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HomeToys Newsletter - Jan 6/16

HomeToys.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of CES 2016.

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HomeToys Newsletter - Jan 6/16
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HomeToys.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of CES 2016.

CES 2016 will be held from January 6th - 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada . This HomeToys.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Two Internet Refrigerator Products & Security Risks Case Studies

Notwithstanding the exciting possibilities of internet connected fridges, there are some cases of fridge that have security vulnerabilities & should be harsh lesson for all Internet of Things (IoT) vendors.

Family@Home transforms smart houses into Smart Homes

Consumers want smart applications that take care of their family and their home, not just connected devices.

The Year Ahead: 2016 -A year of Technology Cloud Bursts, El Nino-Like Changes

2016 will see the cloud provider leaders play an increasing role in the business of business and the business of consumers. Not because it's a good thing, but because we'll relax a lot of our requirements (privacy, security).

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CES 2016: LG And Samsung battle for smart home leadership

By ROB ENDERLE for TechSpective:  LG and Samsung are planning to do battle for control of your home at CES. Samsung is bringing its acquired SmartThings technology to TVs to provide a central hub from which your home can be controlled. LG just announced it is going to showcase its Smarthome Hub at CES as well. Each idea has its merits and problems, but I think LG is closer to what we initially need than Samsung is. Let me explain.

SmartThings And Samsung Team Up To Make Your TV A Smart Home Hub

Jordan Crook  for TechCrunch:  Samsung and SmartThings are buddying up to introduce Samsung’s latest line of Smart TVs, complete with SmartThings platform integration so folks can use their TVs as an interface to control the home.

5 Ways Smart Home Gadgets Can Leave You Vulnerable

Jess Bolluyt for CheatSheet:  All kinds of creative tech companies, large and small, are building interesting smart home devices. While they promise to make your house or apartment smarter, more energy-efficient, and more closely tailored to your needs and preferences, they have a few drawbacks, most notably that many of them aren’t as secure as you’d hope.

CES 2016 - Autonomous Cars Set To Dominate

BY DAVID GILBERT For International Business Times:  As cars become less about horsepower and torque and more about the technology inside, CES has become one of the most important showcases of the year for auto manufacturers. It's a sea change in how cars are built and marketed, with technology now the core, rather than an added feature. Connected, autonomous and electric vehicles will all be on display at CES 2016, with some of the world’s most talk-about companies in the field looking to make a major impact.

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Octava -IPC600 Ethernet over Coax Extender transmits 100Mbps and PoE over coax cable

The Octava Ethernet over coax Extender , IPC600, extends 100Mbps Ethernet data over standard coaxial video cable. Ideal for installing IP based cameras requiring 10/100Mbps Ethernet and Powering over pre-installed coaxial cable without the disruption, labor and expense of installing CATx cables. The IPC600 works with standard RG-59/RG6 coax cable. The IPC600 Ethernet Coax Extender supports long distance transmission and exceeds the specification of traditional networking standards. Ethernet over Coax: EOC- IPC600 supports 10/100 Mbps Ethernet over RG-59/6 coaxial cable. Power over Ethernet: IPC600 supports POE and can power remote POE device using 3rd party POE switch or POE injectors. -100 Mbps Ethernet over coax cable Link Distance up to 2000ft (600m) over RG-6 -PoE IEEE 802.3af/at - PoE Output for powering camera -Easily upgrade to IP Camera system using pre-installed coax video camera.

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Zigen Corporation

Zigen is a leading provider of 4K HDMI connectivity solutions known for its credo "Field Tested - Installer Approved - Install with Confidence!" Zigen products include HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switches, Switches, Distribution Amplifiers and more. Zigen products are robust and proven for 24/7 operation - designed by installers we know the cost of doing an install twice because of faulty components. Located in Southern California all of Zigen's products are designed and engineered in the United States.

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News
ZigBee Alliance Creating End-to-End IoT Product Development Solution that Brings Its Industry-Leading Applications Library to Thread Group's IP Network Protocol
BeON Home Announces Expanded Availability and Compatibility of Industry-First Smart Preventative Security System at CES 2016
Lowe's Announces Professional Monitoring for Iris Smart Home Solution
LG Advances Smart Home Ecosystem With Smart ThinQ Hub At CES 2016
Parks Associates Examines Consumer Concerns regarding Data Privacy and Device Security at CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES 2016
 
Events
INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE (ISE) 2016
Feb 09 - 12 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
IOT TECH EXPO EUROPE
Feb 10 - 11 2016, London, UK
SMART ENERGY SUMMIT
Feb 22 - 24 2016, Austin, TX
DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2016
Mar 15 - 18 2016, Las Vegas, NV
TECHOMEX
Mar 21 - 23 2016, Orlando, FL
ISC WEST 2016
Apr 05 - 08 2016, Las Vegas, NV
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