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TrueConf Survey Results: VC Becomes Cloud, Mobile, and Personal
Submitted on: 01/25/15, 10:39 AM
We present the results of the annual TrueConf video conferencing market research conducted at "Video+Conference 2014" event. We are impressed by the fact that Russian users confirm the global tendency of shifting from plain video conferencing towards unified communication systems.

CGTrader.com Challenges 3D Professionals to Contribute to Designing the Future of Education
Submitted on: 01/23/15, 12:25 PM
3D model marketplace CGTrader.com has rolled out a new 3D printing challenge that will center around the growing importance of additive manufacturing technology in education and seek to encourage its large community of 3D professionals to create designs needed by schools and universities.

Fantem Introduces Oomi, The World's First Smart Home System Built For Everyone
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 04:15 PM
Featuring Patented Tap-and-Touch Technology, Pioneering Home Management System Delivers Unrivaled Functionality Right Out of the Box and is the Foundation for an Ever-Expanding Home Automation System Indiegogo Campaign Launches Today to Fund "Starter Kit" Final Development

Schlage Welcomes Style and Reinvigorates Door Hardware Category at 2015 International Builders' Show
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 04:12 PM
Combining Style, Innovation and Security, Schlage Unveils Products That Allow Homeowners to Showcase Their Personalities, While Making Life More Convenient

HARMAN to Acquire Software Services Company Symphony Teleca
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 04:08 PM
Expands Cloud, Mobile, Analytics Capabilities and Scale in Software Services ----Accelerates Connected Car, Home, Enterprise and Mobile

EarlySense Secures $20 Million in Financing From Round Led by Samsung Ventures
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 04:06 PM
Funds will be used to continue the company's global commercial expansion and to further move EarlySense's solutions into the home-medical and consumer markets.

Rheem EcoNet Puts Homeowners in Tighter Control of Their Residential Energy Consumption
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 04:03 PM
EcoNet is the first system to connect a home's heating, cooling, and water heating systems through a central hub, making it easy for homeowners to conveniently manage energy usage and monitor diagnostics and maintenance schedules.

Orvito Launches World's First Wi-Fi Enabled Touch Smart Switch Panel
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 04:01 PM
Introduces First Product From Their Integrated IoT Platform Nucleo ---- Retrofittable, Scalable and Modular

BenQ Ships RP840G Interactive 4K Ultra-High-Definition Flat-Panel Display
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 03:52 PM
New 84-Inch Panel Brings 4K Resolution, 10-Point Multitouch Navigation, and QCast Device Sharing Software for Interactive and Digital Signage Applications

FSR Responds to Ever Growing Pro AV Market Needs with New Hire
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 03:51 PM
Stella Blasse Joins Company as Strategic Accounts Manager To Support Pro AV Integrators Alliance

L-com adds Cat6, 5e and 5 PoE Injectors with Power Supplies
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 03:44 PM
To address applications where power and data are required to connect end devices over long distances.

Global Cache Wins Mark of Excellence Award
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 03:33 PM
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) TechHome Division Chooses Global Cache Control Tower

Fusion Releases New Ovation Music Driver for URC®
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 01:19 PM
Driver allows the Ovation Music Servers to run seamlessly on any Total Control or ccGEN2 system with full two-way IP control.

Basque Broadcaster ETB Installs Riedel Communications Infrastructure in Donosti-San Sebastián
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 11:48 AM
Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced that Basque broadcaster Euskal Irrati Telebista (ETB) has deployed a Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system within its primary production center in Donosti-San Sebastián.

Seventeen percent of U.S. broadband households are likely to subscribe to an OTT HBO service
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 08:04 AM
New OTT Video Research addresses Competitive Challenges for Pay-TV providers and Operators

Analog Way names Jay Gonzalez as VP Americas
Submitted on: 01/22/15, 03:25 AM
Analog Way is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Gonzalez as new Vice President for the Americas.

GammaTech's Rugged Notebook and Tablet PCs to be Featured at DistribuTECH
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 03:14 PM
See These Built-Tough, Cost-Effective Solutions in Booth 3037

Bluebell at BVE 2015:
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 03:00 PM
BVE 2015 Product Preview Bluebell Opticom Stand M50

FC Bayern Basketball Relies on Advanced Access Control System from Riedel/DECA and Ticketmaster
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 02:32 PM
Riedel/DECA Card Engineering has completed the installation of new ticket-scanning electronics at Munich's Audi Dome, home to current German champion FC Bayern Basketball.

Kramer Welcomes Michael DiBella as Director of Collaborative Solutions
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 11:12 AM
Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce industry veteran Michael DiBella has been appointed to the position of Director of Collaborative Solutions. In this role, Michael will be responsible for targeted business development to grow and support the VIA wireless collaboration product line.

ISE 2015 - INFOCOMM announces ACTIVITIES at ise 2015
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 10:42 AM
ISE 2015 takes place from 10-12 Feb. 2015, at the Amsterdam RAI.

AUTONOMIC ADDS DIRECTOR OF SALES, WESTERN REGION
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 10:30 AM
Based out of Orange County, CA, Bergman-Haughey will be responsible for the Rocky Mountain region along with the western states of the US.

Academy Award Winning Projection Screen Manufacturer Stewart Filmscreen again chosen as an Official Provider for the Sundance Film Festival, will deliver immersive viewing experience for exclusive Sundance movie premieres
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 10:16 AM
Stewart Filmscreen SnoMatte 100 MicroPerf projection screen provides impressive image quality and immaculate acoustic transparency for the film making community

Digital Signage Expo 2015 to Feature "Getting Past the Pilot" Seminar Program for Systems Integrators & Installers
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 10:06 AM
DSE 2015, co-located with the Digital Content Show and Innovator Zone, is scheduled for March 10-13, 2015, with access to the Exhibit Hall March 11 & 12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

CES on the Hill brings Top Tech Trends to Nation's Capital on April 15
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 10:02 AM
CEA's Digital Patriots Dinner Honors Technology Visionaries and Policymakers for Advancing Innovation on April 14

CEA on SOTU: Trade and Balanced Approach to Open Internet Will Help Drive Innovation
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 09:49 AM
President ignores other key innovation policies

CHRISTIE VIVE AUDIO CINEMA SOLUTION ON TRACK FOR 100 INSTALLS IN INAUGURAL YEAR
Submitted on: 01/20/15, 02:01 PM
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies, today announced that the company was on schedule to install its 100th Christie Vive Audioâ„¢ cinema sound system.

StrandVision Addresses Employee Morale/Motivation with Latest Digital Signage Campaign
Submitted on: 01/20/15, 07:33 AM
Fourth in the series of corporate responsibility-themed libraries covering 15 subject areas…

Parks Associates Hosts Energy Research Workshop at Smart Energy Summit Addressing Smart Home and IoT
Submitted on: 01/20/15, 07:08 AM
69% of U.S. broadband households are willing to subscribe to comprehensive bundle of energy services

Broan-Nutone and Other Nortek Companies to Exhibit at 2015 International Builders' Show
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 03:09 PM
2015 International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 20th to 22nd

Sky Factory Launches eScape 2.0, a Smart Digital Cinema Virtual Window with New Integrated Platform
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 03:07 PM
The Sky Factory launches eScape 2.0, an all-in-one Digital Cinema Virtual Window featuring on-demand plug and play content that allows users to build a library of multisensory views to nature in a single platform.

ISE 2015 - Real-world innovation at the heart of Kramer's ISE 2015 presence
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 02:38 PM
Solutions focus, brand new products, exhibitor hospitality and extensive education line up

FSR Introduces Flex Control Builder
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 02:35 PM
New Software Application To Configure Flex-LT Control System Panels

CEA Praises Introduction of Startup Act
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 02:25 PM
"The Startup Act is just what we need to foster innovation and support entrepreneurialism."

ION Sound Shine Wireless Speaker Bulbs Win TWICE Picks Award at CES 2015
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 02:10 PM
With Bluetooth audio and wireless lighting control with free smartphone app, Sound Shine wins TWICE's first annual award

Myers Heads Up 3G's New AV Installation Division
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 02:09 PM
As Director of AV Installations, Myers will be dedicated to building a division that sets itself apart in terms of innovative solutions, unique new methodologies and successful collaborations with clients.

ISE 2015 - Gefen Showcases Total Packaged Solutions at ISE 2015
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 09:44 AM
At ISE 2015, Gefen will demonstrate its key offerings in the areas of 4K Ultra HD and audio/video distribution and management over IP.

Room Service Home Technologies Receives WELD2's WELDer of the Year Award
Submitted on: 01/16/15, 07:05 AM
Portland, OR - Custom home entertainment and control systems contractor Room Service Home Technologies this week received the annual WELDer of the Year award from WELD2, of Bellevue, WA. WELD2 bestows the award on the firm they feel exemplifies excellence in the custom installation industry.

Kickstarter - Home Security System that Syncs with Homeowner's Smartphone, DefenDoor, Ends Kickstarter Campaign on Saturday
Submitted on: 01/16/15, 05:55 AM
DefenDoor's crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter has already raised over $35,000 and will end on January 17th

Cree Makes Connected Lighting Smarter
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 06:49 PM
Connected LED Bulb Delivers Superior Lighting Experience, Compatible with Market-Leading Platforms

Best Buy Reports Increase in Holiday Revenue
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 06:47 PM
Enterprise revenue increased 2.1% ---- Domestic comparable sales increased 2.6%, excluding the benefit of mobile phone installment billing

WarmlyYours Enters Lyric Thermostat in Best of KBIS 2015 Contest
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 06:45 PM
Lyric thermostat submitted in partnership with Honeywell

Dacor to Showcase Smart, Connected Cooking and Fully Integrated Refrigeration at Kitchen and Bath Industry Show
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 06:44 PM
Celebrity chefs Jet Tila and Jan D'Atri join Dacor at KBIS to celebrate fiftieth anniversary with cooking demonstrations.

Calibre releases NEW LEDView325DS Digital Signage LED Videowall Scaler
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 06:32 PM
Designed specifically for cost conscious digital signage projects where quality is required but without breaking the bank

Optoma Builds Upon its Home Cinema Offerings with the NuForce MCA20 Multi-Channel Power Amplifier
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 05:37 PM
Perfect for an uncompromising home theater and music listening experience.

Amy Jalili Joins iRule as Director of Marketing
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 05:34 PM
Bringing more than a decade of business-to-business marketing experience, Jalili is responsible for managing iRule's corporate, channel, brand, direct, product and partner strategic marketing and communications.

L-com Releases DIN Mountable RS232 and Control Line Surge Protector
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 05:31 PM
The HGLND-D2-12 is designed to protect two pairs of differential data or analog signal/control lines.

Naztech N300 Apple Certified Lightning 3-in-1 Charger
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 03:13 PM
These all-in-one chargers take efficiency up a couple notches by unionizing purposes. Hypercel distributes name brand chargers by Naztech. The 3-in-1 chargers are equipped to work in the car, home, or on the go. All of the 3-in1 chargers come equipped with 8-pin, 30-pin, micro, and mini USB ports.

ISE 2015 - D-Tools Announces Exciting New Products, Partnerships, and Updates at ISE 2015, Enhancing its Powerful Productivity-Boosting Software and Making Domestic and International Integrators More Efficient
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 02:19 PM
D-Tools debuts SI 2015 to international market; demos time-saving iPad Mobile Quote app; and announces a host of new strategic partnerships, all of which combine to give D-Tools users more tools and resources than ever before.

ISE 2015 - NEW FIBARO HOME CENTER SOFTWARE UNVEILED
Submitted on: 01/15/15, 02:16 PM
FIBARO 4.0 Software Offers Better Support and Integration for More Devices

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