All of the great "toys" are simply logical extensions of technology you're begging to use yourself and will help your kids be light years ahead of you when they're your age!
Headphones, speaker drivers and amplifiers credited with the Hi-Res Audio logo must produce a bandwidth of 40kHz and digital inputs and processing must be capable of handling at least 24bit/96kHz.
While I doubt people will ever get tired of sitting in front of a great pair of speakers, the way technology is progressing seems to bring technology to a more and more personal level.
There is currently some debate about which VR headset architecture will create the "best" images with the "best" form factor at the "right" price. In writing this white paper, we started the process by framing the issues as a choice between microdisplay-based designs vs. direct-view panel designs.
This installation required a switching system able to bridge the SDI and A/V systems gap.
Some examples of projects that our customers have built are electric cupboards and drawer slides, hidden compartments in furniture and behind picture frames, automated windows and skylights as well as kitchen elements such as spice racks that drop down into a counter.
Scientists are currently toying with compressed air tanks-but another idea would place energy storage squarely in the hands of residents, through the humble water heater.
The features to consider before settling on the device include its ability to function without internet connection if this then that (IFTT) and multiple network support.
So we have projects being carried out in every technology area without a long-term plan as to what the silicon corridors are going to look like in 50 years (2068) or even 2042.
Shortly after his return from the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), we caught up with Lewis Smithingham, president of 30ninjas at CES in Las Vegas where he was busy shooting and producing VR (virtual reality) content for a number of the leading firms that were unveiling new VR products.
The center channel is often referred to as the most important speaker in a surround sound system. Considering the amount of work its asked to do, that kind of a statement is hard to argue.
Even though industry analysts are lukewarm on the success of VR (virtual reality), you couldn't tell it as you navigated around many of the booths during CES with HMDs (head-mounted displays) taking you into fantastic immersive worlds and games.
Conversational applications may seem simple on the surface, but building truly useful conversational experiences represents one of the hardest AI challenges solvable today.
When it comes to music we care a great deal more about sound quality than mobile phone manufacturers do, but with the advent of Hi-Res Audio (HRA), which is now on the cusp of taking the mobile world by storm, we are hearing audio capable of reproducing the full range of sound from recordings that have been mastered from high quality music sources.
UL is working with manufacturers to overcome challenges of interoperability, usability and cybersecurity.
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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.