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April, May, June 2015
03/16/15, Brandon Hetherington for, AVSystemsMag
Here is a summary of what Tradeshows, Conferences & Exhibitions to look forward to in the coming months.
Best in Texas: Trolls Love Vague Patents, Friendly Courts
03/16/15, THE Insider
Patent trolls aren't ugly things. Nope they're just good ol boys who know where the best house is in Texas and just go back again and again and...
Smart Home Interview - Simply Automated
03/16/15, Millard Schewe, Simply Automated
Any products that can output an RS-232 serial string can utilize UPB devices. In fact there is a software tool, the “UPB Command Wizard”, to help write UPB serial strings (i.e. drivers).
Smart Home Interview - Insteon
03/16/15, Contributed by, Insteon
Insteon uses a dual-band signal, or mesh network, which communicates to devices simultaneously via radio waves and a home’s existing electrical wiring.
Smart Home Interview - Neurio
03/16/15, Contributed by, Neurio
Once the Neurio Sensor is installed on an electrical panel, it sends the data via WiFi to the secure cloud where the smart algorithms identify the unique power pattern by each device in real-time to tell whether a specific appliance is in use or off, and how much energy it consumes.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Luxurious small smart homes by Tiny Heirloom
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 03:10 PM
From Kimberley Mok for TreeHugger: Much like how camping can come in a a more luxurious, "glamping" version, so too can tiny homes come
How your car will help control your home
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 05:47 AM
Patrick Nelson for NetworkWorld: AT&T is one company that is planning on consumers being able to control elements of t
Zenno Voice Controlled Home Automation System Unveiled
Submitted on: 03/20/15, 05:29 AM
Zenno has created and launched a new home automation and control system that has been designed to offer a simple voice controls to manage your home entertainment systems and electronic devices around your home. Using your smartpho
Z-Wave Alliance Launches IoT Competition to Reward Start-Ups for Their Innovation in the Smart Home
Submitted on: 03/18/15, 05:17 AM
he Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, the world's largest ecosystem of wireless control products and services, is announcing a brand new competition to support and incentivize innovation on the Z-Wave platform. The yea
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
With Parse Push, Chamberlain Informs Consumers that Their "Garage Door Just Opened"
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:40 PM
Garage Door Opener Notifications Bring Peace of Mind and Awareness Over What's Happening at Home with More than 20 Million Alerts to Smartphones Every Month
ISC West - FIBARO Sends Z-Wave Smart Home Control to the Top of the World
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:37 PM
Veteran climber will brave Mt. Everest to turn on lights, operate locks, and open garage doors to prove the reliability of Z-Wave devices from anywhere.
Liaison Smart Home Automation Announces Coast-to-Coast Expansion
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:35 PM
Colorado Integrators Bring Patented ETouch Technology to the National Stage
TiO Turns Dealers into Skilled Ninjas with New Training Dojo
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:31 PM
Multi-course progressive online training system designed to offer dealers education for selling and installing the intuitive automation ecosystem.
Introducing the TiO Quick Start Dealer Success Program
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:22 PM
So Easy - and You Make Money Fast!
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