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Marketing Types: Success Requires Team Leaders, Not Legends in Their Own Minds

Unfortunately, there is a critical shortage of marketers who are competent and confident enough to share.

APIs: From Connected Home Into Programmable Platform

CXOtoday News Desk:  Consumers will increasingly use digital personal assistants to interact with consumer services in the connected home, says Gartner. Gartner predicts that, by 2019, in at least 25 percent of households in developed economies, the digital assistants o

Now You Can Hide Your Smart Home on the Darknet

Andy Greenberg for WIRED:  The Privacy Software Tor has aided everything from drug dealing marketplaces to whistleblowing websites in evading surveillance on the darknet. Now that same software can be applied to a far more personal form of security: keeping hackers out

Anki To Release Game-changing Cozmo SDK

For developers interested in lower-level control of Cozmo, the SDK provides direct access to low-level controls such as driving the robot’s treads, moving the head and lift, displaying bitmaps on his screen, reading accelerometer and gyroscope data, processing images from

iRobot CEO: Robotics Is An IoT Solution

Meghan Ottolini for CRN:  Could robotics provide solutions that would help the Internet of Things to go mainstream? iRobot CEO Colin Angle believers IoT-integrated robots can solve issues around IoT device mapping and maintenance.  “In order for the Internet

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HoloLens concept lets you control your smart home via augmented reality

By Luke Dormehl for DigitalTrends:  There’s no doubt that device-filled connected smart homes are on the way. The real question is how we’re going to control them.

That was the starting point of a nifty proof-of-concept project created by interaction designer Ian Sterling and software engineer Swaroop Pal during a recent HoloLens hackathon in San Francisco. Their augmented reality pitch shows how smart devices could be controlled with glances and gestures — in what Sterling calls a “virtual Zen mode,” complete with calming lights and sounds.  Full Article:

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CAD Audio Debuts StageSelect™ 1600 Series UHF Wireless

CAD Audio has introduced the new StageSelect 1600 Series UHF high performance wireless system.

QLS Archive Plug-In for Square Box Systems' CatDV Now Integrated With Quantum Lattus Object Storage

Powerful Combination of QLS Archive, Lattus, and Quantum StorNext Platform Enables Foolproof, Multisite Disaster Recovery for CatDV Assets

BenQ Unleashes Smart All-In-One LED Mini Projector With Bluetooth Speaker

The Compact i500 Streams Video and Music From Onboard Apps Offering the Ultimate Entertainment Experience for the Urban Lifestyle

PureLink Announces New Manufacturer's Representative

Company Signs Agreement with Bormann Marketing for Pro A//V Sales in North Central, South Central & Midwestern U.S.

Parks Associates: 75% of diabetes patients do not use apps to manage care

Care Innovations, mPulse Mobile, and Vivify Health to discuss innovative and disruptive connected health solutions and partnerships at Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers

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