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 their 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
Parks Associates: 64% of all smart devices are part of a security or home controls system
Submitted on: 08/14/14, 03:01 PM
Parks Associates today announced Internet of Things (IoT) research showing nearly 4% of U.S. households will have a smart home controller by the end of 2014, with an estimated increase to nearly 6% by 2015. The firm's Evolution of Smart Home and the Internet of Thi
Battle for the $18 Billion US Smart Home Heats Up as Apple and Google Posture for Position says Strategy Analytics
Submitted on: 08/13/14, 06:12 AM
Spending on smart home systems and services in the US will hit $18 billion in 2014 and more than double to $39 billion by 2019 according to Strategy Analytics' Smart Home Strategies latest forecast. Apple, Google and Samsung are among the big consumer bra
LG Launches New 55-Inch Curved OLED TV in U.S. for Under $3,500
Submitted on: 08/11/14, 01:12 PM
The all-new 55-inch class (54.6 inches measured diagonally) LG Curved OLED TV (Model 55EC9300), will be available beginning this month at various retailers nationwide at a suggested price of $3,499. Best Buy will be the first dealer to sell
Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329
Submitted on: 08/08/14, 05:51 AM
Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first pla
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
CEDIA 2014 - Frank White, 2014 CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Partners With CASE AV
Submitted on: 08/19/14, 02:33 PM
CASE AV is proud to announce our strategic partnership with Frank White, this year's recipient of the CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award.
Terra Introduces RGB Color and Dimming to its LED Light and Sound Bollard
Submitted on: 08/19/14, 02:17 PM
All the colors of the spectrum and variable intensity add to lightscaping flexibility and beauty.
SecurityTronix Announces Free iPad App for Surveillance DVR's & HVR's
Submitted on: 08/19/14, 02:16 PM
STVIEW HD allows users to view and capture live video and still images, as well as download existing files directly to the iPad.
CEDIA 2014 - Torus Power Appoints Four New Canadian Sales Representative Agencies
Submitted on: 08/19/14, 02:13 PM
New Canadian reps extend Torus Power's reach and add value to dealer partners
ISC East - Registration for ISC East 2014 is Now Open
Submitted on: 08/19/14, 02:11 PM
More than 200 exhibitors and brands to demonstrate the latest and greatest security technology
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