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WarmlyYours Radiant Heating Launches 'Smart' Towel Warmer Bundles
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 03:07 PM
Plug-in towel warmers now paired with Belkin's Wi-Fi WeMo Switch for remote operation

First UK INFOCOMM CTS-I prep 3-day course
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 03:02 PM
The first ever Certified Technical Specialist-Installation CTS-I Prep three-day course to be held in the UK runs from 2-4 December 2014 at Holiday Inn Hemel, Hemel Hempsted, Hertfordshire, UK.

INFOCOMM announces education line up at ise 2015
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 02:49 PM
A wide range of presenters will provide education content that is relevant to ISE's growing audience, while remaining true to the association's values by being non-biased and objective.

Wharfedale Speakers Bring Superb Sound Home for the Holidays
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 02:28 PM
Wharfedale, Britain's most famous speaker brand, brings more than 80 years of UK design expertise to American listeners.

Balanced Audio Technology: Luxuriate In Ultra-High-End Holiday Listening
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 02:26 PM
For listeners seeking the very best, there is no more rewarding gift than hearing music in the home in all its depth, richness and emotional involvement.

Orange & MiOS Launch Homelive Smart Home Solution in France
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 02:15 PM
Orange and MiOS, Ltd. have launched the Homelive Smart Home Solution in all Orange retail stores throughout France.

HDMI INTERFACE WINS PRIMETIME EMMY ENGINEERING AWARD FOR ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE IN TELEVISION
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 02:12 PM
The award will be presented on January 8, 2015 at the 66th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, during the 2015 International CES conference.

VIVITEK EXPANDS ITS QUMI HD LED POCKET AND PERSONAL PROJECTOR PORTFOLIO
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 02:04 PM
The Vivitek Qumi Q7 Plus and the Qumi Q4, two new compact projectors to deliver unrivalled capabilities for office use, personal mobility or to enjoy home entertainment

Multi-Room Audio, Rethought: 3-Day Open House Experience for Alberta Home Builders & Contractors
Submitted on: 11/26/14, 12:46 AM
GoRave guides will escort home builders, audio contractors and electrical contractors on 30-minute tours, demonstrating how one device dependent family has chosen to enhance their living space by incorporating a GoRave installed multi-room wireless audio system.

X2O Media to Present Two Sessions at the Next|Video Conference @ GV Expo
Submitted on: 11/25/14, 03:15 PM
President David Wilkins to Discuss Leveraging New Strategies for Collaborative Environments and Multiscreen Visual Communications

Smart Home Guru smanos Breaks Ground in Wireless Home Automation & DIY Security at Int'l CES 2015
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 10:39 PM
smanos, a trendsetting innovator and dynamic developer of wireless smart home and DIY security systems, is proudly bringing its new concept solution and WiFi portfolio to International CES in Las Vegas, held between Jan. 6 and 9th, at Stand 62000 in Tech East at Westgate Las Vegas (formerly LVH).

TrueConf Introduces World's First Free Enterprise Unified Communications System
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 08:47 PM
TrueConf introduces the first free software video conferencing server. TrueConf Server Free is unique in the Unified Communications (UC) world, not only because of its features, but also because of its unique business model.

New Integrated Wireless Home Audio System AIRHOME by Zenovia Electronics Inc. Launches Today
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 04:48 PM
Home audio has changed forever with today's official launch of AIRHOME, the world's best, integrated home audio system operated completely and seamlessly from your iPhone or iPad

An Easy to Use and Install Home Automation Tool Was Featured on NewsWatch Television on October 30, 2014
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 04:46 PM
"EWA Smartplug" was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Tech Report, which features the latest and coolest technology products available to consumers. Mallory Sofastaii, a technology expert and reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how it's an affordable and easy to use home automation tool.

Kickstarter - Pretty Smart Lamp Combines Hipster Chic with Home Automation
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 04:44 PM
Pretty Smart Homes, a design centric smart homes company, is pleased to announce the launch of its debut product, Pretty Smart Lamp, a minimalist natural alabaster and mahogany lamp designed to be an extension of your smartphone in illumination, notifications, alerts and other functionality. You can find the "Pretty Smart Lamp: Beauty meets Bluetooth" Kickstarter campaign at this link: http://kck.st/1F4FK3O

Indiegogo - Phasx Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign for Thunder UnderBass
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 04:28 PM
Thunder UnderBass transforms ordinary desktop speakers into a dynamic range speaker system

Essence Class D Amp Is A Game-Changer
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 04:16 PM
New, 90% Efficient / Ultra-Low Distortion Power Amp Outperforms Models Selling For 5 Times More, Being Called The Killer App of Power Amps By Audiophiles

Germany's Distinctive Spectral AV Furniture Line Now Available From Essence
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 03:59 PM
Spectral Makes Technology Invisible, Featuring An Elegant Levitating Cabinet To Hide The Wires and Components

Let There be Wireless Light!
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 03:55 PM
Aura LLC Creates the First Ever, Wirelessly Powered Christmas Lights

New Age of Data/Storage Conference Jan 4/5 Before CES
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 03:53 PM
the new Age of Data Will Change the Way we Live, Work and Communicate at the 2015 Storage Visions Conference

Smart watches and streaming media devices forecasted to be hot gift items for holidays
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 09:58 AM
Functionality, health benefits, and low price points help drive consumer sales

Daimler Uses Riedel Gear to Introduce Mercedes-Benz 'Future Truck 2025'
Submitted on: 11/24/14, 08:54 AM
Riedel Communications today announced that Daimler deployed Riedel equipment to provide press and other guests with their first demonstration of the Mercedes-Benz "Future Truck 2025," the world's first truck capable of driving autonomously.

Sakhi TV Uses Harmonic Video Infrastructure for Launch of India's First Women-Centered Channel
Submitted on: 11/21/14, 04:39 PM
Integrated Solution Comprising Spectrum ChannelPort, Ellipse, and ProView Systems Speeds and Simplifies Playout of Visually Rich Programming

University of Sydney Launches "X-Lab" with Dante Media Networking
Submitted on: 11/21/14, 09:40 AM
Dante network intelligently distributes lecture audio for multiple classes in large "wet lab"

Gefen Ships Three Scalers
Submitted on: 11/21/14, 09:35 AM
New Scalers/Converters Integrate Analog and Digital Devices to Lengthen Product Life and Offer Seamless System Integration

TrueConf Provides New Video Conferencing Features to OS X Users
Submitted on: 11/21/14, 09:27 AM
The new version of TrueConf for OS X 1.2.3 allows users to stream video content to any video conferencing endpoint, and features convenient calls, messaging, and user interfaces.

Biamp Systems' UC Product Manager to Present in Next Video Conference at GV Expo
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 04:03 PM
Session will explore how to increase collaboration through implementation of effective huddle rooms

Kickstarter - Sunnovations Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Aquanta
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 03:56 PM
Retrofittable device that converts water heaters into smart, networked appliances

FSR's New HuddleVU Collaboration System Earns Tech & Learning 2014 Award of Excellence
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 03:24 PM
Tech & Learning magazine named 102 education technology products as winners in its prestigious 32-year-old recognition program.

Immersed Conference and Exhibition Demonstrates How Virtual Reality is the Real Deal
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 03:19 PM
Jaunt, New Deal Studios, iZugar Studio, and More Will Envelop the Senses

Momentum Builds behind UK Construction Week 2015
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 03:09 PM
CEDIA backs SMART BUILDINGS SHOW

Simplify the Connected Home with the NUZii Smart Hub
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 03:07 PM
Control all of your connected devices from one small hub and user-friendly dashboard

NATPE||CONTENT FIRST AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION COLLABORATE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR ON JOINT CONSUMER RESEARCH
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 03:01 PM
Two-phase research project will examine how consumers discover TV programs and their attitudes towards alternatives to live TV viewing----- Findings to be presented in January 2015 at the International CES and NATPE Market and Conference

Christie Welcome the High Brightness, Powerful and Rugged 45,000 Lumen 4K45 to Its Lineup
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 08:09 AM
Christie Roadie 4K45 is the brightest lamp-illuminated projector on the market

Christie Showcases New Roadie 4K45 Among Its Visual Display Solutions at LDI
Submitted on: 11/20/14, 07:36 AM
New Roadie and upgraded Christie Twist among booth highlights

Arrive enters into a strategic alliance with Global Cache to provide end-to-end automation with Arrive's Internet-of-Edgeless-Things platform
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 04:44 PM
When integrated with Global Cache control interfaces, control designers will be able to shed the shackles of traditional hardware centered room controls systems, complex programming scripting and UI design.

CIE Group announces new dates for its free HDMI / HDBaseT Training Academies
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 04:38 PM
Free one-day training academies for the UK integrator market on the application of HDBaseT and HDMI in professional AV multimedia distribution.

On Controls Adds CasaTunes to Partners in Control Cooperative Program
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 04:35 PM
CasaTunes whole-house music systems supply multiple sources of audio programming throughout the home using wired or wireless technology (via AirPlay).

DACOR SMART RANGE IS FIRST TO ACHIEVE UL CERTIFICATION
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 04:28 PM
Ultra-Premium Kitchen Appliance Manufacturer's Discovery iQ Dual-Fuel Range Meets Safety Standards for Remote Operation

Crestron Now Shipping Streaming Input Card for DigitalMedia Switchers
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 04:26 PM
Provides a single H.264 streaming input for any DM switcher with modular plug-in input card slots.

AURALiC Partners With TIDAL to Provide Lossless Music in ARIES Streaming Bridge
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 04:18 PM
By full integration of the TIDAL streaming service within its technology, ARIES users will be able to conveniently access TIDAL to stream its extensive library of 25 million-plus tracks of high fidelity lossless music.

Radiant Logic Presents Webinar Featuring Guest Analyst Mike Gualtieri
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 09:38 AM
Federated Identity Service - Putting Identity at the Center Meeting the new demands, serving legacy applications and evolving your aging directory

GammaTech Offers Medical-Grade DURABOOK P24 All-In-One PC For Healthcare Market
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 09:30 AM
Features Antimicrobial Surface and ANSI/AAMI 60601-1 Edition Certification; 24" HD Display and Intel® Haswell Coreā„¢ Processor

En Pointe Technologies Achieves Platinum Level Status with Palo Alto Networks
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 07:17 AM
En Pointe Authorized to Sell Full Enterprise Security Platform in NextWave Partner Program

Kramer Expands its Array of End-to-End Audio Solutions
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 06:17 AM
Introducing Four New High-Quality, Creative and Dynamic Product Families

Danalock Gets You Smart Home Ready With First Bluetooth Smart And Z-Wave Compatible Smartlock On Sale Now For $179
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 05:52 AM
Most Affordable, Discreet, User-Friendly Smart Locks Turn Mobile Phones into a High-Tech Digital Key

HomeSeer Releases Faster, Less Expensive Flagship HomeTroller
Submitted on: 11/19/14, 05:50 AM
HomeSeer's new HomeTroller S6 is faster and less expensive than previous "S" series home automation controllers. As with all HomeSeer systems, HomeTroller S6 may be accessed remotely with any Apple or Android mobile device, but the system intelligence is stored locally for safety and reliability.

TrueConf Supports Video Content Transmission to Any VC Endpoints and Updates the Interface
Submitted on: 11/18/14, 01:33 PM
TrueConf for Windows 6.5.0 now supports desktop and other applications capture and sharing. A new interface and avatar support makes TrueConf more user-friendly and socially oriented.

ZigBee 3.0 Creates Single Open, Global Wireless Standard for Devices
Submitted on: 11/18/14, 09:24 AM
ZigBee Alliance unifies application standards for Internet of Things

ESP/SurgeX Unveils Remote Diagnostics Suite
Submitted on: 11/18/14, 06:32 AM
New cloud and connectivity features with forward and backward compatibility help ESP/SurgeX assert its remote energy diagnostics leadership.

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