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HomeToys Newsletter - May 6/15

Solid State Light (SSL) Projectors

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Solid State Light (SSL) Projectors

Laser projectors offer longevity, constant brightness and lower maintenance costs which all help positively impact their future in the projector industry.

4K Distribution – The Good, the Bad, and the Distant Truth

Since the beginning of 2013, the biggest buzz in the A/V industry was and still is surrounding the future of 4K. To address the rapid oncoming of this new era of immersive visual experiences, manufacturers have developed and marketed not-so-ready 4K products and solutions as the only answers to 4K connectivity.

HD KVM over IP: The Union of AV and IT Gets Real.

Ideal for highly demanding facilities such as post-production, broadcast, telecommunications and government, Gefen's HD KVM over IP can help improve performance, increase productivity and streamline equipment.

Three Pillars of Audio Networking

This paper examines what constitutes and drives useful interoperability in audio networks, and examines the state of the audio industry from this perspective.

4K/60 - The Inconvenient Truth

With all eyes on 4K distribution and transport, manufacturers are now beginning to promise HDMI 2.0 support for complete 4K/60 connectivity. The truth or a reassuring lie?

Build a Strong Sales Force

A salesperson must be able to get customers to like him or her. If a salesperson isn't likable, no amount of product knowledge will help.

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Marvell Unveils Industry-Leading ZigBee Wireless Microcontroller SoC to Advance Smart Home and IoT Innovations

Marvell announced its next-generation industry-leading 88MZ300 802.15.4/ZigBee wireless microcontroller system-on-chip (SoC), the newest member of Marvell's wireless microcontroller family of Internet of Things solutions. The high-performance, low-power, cost-effective SoC offers superior radio frequency (RF) performance that more than doubles the transmission range and reduces power consumption by 50 percent over Marvell's previous generation 88MZ100 SoC, while maintaining the least amount of external components due to the high integration in silicon.

Sony announces 2015 home and portable audio ranges

Sony has announced an extensive line-up of new audio products for both in the home and on the go.

Smart Home Automation System Revenues to Hit US$34 Billion in 2020, Says ABI Research

Global revenues from smart home automation systems will grow at a 21% CAGR between 2015 and 2020, according to ABI Research. North America will account for the lion’s share of the smart home automation system revenues in 2020, contributing close to 46% globally, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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Revolutionary Hi-Fi 2 4x4 (Four Zone, Four Source) Distributed Audio System from Leviton Security & Automation

Leviton Security & Automation's 4x4 is the perfect affordable solution for homes and small businesses. The powerful yet compact Hi-Fi 2 plays music from devices you already own (or those you wish to purchase), and is so easy to operate that anyone can enjoy it. Use the free app on your iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone to control audio sources, volume levels, etc. Use the optional Bluetooth input to wirelessly stream music from your tablet, notebook, or smartphone!"

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Gefen is a leading provider of innovative audio, video and computer signal processing solutions for commercial and prosumer applications. With a heritage of practical innovation, Gefen provides intuitive connectivity products and solutions that bridge the gap between rapidly advancing technology and real-world applications. 

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WeMo Upgrades App and Brings IFTTT Compatibility to WeMo Smart LED Bulbs

Fantem and netTALK Announce Strategic Partnership and New Home Security Solution

InfoComm 2015 - PureLink to Offer Manufacturer Training at InfoComm15

OmniMount AV Wall Shelf - Now Shipping

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