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Nanosys Details the Future of Quantum Dots

In all, the take away is that quantum dots hold great promise to provide a range of new innovations for displays in the coming years.

Pegasus Agriculture Highlights Hydroponics as a More Superior Option to Organic Farming

There is a growing body of evidence that seems to indicate that closed-loop water recirculation systems like hydroponics and aquaponics (the coupling of fish production with vegetable production) may in fact offer an advantage over soil-based organic growing since the water

Does 'Smart Home' Make Best Buy a Smart Pick?

Ben Levisohn for Barron's: One analyst bets Best Buy will be a big winner of out connected universe.

Amazon is trying to strengthen its position against competing smart home products

Nicholas Shields for Business Insider: Developers for connected camera companies can now build skills to link their devices to the forthcoming Echo Show.

A new wave of gadgets is setting out to secure your smart home

Rob Verger for Popular Science: Paul Lipman, the CEO of a British cybersecurity company Bullguard, points at those devices in our home, like smart locks or internet-connected televisions, as vulnerabilities because they can lack security features.

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Z-Wave Alliance Announces Midyear Growth Report: 2100 Z-Wave certified devices from over 600 member companies

With close to 60% growth in membership, the Z-Wave Alliance announces milestones for the largest compatible smart home ecosystem in the market.

ELAN Partners with Artisan Electronics Group to Open the First Custom Installation Showroom in the Chicago Merchandise Mart's Design Center

Opened in partnership with flagship dealer Artisan Electronics Group under the Artisan name, the new 14th floor showroom will showcase the latest in entertainment and smart home automation.

Dirac Research To Equip Select NAD Electronics Amplifiers with Dirac Live Room Correction

Dirac Live® is a patented room correction technology that not only corrects the frequency response, but also the impulse response of a room's loudspeakers.

RIVA AUDIO'S WAND SERIES: THE NEXT GENERATION OF MUSIC STREAMING PRODUCTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!

The Multi-room"+" WAND Series Offers a Superior LIVE Audio Experience, Flexibility and Freedom to Play Audio in Any Space Wirelessly from Any Networked or Online Source and Easy Setup and Control

EZVIZ Launches Mini Trooper Wire-Free Indoor and Outdoor Camera

Smart Home Camera Offers Quick Setup and Easy Monitoring

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This is Control4 Home Automation with Amazon Alexa.

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Qorvo company

Qorvo company

The Qorvo Wireless Connectivity business unit is one of the leading developers of wireless semiconductor system solutions for connected devices, with a broad range of advanced RF chips and software for smart home data communications and the IoT.