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Amazon is trying to strengthen its position against competing smart home products

Nicholas Shields for Business Insider: Developers for connected camera companies can now build skills to link their devices to the forthcoming Echo Show.

The Right Content on the Right Device at the Right Time

Increasingly, viewers are using “non-traditional distribution” for on-demand, catch-up and unique viewing services. CDNs (content delivery networks) like Akamai, Level 3, China Telecom, Deutsche Telecom, SingTel and Limelight have become masters at moving content around

Using DNA to Store Movies

Once the DNA strands are fabricated, many copies can be made. The DNA containing the movie will be smaller than a speck of dust.

Entertainment Unleashed: TV Is Evolving to Meet the Needs of Content Producers, Viewers

Today, there are still four networks – four in traditional television and four in cloud television. While traditional fixed day/time is shrinking, industry executives also see it shifting as the shows are still watched, just not when they were scheduled.

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Samsung and LG products may soon be able to communicate with one another

Brian Reigh for Android Authority: Imagine being able to see the inside of your LG fridge on your Samsung TV. That might become a reality as early as this year according to sources.

InfoComm 2017 gets going in Orlando, Florida

InfoComm 2017 is slated to be bigger then ever. HomeToys.com's special InfoComm newspage will bring you up to date on the breaking News and announcements from this years show.

Apple Frees Up Its Smart Home Platform To Kickstart Development

Aaron Tilley for Forbes: At a Wednesday morning developer session at this year's WWDC, Apple said that HomeKit is now open to any Apple developer to tinker around with.

Parks Associates: Retail the Leading Sales Channel for Smart Home Purchases

The firm's consumer research has detailed a shift in smart home purchase behaviors in the past year as retail is now the most common purchase channel for smart home products.

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ELAN Launches 'Your World, Made Simple' National Tour

Custom integrators can learn about HDMI, networking best practices, and ELAN's latest updates - including the new HDMI and Video over IP product line - in day-long information sessions.

Epson Home Cinema 4000 Projector Delivers Unparalleled Combination of Performance and Price to 4K and HDR Market

Epson Home Cinema 4000 with 4K Enhancement Technology and HDR Rivals Today's Native 4K Solutions with Premium Contrast, Color and Resolution for Ultimate Viewing Experience

PureLink Adds New International Distributor

Company Signs Agreement with Make IT Smart, a Value Added Pro A/V Distributor from Morocco

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The HCE III Tx/Rx HDBaseT™ extension system offers full HDMI 2.0 compliance supporting HDR (High Dynamic Range) and 4K@60Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. Featuring PureLink's proprietary Prcis codec, a light compression technology, the HCE III can transport Ultra HD/4K, multi-channel audio, and High Dynamic Range (10 bits support) content over a single CATx cable. The HCE III provides HDMI extension up to 130 feet (40 meters) at Ultra HD/4K and up to 230 ft. (70 meters) at 1080p over category cable with embedded multi-channel audio, CEC pass-through, bi-directional RS-232 and IR control, and PoE - all with zero loss and zero noise. The HCE III Tx/Rx also supports Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio plus LCPM (up to 192 kHz). Additionally, the low profile "slim box" enclosure design make the HCE III ideal for limited space installation environments, such as behind flat panel displays and video walls.

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