Automation, Security & A/V Systems - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Consumers are holding off on buying smart-home gadgets thanks to security and privacy fears

Caroline Cakebread for Business Insider: Consumers are uneasy about being watched, listened to, or tracked by devices they place in their homes, consulting firm Deloitte found in a new survey it released Wednesday.

Where Is Wi-Fi Heading?

The best for Wi-Fi is yet to come, but it is important to look at the broader context to understand the relevance and the timing of all its new varieties.

Things You Didn't Know About 3D Printing

There are advances happening every day with 3D printing, such as medical solutions, shoes and other apparel, houses and even food. 3D Printing has quickly changed our way of living with its unexpected uses.

Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents on Superior Energy Density Tech, Shattering Conventional Thought on EV Range and Charge Times

Fisker’s scientists have reached an early breakthrough in solid-state technology. The wider team includes the co-founder of solid-state battery technology pioneer, Sakti3 – a first inventor of the seminal patents. Implications for Fisker’s vehicles beyond 2023 – as w

Bill Gates just bought a huge chunk of land - he wants to build his own 'smart city'

Monique O. Madan for Miami Herald: The vision? Transforming a raw, blank slate into a futuristic city filled with driverless cars, endless data centers and buildings totally designed around technology and high-speed internet.

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Protect America, Inc. Announces Integration of August Smart Lock Pro into Suite of Products

Home security pioneer is first to integrate August Smart Lock Pro into monitored home security system.

World's First Peep-Proof Smart Lock, PIN Genie, Secures 4th U.S. Utility PatentA

The PIN Genie Smart Lock, the first peep-proof and hidden camera-proof PIN pad that enables users to input their password without unwanted surveillance, this week announced they have secured their 4th U.S. patent, solidifying their ownership of the new smart lock industry.

MuxLab Creating New App for iOS and Android

New App Offers a Smarter Way to Control AV over IP Systems from the palm of your hand.

PureLink Celebrating 15 Years of A/V Industry Innovation and Success

Company has been Offering Best-of-Breed HD Video Connectivity and Signal Management Solutions since 2002

Parks Associates: 40% of U.S. Homeowners Interested in Bundling Solar Power With Electric Utility Bill

Itron and Meritage Homes to keynote ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit in Austin, Texas

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