AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Retaining Customers: Content, Platforms, and Video Services
09/15/14, Brett Sappington & Harry Wang, Parks Associates
Apps and APIs make it possible for both service providers and platform vendors to extend the value of their solutions, and both players need to be flexible so as not to break their connection to the consumer.
Fortune 500 Company selects HDBaseT™ extender For A Drive- thru Project
09/15/14, Contributed by, KanexPro
An HDCP compliant extender was needed that can run up to 100 meters (330 feet) over cat6 based on HDBaseT technology delivering crystal clear audio and video to the GDS display located at the drive-thru store.
Unlikely Champion: A Leader Steps Forward to Advance Flash Memory Image
09/15/14, THE Insider
Woz, the storage/flash industry superhero, sees video content as a way for people to reach out and communicate with people in a new, more effective way.
Over the Air HDTV
09/15/14, Erica Skrivan fir, Antennas Direct
One of the biggest complains about an antenna is the hardware itself. It is bulky, ugly, it has to be mounted or installed.
CEDIA 2014 - Tradeshow Report
09/11/14, Brandon Hetherington for, HomeToys.com
CEDIA 2014, this years show used the slogan "Hyper-Change" to signify the ongoing evolution of the residential AV market and promises to showcase "New Products, New Innovations and New Demands." As usual HomeToys.com was on hand to see what was what at this years show. Below is a list of some of the new products featured at CEDIA 2014.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
CEDIA 2014 - Underway in Denver Colorado
Submitted on: 09/10/14, 05:14 AM
CEDIA 2014 is underway in Denver, Colorado with training sessions beginning on September 10th and the Show room floor opening up on the 11th. This years show used the slogan "Hyper-Change" to signify the ongoing evolution of the residential AV market an
Apple, Inc. Just Gained Another Competitor in the Smart Home Space
Submitted on: 09/08/14, 05:35 AM
Companies are starting to pick sides in the home automation race, and Sony just made its choice. The company announced at the IFA conference in Berlin this week that it is joining Qualcomm 's AllSeen Alliance, a coalition of tech and consumer co
Savant gets $90M from KKR
Submitted on: 09/04/14, 05:26 AM
Want proof that the smart home is big? Check out the whopper private equity investment that KKR has made in Savant. Savant said it has raised $90 million from its founder Robert Madonna and affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR). The round will he
Elgato to launch HomeKit with full iOS 8 integration
Submitted on: 09/02/14, 05:34 AM
Elgato will be an exhibitor at IFA Berlin this year, but the company has already announced the introduction of its new HomeKit to the market, with supposed full iOS 8 integration. The HomeKit will be fully compatible with Apple’s HomeKit home automation platform
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Extron Now Shipping Compact HDMI to HDMI Scaler
Submitted on: 09/16/14, 09:17 AM
The compact form factor allows simple integration at a source, destination, or in a distribution system.
Axiros and Lyse Smart Tout the Future of Smart Home Device Management at the Broadband Forum
Submitted on: 09/16/14, 08:42 AM
Teamed up to discuss how localizing Smart Home energy management via device automation and service provider offerings can be a win-win for both the providers and the end-users.
Linear Appoints Veteran Tom Cummiskey To Head Global Sales
Submitted on: 09/16/14, 08:40 AM
Cummiskey will drive security and automation leader Linear's growth by globally aligning major accounts and multi-channel strategy.
CEDIA 2014 - Severtson Screens Updates Legacy Series with Acoustically Transparent Screen Material; Launched at 2014 CEDIA Expo
Submitted on: 09/16/14, 08:37 AM
Now Shipping and Made in the USA, Severtson Now Offers Bright White Acoustically Transparent (BWAT) Option for Acclaimed Legacy Series Fixed Frame Projection Screen Solutions
CEDIA 2014 - Severtson Screens Features New TAT-4K Titanium Acoustically-Transparent Projection Screen at 2014 CEDIA Expo
Submitted on: 09/16/14, 08:35 AM
Now Shipping, the Made in the USA TAT-4K Offers the Same Innovative Technology as Severtson's Acclaimed SAT-4K Screens, but Now for Home Theater and Commercial Settings with Incoming Ambient Light; Meets and Exceeds All Industry Standards for Optimum Acoustic Performance
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