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HomeToys Newsletter - Sept 16/15

Special News Report for CEDIA 2015

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HomeToys Newsletter - Sept 16/15
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Special News Report for CEDIA 2015

View all the news and information from the exhibiting companies at CEDIA 2015.  Also, stay tuned for more CEDIA related articles and our Tradeshow report.

Home Control Software Update

Here is a list of software that can be used to control home automation and or A/V systems. It's a growing resource so check back often for new content.

Projection Mapping Helps Spark City's Economic Revival

Christie and Bartkresa Design help stimulate Redwood City economy with projection mapping display.

Keep The Good Hackers to Protect Us from Bad Hackers

Software is never finished and always new, always better when the white black hatters are challenging it.

A Quick Study of Power over Ethernet

PoE+ devices can ask for power in much smaller increments and can change their power needs at any time, depending on what the device is doing, such as "sleeping"-a power saving mode.

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>>> Stories of the Day

70% of Smart Home developers are hobbyists

By Stijn Schuermans for Vision Mobile:  While today’s Smart Home developers are plentiful, the vast majority of them are not pushing to develop the market.

Branto makes it possible to monitor and control your home in real-time by connecting with your smartphone and Google Glass

ANNA JOHANSSON for PSFK:  Branto is an orb that controls multiple aspects of your home through smart technology. Tired of seeing so many smart hubs that were unattractive and only worked if you bought all new gadgets and appliances, the Branto team set out to solve this problem. They created a sphere-shaped device with the power to monitor your home through a 360-degree camera and speaker.

Wireless Multiroom Audio: Room For More?

By: Joseph Palenchar for Twice:  Sales growth is slowing in wireless multiroom audio even as more companies enter a market whose top brand – Sonos — enjoys almost a 90 percent dollar share of the market at the retail level.  So you’d think the market would be in the midst of a shakeout, shrinking margins, and a downward spiral in average selling prices. But you’d be wrong, at least for now.

Connected home centre stage at IFA

Ciara O'Brien for The Irish Times:  The connected home may be nothing new, but at this year’s IFA consumer electronics exhibition, it seemed as if every manufacturer was keen to push its smart home credentials.

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>>> Featured Product

Yale Real Living™ Deadbolt Lock - Keyless entry made easy.

Yale Real Living locks are the company's first locks specifically designed to integrate seamlessly into the digital home. Available in both durable acrylic touchscreen or elegant, tamper-resistant keypad, Yale's new platform of intelligent locks supports both Z-Wave® and ZigBee®, allowing them to integrate seamlessly into a wide range of home control and security systems. Regardless of the home control system employed, users will have access to a high degree of functionality.

Learn More About Yale Locks & Hardware

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>>> Featured Company

PureLink

Focused on innovation and quality, PureLink is the leading provider of digital connectivity solutions to commercial audio/video and IT markets worldwide. PureLink offers a powerful line of matrix-switching, format conversion, signal distribution, and long-distance extension systems that are optimized to support any consumer or commercial application.

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News
New Gefen Matrix Provides 4K Ultra HD Switching and HDCP 2.2 Compatibility
DoorBird - now entering the US market as part of its strategic development

Marantz Continues to Extend this Year's A/V line-up with New SR6010 and SR7010 Network A/V Receivers
WaterCopPRO Integrated Named Finalist for the Electronic Lifestyles Award
Severtson Screens Updates Legacy Series; Featured at 2015 CEDIA Expo
KWIKSET ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF SIGNATURE SERIES MOTORIZED DEADBOLT WITH HOME CONNECT TECHNOLOGY
AVAD Adds Universal Devices to Automation Product Lineup
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
 
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