Wireless Charging for Electronics

Wireless charging provides a convenient, safe, and dependable way to charge and power millions of electrical devices at home, or at work. By removing physical connectors and cables, wireless charging provides many effectual, cost and safety advantages over the traditional charging cable. Wireless charging uses electromagnetic fields to safely transfer power from a transmitting source to a …

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AXPONA, the Audio Adventure

  If you are an Audiophile, you might want to be at the Westin O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL from April 21 – 23 for AXPONA. Audio Expo North America is the largest high-end consumer audio show in the United States. For three days, you can experience multiple hotel floors packed with listening rooms, exhibit …

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Sound Advancement in Mobile Devices

  There are many new advances in headphone technology, which has improved the audio experience from mobile phones and tablets, but what about the mobile devices themselves? Only a few smart phones have good speaker quality and volume. Some phones have terrible speaker placement. Therefore, we need to use headphones and earbuds to really enjoy …

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Should You Buy a LCD, DLP or LCoS Projector?

Looking for a projector so that you can watch the Super Bowl larger than life? Are you confused by the projection technologies that are in competition? Should you buy a projector that uses DLP, LCD, or LCoS? Well, let’s try to figure this out. The oldest projection technology is LCD.  LCD projection was introduced in …

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Is a 4K Projector in Your Future?

Christmas is just around the corner. This is the time when most people review their wish list and maybe even chip in the money for that special purchase. If you are thinking about a 4K projector, is this the time to buy? When you are sitting in your dealer’s showroom, you are blown away with …

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The Decline of Broadcast TV

  In 1948, NBC, CBS, ABC, and DuMont started broadcasting over 128 stations, beginning a full prime-time schedule from 8 to 11 pm, Eastern Time, seven days a week. At that time, everyone was talking about the demise of radio. Yet, radio is still going strong, except that the radio shows like the Lone Ranger, …

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The Growth of Online Video-Based Learning

The demand for video-based learning is experiencing tremendous growth in the recent times. Video-based learning may soon become the most sought after educational process from the corporate level to the academic environment, mainly because of the growth of smartphones and tablets. The reason that we are seeing a growing trend in video-based learning is largely …

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Is That Really an Audio Speaker?

  Speakers used to be big boxes that took up a lot of space and looked—for the most part—ugly. Speakers should be heard and not necessarily seen. Now, they can be. There’re in the room but you just don’t see them. One ingenious way is an in-wall speaker that is completely flush against the wall. …

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Wayfinding

  People get lost. Wayfinding fixes that by guiding people through a physical environment. Wayfinding is particularly important in complex environments such as urban centers, healthcare and educational campuses, and transportation facilities, like airports. It is knowing where you are in a building or an environment, and finding your desired destination, and knowing how to …

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A Quick Study of Power over Ethernet

  Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a technology that lets network cables carry electrical power, which eliminates the need to run VAC power to Wireless Access Points and other devices on a wired LAN. A single CAT5 Ethernet cable carries both power and data to each device, permitting superior flexibility in the locating of access …

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