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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Dec 3/14

Priorities for Managed Service Gateways in the Fiber-Connected Home

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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Dec 3/14
 Commercial and Residential A/V & Automation Systems
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Priorities for Managed Service Gateways in the Fiber-Connected Home
12/01/14, Brett Sappington, Director of Research, Parks Associates
Moving forward, data will be an increasingly precious commodity, leveraged by innovative companies to provide personalized services to consumers.

2014 In Review
12/01/14, Bob Hetherington for, AVSystemsMag
Here are some of the more popular and interesting articles and developments from the past year.

Keeping It Green: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Installs Peerless-AV® Xtreme™ Displays
12/01/14, Contributed by, Peerless-AV
Utilizing its internal digital content network, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s staff has found it easier to connect with visitors and share relevant and interesting information.

How Small Businesses Can Use Smart Technology
12/01/14, Abby Perkins, Software Providers
Home automation technology doesn’t only save business owners time and money. It also helps boost their reputation as tech savvy, environmentally friendly organizations.

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New Insteon Home-Automation Hub Goes To $39
Home-automation supplier Insteon is out to grab market share with the launch of a new flagship hub with an introductory price of only $39, compared with its predecessor’s $129. 

It’s promoted as the lowest-priced hub on the market. It’s also free with select kits that include home-automation devices, such as light switches and smart plugs. 
 

NUZii Smart Life Is A Self-learning Home Automation And Cloud Storage System 
Anyone looking to increase their online privacy and keep their files, documents and media safer but also accessible through a cloud storage solution, may be interested in the new system called NUZii.

Sunnovations Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Aquanta
Water heaters, despite their ubiquity and role as the 2nd largest consumer of home energy and hub of its plumbing network, have largely been excluded from the "smart home" trend.

LittleBits' New Kit Connects Old Appliances to the Internet

LittleBits, which makes brightly colored modules that snap together to create electronic circuits, is now selling a $249 DIY kit for those who want to turn their analog abodes into WiFi-enabled smart homes.

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>>> Featured Product

MIDLITE®'s Decor Splitport

The innovative one-piece design features a break on one side for bending open and close for easy cable pass through. The grommet is integrally molded to the strap and won't come loose while installing cables. The Dècor Splitport™ design is perfect for both wall and ceiling installations for audio, video, security, and office networking. • One Side Split for easy cable pass through • Metal Strap and Flexible Grommet • Can be used with any standard dècor plate • Gang together for large cable runs • Use a Utility knife to expand the slit length

Learn More About MIDLITE®

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Luxul

Luxul offers a complete line of easy-to-deploy solutions for residential and commercial network deployments. The Luxul Xen™ family includes the industry's most powerful Wireless Access Points as well as Routers, Gigabit Ethernet and PoE Switches

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News
Tech Purchases over Black Friday Weekend Increase in 2014, Shows CEA Survey
SupplyStream Launches Paid Version of Dealer Catalog, Purchasing Platform and Proposal Tool
INFOCOMM announces education line up at ise 2015
Gefen Ships Three Scalers 
Kickstarter - Sunnovations Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Aquanta 
Events
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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