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Barren Content Barons: NAB Was Abuzz with 4K Production and Delivery

Almost everywhere you turned at NAB there was a booth featuring products/tools for indie filmmakers, educational sessions to cover anything/everything and a loosely connected next generation of producers, directors, filmmakers.

Hitachi Introduces High-Performance Wireless Whole-Home Audio Speakers

Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced the debut of three stylish new Wi-Fi enabled speakers powered by the AllPlay™ smart media platform, a wireless whole-home audio solution developed by Qualcomm®. AllPlay is a complete hardware and software whole home audio platf

Digital Cinema Market Innovating to Stay Relevant

Large flat panel TV and home theater projectors offer stunning images and sound quality, so how can the theater differentiate the experience enough to entice consumers to leave the comfort of their home?

A Rosy View of Smart Buildings

Smart buildings are often moving the wrong way, with more central “cloud-based” decision making, and less autonomy.

ADT Announces Bold Vision to Lead Next Generation of Security and Automation Market

The ADT Corporation unveiled a series of innovative partnerships and new product and platform enhancements aimed at delivering advanced solutions to its residential and business customer base.   Driven by President and Chief Executive Officer Naren Gursahaney&rsqu

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A new "Home" app from Apple could make smart homes easier for users.

By Adriana Lee for ReadWrite:  Since Apple announced its HomeKit smart home initiative last year, it's been mostly quiet about just how iPhones and other Apple gadgets will wrangle those connected devices. Now, however, the company may have a fancy new app in the works—complete with virtual rooms, a clever and apparently easy-to-grasp metaphor for running a smart home.
 
Apple’s approach, according to a 9to5Mac report, will be to launch a new "Home" app for controlling smart-home gadgets—think smart locks, sensors, garage openers, thermostats, lights, security cameras and other connected appliances. The Home app will sort gadgets by function and location into a visual arrangements of virtual rooms
 
The goal is to simplify the otherwise bewildering task of finding, adding and controlling smart devices and appliances from Apple and other companies.

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Wohler Adds Minnetonka Audio's AudioTools Server to RadiantGrid to Boost Audio-Processing Capabilities

AudioTools Server Now Shipping With RadiantGrid Platform

Video Clarity Redesigns Management Application for Its RTM Monitoring Systems

Upgraded RTM Manager Has New Interface, Additional Scheduling Functions, and Its Own Server

Poet Audio review on High-End Munich

Poet Audio exhibited at Munich High End the interior of the sound systems pandoretta° and concordetta°

InfoComm - FSR to Commemorate 35th Anniversary at InfoComm 2015 with New Products, Upgrades Across Every Range, and Champagne

Significant Enhancements to Metal Line, Electronics and Collaboration Systems to be Unwrapped

RTI Taps SpringDeck to Streamline Sales Experience

Sales Software App Will Enhance Sales Processes for the Company's Dealers and Distributors

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Monitor Audio 4th gen Gold Series

Monitor Audio's enduring Gold Series speaker line has been refined with significant design upgrades to bring out the best in its award-winning provenance. While it duplicates the form-factor of the Gold GX range it replaces, the new 'Gold' line-up is equipped with a trinity of enhancements, including an evolution of the C-CAM® Rigid Surface Technology (RST®) bass cone employed by the Gold GR and Gold GS predecessors, tighter production tolerances for its advanced C-CAM ribbon tweeter, and a smarter more functional grille design. Rejuvenated by these improvements the new eight-model strong Gold range offers greater transparency, a smoother transition from mid's to HF's and visual sophistication to every design-aware music lover, with new discreet cloth grilles.

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MuxLab Inc.

MuxLab Inc.

MuxLab designs and manufactures hardware that allow single-use coax cable to be replaced by Cat5e/6 twisted pair cable in the audio-video and CCTV environments.