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HomeToys Newsletter - July 1/15

How the Smartphone is Making Home Security Accessible to Anyone

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HomeToys Newsletter - July 1/15
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How the Smartphone is Making Home Security Accessible to Anyone

Combined with smart home security and automation products, smartphones provide a portable window into the home. This makes them the perfect home security accessory-one that's a lot less expensive than a traditional monitored security system yet is always accessible.

Flood and Leak Protection for the Smart Home

WaterCop offers both wired and wireless flood sensors, wired wall switches, and is able to integrate directly with most home security and home automation systems.

How Internet Outages Can Affect Homes With Smart Home Technology

One way to mitigate the risk of outages at all might be the selection of a smart home solution, which keeps a local version of the cloud software on the hub.

Using This Draper Screen IS Brain Surgery

This room allows our doctors to see imaging in High Definition-1920 x 1280-allowing them to see patient films such as CT scans, MRIs, and angios, not only together, but in a super clear and large format.

InfoComm 2015 Tradeshow Report

For well over a decade HomeToys.com has been covering InfoComm and bringing all the industry news and exciting new products to our eMagazine to help our readers make sense of the massive event. Here we have compiled a list of some new product releases from this years show.

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>>> Stories of the Day

Play with 100 smart home gadgets at new Sears showroom

By Benny Evangelista for SF Gate:  Sears is trying to connect with the Bay Area’s tech-savvy crowd with a smart home device showroom in its San Bruno store.  The retail chain opened a 4,000-square-foot Connected Solutions showroom in its Tanforan mall outlet this week, giving customers an Apple Store-style experience with more than 100 smart home gadgets, from video doorbells to Internet-connected garage door openers and light bulbs.

Legrand Debuts New Home Automation Platform Intuity

By Howard Whitman for Dealerscope:  Electrical and digital building infrastructure specialist Legrand has unveiled Intuity, its new home automation platform specifically developed for homebuilders.

One Quarter of Millennials Have Begun Building Smart Homes and Four-in-Ten Want One, According to The NPD Group

Millennials are on the road to building smarter homes. According to The NPD Group Connected Intelligence Home Automation Advisory Service, Millennials are twice as likely as the total population to have a smart home product installed in their residence.

With layoffs at Leeo and Wink for sale, is the smart home crumbling?

by Stacey Higginbotham for Fortune:  Early adopters, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs have bought into the idea of a smart home, but mainstream consumers haven’t.

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Z-Wave Alliance - Z-Wave Labs

Z-Wave Labs is a competition sponsored by the Z-Wave Alliance to support and incentivize innovation on the Z-Wave platform. The year-long program will accept applications from start-up companies and entrepreneurs looking to bring Z-Wave products to market in various IoT, smart home and related categories. Once per month, the program will reward one selected individual or company with membership to the Z-Wave Alliance, as well as access to the new IoT-ready 500 Series Z-Wave Developer Kits. Apply today!

Learn More About Z-Wave Alliance

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Simply Automated, Incorporated

Home Lighting Control & Automation made Simple

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News
Paradigm Prestige Series Subwoofers Now Shipping
CEA, LonMark Announce New Home & Building Automation Standards
Hardware Startup littleBits Raises $44.2M in New Funding and Expands Its Executive Team
2015 State of the Smart Home Report Reveals Seeing is Believing, Smart Home Mass Adoption to be Led by Familiar Connected Products with Obvious Benefits
CIE-Group Backs New Online AV Training channel
CHRISTIE WINS SIX INDUSTRY AWARDS AT INFOCOMM 2015
New Product Launches, Attendees from 40+ Countries, 53 Conference Sessions Highlight Inaugural CES Asia
Events
LUXUL - ONGOING WEBINARS
Sep 20 - 31 2015, Webinars
CONNECTED +
Sep 28 - 29 2015, Toronto,ON
CEDIA EXPO 2015
Oct 14 - 17 2015, Dallas, TX
ISC EAST
Nov 18 - 19 2015, New York, NY
2016 INTERNATIONAL CES
Jan 06 - 09 2016, Las Vegas, NV
 
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