This year EHX took place from March 17 – 19 in Orlando Florida.  As usual EHX had exhibitors from a broad range of AV companies.  

HomeToys has reached out to companies from across the industry for a peek at some of the new products that will be showcased this year.  Below is a compilation of some great new products that should be an interest to you.

As usual HomeToys.com will be a great place to post your company news and keep up to date.

EHX 2011 Tradeshow Report

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EHX 2011 Tradeshow Report

Author: HomeToys

This year EHX took place from March 17 – 19 in Orlando Florida.  As usual EHX had exhibitors from a broad range of AV companies.  

HomeToys has reached out to companies from across the industry for a peek at some of the new products that will be showcased this year.  Below is a compilation of some great new products that should be an interest to you.

Click here to visit the EHX website for additional information.

As usual HomeToys.com will be a great place to post your company news and keep up to date.  Visit our Newspage to view and post news.

 

SunBriteTV - Model 4630HD All-Weather Outdoor LCD TV
http://www.sunbritetv.com

SunBriteTV just made outdoor television viewing more enjoyable and affordable with the introduction of their new all-weather Model 4630HD. This 46-inch full-HD 1080p all-weather LCD TV is designed with an injection molded outdoor-rated ASA plastic resin exterior with integrated speakers.   This model is engineered for permanent outdoor installation with SunBriteTV’s all-weather feature-set that protects the unit’s internal components from rain, dirt, insects and extreme temperatures. Model 4630HD will be available April 1, with an MSRP of $4195.


IntraSonic Technology, Inc. - RETRO-M Music Distribution and Intercom System
http://www.intrasonictechnology.com

Replace the existing intercom system with the New and Exciting RETRO-M music distribution and intercom system.  The RETRO-M music system has a built-in AM/FM radio.  Plug in an mp3 such as a iPod, iPhone, Zune or any other hand held players into the master and share your music with the entire family.  Choose between two sources (Radio or mp3) in every room.  Listen to the mp3 in one room and radio in the other room.  Upgrade the sound in any room by connecting ceiling or in-wall speakers to any room station. 

Designed to replace old home intercom systems and operate on existing wires 3, 4, 6 or 7 conductor wires.  The RETRO system will install into most old rough-in making it easy to replace existing systems.  Cover and Adaptor plates are available for both the master and room stations to eliminate the need to do dry wall repair in most cases. 


Somfy Systems, Inc. - TaHomA®
http:// www.somfytahoma.com

TaHomA® is a professionally installed home automation solution that enables consumers to easily and efficiently control, schedule and supervise their window coverings, lighting, and thermostats. This robust, yet low-maintenance system, allows users to choose their level of involvement—as needed, when needed. Scenes can be created with a blend of various devices such as Z-Wave enabled light switches, dimmers, thermostats, and motion sensors, combined with Radio Technology Somfy® (RTS) controlled motorized window coverings for pre-scheduled hours of automatic operation for every day of the week , and also can be controlled automatically 24/7, 365 days per year. TaHomA’s Intuitive GUI is accessible via computer, iPad or iPhone from anywhere in the world. With TaHomA, users efficiently manage their homes’ energy triangle, or optimize the interaction of natural and artificial lighting, heating, and cooling according to their personal preferences.


Elan Home Systems - g! home control system
http://elanhomesystems.com/

Elan has developed an aggressively priced demo system that dealers can use to demonstrate an Elan g! home-control system in their showrooms or in customers' homes. Dealers can also use the system to control all of the systems in a demo room. The system, which ships in preconfigured demo mode, consists of a controller, 7-inch touchscreen, 4-inch tabletop touchpad, HR2 remote, amplifier, two tabletop Sunfire speakers, a Panasonic IP camera, g! Pro Apps, and all parts needed to connect the products except for a TV, which is needed to demonstrate the system's on-screen display. The demo system is sold pre-configured in demo mode, enabling dealers to play music, view and control the IP camera, and demo all other system applications. The standardized icon-based interface runs across TVs, touchscreens, touchpads, PCs, iPhones and iPads. The system's IP backbone enables control from around the world.


DynaQuip Controls - WaterCop Prevents Needless Property Damage
http://www.dynaquip.com

The WaterCop® system is an automatic water shut-off designed to reduce water damage caused by common household appliances and plumbing failures. The patented system includes a full-flow valve and complies with plumbing codes. WaterCop monitors for water leaks 24/7/365 and integrates with home automation and security systems. The WaterCop system helps reduce insurance claims and factors that can lead to mold. WaterCop is manufactured by DynaQuip Controls, a leader in industrial valve automation.


Global Cache - Introducing the iTach Family of WiFi and Ethernet Connectivity Products.
http://www.globalcache.com

Our new WiFi products connect control systems, including the iPhone and iPod touch, to serial, IR and relay devices in seconds.  Global Caché has partnered with many application and system providers to offer our customers choices and plug-and-play ease during installation and use. Now an iPhone/iPod touch, or any WiFi-based controller, can access the TV, DVD, cable box, and almost any other electrical device from any room in the house without wiring.


Lutron – Radio Power Savr™ occupancy/vacancy sensor
http://www.lutron.com

Radio Powr Savr occupancy/vacancy sensors save energy by turning lights off in rooms where lights are often inadvertently left on, such as a laundry room or bathroom. Reliable Clear Connect™ RF technology ensures consistent performance.


 

HAI Releases Snap-Link Mobile for iPhone Update - Includes Stand-Alone Ability to Control Hi-Fi 2 and Music Gateway
http://www.homeauto.com/

 

HAI announced that Snap-Link Mobile for iPhone has been updated.  By downloading the application developed by HAI, users can control their entire HAI home or business from an Apple® iPhone™, iPod Touch™, and iPad™ (in compatibility mode).   This software update (Version 1.2) adds control over HAI’s new Hi-Fi 2 by HAI multi-room audio system, plus the HAI Music Gateway storage device.  View album art and meta-data such as artist name and track title right in the palm of your hand.  Change tracks from your couch or patio.

 


Niles Audio - ICS Architectural Ceiling-Mount Loudspeakers
http://www.intellicontrol.com/ICS/rwc_speakers.php

ICS redefines the home listening experience with uncompromising aesthetics and audiophile sound reproduction. The Rear Wave Control Ceiling-Mount Loudspeakers offer features such as low profile frames and grilles that can blend with virtually any décor. The unique Rear Wave Control Enclosure adds consistant high-performance sound in a wide range of applications, including high-end home theater. And each speaker is backed by a lifetime guarantee so you can be sure they are built to last.


Ihiji – Cloud-based Remote Monitoring Solution invision.
http://www.ihiji.com

Ihiji will be demonstrating invision, the company’s award-winning cloud-based 24-hour remote monitoring and support solution that allows Dealers to save time, resources and money.  There, ihiji will unveil its new Control4 integration and several exciting new features, including best in class Crestron monitoring capabilities and groundbreaking cloud-based power management. ihiji will also be demonstrating how their latest partnership with LastPass, a revolutionary cloud-based password protection and user account management system, helps Dealers easily and inexpensively address growing concerns associated with client network security.


WallWizard – SA52 Motorized Swing Mount
http://www.wallwizardproducts.com/

The medium motorized swing mount is a unique mounting technology alternative to today’s manual articulating mount.  SA52 can fine-tune the viewing angle of a TV at the touch of a button by varying the swivel angle up to 90 degrees.  This allows the TV to be viewed from different viewing locations such as the kitchen.  At a 1.7” profile, the SA 52 is a great fit for slim LCD and LED TV’s.  With the Wall Wizard ControlWand (Wi-Fi adapter) a hand held device (iPhone) can be used to control the mount via auto, manual and gyro modes.

 


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