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Product Innovation: It’s Not a Man’s World Anymore

The primary reason more women are needed in product innovation and the technology sector is because of the dire skills shortage in this area.

Survey: 48 percent of utility executives believe the smart home will revolutionize the industry

Antenna, a public relations agency focused on energy and smart technology companies, today announced new survey results that found nearly half of surveyed utility executives believe the smart home will revolutionize the utility industry. This surging optimism for the smart h

Yesterday, Tomorrow: New Technology Isn’t Always Better, Just More

Recent Edmunds and Nielsen reports found the connected generations were less interested in having a car than their parents. They’d rather focus on minor things like home loan payments/rent, healthcare, food, utilities, taxes, family vacations and dinner out now and then.

CEDIA DEVELOPS HOME TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM FOR COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE

RealEstateRama:  CEDIA and Coldwell Banker Real Estate have collaborated to offer a home technology certificate program to Coldwell Banker Real Estate independent agents. The newly developed curriculum, which will be taught by CEDIA representatives, will help agents bet

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HomeToys.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of InfoComm 2016.

InfoComm 2016 will be held from June 4th - 10th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This HomeToys.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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Netatmo Connect launches to make its smart home tech smarter

Michael Sawh for Wareable:  Good news Netatmo fans, the smart home company has announced a new Connect platform that will allow developers to tap into its connected kit, including the Welcome indoor camera, thermostat and weather station.

Hot on the heels of Nest's decision to expand its Works with Nest program, the French company also wants to bring smart home tech closer together and this is definitely a step in the right direction.

The platform is broken down into three programmes all of which will enable connected objects, services and apps to hook up with Netatmo products.

First up is Netatmo Weather, where developers can take advantage of weather data measured by global Netatmo weather stations to provide users with a accurate local forecasts. Next is Smart Home, where interactions can be created between Netatmo products and other connected tech. Lastly, there's the opportunity to develop for Enterprise with the hope of helping customers to analyse energy consumption.  Cont'd...

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InfoComm - Platinum Tools® Ships Net Chaser™ Ethernet Speed Certifier and Network Tester; Featured at 2016 InfoComm

Net Chaser is a Complete Solution to Test & Speed Certify Data-Carrying Capabilities of Ethernet Cables up to 1 GB/S

INTRODUCING AQUANTA: A "LEARNING" WATER HEATER CONTROLLER THAT ENABLES REMOTE & CONVENIENT CONTROL

Retrofittable Device Converts The Water Heater Into A Smart, Networked And Energy-Efficient Appliance

ProTee Golf Simulator Offers An Exciting and State-Of-The-Art Indoor Golf Experience

Golf simulators are designed to help serious golfers improve their stance, swing, and the other mechanics of their game.

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Join us on June 23rd as Tech's Thought Leaders Gather for a Look at the Digitization of Everything

InfoComm - FSR+Connectrac Targets Pro AV & ICT Markets with Floor-based Cabling Solutions at InfoComm 2016 Show

New Partnership Leads Way for Wireways Line to Make InfoComm Debut

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Art Diffusor® Model D by Acoustics First

Art Diffusor® Model D by Acoustics First

The ArtDiffusor® Model D (patent applied for) is the newest in the ArtDiffusor® Series. The Model D is an organic, quadratic diffuser; fusing diverse design concepts such as MLS, QRD, bicubic interpolation and boolean logic mapping. These rolling, asymmetric diffusers minimize specular acoustic reflections while improving sound clarity and ambience. Their design encourages developing customized patterns, allowing for a truly unique installation - every time.

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MIDLITE®

MIDLITE®

MIDLITE Corporation, a leader in several low voltage wall plate systems and cable management, manufacture and sell unique patented, low voltage accessory products for the security, systems integration, telecommunications and custom electronics market. MIDLITE continues to leverage its patent portfolio and expand its product lines through quality and innovative product designs. MIDLITE provides custom solutions to the custom electronics installer.