AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Graphene – The New Magical Material
04/14/14, Len Calderone for, HomeToys
Graphene may possibly be the future replacement for silicone. It’s a two-dimensional material that measures just one atom thick and has a breaking strength 300 times greater than steel.
Power Of Choice: Breaking Content Barriers Can Be Good, Then Again…
04/14/14, THE Insider
The beginning of the end for cable’s linear, scheduled TV approach comes when the Internet players have too many subscribers for the content rights holders to ignore.
Synching Mobile & Desktop Devices
04/14/14, Yossi Fishler, Andy
Andy is an Android Operating System that runs on your computer - essentially making your Android device and all of your apps available on your PC or Mac!
Brands That Communicate Win
04/14/14, Paul DiComo and Al Ballard, CE-Marketing Pros
To combat this onslaught of mediocrity, we all need to remind our customers how much enjoyment quality AV gear can provide.
Video Consistency: Entertainment Flexibility … Viewing Becomes Personal
04/14/14, THE Insider
The good thing is, every network/station is getting their shows up to 4K as quickly as possible to capture even more eyeballs (ad dollars), so when you get your UHD TV set, you’ll have plenty of content.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Lightpad: The intelligent light switch that wants to control your home
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:53 AM
There are lots of companies trying to crack intelligent lighting in the home. Philips has its Hue lighting system with intelligent bulbs, while others like Belkin's WeMo system let you control everything via smart plugs. Plum, a relatively new and unhear
Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 12:32 PM
With the rapid progression of technology each year, it's easy to accumulate a pile of obsolete gadgets that you just can't bear to get rid of. So don't! Here are our top 10 ways you can take the retired gadgets you've already got and turn them into some
Google Glass targeted as symbol by anti-tech crowd
Submitted on: 04/15/14, 03:11 PM
(CNN) - Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected. But test models already on the street have begun playing a more unlikely role -- as symbols in a simmering fig
Piper packs security cam, home automation hub into one slick package
Submitted on: 04/14/14, 07:48 AM
Webcams were one of the forerunners of the current Internet of Things boom, allowing smartphone-toting geeks to keep an eye on the office or homestead while out and about. Piper (starting at US$239), powered by iControl Networks, is targeted at the homeowner
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Epson Introduces Bright PowerLite 1930 for Meeting Rooms and Small Venues
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 01:00 PM
Projector Delivers Full Suite of Connectivity and Features for Under $1000
ViewSonic Wins Best New Solution and Most Innovative Solution Awards at ChannelPro Reseller Forum
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:56 PM
The PJD8653ws Interactive, Short-Throw Projector and VSD241 Smart Display Voted by Attendees as Most Innovative and Best Solution, Respectively
ViewSonic Shipping New 70-inch Interactive Display
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:55 PM
CDE7051-TL Targets Smart Classrooms, Corporate Boardrooms and Way-Finding Applications with Six-Point Touch Smart Display Board
NEC Display Solutions Introduces New PA Series Projector for Installation Applications
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:53 PM
Professional Advanced Model with New Chassis Brings Upgraded Connectivity and 6,200 Lumens of Brightness
OCHO Inc. Enters Final Week of Pre-order Campaign Inches from Final Goal
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:50 PM
Backers have until Friday, April 25 to pre-order the OCHO Pad, OCHO Mini or Software Development Kit.
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