Click Here to Subscribe

HomeToys Newsletter - Apr 22/15

ISC West 2015 Tradeshow Report

HomeToys Newsletter
HomeToys Newsletter - Apr 22/15
>>> Articles

ISC West 2015 Tradeshow Report

ISC West is the security industry’s premier launching pad for new products, solutions and technologies. 26,000 security professionals attend the show to view the 10,000+ products featured on its show floor and attend business critical education sessions on the newest technologies in Security.

7 Smart Locks & Door Startups Improving your Home Security

Your door & lock is no longer that simple and its now part of the mobile, internet of things, connected movement. Here is a list of 6 smart locks & door startups improving your home security.

Using the myLink App to Control Window Coverings

You can now open your blinds in the morning by rolling over and pressing a button on your smartphone.

IP Video Intercom Kits by Comelit

Our new range of IP Video Intercom kits have been a revolutionary development for our market segment.

Why is the so-called Smart World still So Stupid

For the emerging smart home - Internet of Things industry to succeed, it needs to conquer a lot of issues - interoperability, user interaction, standards, etc. - but most importantly , it has to develop, integrate and roll out cloud intelligence that will transform our dumb smart devices into truly smart Smart Devices!

How Small Can You Go - Pico Projectors

It is expected that the Pico projector market will reach $9.32 billion by 2020, growing at a 39% yearly rate.

Read More Articles
>>> Stories of the Day

A First Look At Home Automation On The Apple Watch

Now, we have a first look at how PEQ will handle home automation using the Apple Watch, and it’s a sensible approach: They’re simply moving those function blocks from the iPad screen to your wrist. Instead of several tiles on the screen at once, there’s only one at a time, which the user can swipe through. short list of the most important stuff.

Amazon's Smart-Home Hub Has Been Here All Along

Wednesday, owners of the Amazon Echo—a voice-activated Bluetooth speaker still only available for purchase by invitation—received an email detailing their little black cylinder’s newfound powers. In addition to streaming music from the cloud, telling you the weather, and tapping into Wikipedia to help settle bets, Echo now supports products from WEMO and Philips Hue. In other words, you can now bark at your speaker to dim the lights.

ABB, Robert Bosch & Cisco eyeing smart home software

ABB, Robert Bosch GmbH and Cisco Systems Inc have joined hands in an international joint venture called mozaiq operations GmbH to develop and operate an open-software platform for smart homes.

Internet of Things Relay For Home Automation Using Arduino

Makers, developers and hobbyists who enjoy making projects from home automation using different Arduino microcontrollers, Raspberry Pi mini PCs or anything else that can connect to the Internet of Things.

More Stories Here
 
>>> Featured Product

OmniMount - OmniElite Series - OE150FM

A premium mount to match the highly stylized form of thin, large format HD and UHD TVs. The OmniElite mounts are graceful, yet powerful. For home theater enthusiasts dropping a pretty penny on a new TV, the OmniElite Series is the best way to finish the look.

Learn More About OmniMount

More Products

 

>>> Featured Company

Z-Wave Alliance

Z-Wave technology and is an open internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1100 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 300 companies around the world, the standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for home safety and security, energy, hospitality, office and light commercial applications.

More Companies
News
Check Out the Newly Designed Website

SupplyStream Launches Affiliate Program For Manufacturer Reps

Crestron Masters 2015 Welcomes 500+ Industry Professionals

Integra to Begin Distributing Full Line of Cabasse Fine Audio Products

A Bright Future for Installed Technologies: CEA Study Says Tech Becoming a Central Component of New Construction

Seed Labs Launches Silvair Control - the Most Advanced and Easy to Use Wireless Controller for Home Appliances and Devices

Friday, the World's Smallest, Most Advanced Smart Lock, is Poised to Go Big Following Indiegogo Success

Parks Associates: Approximately 50% of broadband households have privacy or security concerns about smart home devices

Events

INFOCOMM 2015

Jun 13 - 19 2015, Orlando, FL

DISPLAY SUMMIT 2015

Jun 15 - 16 2015, Orlando, FL

CE WEEK

Jun 24 - 25 2015, New York, NY

2015 CREATIVE STORAGE CONFERENCE

Jun 30 - 30 2015, Culver City, CA

LUXUL - ONGOING WEBINARS

Sep 20 - 31 2015, Webinars

CEDIA EXPO 2015

Oct 14 - 17 2015, Dallas, TX

 
Sources
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Group G+

HomeToys is a community website where those of you who work in the AV and Automation Industry are invited to contribute articles, news and product information for your peers to read and discover. Our philosophy is to create an outlet where the industry can report on itself.

Please help us thank our sponsors and keep this resource free by visiting their websites and telling them you saw their ads at hometoys.com.

Many thanks for your continuing support.

Bob Hetherington bobh@hometoys.com

You are subscribed as email
To unsubscribe or modify your subscription please click the "Manage your subscription" link in the footer of this message to select the content you wish to receive. This information can be updated at any time. Our goal is to provide the information you want when you want it.
We look forward to staying connected.


Other Automation, Security & A/V Systems Industry Resources

  • Find Products & Services

    Home theater, home networking, home automation and more!

  • List Your Products

    Promote your products and services to our 100,000+ readers, shoppers, distributors and integrators.

  • Free Company Listing

    Increase your exposure and register for a free company listing in our exclusive industry directory.

  • Free Email Newsletter

    Monthly news and reminders for both consumers and the home automation industry.