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Scientists propose better battery system for smart home use

Phys.org: Smart homes need smart batteries. Current systems overuse power, which can shorten the life of batteries and the devices they power. Future batteries may get an intelligence boost to mitigate the problem.

Google Assistant can now control more appliances and smart home devices

Rita El Khoury for Android Police: Yesterday we learned that Google Assistant is about to offer more capabilities on your phones and gain several smart and interesting features.

Fibaro and Home Center Lite

With software on board instead of in the cloud, Home Center Lite doesn’t rely on an internet connection to operate effectively. The hub also features a built-in energy management dashboard available on the iPad app or desktop version, setting it apart from many other hubs.

Are Smart Speakers the Trojan Horse for Widespread Smart Home Adoption?

Smart home has yet to transition into mass market industry as providers fail to communicate value and need, finds Strategy Analytics

Empower Unveils the Genesys 8K™ Modular Smart Home Energy Platform

Technology that streamlines the deployment of residential solar + energy storage without compromise of performance or cost

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Draper Launches Acoustical Shading Solution

Draper, a leading manufacturer of projection screens and projector and flat-panel display lifts, announces EchoControl, an innovative acoustical treatment that improves the acoustics within rooms by utilizing sound-absorptive materials. Draper's EchoControl will debut at InfoComm 2017, June 14 - 16 in Orlando.

Martin Audio's BlacklineX Series Now Shipping Stateside

Martin Audio's US division is now shipping the BlacklineX Series loudspeakers that offer unmatched performance and versatility for portable and installation applications.

BenQ to Showcase Robust Lineup of Laser Projectors, Interactive Flat Panels, Digital Signage Solutions and Google Jamboard at InfoComm 2017

BenQ Commands Attention With Stunning Quality, Performance and Value

Parks Associates to Host 21st Annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference This Week in San Francisco

ndustry leaders to discuss smart home and IoT innovations, with speakers from Comcast, Google, Intel, Amazon, Verizon, Vivint, and more

Videotel Digital Announces its New Industrial Grade 4K & 1080 Network Digital Signage Media Player

Videotel Digital Sets June 14th Launch of Their Most Innovative Product Yet, their new VP90 4K/1080 network digital signage media player

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