AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
The Future Through the Eyes of CEDIA
10/13/14, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Homes are going to become smarter and more connected over the next five years.
Islands of Things (IoT)
10/13/14, Eric Ryherd, Express Controls
Todayâ€™s IoT reality is that weâ€™ve got an enormous and rapidly growing number of Things being connected to the Internet, but very few of them talk to each other.
D-Tools Makes System Design Standardization a Win-Win
10/13/14, Tim Bigoness, D-Tools
D-Tools System Integrator software platform puts design standardization firstâ€”benefitting not only the integrator, but ultimately, the end user.
Broadband Internet to Fuel Connected Home Applications
10/13/14, Rawlson O'Neil King, Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
Improving bandwidth throughputs will combine with home networking and monitoring offerings and usher in new connected home applications.
A marvel in the City - Guatemala Ciudad, Guatemala
10/13/14, Manola Flores , Aktiva
The beauty of the systems installed in the home lies in the functioning of the house in an integrated and consistent way.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Home Automation Company Launches New Product with Crowdfunding Campaign
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 05:19 AM
Authometion, the startup engaged in IoT solutions for WiFi home automation applications, has just launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000 by November 17 to kick-off preorders of their first set of products that allows homeowners to transform their homes
Ubi, the voice-activated control system for your home, is finally out of beta
Submitted on: 10/17/14, 05:41 AM
After more than two years of closed beta testing, Ubi, the voice-controlled home computer system for your home, is finally ready for general release. If you didn’t happen to catch the device during its hugely-successful Kick
Thread Home Automation Group Accepting New Members
Submitted on: 10/15/14, 05:10 AM
The Thread Group announced that it has opened membership and will begin accepting applications from companies interested in using the Thread protocol in their products. The Thread Group was established in July by seven companies including Nest Labs, Samsung E
Xiaomi Unveiled Companyâ€™s Home Automation Devices In China
Submitted on: 10/13/14, 06:04 AM
Xiaomi is a Chinese company most known for it affordable and yet well-built smartphones. In Asia, people are calling this company China’s Apple, which is a good fit I guess. Xiaomi’s hardware and software are often inspired by Apple’s products, or s
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Triad Speakers Introduces R-Series - it's Most Cost-Effective In-Ceiling Line to Date
Submitted on: 10/24/14, 05:59 AM
Custom made-in-the-USA manufacturer Triad Speakers, Inc. today announced its new cost-effective yet high-performing in-ceiling loudspeaker line, called R-Series.
Sentido awarded Best New Product and Best of Show at CEDIA EXPO 2014
Submitted on: 10/24/14, 05:14 AM
At CEDIA EXPO 2014 in Denver (CO), the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) and home automation magazine Residential Systems both honored Basalte's touch-sensitive switch Sentido. This wide recognition gives the Belgian company a head start in its first steps into the American market.
New 3D Display Technology Promises Greater Energy Efficiency
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 07:27 PM
LCD technology developed in Hong Kong maintains the 3D images it displays without drawing power
Eaton's Halo LED Solutions Bring Energy Efficiency to the Greenbuild LivingHome
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 07:24 PM
The home is designed for exceptional sustainability, superior resilience, durability and affordability - all while maintaining a high level of design.
GE Smart Home Panel Shares What's New, What's Next for Connected Living
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 07:21 PM
Industry thought leaders provide insight on the "Internet of Things" and future of smart home technology
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