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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - June 3/14

Myths: On-the-Go Video Viewing is Still in Front of the TV

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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - June 3/14
 Commercial and Residential A/V & Automation Systems
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Myths: On-the-Go Video Viewing is Still in Front of the TV
05/30/14, THE Insider 
Mobile devices aren’t about turning a blind-eye to the TV set but about getting more out of the show’s you watch or multitasking by checking out something else.

InfoComm 2014 Special News Report
05/30/14, Prepared by, HomeToys
News and announcements from the show. Exhibitors welcome to publish new here.

CEA Announces New Working Group on Home Automation Device Interoperability
05/30/14, Contributed by, Consumer Electronics Association
The new working group is called the Device Interoperability Working Group, also known as R7 WG17.

Is A Wireless Home Security System Right For You?
05/15/14, Len Calderone for, HomeToys
Using artificial intelligence, future systems will automatically learn a family's behavior patterns and adjust itself accordingly, without the requirement for programming.

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Core Brands Announces Next-Generation ELAN Control Platform with Two New System Controllers

Leading home automation, entertainment and control technology manufacturer, Core Brands, LLC, a Nortek company (NSDQ: NTK) today announced a major upgrade of its award-winning ELAN® Control Platform for residential and commercial markets. This new Linux-based platform delivers better performance, easier installation, broader device compatibility, and greater scalability. The ELAN Control Platform provides a foundation for Core Brands’ highly competitive connected home ecosystem and continues to build its single source solution for customers in its dealer network.

“This is the most significant engineering effort in ELAN’s 25 year history. Our team has invested heavily to re-architect the ELAN Control Platform and make it the preeminent platform for the next-generation connected home,” said Joe Roberts, Vice President of Products and Marketing, Core Brands. “The ELAN Control Platform is a cornerstone in our strategy to delight our dealers and their clients with innovative and integrated products backed by best-in-class service and support.”

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>>> Featured Product

BlueBOLT SP-1000

The award-winning BlueBOLT SP-1000 SmartPlug allows integrators to cost-effectively distribute BlueBOLT® functionality throughout residential and commercial spaces to lower energy consumption and reduce service calls. The SP-1000 packs energy monitoring, load control and scheduled conservation in a compact form factor that plugs directly into any standard 120V, 15A outlet. The device's two AC outlets can be controlled from any Internet-enabled device enabling automatic rebooting of network equipment.

Learn More About BlueBOLT

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>>> Featured Company
IntraSonic Technology, Inc. 
IntraSonic Technology, headquarted in Dallas, TX, manufactures full-featured, easy-to-use music distribution and intercom systems that offer great value for the price. Our diverse line of products Includes Music Distribution and Intercom Systems, Video Door Intercom Systems, Built-In Vacuum Systems, and a wide variety of ceiling, in-wall, or mini-cube audio speakers, and associated accessories.
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News
InfoComm 2014 Special News Report 
VMP Expands Building Information Modeling (BIM) Platform with New Rack Enclosure Offerings
InfoComm 2014 - The Future of Laser Projection to be revealed at Display Summit
Events
ELECTRONIC SECURITY EXPO 2014 (ESX)
Jun 24 - 26 2014, Nashville, TN
2014 CREATIVE STORAGE CONFERENCE
Jun 24 - 24 2014, Culver City, CA
CHINA INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (SINOCES)
Jul 11 - 14 2014, Qingdao, China
CEDIA EXPO 2014
Sep 10 - 13 2014, Denver CO
ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUDIO FEST
Oct 10 - 12 2014, Denver CO
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