AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Graphene – The New Magical Material
04/14/14, Len Calderone for, HomeToys
Graphene may possibly be the future replacement for silicone. It’s a two-dimensional material that measures just one atom thick and has a breaking strength 300 times greater than steel.
Power Of Choice: Breaking Content Barriers Can Be Good, Then Again…
04/14/14, THE Insider
The beginning of the end for cable’s linear, scheduled TV approach comes when the Internet players have too many subscribers for the content rights holders to ignore.
Synching Mobile & Desktop Devices
04/14/14, Yossi Fishler, Andy
Andy is an Android Operating System that runs on your computer - essentially making your Android device and all of your apps available on your PC or Mac!
Brands That Communicate Win
04/14/14, Paul DiComo and Al Ballard, CE-Marketing Pros
To combat this onslaught of mediocrity, we all need to remind our customers how much enjoyment quality AV gear can provide.
Video Consistency: Entertainment Flexibility … Viewing Becomes Personal
04/14/14, THE Insider
The good thing is, every network/station is getting their shows up to 4K as quickly as possible to capture even more eyeballs (ad dollars), so when you get your UHD TV set, you’ll have plenty of content.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
This Trick To Improving Home Audio Involves Zero Electronics
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 03:09 PM
Our ongoing investigation into how home audio is changing in 2014 has unearthed a surprising nugget of sonic wisdom, for those of us who are trying to take home audio just a little more seriously. Now that legitimate digital music services sound so good, fans
Lightpad: The intelligent light switch that wants to control your home
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:53 AM
There are lots of companies trying to crack intelligent lighting in the home. Philips has its Hue lighting system with intelligent bulbs, while others like Belkin's WeMo system let you control everything via smart plugs. Plum, a relatively new and unhear
Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 12:32 PM
With the rapid progression of technology each year, it's easy to accumulate a pile of obsolete gadgets that you just can't bear to get rid of. So don't! Here are our top 10 ways you can take the retired gadgets you've already got and turn them into some
Google Glass targeted as symbol by anti-tech crowd
Submitted on: 04/15/14, 03:11 PM
(CNN) - Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected. But test models already on the street have begun playing a more unlikely role -- as symbols in a simmering fig
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Opticomm-EMCORE to Demonstrate CATx/HDBaseT Extenders @ InfoComm 2014
Submitted on: 04/24/14, 03:03 PM
Opticomm-EMCORE, a leading provider of HD video/audio/data transport solutions for CATx, Fiber, and IP networks will be showcasing its lines of HDBaseT extenders, in the form of the compact, stand-alone c-linx Series and the rugged card-based Optiva OTC Series products at the upcoming InfoComm 2014.
Nortek Names Matthew Hughes as Vice President, Treasurer
Submitted on: 04/24/14, 02:41 PM
Matthew Hughs joins Nortek with 18 years of finance and treasury experience at GTECH Corporation
Sony Electronics introduces new line of High-Resolution Audio A/V Receivers, speakers and Blu-ray™ Home Theater Systems
Submitted on: 04/24/14, 02:39 PM
"Sony's goal is to make the benefits of Hi-Res Audio accessible to every music lover"
iControl Networks and NETGEAR Launch Android Touchscreen for the Smart Home
Submitted on: 04/24/14, 02:37 PM
High-quality, cost effective touchscreen broadens consumer access to next generation connected home features
Revolabs at InfoComm 2014:
Submitted on: 04/24/14, 02:11 PM
Revolabs, InfoComm 2014, Booth N1955
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