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Video Is An Important Part Of Education
02/16/15, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Because of the expanded interest in using video in educational environments, there are many opportunities for video producers to use their talents to create films that have educational value.

HomePlug AV2 MIMO - Advanced Powerline Networking
02/16/15, Rob Ranck for, The HomePlug Alliance
HomePlug AV2 MIMO fulfills the promise of powerline networking delivering 100BaseT class service over the home’s powerlines and truly makes the powerline a high bandwidth backbone for the hybrid home network to deliver Ultra HD Video and IoT applications as well as extend Wi-Fi coverage to all areas of the home

A Brief Technology Overview of the Lighting Control Marketplace
02/16/15, Contributed by, Simply Automated
Doing a Google search for ‘home automation’ or ‘lighting control’ can many times lead to confusion, resulting in head scratching ‘chaos’, given the information provided blogs, trade publications, hobbyists, and DIYers, many times provides incomplete and sometimes incorrect information.

Too Much of the Cloud Could be Bad for You, Your Business
02/16/15, THE Insider
The problem is the iNet was never built for security but for information exchange. Then people found out they could do other neat stuff like shopping, sharing, posting, tweeting and selfiing.

Creating a Digital Signage Network: Design, Management & Operations
02/02/15, Janna Rider, Dairy Queen Corp.
If considering a digital signage network for your business, I offer the same advice that I give to my kids: Do your homework.

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AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day

Neurio Launches to Make the Whole Home "Smart" With Only One Sensor

Submitted on: 02/27/15, 05:16 AM

Neurio is an intelligent, open platform that with only one sensor brings smart home capabilities to the entire home, with future versions providing intelligence for all existing appliances. As the "brain of the home," Neurio connects both older appliances and newer "smart" devices to allow users to easily track, monitor and better understand how their home is operating, such as letting the user know when their kids come home, or if they forgot to turn something off before leaving for the day. 
 
Neurio makes it simple, affordable and practical to bring smart home technology, and its benefits, to the masses. 
 
A Single Sensor Monitoring Energy Use Habits Means Saving Money 
 
Successfully funded via Kickstarter, Neurio is now shipping to backers and is currently available for pre-order at www.neur.io. The Neurio Sensor costs $249 and users have the potential to save money quickly by recognizing energy use patterns and habits. The Neurio platform, which features a single sensor attached to a home's circuit box, allows for home intelligence and monitoring right out of the box. 

LINQ Home Launches Energy-saving Smart Vent Crowdfunding Campaign
Submitted on: 02/25/15, 10:33 AM
LINQ Home, a maker of energy-saving home automation products, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter Campaign to improve Heating and Cooling through smart vents. LINQ is providing households with unprecedented control over HVAC systems. By sen

CSR will give Bluetooth gear in the smart home super powers
Submitted on: 02/23/15, 10:34 AM
From Stacy Higgenbotham for GigaOM:  This year is going to be a big one for Bluetooth technologies in the smart home. Thanks to some updates in

Reliant Launches Integrated Home Security, Automation Solutions
Submitted on: 02/19/15, 02:29 PM
The smart home is more accessible than ever with the launch of Reliant’s new suite of home security packages and automation tools. These solutions help customers connect anywhere, anytime, to what is often their largest invest

Reliant Launches Integrated Home Security, Automation Solutions
Submitted on: 02/19/15, 02:29 PM
The smart home is more accessible than ever with the launch of Reliant’s new suite of home security packages and automation tools. These solutions help customers connect anywhere, anytime, to what is often their largest invest

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Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines

Kwikset Releases Android App for Kevo Smart Lock
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:58 PM
The Kevo Android app is available for download from the Google Play store

LG Electronics Announces U.S. Availabilty Of Award-Winning 2015 OLED And LED 4K ULTRA HD TVs
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:55 PM
New 4K ULTRA HD OLED and 'PRIME UHD LED TV' Models Hitting Store Shelves this Spring

TI makes battery-less IoT connectivity possible with the industry's first multi-standard wireless microcontroller platform
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:52 PM
New SimpleLink ultra-low power wireless platform for Bluetooth Smart, 6LoWPAN, ZigBee, Sub-1 GHz and ZigBee RF4CE

Pure Imagination Issued Patent For Culinary System That Uses A Connected Scale And Smart Device To Ensure Perfect Results
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:51 PM
Initial Connected Kitchen Products Covered by the Patent Include Perfect Drink and Perfect Bake

Bryston Introduces the Mini A Loudspeaker
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:35 PM
A true three-way bookshelf design, the smallest speaker in the Bryston lineup offers superb performance for both music and home theater applications

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