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THE US SMART HOME MARKET REPORT: Systems, apps, and devices leading to home automation

Nicholas Shields for Business Insider: The same issues BI Intelligence first identified back in 2015 still plague the space — persistently high prices, technological fragmentation, and consumers' lack of a perceived benefit from the devices.

Internet of Things

IoT solutions are built for many vertical applications such as environmental monitoring and control, health monitoring, vehicle fleet monitoring, industrial monitoring and control, and home automation.

Smart home product manufacturers must target customers in different ways

Rene Millman for Internet of Business: Smart home consumers can be divided into seven segments, according to new research from market analyst firm Strategy Analytics.

Research Points to Big Uptick in Smart Home Device Adoption, Awareness

Benchmark report from PlumChoice and Z-Wave Alliance shows consumers got ‘smarter’ in 2016, examines individual device interest

Could Better IoT Standards Reduce Cybercriminal Activity?

The challenge for developers will be in building complex security structures that don’t hamper device usability.

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Platinum Tools® to Give Away Three EXO™ ezEX-RJ45® Termination & Test Kits During 2017 NAB Show

One Winner Will be Awarded Days 1-3 of the Show; the Patented ezEX-RJ45 System Provides a Modular Solution to Make the Termination of Larger Diameter Twisted-Pair Cables Easy and Error-Free

NuBryte Announces Smart Home Distribution Partnership with Home Controls & DPC Distributors

All-in-one smart switch now available to Builders & PROs nationwide.

Global Residential Connected Lighting Revenue is Expected to Exceed $1.9 Billion in 2026, According to Navigant Research

Residential connected lighting market shows significant potential as adoption of smart home platforms increases, report finds

Nearly 40% of U.S. broadband households use video sharing sites like YouTube on a weekly basis

Senior Analyst to examine OTT video landscape at NAB Show Las Vegas, April 24

TEAC Combines Power and Grace in New High Resolution DAC/Integrated Amplifier

For personal listening, the AI-503 employs a dedicated Class AB headphone amp designed with both discrete push-pull circuits and op amps. Building on technologies developed for the industry-leading UD-503, this unique circuit design suppresses noise while maintaining the wide operational range of the amplifier.

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