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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Dec 17/14

Interactive Displays Are Growing

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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - Dec 17/14
 Commercial and Residential A/V & Automation Systems
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Interactive Displays Are Growing
12/15/14, Len Calderone for, AVSystemsMag
Interactive LED displays are giant circuit boards filled with super-bright LEDs that respond in a complex and subtle fashion to stimulus provided by human interaction.

CES 2015 Special News Report
12/15/14, News team 
Exhibitors are welcome to publish CES 2015 show news here at any time.

Dolby Atmos vs. Auro-3D… All About Next Gen Surround Sound
12/15/14, Contributed by, VIA International
Before we talk about putting these new 3D sound systems into a room, let’s talk about the differences between Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D. They are significant.

Smart Thermostats from Honeywell
12/15/14, Mike Bruce, Honeywell
The Lyric thermostat is intended as a DIY product, that can work with 97% of HVAC systems in the U.S

Electronic Locks
12/15/14, Keith Brandon, Kwikset
Controlling all the home automation from the front door is really all about the convenience of being able to set-up the home right at the home’s entry point.

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A new home for the smart home at CES 2015
Smart-home products were on broad display at various venues across Las Vegas at CES 2014. At this coming show, the smart home gets its own dedicated exhibit space as part of a new convention area in the Sands Hotel dubbed Tech West.

ELAN® Debuts World's First Universal Remote Controller Featuring Built-In Whole Home Control
A universal remote controller that offers complete home control is now a reality through the new ELAN® g1 Controller from Core Brands' ELAN Home Systems. Requiring no monthly contract and offering a wide variety of home control 

OpenMotics improves home automation
OpenMotics is an open source home automation hardware and software system that offers features like switching lights and outputs, multi-zone heating and cooling, power measurements, and automated actions. The system encompases both open source software and hardware.

LOWE'S EXEC: Here's The Real Reason People Will Start Caring About Smart Home Gadgets
From thermostats that can automatically adjust the temperature in your home to light bulbs that change color depending on the music you're listening to, the market is getting flooded with home automation tech right now.

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GefenTV High Resolution USB to Analog and Digital Audio Decoder

Enjoy the clarity and best possible realism of high resolution digital audio from the internet via a computer to your high performance audio system, with four times the sampling rate of a standard audio CD. The GefenTV High Resolution USB to Analog and Digital Audio Decoder is ideal for anyone who wants to listen to streaming digital media coming from a computer to their analog or digital sound system using left/right speakers. The decoder supports digital audio up to 24 bits and 192kHz sampling rate coming from the USB port of a Windows PC or MAC computer, and converts it to optical digital (TOSLINK®) and analog left/right audio. The outputs of the decoder can be connected to A/V Receivers, analog pre-amplifiers, or headphones. It is compact, easy to install, high performance, and versatile. The product features simple configuration for a Mac or PC via a control panel interface. (GTV-192KUSB-2-ADAUD)

Learn More About Gefen

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Viking Electronics

A wide range of Telcom and Security Products for the 21st Century. Download our 36 page catalog or browse the website to find what you need.

Learn More About Viking Electronics Inc.

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