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HomeToys Newsletter - Dec 20/16

CES - 160,000 People Can't be Wrong!

HomeToys Newsletter
HomeToys Newsletter - Dec 20/16
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CES - 160,000 People Can't be Wrong!

Over 160,000 people attend to meet with top industry professionals, see the latest gadgets and attend some great parties. Vegas holds some of the greatest trade shows, but CES is the largest-so, wear good walking shoes.

How to Protect Connected Home Devices and Appliances from Cyber Attacks

Security is a requirement for all consumer IoT devices, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. By adding a few basic capabilities, the security of any device can be significantly increased.

Go Green… Save Money?

Sure, it's good for the planet. But smart home energy management can save you money in some unexpected ways.

VR Progress: Learning, Testing the Boundaries of New Content Production

12/08/16, 10:05 AM | THE Insidervr
The challenge is the compute power required to properly support 360 video and VR and the fact that I probably don't want your immersive experience interfering with my immersive experience.

Work from Home? Renovate Your Home Office to be More Efficient and Tech Savvy

All of us have to do serious communicating in our day-to-day worklives, and that concept becomes all the more pressing when you work from home
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Story of the Day

iOS 10.2 improves Apple HomeKit with expanded smart home notifications

Neil Hughes for Apple Insider:  Monday's release of iOS 10.2 brought meaningful changes to Apple's HomeKit platform, giving users the ability to receive instant alerts for a variety of new connected device types in their home.
iOS 10.2 adds support for notifications from a variety of HomeKit accessories, including window coverings, occupancy, motion, door and window detectors, smoke, carbon monoxide, and water leak sensors.
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News Headlines
Parks Associates announces "Top 10 Consumer IoT Trends in 2017" and players to watch in the new year
Guardian by Dome, a Groundbreaking Water Damage Prevention System, to Launch at CES 2017
NEW DRIVER FOR ELK' S M 1 CONTROLS RECEIVES CONTROL4 CERTIFICATION
Fibaro Unveils First Apple HomeKit-Enabled Flood Sensor Along With Unique Motion and Door/Window Sensors
ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group Successfully Demonstrate Products Running ZigBee's Universal Language for Smart Devices on Thread Networks
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Upcoming Events

IOT TECH EXPO GLOBAL

Jan 23 - 24 2017, London, UK

INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE (ISE) 2017

Feb 07 - 10 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SMART ENERGY SUMMIT: ENGAGING THE CONSUMER

Feb 20 - 22 2017, Austin, TX

TECHOMEX

Mar 08 - 10 2017, Long Beach, CA

DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2017

Mar 28 - 31 2017, Las Vegas, NV
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INTRODUCING THE SIMPLEST WAY TO CONTROL YOUR ENTIRE HOUSE YOUR VOICE. Imagine this... We've all been there-walking through the door into a dark house, arms full. Wouldn't it be nice to tell your house to offer a helping hand? Now you can. A simple voice command-such as "Alexa, turn on Welcome"-lights up the hallway and kitchen, fires up your favorite Pandora station, while the door locks itself behind you. This is Control4 Home Automation with Amazon Alexa.

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Featured Company

GreenPeak Technologies (a Qorvo company)

GreenPeak/Qorvo is one of the leaders in the ZigBee market with a rich offering of RF chips for the smart home and Internet of Things.

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