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Google to build a futuristic neighborhood in Toronto

Matt McFarland for CNN Money: Google, a company that's built everything from a search engine to a self-driving car, will now try its hand at a city neighborhood.

Quadriplegic Gains Control of Apartment Through Customized ELAN System

Automation technology gives the resident remote control of his apartment’s lights, TVs, phone, motorized bed and motorized door for the first time in years.

ASSA ABLOY Acquires August Home in the US

"August Home strengthens our residential smart door strategy with complementary smart locks, expansion into video doorbells and comprehensive solutions for home delivery,"

Makerbot Labs Is One Step Toward Open Source 3D Printing

Darren Orf for Popular Mechanics: Makerbot describes this new platform as a place, built for creators, who want to experiment with 3D printing but still have the bedrock of the platform to fall back on if need be.

More Power to Zigbee® 3.0: The Power of Green Power

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HTE APPOINTS SUTHERLAND AV MARKETING AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR THE AMERICAS

Carrè, ITALY, -October 2017-HOME THEATRE ENVIRONMENT (HTE), renowned throughout Europe for their gorgeous customized entertainment environments designed and manufactured in Italy, is expanding their presence within The Americas.

More than 70 Companies to Showcase Top Tech at CES Unveiled Paris

Sold-out event runs next week, attracting some 600 industry influencers

Severtson Screens Launches New Dealer Ordering with Portal.io

Severtson is Utilizing Portal.io to Help Communicate Real Time Pricing & Availability, and Streamline Order Processing

Martin Audio MLA Rocks in Rio With Gabisom

Brazil's Gabisom Audio Equipment recently deployed a massive system of MLA enclosures and MLX subs for the Palco Mundo main stage at this year's Rock in Rio Festival.

Control4 Ships New Pakedge S3 Series Switches for Layer 2 and Layer 3 Routing in Professional AV Applications

The new S3L-24P and updated S3-24P are designed for professional audio video installations with Avnu-certification, support for Dante, and Q-LAN technology

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