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The Smart Home Library - Who, What, Where and How!
03/02/15, Compiled by , HomeToys / AVSystemsMag
A compilation of some of the companies, systems and products vying for dominance in your smart home.

Wireless Communication Standards for the Internet of Things
03/02/15, Cees Links, GreenPeak Technologies
What does the future hold? Is this going to be a real industry battle or is there going to be reconciliation?

NEXCOM Fuses Digital & Physical Retail with Responsive Store Solutions
03/02/15, Khang Pham, NEXCOM
Responsive stores cover all aspects of shopping experience from entrance to exit. They can be divided into digital shopping carts, digital shelf management system, in-store intelligent video system, virtual fitting room, and experience centers.

Siri, Meet Hue: How to Use Apple's Siri to Activate Your Philips Hue Lights
03/02/15, Jennifer Tuohy for, The Home Depot
While there are automated solutions available that will turn your Wi-Fi enabled lights on and off at pre-set times or based on other actions occurring, sometimes you just want to say, "Lights, turn off " and have it happen.

Smart Home Interview - D-Link Systems
03/02/15, Gil Ines, D-Link Systems
A majority of our Connected Home products are Wi-Fi based so they work with any Wi-Fi home network.

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Xiaomi Launches New Series of Smart Home Products

Submitted on: 03/02/15, 10:05 AM

Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) - a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content delivery and Kinoma software enabling the "Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle," - today announced that Xiaomi has launched a smart module built on the Marvell IoT chipset; the module also has been integrated into Xiaomi's smart air purifier and smart hub, part of its portfolio of smart home product offerings. The new design wins build on the previously announced Xiaomi's smart-plug and extends the partnership between two leading companies in the Smart Home industry. Powered by the Marvell IoT chipset, the Xiaomi smart module integrates Wi-Fi connection and complete communication protocol with Xiaomi Cloud, which enables third-party manufacturers to upgrade to smart devices from traditional devices. This module supports multiple functions, including power on device detect, firmware upgrades, network reliability and consistency maintenance of the connection status indication. 

"I am very pleased with our collaboration with Xiaomi in launching a new series of Smart Home devices for the vast consumer base in China. Smart Home is an integral part of the fast-growing Internet of Things market," said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell. "I am very proud that Marvell is leading the industry with the broadest technology portfolio and end-to-end silicon and software solutions. With our continued collaboration with top global ecosystem partners such as Xiaomi, we are committed to bringing the benefit of IoT technologies to billions of consumers around the world." 

 

Neurio Launches to Make the Whole Home "Smart" With Only One Sensor
Submitted on: 02/27/15, 05:16 AM
Neurio is an intelligent, open platform that with only one sensor brings smart home capabilities to the entire home, with future versions providing intelligence for all existing appliances. As the "brain of the home," Neurio connects both older appliances a

LINQ Home Launches Energy-saving Smart Vent Crowdfunding Campaign
Submitted on: 02/25/15, 10:33 AM
LINQ Home, a maker of energy-saving home automation products, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter Campaign to improve Heating and Cooling through smart vents. LINQ is providing households with unprecedented control over HVAC systems. By sen

CSR will give Bluetooth gear in the smart home super powers
Submitted on: 02/23/15, 10:34 AM
From Stacy Higgenbotham for GigaOM:  This year is going to be a big one for Bluetooth technologies in the smart home. Thanks to some updates in

Reliant Launches Integrated Home Security, Automation Solutions
Submitted on: 02/19/15, 02:29 PM
The smart home is more accessible than ever with the launch of Reliant’s new suite of home security packages and automation tools. These solutions help customers connect anywhere, anytime, to what is often their largest invest

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ISC West - VMP Features New FP-MLPAB Medium Low Profile Flat Panel Articulating Wall Mount at 2015 ISC West
Submitted on: 03/03/15, 01:40 PM
Now Shipping, the New FP-MLPAB is a Low Profile Solution for Mounting Medium (27- to 42-Inch) Flat Panel Displays with a Closed Depth of Only 1.6 Inches, Along with 10 Degree Tilt and 45 Degree Rotation Capabilities

PowerHouse Alliance Members Power Up for Spring with Cohesive Training Slate
Submitted on: 03/03/15, 11:57 AM
With their 2015 training schedules well under way, PowerHouse Alliance members align to educate dealers across the country, including a special focus on the needs of the growing home control market.

Parks Associates: Nearly 50% of video viewed on the television screen is from non-linear sources
Submitted on: 03/03/15, 07:22 AM
Glenn Hower of Parks Associates provides connected TV insights at ANA Media Leadership Conference

En Pointe Technologies Places in Elite 150 of CRN Managed Service Provider 500 List
Submitted on: 03/03/15, 07:11 AM
Company Recognized for Exemplary Approach to Delivery of Managed IT Services

CASATUNES INTEGRATES WITH ROOMIE
Submitted on: 03/02/15, 06:20 PM
Universal Remote Control App Adds Whole House Audio

Special Report - AV and Automation CrowdFunding News

Tradeshow News Report for ISE 2015

Featured AV and Automation Industry Product

IntraSonic Technology - I600 In-Wall Digital Stereo Music System

IntraSonic Technology - I600 In-Wall Digital Stereo Music System

You asked, we listened! Music lovers that want to enjoy their tunes everywhere - yes, everywhere! - now have a high-tech, easy-to-use option that upgrades the look and functionality of any home or office. The I600 In-Wall Digital Stereo Music System is a music distribution system that provides enhanced usability and delivers mind-blowing stereo quality sound. With touch screen controls, Bluetooth connectivity, and several music source options, the I600 turns your surroundings into an amazing music entertainment experience.

Featured AV and Automation Industry Company

GreenPeak Technologies

GreenPeak Technologies

(Utrecht, The Netherlands, Netherlands)

GreenPeak is one of the leaders in the ZigBee market with a rich offering of RF chips for the Smart Home

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DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2015
Mar 10 - 12 2015, Las Vegas, NV

2015 NAB SHOW
Apr 11 - 16 2015, Las Vegas, NV

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Apr 24 - 26 2015, Chicago, IL

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Apr 28 - 30 2015, Taipei, Taiwan

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May 19 - 21 2015, San Francisco, CA

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Jun 13 - 19 2015, Orlando, FL

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