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Should You Buy a LCD, DLP or LCoS Projector?

Should you buy a projector that uses DLP, LCD, or LCoS? Well, let’s try to figure this out.

Tomorrow’s Entertainment: The New Breed of Filmmaker, Content Consumer in 25 Years

Thanks to the refinement of personal identity tracking and AI-based content management/delivery, channel surfing and buffering will be things your grandparents talk about in 2041.

Sony's New High Definition TV Has a Screen That's Also a Speaker

Mark Gurman for Bloomberg:  It's been a while since a new TV raised any eyebrows, but Sony

Futuristic Style Home Automation with Linear Motion Systems

Futuristic home automation systems will feature advanced smart gadgets and more sophisticated software to carry out various complex functions in homes.

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Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary - January - April 2017

Here is a summary of what Tradeshows, Conferences & Exhibitions to look forward to in the coming months.

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Smart Home Hardware and Services Revenue Set for a Steep Growth

Pratibha Nanduri for ReadITQuick:  Market research company Juniper Research, has released its latest report titled “Smart Home Markets: Entertainment, Monitoring, Automation, Health, Metering, Appliances 2017-2021.” The report on the research predicts that the market is slated for a steep growth from $83 billion in 2017 to $195 billion by 2021. The smart home market is a fast-moving one driven by Internet of Things (IoT) technologies like monitoring, smart automation and energy management services, required in consumer homes.

Segment Evaluation

The main segments driving this growth will be healthcare, automation, entertainment and connected devices.

The smart appliances and home automation segment would be the fastest growing one during the forecast period with big companies like Samsung, Bosch and GE Appliances driving the growth.

The revenue from the entertainment segment is expected to slow down due to increased use of home automation and smart appliances in emerging markets.

In the connected services segment, the market share of Amazon and Netflix would fall from 70% in 2017 to 50% in 2021.  Cont'd...

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BenQ Helps Solve Classroom Challenges With New Solutions at TCEA 2017

Company to Showcase Latest Selection of Affordable Interactive Flat Panels and Classroom Projectors

Osprey Video Launches Talon G1H Encoder for Affordable, One-Button, Broadcast-Quality Web Streaming

Osprey Video has expanded its encoder lineup once again with the addition of the Talon G1H, a stand-alone hardware encoder with nearly all of the key features of its award-winning predecessor, the Talon G1, but at a lower price and with greater ease of use. The device is designed for video operations outside of the professional broadcast market that still need to stream broadcast-grade video.

Call for Papers Extended for SMPTE Australia 2017 (SMPTE17)

Proposals for Papers, Sessions, and Workshops for Delivery at the Biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition, 18-21 July in Sydney, Will Now Be Accepted Until 3 February

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Bda-1 External Dac From Bryston - The Absolute Sound Golden Ear Award Winner

Bda-1 External Dac From Bryston - The Absolute Sound Golden Ear Award Winner

The Bryston BDA-1 is a state-of-the-art external Stereo DAC (digital to analog converter) using fully discrete Class-A proprietary Bryston analog circuits, two independent linear power supplies and dual Crystal CS-4398 DAC chips. The BDA-1 features an impressive array of inputs for USB, COAX, OPTICAL, AES-EBU and BNC equipped digital devices. For audio outputs, the BDA-1 offers both balanced XLR as well as unbalanced RCA stereo connectors on the rear panel.

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