertainment project.

Experience – More than 25 years in Chicagoland of thrilling thousands of clients with high performance easy to use systems. Our team members include; Designers, Engineers, Installation Technicians, and Programmers with a combined experience of over 100 years in the industry, many as members of our team for as long as 10 years.

100% Vertically Integrated – With a small army of highly trained professionals, the Sound & Vision team handles all aspects of your project; from design and engineering, programming and installation, to client training and post installation support and service.

High Performance and Powerful, Yet Easy to Use –This statement is usually a contradiction of terms. Sound & Vision has been able to bridge this gap for our clients between powerful and desirable technology and the need for intuitive use. Additionally, we have empowered our clients to make changes to the way their systems functions. Using our proprietary dashboard, our clients have the ability to update local or whole house lighting scenes, change channel presets, create HVAC schedules, and much more.

Proven and Trusted products – our arsenal of products include some of the most renowned names in the business.  We know what products will work best together creating a tested, tried and true work of art.

System Pre-Installation Assembly – All of our systems are assembled and tested in our engineering lab prior to installation. This ensures that every product is tested and integrated as part of the finished system prior to installation in your home.

We Stay on the Cutting Edge – Our determination to bring the latest and greatest products that enhance our clients’ lives; though extensive testing and evaluation means we stay on the cutting edge, so you don’t have to.

Designed for the Future – Sound & Vision systems are uniquely designed with the future in mind, making upgrades and additions a snap.

Guaranteed Performance – Every system is backed by our 24/7 365 days support, service and performance guarantee. One very unique aspect of our support is our proactive approach. We can receive alerts and remotely diagnose and correct, in many cases, before our client is even aware of an issue.