AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary - September, October, November
07/14/14, Brandon Hetherington, HomeToys.com
As Summer kicks into full gear we can sit back and enjoy a bit of a break from the Tradeshow schedule. August will see a bit of a lull but by that time CEDIA preparations are in full swing.
InfoComm 2014 is in the Books
07/14/14, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
There were a lot of new, fresh and thought-provoking products at the show, which hopefully will help us stay ahead of the curve and make our work easier.
Developer Popularity for Raspberry Pi vs. Arduino
07/14/14, Contributed by, Vozag.com
Raspberry Pi began catching up to Arduino in Q4 of 2012 and stayed fairly close to each other after that.
Advantages of Using Lifts and Mounts for Your Touchscreen Monitor
07/14/14, Ken Woollard, Ultralift Australia
Choosing the right TV mount or lift for your flat screen TV should not be difficult once you have weighed the pros and cons of each type of mount.
News releases from InfoComm 2014
07/01/14, HomeToys.com News team, HomeToys.com
This year HomeToys.com's Special InfoComm 2014 Newspage posted over 140 news releases. Here are some highlights.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Emberlight provides wireless smarts to regular bulbs
Submitted on: 07/28/14, 06:13 AM
There’s been a boom of wireless-enabled smart bulbs over the past year or so. Although many will recognize popular models such as LIFX and Philips Hue, you can search Amazon and find plenty of options for Bluetooth wireless light bulbs. Some of them even have b
Lowe's Helps Consumers Outsmart Summer with New Home Automation Products for Iris
Submitted on: 07/25/14, 05:14 AM
Lowe's Companies, Inc. announced today the launch of new products for its Iris smart home solution that offer consumers added convenience, safety and efficiency this summer. The home improvement company continues to extend the breadth of connected devices with the
Raspberry Pi Brings IoT (Internet of Things) to a Home Theater Soundbar
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 03:19 PM
Right-Ear/Left-Ear Technologies selected Raspberry Pi, a credit-card sized Linux computer, to add much-desired functionality to One Bar, its new home theater soundbar. "We wanted to complement our soundbar's best-in-class 3D virtual soun
Microsoft’s Cortana Learns Some Home-Automation Tricks
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 06:10 AM
Cortana, Microsoft’s vocal virtual assistant, is gaining the ability to control smart-home products like lights and thermostats. Home-automation company Insteon, based in Irvine, California, is working on a Windows Phone 8.1
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
New Hire and Promotions Position Ergotron for Growth
Submitted on: 07/31/14, 07:46 AM
Minneapolis, MN, Feb 5, 2014 - Ergotron, a Nortek company (Nasdaq: NTK), today announces organizational changes that will position the company for continued growth and profitability. Steve Baker has been hired as President of the Ergotron Business Unit and David Wardleworth has been promoted to Vice
OmniMount Now Shipping Award Winning Projector Mount
Submitted on: 07/31/14, 07:45 AM
OmniMount, a brand of Ergotron, Inc., is now shipping the PJT40, an award winning projector mount with an intuitive design and several tool-less installation features. Patent-pending technology includes MicroDial™ and QuickLock™ for quickly attaching and positioning a projector to the mount.
OmniMount Launches Highly Stylized OmniElite TV Wall Mounts
Submitted on: 07/31/14, 07:44 AM
OmniMount, a premium brand of A/V mounts and accessories, is now shipping the OmniElite series of high end TV wall mounts. The OmniElite series complements the latest thin, large format TVs with a graceful, yet powerful aesthetic.
Parks Associates to feature sessions on Internet of Things and smart home technologies at CONNECTIONS
Submitted on: 07/31/14, 06:44 AM
Market Research Firm Announces Agenda and Call for Papers for 9th-annual executive event
Consumer Demand for Cloud DVR Technology: 45% Find It Very Appealing
Submitted on: 07/31/14, 06:23 AM
Parks Associates Releases New Research on Global Licensing Implications of Cloud DVR
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