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 EXPO SHOWS STEADY GROWTH
Submitted on: 09/17/14, 05:23 AM
CEDIA EXPO 2014 showed steady growth in attendance and exhibitor participation. More than 480 exhibitors and 18,500 attendees from 82 countries participated in the 2014 event in Denver. Professional and overall attendance both grew by 3%, and the overall exhibito
CEDIA ANNOUNCES 2014 ELECTRONIC LIFESTYLES® AWARDS WINNERS
Submitted on: 09/15/14, 06:31 AM
The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) recognized the outstanding work of its members at the annual Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Celebration Saturday night. The honorees included over 40 winning projects in the Designer Awards competit
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
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
SYBER Debuts Vapor Xtreme - World's Fastest Gaming Console With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Graphics Card
Submitted on: 09/19/14, 09:24 AM
SYBER, a division of custom computer manufacturer CYBERPOWERPC, launched its Vapor Xtreme gaming console with NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 980 graphics card, which makes the Vapor Xtreme the fastest PC gaming console on the market and includes the ability to boot directly into Steam's Big Picture mode.
CEDIA 2014 - Christie Brings Cinema Pedigree and Unforgettable Theater Experience to Home Entertainment at CEDIA 2014
Submitted on: 09/18/14, 03:30 PM
Christie booth at CEDIA 2014 highlighting upcoming product rollout.
George Walter Joins Christie as Director, Home Entertainment
Submitted on: 09/18/14, 03:28 PM
George Walter has joined the company in the role of Director, Home Entertainment.
MartinLogan, Paradigm, and Anthem Brand Speakers and Audio Components to Join DTS Play-Fi Wireless Whole Home Audio Ecosystem
Submitted on: 09/18/14, 03:25 PM
DTS Expanding Lineup of Products that Incorporate the Play-Fi Technology through Collaboration with MartinLogan and Paradigm Electronics
New QAR Series Rack Saves 30+ Minutes in Assembly Time
Submitted on: 09/18/14, 03:23 PM
The QAR Series is a knock-down rack with an innovative patent-pending snap-together design that makes it integration-ready in five minutes or less.
Featured AV and Automation Industry Product
Gefen's Wireless for HDMI 60 GHz extender system sends high definition audio and video to any HDCP-compliant HDTV display up to 33 feet with near-zero latency. Designed to transmit within a room, its signal will not penetrate walls. Line-of-sight placement of transceivers is not necessary. It supports resolutions up to 1080p Full HD, 3DTV, CEC, and 7.1-channels of High Bit Rate (HBR) lossless digital audio such as Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio™.
Featured AV and Automation Industry Company
(Detroit, MI, United States of America)
iRule, LLC is a Michigan-based cloud software company offering products for home entertainment and home automation. The company was founded in 2009 by two enthusiast geeks with a passion for movies, home theater, and consumer electronics. iRule is a cloud-based universal remote control platform for iOS and Android phones and tablets. Easy to set up and maintain, iRule controls home theater, lighting, shades, security, and more. Completely customizable, it runs on the most popular mobile devices.
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