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Three Pillars of Audio Networking

This paper examines what constitutes and drives useful interoperability in audio networks, and examines the state of the audio industry from this perspective.

What Exactly Is Amazon's Smart Home Strategy?

4K/60 - The Inconvenient Truth

With all eyes on 4K distribution and transport, manufacturers are now beginning to promise HDMI 2.0 support for complete 4K/60 connectivity. The truth or a reassuring lie?

Build a Strong Sales Force

A salesperson must be able to get customers to like him or her. If a salesperson isn't likable, no amount of product knowledge will help.

Wink’s Outage Shows Us How Frustrating Smart Homes Could Be

THIS PAST SATURDAY, one in four people who had come to rely on Wink as the brains behind their smart home set-up found their connected devices suddenl

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Control4 Brings 4K Ultra HD to the Smart Home With New 4K Media Distribution Solutions

Control4 Corporation is now bringing 4K Ultra HD content distribution to smart homes across the world by providing fully HDCP 2.2 compliant 4K UHD audio and video matrix switches for home automation installations. 4K UHD is the new standard for high-definition video, and is redefining the home entertainment experience for consumers by providing four-times the resolution of standard 1080P HD video content. Available for order today, the new line of Control4® 4K UHD Matrix Switches provides the ability to distribute 4K content, including copy-protected content, to every room in the Control4 Smart Home without the need for additional hardware or software.
 
“We are committed to delivering on the promise of 4K by offering compelling video distribution solutions to homeowners who expect the very best in entertainment,” said Martin Plaehn, Control4 Chairman and CEO. “Our recent acquisition of Leaf, the Australia-based provider of audio/video distribution products, helped us get to market faster with a comprehensive media distribution solution that is truly 4K-ready today.”

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Mobile Integrated Solutions and Global Cach Form Alliance

Mobile Integrated Solutions Announces Apple Watch and iPhone Support for Global Cach

CABLETRONIX Announces the Release of the CT-EDID-1 HDMI Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) Manager

This device resolves frustrating "handshake" issues between HDMI connected sources and displays.

Exponation to Debut EduCOMM Expo (ECE) 2015 In Atlanta September 30-October 1

Producers of Digital Signage Expo Announce The One "Must" Attend Event for Higher Ed Technologists, Marketers & Communicators

FIBARO MOTION SENSOR WINS FIRST PRIZE IN HOME INTERIOR PRODUCTS CATEGORY AT INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS

World's Smallest Sensor Incorporates Four Practical Functions: Motion, Temperature, Light Intensity and Vibration.

The Crestron app for Apple Watch revolutionizes how people interact with their homes

Crestron app combines the power of home automation with popular wearable technology device

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Now Shipping, The Luxul Xen™ XAP-1500 - High Power Dual-Band Wireless 900N Low Profile Access Point

Now Shipping, The Luxul Xen™ XAP-1500 - High Power Dual-Band Wireless 900N Low Profile Access Point

The XAP-1500 provides exceptional Wi-Fi performance in a sleek design that allows for unobtrusive mounting on a ceiling, wall, or other flat surface. Combining high output power with leading-edge concurrent dual-band 3×3 MIMO technologies, it delivers superior wireless coverage and maximum data rates-making it a great choice for maximizing coverage in both Residential and Commercial environments. The integrated PoE simplifies installation, requiring only a single Ethernet cable for both power and data.

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