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HomeToys Newsletter - Sept 2/15

Wireless Controllers and Roaming: What You Need to Know

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HomeToys Newsletter - Sept 2/15
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Wireless Controllers and Roaming: What You Need to Know

Your customers need stable, secure and useable Wi-Fi, and they need it in increasingly larger spaces and under more challenging conditions. Determining the best wireless solutions will require a little homework on top of considering customer requirements and budgets.

Maybe Too Big: Changing the Way Businesses, Consumers Connect

There is a fine line between firm's providing greater convenience to the consumer and the individual's right to privacy.

Apple TRIM Support Only Aids SSD that Needs a Crutch

TRIM enablement can aid the performance of some third-party SSD units in a system. However, as we work with larger and larger files and come to depend on external storage whether it's USB or Firewire attached or high-capacity RAID solutions it becomes even more important to choose SSD that doesn't depend on TRIM.

To Bluetooth or Not? The Pros and Cons of Bluetooth Connectivity

How does Bluetooth work, and should it be considered for serious critical listening?

Remote Managed Network Services for Integrators

Based on results from Ihiji dealers, those with remote managed services offering have reduced the number of truck rolls to client sites to resolve network-related issues by more than 50%.

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>>> Stories of the Day

Google's new Wi-Fi router sleek, but has a few hiccups

Most people don’t think about their home Wi-Fi router unless they are (A) installing it, or (B) undergoing severe digital withdrawal because the Internet is down and they need to hit reset.

Philips Just Made It Stupid Simple To Install Smarthome Lighting

Mark Wilson for FastCompany:  A lot of intelligent people believe that a platform like Apple’s HomeKitwill be the way we control the smart home of the future. But I'd bet on it looking a lot more like the new wireless dimming kit from the Philips Hue line—subtle technology that eliminates the need for electricians and apps at the same time.

Nest Labs preparing to launch second generation smart thermostat

By David Curry, ITProPortal:  Arguments could be made for a new device, but Nest has been quickly approaching a second version of its smart thermostat. The company’s premiere product in many circles, it has won countless awards for its intelligent design and software tuning system.

Samsung's new SmartThings hub will ship in September

Mikael Ricknäs:  Samsung-owned SmartThings’ new home automation hub is on the home stretch after problems with stability and performance caused a delay earlier this year.

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>>> Featured Product

The Luxul Xen™ XAP-1500 - High Power Dual-Band Wireless 900N Low Profile Access Point

The XAP-1500 provides exceptional Wi-Fi performance in a sleek design that allows for unobtrusive mounting on a ceiling, wall, or other flat surface. Combining high output power with leading-edge concurrent dual-band 3×3 MIMO technologies, it delivers superior wireless coverage and maximum data rates-making it a great choice for maximizing coverage in both Residential and Commercial environments. The integrated PoE simplifies installation, requiring only a single Ethernet cable for both power and data.

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Video Mount Products (VMP)

VMP's unmatched designs, famed reliability, and long term durability have become a staple for mounting applications across a wide variety of industries.

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News
HARMAN's Revel Introduces C383XC and C363XC Extreme Climate Flush-Mount Loudspeakers
Westinghouse Security Releases Nucli, the World's Smartest Deadbolt on Indiegogo
Half of U.S. Internet Homes Now Own A Connected TV Device, According to The NPD Group
TiO® Offers Reward to Yellow Belt Ninja's
Yamaha Unveils the CX-A5100: Flagship AVENTAGE Preamp Delivers 3D Surround Sound, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and MusicCast
Events
CEDIA EXPO 2015
Oct 14 - 17 2015, Dallas, TX
CONNECTIONS™ EUROPE – IOT: CONNECTED ENTERTAINMENT AND THE SMART HOME
Nov 10 - 11 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISC EAST
Nov 18 - 19 2015, New York, NY
2016 INTERNATIONAL CES
Jan 06 - 09 2016, Las Vegas, NV
CONNECTIONS SUMMIT AT CES
Jan 07 - 06 2016, Las Vegas, NV
INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE (ISE) 2016
Feb 09 - 12 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2016
Mar 15 - 18 2016, Las Vegas, NV
 
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