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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Aug 6/14

Dolby Atmos is Here for Your Home Theater! Should You Care?

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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Aug 6/14
 Commercial and Residential A/V & Automation Systems
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Dolby Atmos is Here for Your Home Theater! Should You Care?
08/01/14, Eric Thies, VIA International
By incorporating ceiling channels, or “voice of God” speakers as some like to call them, you can fill that large void in your soundscape.

Why do I Need a Subwoofer? Part Two
08/01/14, Contributed by, Aperion Audio
With a little patience and attentive listening, you can make your bass performance rival the most expensive systems.

Clean Image Car Wash Installs Peerless-AV Xtreme™ Outdoor Digital Menu Board
08/01/14, Contributed by, Peerless-AV
With promotions displayed prominently in a visually- appealing, well-lit services board, more and more customers spend their time in line perusing service package offerings.

Moviola: M&E Opens New Opportunities of Expression, New Headaches
08/01/14, THE Insider 
When the big studios and networks were in their heyday, the M&E (media &entertainment) industry was easy to find.

Markerless Facial Tracking Technology
08/01/14, Contributed by, Nito Inc.
Our proprietary methodology dynamically tracks the face.

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>>> Hot Stories
Leviton Launches Omni Notifier

Leviton announced the release of the 20A30-1 Omni Notifier, adding immediate e-mail notification to your smartphone or tablet. 

According to the latest report published today at NextMarket Insights, the DIY smart home is expected to grow in the US from $1.3 billion today to $7.8 billion by 2019, an annual growth rate of over 43%.
 
There’s been a boom of wireless-enabled smart bulbs over the past year or so. Although many will recognize popular models such as LIFX and Philips Hue, you can search Amazon and find plenty of options for Bluetooth wireless light bulbs. 
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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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Niles
Niles is a leading manufacturer of custom a/v installation products that aims to be the world's leading provider of products and services that enable professional custom installers to design and install systems that delight their customers.
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News
Leviton Acquires ClickOn Technology 
CasaTunes Integrates with RTI
NAD Introduces C 510 Direct Digital Preamp/DAC
Polk Audio Renews Participation in D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program 
Revolv Launches New Android and Updated iOS Apps With Official Support for Nest 
Severtson Screens Updates Legacy Series with Acoustically Transparent Projection Screen Material
Events
CEDIA EXPO 2014
Sep 10 - 13 2014, Denver CO
ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUDIO FEST
Oct 10 - 12 2014, Denver CO
CONNECTIONS EUROPE
Nov 18 - 19 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISC EAST
Nov 19 - 20 2014, New York, NY
INTERNET OF THINGS APPLICATIONS USA 2014 CONNECTING THE EDGE
Nov 19 - 20 2014, Santa Clara, CA
 
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