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Interactive Displays Are Growing
12/15/14, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Interactive LED displays are giant circuit boards filled with super-bright LEDs that respond in a complex and subtle fashion to stimulus provided by human interaction.

CES 2015 Special News Report
12/15/14, HomeToys.com News team
Exhibitors are welcome to publish CES 2015 show news here at any time.

Dolby Atmos vs. Auro-3D… All About Next Gen Surround Sound
12/15/14, Contributed by, VIA International
Before we talk about putting these new 3D sound systems into a room, let’s talk about the differences between Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D. They are significant.

Smart Thermostats from Honeywell
12/15/14, Mike Bruce, Honeywell
The Lyric thermostat is intended as a DIY product, that can work with 97% of HVAC systems in the U.S

Electronic Locks
12/15/14, Keith Brandon, Kwikset
Controlling all the home automation from the front door is really all about the convenience of being able to set-up the home right at the home’s entry point.

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AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day

Nortek Inc. announced that its Linear subsidiary has been renamed Nortek Security & Control

Submitted on: 12/17/14, 05:28 AM

Nortek Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) announced today that its Linear LLC subsidiary has been renamed Nortek Security & Control, LLC. Linear, 2GIG and GoControl will be the subsidiary's cornerstone brands, each targeting key markets. Strongly positioned with product portfolio synergies and the ability to cross-pollinate technology across the broader Nortek family, Nortek Security & Control provides a broad range of smart home solutions to OEMs, telecoms, major retailers, managed service providers, security dealers, custom installers and DIY consumers. 

"Nortek's Linear business has been transformed during the past few years, as we have become a market leader not only in the security industry but the broader home control and automation sector, as well," said Nortek President and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Clarke. "Linear's legacy includes 50 years as a pioneer in the wireless access control market and industry-leading capabilities in the design, engineering and manufacturing of sensors and connected devices. Our 2013 acquisition of 2GIG Technologies accentuated these strengths by bringing us more brands and capabilities, as well as complete solutions for the broader home automation space." 

LUCIS Technologies Introduces NuBryte, a Smart Home Lighting and Safety Console to Make any Home a Smart Home
Submitted on: 12/15/14, 05:25 AM
LUCIS Technologies today unveiled a cloud-based smart home lighting and safety console, NuBryte, for all of a household’s connected needs such as automated lighting, home safety, and energy management. Users simply need a screw driver and basic wiring skills to

A new home for the smart home at CES 2015
Submitted on: 12/11/14, 10:11 AM
Smart-home products were on broad display at various venues across Las Vegas at CES 2014. At this coming show, the smart home gets its own dedicated exhibit space as part of a new convention area in the Sands Hotel dubbed Tech West. We'll still be running all ove

ELAN® Debuts World's First Universal Remote Controller Featuring Built-In Whole Home Control
Submitted on: 12/09/14, 02:03 PM
A universal remote controller that offers complete home control is now a reality through the new ELAN® g1 Controller from Core Brands' ELAN Home Systems. Requiring no monthly contract and offering a wide variety of home control functionality, the ELAN g1 is lea

OpenMotics improves home automation
Submitted on: 12/08/14, 05:50 AM
OpenMotics is an open source home automation hardware and software system that offers features like switching lights and outputs, multi-zone heating and cooling, power measurements, and automated actions. The system encompases both open source software and hardware. Fo

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Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines

Symetrix Ushers In New DSP Era at Austin Peay University Football Stadium
Submitted on: 12/17/14, 12:45 PM
SymNet open architecture Dante-scalable DSPs were selected to bring processing power and flexibility to the Tennessee, US, facility.

Biamp Systems Appoints Alex Kalejs to Growing Global Sales Team
Submitted on: 12/17/14, 12:44 PM
Kalejs to serve as regional manager for Northwestern North America

Parks Associates: U.S. smart home sales will reach 36 million units by 2017
Submitted on: 12/17/14, 06:58 AM
International Research Firm Announces New Research and Speakers for 2015 Smart Energy Summit, February 16-18

Symetrix Announces New Integration with Shure, Audio-Technica Products in SymNet Composer 3.0
Submitted on: 12/17/14, 01:19 AM
Leading DSP brand continues to pioneer multi-manufacturer interoperability with native configuration of additional third-party devices in the latest version of its open architecture design software for SymNet DSPs.

Biamp Systems Releases Tesira(R) 2.3
Submitted on: 12/16/14, 02:35 PM
Award-winning DSP platform adds IEEE 1722.1 functionality, enhanced reporting capabilities, Audio-Technica(R) microphone software, and telephony support

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