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Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary
April, May, June 2015
03/16/15, Brandon Hetherington for, AVSystemsMag
Here is a summary of what Tradeshows, Conferences & Exhibitions to look forward to in the coming months.
Best in Texas: Trolls Love Vague Patents, Friendly Courts
03/16/15, THE Insider
Patent trolls aren't ugly things. Nope they're just good ol boys who know where the best house is in Texas and just go back again and again and...
Smart Home Interview - Simply Automated
03/16/15, Millard Schewe, Simply Automated
Any products that can output an RS-232 serial string can utilize UPB devices. In fact there is a software tool, the “UPB Command Wizard”, to help write UPB serial strings (i.e. drivers).
Smart Home Interview - Insteon
03/16/15, Contributed by, Insteon
Insteon uses a dual-band signal, or mesh network, which communicates to devices simultaneously via radio waves and a home’s existing electrical wiring.
Smart Home Interview - Neurio
03/16/15, Contributed by, Neurio
Once the Neurio Sensor is installed on an electrical panel, it sends the data via WiFi to the secure cloud where the smart algorithms identify the unique power pattern by each device in real-time to tell whether a specific appliance is in use or off, and how much energy it consumes.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Logitech's Harmony smart home hub adds voice controls through Ubi and Ivee
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 03:20 PM
From Jared Newman for TechHive: Logitech is continuing its quest to control your entire smart home by linking up
Luxurious small smart homes by Tiny Heirloom
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 03:10 PM
From Kimberley Mok for TreeHugger: Much like how camping can come in a a more luxurious, "glamping" version, so too can tiny homes come
How your car will help control your home
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 05:47 AM
Patrick Nelson for NetworkWorld: AT&T is one company that is planning on consumers being able to control elements of t
Zenno Voice Controlled Home Automation System Unveiled
Submitted on: 03/20/15, 05:29 AM
Zenno has created and launched a new home automation and control system that has been designed to offer a simple voice controls to manage your home entertainment systems and electronic devices around your home. Using your smartpho
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
SupplyStream Makes Giant Leap With New Product Search Technology; Announces Future API for Partners
Submitted on: 03/30/15, 10:57 AM
The new and completely redesigned search technology makes it easier than ever for dealers to access all of their product data and pricing
NAB SHOW BRINGS TOGETHER DELEGATIONS AND EXHIBITORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Submitted on: 03/30/15, 10:44 AM
-- 650 Exhibitors and Nearly 30,000 Attendees Expected from Outside the U.S. --
QUESTYLE AUDIO, THE LEADER IN AUDIO INNOVATIONS INTRODUCES PERSONAL MUSIC SERVERS, DAC/AMP COMBOS, WIRELESS AMPLIFIER SYSTEMS
Submitted on: 03/30/15, 10:38 AM
Perfect for both the studio and home, Questyle Audio's CMA800R Headphone Amplifier offers their patented Current Mode Amplification technology, providing an accuracy, airiness and musicality as yet unachievable with conventional amplification.
NEW PANAMAX POWER360 SERIES PROTECTS AND POWERS HOUSEHOLD ELECTRONICS
Submitted on: 03/30/15, 10:35 AM
DELIVERS EASY USB CHARGING
CEA Approves New Home Automation Specifications at Technology & Standards Forum
Submitted on: 03/30/15, 10:19 AM
CEA's standards committees produce standards, guidelines and technical reports that help grow the consumer technology industry.
Featured AV and Automation Industry Product
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Upcoming AV and Automation Industry Events and Conferences
2015 NAB SHOW
Apr 11 - 16 2015, Las Vegas, NV
CABA’S INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS & DIGITAL HOME FORUM
Apr 14 - 16 2015, Austin, TX
ISC WEST 2015
Apr 14 - 16 2015, Las Vegas, NV
Apr 24 - 26 2015, Chicago, IL
Apr 28 - 30 2015, Taipei, Taiwan
CONNECTIONS™: THE PREMIER CONNECTED HOME CONFERENCE
May 19 - 21 2015, San Francisco, CA
Jun 13 - 19 2015, Orlando, FL
DISPLAY SUMMIT 2015
Jun 15 - 16 2015, Orlando, FL
Jun 24 - 25 2015, New York, NY
2015 CREATIVE STORAGE CONFERENCE
Jun 30 - 30 2015, Culver City, CA
CEDIA EXPO 2015
Oct 14 - 17 2015, Dallas, TX