AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Hunters: A Good Patent is Good, a Great Lawyer is Even Better
12/01/13, THE Insider
There has to be some way to separate the wheat from the chaff, the frivilous/worthless lawsuits from the honest patents based on hard, sweaty creative efforts that deserve protection.
Flying Without Navigation
12/01/13, Paul DiComo and Al Ballard, CE Marketing Pros, LLC
Or how we learned to stop worrying and love the research bomb*
CES 2014 News Report
12/01/13, Prepared by, HomeToys
News and Product Announcement from the show.
Nostalgia - HomeToys December 2000
12/01/13, A Flash from the Past, HomeToys
Here is our December 2000 eMagazine issue - bear with us on some of the broken links but you may find the articles interesting --- some even relevant.
Levitonâ€™s OmniPro ll Helps Provide Enhanced Access for Assisted Living Residents
11/15/13, Contributed by, Leviton
The system provides residents and caregivers access to the complex and their apartment through their iPhone using the Snap-Link app.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Samsung and LG tipped to unveil flexible OLED TVs at CES 2014
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 02:04 PM
With CES 2014 just around the corner, latest reports have suggested both Samsung and LG will unveil flexible OLED TVs at the Las Vegas-based show. With both manufacturers having showcased curved OLED televisions during the 2013 rendition of CES, Januar
Wi-Fi to Hold Over 40% Share of 8 Million Unit Smart Thermostat Market by 2018
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:03 AM
The global smart thermostats market is expected to grow from 1.3 million in 2013 to 8 million unit shipments in 2018; a CAGR of 43%. Disruptive innovation in thermostats from new entrants such as Nest Labs, ecobee, and EcoFator has significantly raised the bar for prod
Plugaway Is An App-Controlled Plug & LED System Aiming To Undercut The Smart Home Competition
Submitted on: 12/02/13, 06:24 AM
Another contender for smart(en)ing up your home has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds. The Beijing-based startup behind Plugaway has put together Wi-Fi connected plugs and LED lightbulbs which, used in conjunction with its Android or iOS app, can
Revolv Raises $4M for â€˜Universal Remoteâ€™ to Control Smart Homes
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 04:26 PM
Smart-home technologies that control lights, thermostats, the locks on doors and more were sold as futuristic luxuries just a few years ago. Now, they are proliferating and entering the mainstream market at more affordable prices.
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Tightrope Media Systems ZEPLAY Enhances Fan Experience For Ottawa Senators NHL Games
Submitted on: 12/09/13, 07:15 AM
Arena's production team credits durability, ease of use, and archiving capabilities as key features of instant replay system
SAPPHIRE Technology introduces PowerScaleâ„¢ EF1K HDMI over Fiber Extender
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 02:52 PM
Delivering leading-edge, uncompressed A/V signal distribution and control over considerable distances with zero frame latency.
NAB Show to Partner with Dubai World Trade Center on CABSAT Conference
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:23 PM
CABSAT 2014 will bring together visitors from 110 countries and more than 900 exhibitors for a three-day event.
Bay Audio's Custom Length TVX Sound Bar Provides Sleek Audio Enhancement for Flat Panel TVs
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:53 PM
All-metal ultra-shallow premium sound bar models available in either horizontal or vertical form factors
2014 International CES' Social Media Promotions to Provide Fun Ways for Attendees to Connect and Inform
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:48 PM
These attractions include a Social Media Command Center, a networking event called Social Hour and a Social Media Vending Machine.
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