2014 In Review

Here are some of the more popular and interesting articles and developments from the past year.

How Small Businesses Can Use Smart Technology

Home automation technology doesn't only save business owners time and money. It also helps boost their reputation as tech savvy, environmentally friendly organizations.

Bluetooth and ZigBee: A new standards war brewing?

Just like there are WiFi/Bluetooth combo products today, capable of "talking" both WiFi and Bluetooth, there will be devices in the future that can "talk" both ZigBee and Bluetooth. Trying to pit one technology against the other does not do right to either of them, creates a standards war, and stalls the market.

Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary
Jan, Feb, Mar 2015

With the New Year comes the end of the Holiday Tradeshow lull and of course CES and the many events centered around it!

European manufacturer of the wireless home automation system FIBARO comes to U.S.

Fibar Group, European manufacturer of the wireless home automation system FIBARO comes to U.S.

The Pros, Cons of Software vs. Hardware RAID

With today's vastly improved, more powerful CPUs, the performance differences between hardware and software RAID options have been virtually eliminated.

After The Smart Phone: The Smart Home

A new decade is starting, where Smart Home is becoming a reality and the smart phone will become the dashboard of our Smart Home, together functioning as the drivers of the next technology curve - as the first chapter of the real Internet of Things, the Internet of Everything.

Three Hometoys Related Kickstarters And One Funded Product Available Now

The Core wireless speaker system / Artison RCC Nano / IoTuino: Arduino-compatible WiFi module for IoT / PIXEL V2: LED ART

The Future Through the Eyes of CEDIA

Homes are going to become smarter and more connected over the next five years.

Islands of Things (IoT)

Today's IoT reality is that we've got an enormous and rapidly growing number of Things being connected to the Internet, but very few of them talk to each other.

D-Tools Makes System Design Standardization a Win-Win

D-Tools System Integrator software platform puts design standardization first-benefitting not only the integrator, but ultimately, the end user.

Broadband Internet to Fuel Connected Home Applications

Improving bandwidth throughputs will combine with home networking and monitoring offerings and usher in new connected home applications.

A marvel in the City - Guatemala Ciudad, Guatemala

The beauty of the systems installed in the home lies in the functioning of the house in an integrated and consistent way.

Truth in Networking: Or, Why You Still Need A Wire

The five pillars of home networking: mobility, ubiquity, ease-of-use, performance and reliability.

Connected Things: IoT is a Long-Term Work-in-Progress … Real Long Term

Does it bother you that people want to connect things to talk to other things to tell each other where they're going, what they're doing, why they're doing it and then telling some big database out there all of their dirty little secrets?

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