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The Impact of the IoT Demystified

The IoT is more than a smart meter or the like. It is a complete new wave of automation that includes everything from omni-sensing to artificial intelligence, from smartphones to smart homes, and from smart industries to smart cities.

Injured U.S. Army Airborne Division Veteran Receives Specialized Smart Home with Control and Automation

The home, featuring SpeakerCraft® and Sunfire® audio and Panamax® power protection, can be fully controlled and automated through the ELAN® mobile app.

Using CNNs in Cars

Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are going to play a crucial role in the development of self-driving cars. Applications include driver alertness monitoring, driver gaze tracking, seat occupancy and more

Finally, There's One Service You Can Rely on for Advice and Help for All Your Tech Needs

Best Buy Total Tech Support members receive unlimited Geek Squad help in-store, by phone, online and via the Best Buy Home app, no matter where or when they bought their products

Which Subwoofer Design Should You Choose?

If you are on the hunt for a new sub, the most important things to keep in mind are your room size, that is to buy a sub that can fill your space, and to also purchase one that will give you the sound quality that you prefer.

Modular technology system improves crops for greenhouses and small farms

Many smallholder farmers also lack resources to use existing precision agriculture tools they desperately need to become profitable. Rockabye aims to make lucrative farming operations accessible and more affordable.

Homecare Robotics and APAC Push Consumer Robotics Market to 100 Million shipments by 2026

Homecare robots are already the primary driver of revenue for the wider consumer robotics market. This trend is expected to increase, following a banner year of revenue and shipment growth from floor care market leader iRobot.

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Severtson Screens Lowers Home Theater Screen Prices; Affected Lines Showcased at 2018 InfoComm

Severtson's Dealers & Distributors Will Benefit Immediately From Reduction in Costs to Most Screens; Free Shipping in Continental U.S. Also Included

RolliBot Introduces Line of Alexa Enabled 'Smart' Air Conditioners

Home automation expert makes smart-home climate control affordable with Alexa enabled RolliCool line of portable air conditioners up to 14,000 BTUs

Seymour-Screen Excellence Introduces the Home Theater Channel's First Color Temperature-Tunable Back-Lighting Kit for Film Screens

The perfect complement to the ambient light-rejecting film screen and high-brightness projector in a darkened room setting, the kit can be calibrated to achieve a true 6,500K hue behind and around the film screen, regardless of the wall color. The subsequent improvement in contrast is aesthetically pleasing and helps reduce eye fatigue, making for an enhanced cinematic experience.

NEXT GENERATION OF ONKYO RZ SERIES NETWORK A/V RECEIVERS STEP UP FROM 7 TO 9 CHANNELS

Via the Sonos Connect, these new Onkyo RZ receivers carry 'Works with Sonos' certification and can now be part of your existing Sonos Home Sound System or the start of a new one. After a simple set up, these receivers will seamlessly tie into Sonos, instantly waking, changing inputs and playing at the volume you command through the familiar Sonos app.

Martin Audio Announces TH Series for High Performance Applications

At InfoComm 2018, Martin Audio is introducing the TH Series, two high performance, all-horn, three-way systems in both a horizontally and vertically formatted package. They are designed to complement the styling of its best-selling CDD and BlacklineX Series and are ideal for nightclub and large-scale installs.

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GreenPeak’s GP565 – ZigBee for smart Remote Controls

GreenPeak's GP565 - ZigBee for smart Remote Controls

The GP565 Smart Home RF chip for remote controls supports voice control, motion sensing and the new ZRC 2.0 protocol. The GP565 is optimized for advanced & low cost ZigBee RF4CE remote controls. • 120k or 248k Flash (8k or 16k RAM) memory • 40-pin footprint to support a keyboard scanner interface or other IO interfaces required for remote controls. • Reduced current consumption and improved receiver sensitivity and output power • Patented Antenna Diversity technology enables superior range and WiFi/Bluetooth interference rejection

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