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Nest's home security system costs $499 and comes with magnetic door sensors

Nick Statt for The Verge: Nest is getting serious about home security with an entirely new product family it’s calling Nest Secure. Announced at a hardware event in San Francisco, Nest detailed a new modular system that is designed to make home security more modern and si

Ikea is bringing a pop-up vertical farm to London

Lisa Bowman for Metro.co.uk: Researchers from the SPACE10 lab at the Lokal pop-up want to show the general public that delicious, fresh food can be grown right in your home, using a hydroponics farming system.

Life of Luxury or Potential Security Hack?: The Truth About Voice-Recognition Software in Your Home

You may not prevent every kind of threat, but even these cursory safeguards will do a lot to keep your data—and your private life—for intended audiences only.

Powerwall Type Batteries

There are many reasons to purchase a battery system for the home or business, starting with natural disasters, but a battery system, tied into a solar system, will maximize self-consumption of solar power, reduce grid costs, increase the resiliency of electricity, and take a

Amazon has 76% smart home speaker U.S. market share as Echo unit sales reach 15M, new study finds

Taylor Sopper for GeekWire: Amazon first entered the smart home speaker scene two years ago with its original Echo device; it now also sells different models like the $49.99 Echo Dot, which accounts for more than 50 percent of Echo products in the wild, CIRP noted.

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NEXCOM Digital Signage Player Sparks Elevator Rides with Enriched Experience

From residential buildings to large corporations, elevators have evolved to provide more pleasant rides to passengers before reaching their floors.

Martin Audio Upgrades Display Software and Increases Accessibility

Martin Audio has significantly upgraded its optimization, control and monitoring software platforms with the release of Display 2.3 and Vu-Net 2.1.

Upcoming London Stampede Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series Stop to Focus on Business Development, Training and Industry Trends

AVIXA UK and Ireland Regional Director Chris Lavelle to make keynote on the future of the commercial AV industry.

Package Design Expert www.definitive-design.com Speaks at Cleaning Products 2017

Rapid prototyping is a key part of the new product development processes today. Craig Hidalgo shares his expertise on this topic at the Cleaning Products US expo in October 2017.

PureLink Introduces PureAssurance Premium Service Program

Gold and Platinum Packages Offer On-Site Maintenance and Product Protection for Company's Pro A/V Systems

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