AV and Automation Industry Articles from the Current eMagazine
CES and the Smart Home
01/14/15, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Smart homes should be able to automatically adapt to your wants and needs, so you don’t have to think about them if you don’t want to.
Three Hometoys Related Kickstarters For January
01/14/15, L Hetherington for, Hometoys
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Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary
March, April, May 2015
01/14/15, Brandon Hetherington for, AVSystemsMag
Looking ahead to the spring April is jam packed with great events here in North America and abroad. ISC West promises to be bigger and better then ever as new technology continues to change the home security market at a furious pace.
Ever Given Thought to the Wiring for your Speakers?
01/14/15, Contributed by, Copper Alliance
In rooms like the kitchen, where people are always moving about, there is no fixed location for listening and in this case it makes more sense to opt for a less complex mono connection rather than 2 stereo speakers.
Video a GoGo: More Good Video Choices Coming Out on More Devices
01/14/15, THE Insider
With the dearth of mobile apps available, the majority of digital media consumed today is on mobile devices.
AV and Automation Industry Stories of the Day
Building an Apple-powered smart home? Here's how non-HomeKit devices could work
Submitted on: 01/26/15, 05:42 AM
From Jared Newman, MacWorld: Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn't be limited to the HomeK
URC to Combine Total Control and ccGEN2
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 03:24 PM
From Residential Systems: URC made a surprising announcement today in response to dealer and di
Are Retailers Eyeing The Market For Smart Home Installation Services?
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 05:47 AM
From Michael Wolf for Forbes.com: Today, Forbes and others reported on a massive new funding round for a
Xiaomi Unveils Smart Home Suite With Security Features
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 06:51 AM
Xiaomi Corp. unveiled a new product called the Smart Home Suite with a group of four components that offer security features as it broadens its range of devices that can be controlled by mobile phone. The suite includes a human motion sensor, and a pair of d
Today's AV and Automation Industry Headlines
CASATUNES INTRODUCES NEW UNIVERSAL APP FOR iOS 8
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 04:06 PM
The CasaTunes universal App is a single App that has been designed to work with both iPhone and iPad devices ensuring the same features are available on both devices.
Encore Custom AV Opens New Home Automation Showroom
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 03:47 PM
Northern Virginia Integrator Provides a Unique Experience in New Space
Smart Thermostat Adds Unique Way to Save Money & Stay Comfortable Compared to Other Wifi Thermostats
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 03:46 PM
Energy Efficient Solutions LLC announced the release of Comfort Window™, a new connected smart thermostat that saves customers money and keeps them more comfortable than other Zigbee or Wifi thermostats by automatically adjusting a user's setpoint throughout the day based on a combination of both temperature and humidity.
Calrec Audio Launches New Optimized Summa Processor Rack and Modular MADI Solution
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 12:54 PM
Calrec Audio today announced two new developments in the company's product range. The first is a 4U console core with a new look. Benefiting from significant hardware improvements, the core is used for the Summa and Artemis Light consoles. Calrec will also display a new single-slot modular MADI card
Harmonic Appoints Dario Choi Regional Vice President of Sales, Asia-Pacific
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 12:20 PM
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Dario Choi as the company's regional vice president of sales for the Asia-Pacific region.
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