AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Why do I Need a Subwoofer? Part Three
09/02/14, Contributed by, Aperion Audio
How Subwoofers Work
What are the Latest Home Theater Seating Trends?
09/02/14, Contributed by, VIA International
As time goes on and the entertainment room is being used for more than just a movie viewing area, the furnishings and layouts have become more diversified to accommodate a more casual and interactive environment.
CEDIA 2014 - Some Perspectives - Part 1
09/02/14, Prepared by, HomeToys.com
We interviewed several companies about CEDIA to find out what the show means for them and how they take advantage of the opportunities it provides. Here is what Russound, OSD Audio and Muxlab had to say.
CEDIA 2014 - Some Perspectives - Part 2
09/02/14, Prepared by, HomeToys.com
We interviewed several companies about CEDIA to find out what the show means for them and how they take advantage of the opportunities it provides. Here is what ChannelVision, Elk Products and Monitor Audio had to say.
HDMI Re-Defined for Professional Use
09/02/14, Scott Schaefer, President, Comprehensive Cable
Exclusive features include ProGrip® Connector Technology which keeps the connector from slipping out, SureLength® Indicators which simply but usefully indicate the length of the cable right on the connector head which is invaluable for integrators.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Icontrol Networks Powers SmartHome Ventures' PEQ Home Automation System
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 05:33 AM
Icontrol Networks, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, today announced that SmartHome Ventures has chosen Icontrol to power the newly-launched PEQ (pronounced "peek") home automation system, available now at www.mypeq.com, and at select Best
Demand For Wireless High Resolution Home Theater Audio Sparks Growth in Wireless Speaker and Audio Association
Submitted on: 08/27/14, 05:32 AM
The Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA®) Association, an industry group dedicated to bringing, high resolution, wireless, multi-channel audio products to the home theater market, continues its fast growth with the addition of six new members.
Microsoft invests in these 10 smart-home startups
Submitted on: 08/25/14, 07:04 AM
Microsoft is betting on the future of the smart home, and it's hoping to discover that future within its own ranks. Earlier this summer, the company announced plans to launch a start-up accelerator focused specifically on home
ADT refines its 'recipes' on smart home automation
Submitted on: 08/21/14, 02:23 PM
For most of its brief existence, the modern smart home has offered a frustratingly fragmented user experience. A maze of competing, proprietary ecosystems has forced consumers to pick a "side" (be it Staples Connect, Lowes Iris, Quirky Wink, or Belkin WeMo)
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Parks Associates: 13% of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Purchase Connected Health Devices
Submitted on: 09/02/14, 06:44 AM
Industry Leaders will Discuss Strategies to Improve Consumer Engagement at Connected Health Summit this Week
CAYIN Debuts Next-Generation Digital Signage
Submitted on: 09/01/14, 11:43 PM
Integrating the latest digital trends, CAYIN launches the next-generation digital signage players, embedded with the completely renewed and upgraded SMP-NEO system software.
VidaBox Releases new 'Drop-n-Rip' Features: Autoupdate Missing Metadata + Import of ISO, MKV, & more
Submitted on: 09/01/14, 09:53 PM
New 'Drop-n-Rip' software release automates missing metadata updates for disc archivals made when internet access was unavailable, upon restoring internet connectivity. Digitized video - such as ISOs, MKVs, MP4s, M4Vs, & AVIs - can now be imported into a LiivNAS & auto-tagged with covers & metadata
CYBERPOWERPC Updates Product Line with Intel X99 Chipset and Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 08:37 AM
CyberPower Inc., www.cyberpowerpc.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming laptops, and performance workstations, today announced the immediate availability of custom desktop computers featuring Intel X99 chipset motherboards and new Intel Core i7 Processors.
StrandVision Signage Offers Quick and Easy Way to Add "People" Pages
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 07:52 AM
Simple to add and update employee, associate, member and visitor recognition pages with photos…
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