AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
Professional Installerâ€™s Guide to IP Networking, Part 2
02/27/14, Martin Boulter, Luxul
In this article we will focus on Routers, a key element that can make or break your installation.
36 million homes in Europe and North America will be smart by 2017
02/27/14, Lars Kurkinen, Berg Insight
Berg Insightâ€™s definition of a smart home system requires that it has a smartphone app or a web portal as a user interface.
The Potential of Holographic Displays
02/27/14, Len Calderone for, HomeToys
The future of holography is very promising with the next generation of holographic images that will be startling in their realism. Using these astonishing images, we will see holographic displays expanding into many different technologies.
Largest Content Provider in Dubai Closes the Gap Between 4K Content Generation and Distribution
02/27/14, Alex â€śLXâ€ť Rudis, NanoTech Entertainment
The 4K trends weâ€™re seeing are a clear significant push for 4K from the TV manufacturers; we need content for them and everyone else involved in the 4K industry.
Professional Installerâ€™s Guide to IP Networking, Part I
02/13/14, Martin Boulter, Luxul
This is the first in a 4 part series. In this segment we will discuss the basic components of an IP network and the functions of those components in the first segment. In segments 2-4, we will take a closer look at Routers, Switches and Wireless Networking.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
HomeSeer Unveils World's First Android Tabletop Touchscreen for use with Home Automation
Submitted on: 03/05/14, 06:00 AM
HomeSeer announces the release of the world's first and only Android tabletop touchscreen for home automation! The new WFTT07 performs like a tablet but is free standing, has impressive sound quality and boots automatically to the company's HSTouch home automat
SAVANTÂ® SYSTEMS INTRODUCES ALL NEW SMART SERIES LINE
Submitted on: 03/03/14, 05:59 AM
Savant Systems introduced the Smart Series control and automation product line. Smart Series products utilize the brand's award-winning technology to bring the Savant experience to a broader audience. Complete packages start at $1,599 MSRP and include the new Smart
Three Reasons Ruggedness Matters
Submitted on: 02/27/14, 03:03 PM
You can no longer walk through a shopping mall, airport or museum without seeing video screens and digital signage technology on display. It is no surprise that industry analysts continue to predict double-digit growth in the digital signage market, and that industry e
Amazon set to battle Apple TV, Roku with new box
Submitted on: 02/26/14, 06:12 AM
Amazon’s long-rumored plans to develop a “TV box,” to compete with Apple’s Apple TV, Google’s Chromecast and Roku’s family of products, are set for fruition with a rollout as soon as next month, Recode reported Friday.
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
Platinum Tools® Features Cable Management Solutions at 2014 ISC West
Submitted on: 03/07/14, 11:30 AM
Platinum Tools Now Offers Cable Management Solutions for the Security and Commercial/Residential AV Markets with a Line of J-Hooks, Bridle Rings, and Additional Hanging Hardware with Available Application Guide
Kaleidescape Names Cheena Srinivasan as New CEO
Submitted on: 03/06/14, 05:32 PM
Srinivasan's leadership skills and expertise will drive innovation for consumers as studios transition to digital distribution and electronic sell-through models
Home Energy Management Systems Will Reach $2.8 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research
Submitted on: 03/06/14, 05:31 PM
Non-utility providers and smart thermostats will help drive steady growth, report concludes
Zubie Joins Forces with iControl Networks to Combine the Power of Connected Car and Connected Home
Submitted on: 03/06/14, 05:29 PM
Zubie is the first and only connected car developer that is a member of the iControl OpenHomeâ„˘ Partner Program Alliance will enable users to simply manage home automation, cars and phone location via single interface ---- Zubie Chief Technology Officer to speak about integration of connected car and connected home at inaugural Connected Home Developers Garage at SXSW on March 9
ZeeVee Product Line Update Enables Interoperability With Monroe Electronics' One-Netâ„˘ EAS System
Submitted on: 03/06/14, 05:25 PM
ZeeVee not only boasts a unique watermarking technology, but also offers the only Clear-QAM solution approved by both DirecTV and Dish Network.
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