AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Professional Installerâ€™s Guide to IP Networking, Part 2
02/27/14, Martin Boulter, Luxul
In this article we will focus on Routers, a key element that can make or break your installation.
36 million homes in Europe and North America will be smart by 2017
02/27/14, Lars Kurkinen, Berg Insight
Berg Insightâ€™s definition of a smart home system requires that it has a smartphone app or a web portal as a user interface.
The Potential of Holographic Displays
02/27/14, Len Calderone for, HomeToys
The future of holography is very promising with the next generation of holographic images that will be startling in their realism. Using these astonishing images, we will see holographic displays expanding into many different technologies.
Largest Content Provider in Dubai Closes the Gap Between 4K Content Generation and Distribution
02/27/14, Alex â€śLXâ€ť Rudis, NanoTech Entertainment
The 4K trends weâ€™re seeing are a clear significant push for 4K from the TV manufacturers; we need content for them and everyone else involved in the 4K industry.
Professional Installerâ€™s Guide to IP Networking, Part I
02/13/14, Martin Boulter, Luxul
This is the first in a 4 part series. In this segment we will discuss the basic components of an IP network and the functions of those components in the first segment. In segments 2-4, we will take a closer look at Routers, Switches and Wireless Networking.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Home Energy Management Systems Will Reach $2.8 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research
Submitted on: 03/07/14, 05:43 AM
Until 2012, home energy management (HEM) systems, which help residential customers monitor and adjust their energy use, struggled to gain market traction. More recently, however, non-utility stakeholders have moved into this segment, increasing awareness of new tools a
HomeSeer Unveils World's First Android Tabletop Touchscreen for use with Home Automation
Submitted on: 03/05/14, 06:00 AM
HomeSeer announces the release of the world's first and only Android tabletop touchscreen for home automation! The new WFTT07 performs like a tablet but is free standing, has impressive sound quality and boots automatically to the company's HSTouch home automat
SAVANTÂ® SYSTEMS INTRODUCES ALL NEW SMART SERIES LINE
Submitted on: 03/03/14, 05:59 AM
Savant Systems introduced the Smart Series control and automation product line. Smart Series products utilize the brand's award-winning technology to bring the Savant experience to a broader audience. Complete packages start at $1,599 MSRP and include the new Smart
Three Reasons Ruggedness Matters
Submitted on: 02/27/14, 03:03 PM
You can no longer walk through a shopping mall, airport or museum without seeing video screens and digital signage technology on display. It is no surprise that industry analysts continue to predict double-digit growth in the digital signage market, and that industry e
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Bollente's trutanklessâ„˘ Receives ETL Listed Mark as Best Home Tech Product Award from NAHB Creates Significant Buzz and Big Demand for "The World's Smartest Water Heater"
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 06:11 PM
The first units have shipped, and production of trutanklessâ„˘ shifts into full gear.
MONACO® Creates Partnership With Canadian Speaker Manufacturer Totem Acoustic
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 06:09 PM
Additional Speaker Brand from 27-Year-Old Speaker Manufacturer
Almo Professional A/V Launches Content Creation Services Program
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 05:46 PM
Includes Content Creation Services for Digital Signage, Interactive and Video Production; Content Creation Course Offered Next Week at E4 Dallas
Sound Developments Ltd. Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Procella Audio Loudspeakers and Amplifiers in the USA
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 05:34 PM
Sound Developments Ltd. is now the exclusive distributor of Procella products in the United States ---- Industry veteran and Procella director Chuck Back assumes responsibility for the Sound Developments USA portfolio as U.S. Director of Sales ---- Sound Developments will also add StormAudio processors and power amplifiers to its rapidly growing mix of products
Genelec has double presence at Prolight+Sound and MusikMesse 2014
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 05:27 PM
***Join Genelec in Hall 8-H25 for a drinks reception on Thursday 13 at 16.00***
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