AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
08/18/14, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Broadband allows for learning opportunities by making available educational materials and course instruction, which previously could only be delivered in a classroom setting.
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08/18/14, Brandon Hetherington for, AVSystemsMag
2014 was a big year for the Internet of Things (IoT) and there has been big growth in events focusing on this topic. As well shows like ISC that cover Security are seeing big changes as IoT and Wireless devices have expanded and changed this market.
On Controls - Automation in the Cloud
08/18/14, Itai Ben-Gal, iRule
Using our cloud-based tools and templates, our dealers can recall each template created for packages they use often so that the programming time for these replicated systems is reduced to minutes. This is far more efficient than starting the programming process from scratch each time a system is installed.
The Evolution of the AV Industry
08/18/14, Cynthia Menna, AVAD LLC
There has been a strong shift to commercial projects, which has vastly evolved our customers' businesses. This change has allowed them the flexibility to balance their business and explore new technologies.
Video Storage: Meeting Todayâ€™s Cinematography Ballooning Needs
08/18/14, THE Insider
While most of the attention at this yearâ€™s FMS (Flash Memory Summit) in Santa Clara, CA focused on the enterprise, one of the most eye-opening sessions in the 3-day event was the M&E (Media & Entertainment) panel.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Demand For Wireless High Resolution Home Theater Audio Sparks Growth in Wireless Speaker and Audio Association
Submitted on: 08/27/14, 05:32 AM
The Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA®) Association, an industry group dedicated to bringing, high resolution, wireless, multi-channel audio products to the home theater market, continues its fast growth with the addition of six new members.
Microsoft invests in these 10 smart-home startups
Submitted on: 08/25/14, 07:04 AM
Microsoft is betting on the future of the smart home, and it's hoping to discover that future within its own ranks. Earlier this summer, the company announced plans to launch a start-up accelerator focused specifically on home
ADT refines its 'recipes' on smart home automation
Submitted on: 08/21/14, 02:23 PM
For most of its brief existence, the modern smart home has offered a frustratingly fragmented user experience. A maze of competing, proprietary ecosystems has forced consumers to pick a "side" (be it Staples Connect, Lowes Iris, Quirky Wink, or Belkin WeMo)
Best Buy Jumps Into Home Automation With Startup Peq
Submitted on: 08/20/14, 06:06 AM
Electronics retailer Best Buy is entering the crowded home automation market through a deal with startup Smart Home Ventures, which designed its offering around ease of use. Called Peq (pronounced “peak”), the service costs $9.99 a month for an u
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
CYBERPOWERPC Updates Product Line with Intel X99 Chipset and Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 08:37 AM
CyberPower Inc., www.cyberpowerpc.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming laptops, and performance workstations, today announced the immediate availability of custom desktop computers featuring Intel X99 chipset motherboards and new Intel Core i7 Processors.
StrandVision Signage Offers Quick and Easy Way to Add "People" Pages
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 07:52 AM
Simple to add and update employee, associate, member and visitor recognition pages with photosâ€¦
Parks Associates: Fitbit Leads Fitness Tracker Brand Adoption
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 07:15 AM
Wearables and Digital Health Executives Will Discuss Mobile Health Solutions and Apps at Connected Health Summit: Engaging the Consumer
ZigBee Certified Products Surpass 1,000
Submitted on: 08/28/14, 03:38 PM
Continual growth in ZigBee Certified products signals the growing demand for the Internet of Things
Icontrol Networks Powers SmartHome Ventures' PEQ Home Automation System, Expands Channel of Connected Home Offerings
Submitted on: 08/28/14, 03:36 PM
PEQ brings Icontrol's best-in-class platform to mass market
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