Simplify and de-clutter - the latest HDBaseT distribution technologies allow us to centrally locate muliple Sky or Virgin Media boxes, a BluRay player, CCTV and Apple TV and allow them to be viewed and controlled in multiple rooms.
A typical system may be six sources, available in 6 rooms in your home.
The sources connect to an "matrix", which is wired to the rooms using network cabling.
In the connected rooms, you can choose from any of the 6 devices and control them.
This means that instead of having extra boxes under your TV you can have just the TV in the room.
No loss in picture quality, and full control.