VIA Pico-ITX Storage Server

Via's Artigo A2000 barebones home server box is 5" wide, 4.5" tall, 10" deep and can house two 3.5" SATA-II hard drives. Using a 1.5GHz VIA C7®-D low power processor on a pico-ITX motherboard, a VIA VX800 Unified Digital Media IGP chipset and one DDR2 SO-DIMM Socket the box is powerful enough to run Vista, XP or Linux so you can use this small quiet box for more than just a simple NAS. Comes with VIA Security Software Suite and is available for pre-order here ($299). VIA's page with full specs.

AMIMON Ships Its 100,000th Wireless High -definition Chipse

AMIMON Makes Wireless HDTV a Reality in Consumers' Homes

2009 INTERNATIONAL CES LAUNCHES "30 DAYS OF INNOVATION: COUNTDOWN TO CES"

Daily Profiles to Feature First Time Exhibitors Bringing New Products and Ideas to CES Show Floor

Cuckoo Loudspeaker

The above speaker is more like a speaker / cuckoo clock hybrid. Designed by French artist Stephane Vigny, the bottom speaker extends outward when the bass is loudest and retracts back into the cabinet when the sound softens. The two other speakers also extend and retract with the music all independent of each other. Translated description from Vigny .

AudioSource®'s New Award -Winning Two -Channel and Subwoofer Amps Now Shipping

The AMP102, AMP110, AMP210, and AMP310 2-Channel Amps and the AMPSUB210 Subwoofer Amp Round Out AudioSource's Complete Line of Affordable Yet Versatile and Performance- Driven Home Audio Electronics

Combined Adder Crestron Solutions give Premium Clarity to Digital Signage and Touschscreen Installations

Adder Joins Crestron Integrated Partner Program

Stock Ticking Mirror

If the idea of waking up to your rapidily sinking stocks seems like the perfect start to your day then the LED mirror by Suck UK is perfect. Housed behind the mirror is a large LED display that can be programmed to display messages at specific times. The LED shines through the mirror and can be fed information, through wireless, from your pc so you can scroll news, stocks or anything else available with RSS. Available now through various UK design stores like mylivingspace .

Inflatable Outdoor Projection Screen

The company Open Air makes inflatable surfaces for movie projection ranging in size from 9' to a massive 40'. The screen is made of a light weight material so the smaller sizes can fit into a large bag for traveling or camping trips where the wildlife isn't as entertaining as Die Hard. A 9' x 5' Open Air Home Screen cost $449.00 and is available from their website.

Denon Announces Blue-ray SACD Combo

Next month Denon Japan will release it's DVD-A1UD player. The ultra expensive ($5,860 us) unit is capable of playing Blu-ray, DVD, DVD-audio and SACD discs and features an SD / SDHC card slot, DivX support, HDMI 1.3, 1080p60 / 1080p24 output, internal decoding of DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby TrueHD, 7.1-channel analog outputs, and Denon LINK tecnology. A European launch will follow in March 2009. Story Source and More Denon Announcements Here .

Robot Window Washer

Four MSU mechanical engineering students have designed a robot that clings to a window by vacuum suction and moves back and forth like the Roomba. Called the "Winboni", the robot cleans the window as it moves using tiny felt pads. Watch the youtube video for a demonstration.

Netgears New 1080p Streamer

Although not officially supposed to be announced until CES the specs for Netgears' new Digital Entertainer Elite look pretty good on paper. Dual Band Wireless N for fast streaming and a pretty comprehensive supported format list including the MKV Matroska Multimedia Container that's becoming more and more popular. No word on whether the unit will come with a service like Netflix. Also no word on pricing. Spec list . Follow the product on its AVSforum thread .

HDGIANTS and MoodSeer Partner to Boost Home Theater Installs

Companies team up to deliver custom installers a compelling demonstration tool to help showcase home entertainment installations and close sales.

Leading 3D Technology Firm iZ3D now Distributed through Ingram Micro and D&H Distributing Company

Distribution Agreements will enable Gamers to try and buy iZ3D Monitors at Retailers

Capitol Sales Company Agrees to Distribute KEF Speaker Systems

Capitol Sales Company has announced a new distribution agreement with GP Acoustics Inc. to offer the full range of KEF high-end home theater, custom installation and audiophile speaker systems.

Crestron Introduces New Director of Market Development

Industry Veteran, Former Tweeter VP Tapped as Director of Business/Market Development

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Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!