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
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.
Build a Cheap Home Automation System in 10 Minutes with Ninja Blocks
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 10:38 AM
Home security and automation are rarely mentioned in the same sentence as the word cheap, but it's totally possible if you're willing to do a few things yourself. We checked out a $200 DIY kit called&nbs
Home Automation Startup August Raises $8 Million From Maveron To Make Smart Locks Mainstream
Submitted on: 11/19/13, 02:16 PM
Home automation startup August is getting ready to start shipping its first product to consumers early next year. But first, it’s raised a bit more cash to add personnel and ramp up production of its mobile-operated smart lock. August raised
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Wi-Fi to Hold Over 40% Share of 8 Million Unit Smart Thermostat Market by 2018, Says ABI Research
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:33 PM
Smart thermostat global revenues are expected to see fivefold growth to reach $600 million by 2018.
Century Stereo to Host Exclusive High-End Holiday Event
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:52 PM
Local audio/video and custom technology company invites guests to its San Jose showroom to be the first to experience the elite JBL Synthesis Theater
Pakedge Introduces Award-Winning W7
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:47 PM
Wireless-N Dual-Band Concurrent Wireless Access Point
Arcstream appointed by Sony to create projection installation for SSE Hydro
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:38 PM
Huge projected images promote upcoming events on venue roof
SAPPHIRE Technology introduces PowerScaleâ„¢ EF1K HDMI over Fiber Extender
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:36 PM
Delivering leading-edge, uncompressed A/V signal distribution and control over considerable distances with zero frame latency
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