This ?vacation home? is the sort that can carry the homeowner (as well as guests and crew) around the world if desired. And the camera system aboard this 90-foot yacht is an excellent example of the theme of security and convenience.
BeInSync is a new secure Peer-to-Peer software that performs automatic synchronization of all your data among your different computers across the Internet.
Management of your wine collection can now be done easily and accurately with this feature-rich, user-friendly system. The product line has been developed to provide a robust and affordable solution for smaller, single-user applications all the way to the commercial enterprise.
You've probably spent thousands for your set. Is it worth spending a few hundred more to get it to produce the best possible picture? After your set is calibrated, chances are good you'll answer "Yes!"'
ZON Audio by Oxmoor offers simplified control and management of the home audio environment. It is a 100% digital, whole-house audio system that delivers crystal clear sound with 60 watts of power to every room with absolutely no degradation of sound quality or volume at even the most distant points.
This paper offers new insights into the technical and financial benefits of incorporating enhanced flash storage solutions into residential gateway products.
Motorized technology is wonderful - it can help solve design or security challenges, such as where to hide a safe full of valuables or how to gain easy access to kitchen appliances without losing precious counter space.
Motorola's RKE Reference Design and accompanying reference board provide the starting point for many RF-based applications. With these materials, design engineers could literally develop a prototype within a matter of days or weeks depending on the application, saving countless hours of development time. The time it takes to turn that prototype into production depends on the manufacturers production cycles.
Reliable and secure power line-based interactive control that integrates with UPnP and the rest of the electronic devices in the home finally may become a reality!
The life of an electronic device is directly related to its operating temperature. Each 10 C (18 F) temperature rise reduces component life by 50%*. Conversely, each 10 C (18 F) temperature reduction increases component life by 100%. Therefore, it is recommended that Audio/Video and computer components be kept as cool as possible (within an acceptable noise level) for maximum reliability, longevity, and return on investment.
The Home automation market is well served with standard control equipment for standard systems. But what if your requirement is not standard or you need additional functionality. Often it is a case of adding timers, relays and assorted components which can lead to a system which is unreliable and difficult to service.
Wireless communication is expected to be a key technology for the home automation market, as the use of RF-signals is highly desirable or necessary due to the ability to penetrate walls and ceilings. Besides wireless technology significantly reduces system installation cost. The CC1000 transceiver offers an outstanding solution to the most demanding home automation systems which typically require very low power consumption and very low cost.
Using RF connectivity there are no wires, making installation simple and fast. Sensing units placed in difficult to reach parts of the home benefit from ultra-low power components ensuring long battery life. The XEMICS SoC can manage several sensors/actuators. It has an efficient CPU for signal encoding/ decoding. With a minimum number of external parts complete applications can be produced for remote controlled home appliances, centralized controlled home appliances and appliances that are controlled by Internet appliances. Connectivity can enable people to check on the status of their appliances from remote locations. An example is wireless air quality monitoring, which will be developed further below.
I have to say that the AtlasIT has saved me a lot of time already! My second lot of Clipsal RJ45 sockets used a different colour code to the first lot meaning they didn't work when I installed them! A few minutes with the AtlasIT showed me that the orange and green pairs were swapped. On another occasion I was connecting my TiVo to the phone line using one of the CAT5 cables at the back of my AV system. I couldn't figure out what was wrong, but a couple of minutes with the Atlas and I realised I had patched the phone line in to the wrong port on the patch panel.
"System Integration" speaks to the need for intelligent cooperation between the electronic systems in your home. It could be a matter as small as controlling different lighting zones by time or circumstance, or it may go so far as interfacing audio/video, security, lighting, heating & a/c, sprinkler systems, & oh-gosh-so-many -other-things. Remember the key idea: Integration of systems.
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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.