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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Oct 15/14

The Future Through the Eyes of CEDIA

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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Oct 15/14
 Commercial and Residential A/V & Automation Systems
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The Future Through the Eyes of CEDIA
10/13/14, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Homes are going to become smarter and more connected over the next five years.

Islands of Things (IoT)
10/13/14, Eric Ryherd, Express Controls
Today’s IoT reality is that we’ve got an enormous and rapidly growing number of Things being connected to the Internet, but very few of them talk to each other.

D-Tools Makes System Design Standardization a Win-Win
10/13/14, Tim Bigoness, D-Tools
D-Tools System Integrator software platform puts design standardization first—benefitting not only the integrator, but ultimately, the end user.

Broadband Internet to Fuel Connected Home Applications
10/13/14, Rawlson O'Neil King, Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
Improving bandwidth throughputs will combine with home networking and monitoring offerings and usher in new connected home applications.

A marvel in the City - Guatemala Ciudad, Guatemala
10/13/14, Manola Flores , Aktiva
The beauty of the systems installed in the home lies in the functioning of the house in an integrated and consistent way.

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>>> Hot Story
Xiaomi Unveiled Company’s Home Automation Devices In China
Xiaomi is a Chinese company most known for it affordable and yet well-built smartphones. In Asia, people are calling this company China’s Apple, which is a good fit I guess. Xiaomi’s hardware and software are often inspired by Apple’s products, or so it seems. Xiaomi Mi4 and Redmi 1S are probably company’s most known products. The former is Xiaomi’s 2014 flagship while the latter is an extremely affordable device which carries rather good specifications and design, this device is extremely popular in India where Xiaomi is selling it as part of “Flash Sales” via Indian retailer Flipkart.
 

Best Buy Adding Home-Automation Departments
Best Buy is rolling out home-automation departments to more than 400 stores this fall. The “Connected Home” sections are expected to be in place by Thanksgiving and will feature more than 100 products from established vendors and startups.

Latest Apple TV update enables remote access relay for HomeKit connected accessories
HomeKit support in the Apple TV is yet another sign that the company's streaming set-top box is likely to become Apple's official hub for a connected home. 

CEA Examines the Future of Consumer Technology in Five Technology Trends to Watch
he Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today unveiled five cutting-edge technologies that will significantly impact the CE industry during the opening session "Five Disruptive Techs to Watch" at CEA's Innovate! Conference being held this week in Phoenix.

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>>> Featured Product

GreenPeak's GP565 - ZigBee for smart Remote Controls

The GP565 Smart Home RF chip for remote controls supports voice control, motion sensing and the new ZRC 2.0 protocol. The GP565 is optimized for advanced & low cost ZigBee RF4CE remote controls. • 120k or 248k Flash (8k or 16k RAM) memory • 40-pin footprint to support a keyboard scanner interface or other IO interfaces required for remote controls. • Reduced current consumption and improved receiver sensitivity and output power • Patented Antenna Diversity technology enables superior range and WiFi/Bluetooth interference rejection

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Russound

Russound is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of state of the art audio, video and connectivity products for the residential systems and a/v connectivity markets. Founded in 1967, the company is based in Newmarket, New Hampshire.

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News
First Z-Wave To Apple HomeKit Bridge Demonstrated
Genelec Offers Revolutionary 8351 Smart Active Monitor
PSB Debuts New Flagship Speaker: Imagine T3 Tower 
Droplit Creates Solution to Control All Smart Home Devices from One Simple Remote
VMP Debuts FP-XMLPAB "Extra Medium" Flat Panel Low Profile Articulating Wall Mount 
InstallerNet Partners with Wilson Electronics to Give Customers Direct Access to a Nationwide Installation Program For Cellular Signal Boosters
Tannoy Upgrades Popular Revolution Loudspeakers
Events
ISC EAST
Nov 19 - 20 2014, New York, NY
2015 STORAGE VISIONS CONFERENCE 
Jan 04 - 05 2015, Las Vegas, NV
2015 INTERNATIONAL CES
Jan 06 - 09 2015, Las Vegas, NV
INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE (ISE) 2015
Feb 10 - 12 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2015
Mar 10 - 12 2015, Las Vegas, NV
 
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