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Supported Streams: Don’t Kid Me…You Like Free!

Regardless of how content is distributed and consumed, people are still getting their video fix, whether it’s from the legacy or the new environment.

Carnegie Mellon Research - Invisible, Stretchable Circuits

The mission of my lab is to discover new types of materials that will allow machines, robots, and electronics to be more compatible with our everyday environment.

A Simple Solution: Luxul Provides Outdoor Wi-Fi Coverage for Washington’s Bethany Vineyard and Winery

Bethany Vineyard required a wireless access point that delivered excellent coverage, weather resistance, and simple installation.

Luxul Drops the Needle at Seattle’s Easy Street Records

Spins Reliable, Fast, and Secure Sonos, Wi-Fi, and POS Networks.

Getting Exoskeletons and Transporters into Every Home

We picture a reality where they have safe robots in the home to help lift heavy pots off the stove or heavy baskets off the floor, or walking robots that can carry groceries home or carry luggage.

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Review and information on our new premium large wall mounted TruFlame electric fires

This release will review and provide information on our new premium products. These are 35, 50 and 72 inch wall mounted electric fires. These can be wall hung or inset.

PureLink adds Video Wall Processing to its Video Over IP Solutions

Company's WallMaster Plug-in allows VPX Software to Create Multiple Video Wall Configurations

Z-Wave Alliance Dominates Building Automation Space at Light + Building 2018

The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at Light + Building from March 18 - 23, 2018. The Alliance is also demonstrating their award-winning installation toolkit to make installation and testing of a Z-Wave smart home mesh network even easier for the pro installer community.

Tend's New Lynx Pro Security Camera Provides Uninterrupted Monitoring to Protect What You Love

Weatherproof Security Camera Records & Stores up to 3 Days' Worth of Data Without Power for Dependable Wireless Surveillance

Just Add Power Welcomes Brian Sandifer as Regional Sales Director for Southern U.S.

Just Add Power (J+P), the leader in Ultra HD over IP, continues its focus on customer service with the appointment of Brian Sandifer as regional sales director covering the southern U.S. In his new role, Sandifer will be responsible for the management of existing dealer partners and for the development of new business. Sandifer is based in Tampa, Florida, and reports to J+P Sales Team Manager Taft Stricklin.

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VMP’s Rugged FRM Series Non-Penetrating Roof Mounts

VMP's Rugged FRM Series Non-Penetrating Roof Mounts

Video Mount Products is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, security, commercial, and pro audio/video markets. Its FRM Series of non-penetrating roof mounts are designed for wireless security surveillance systems, as well as DBS, off-air antenna, and satellite internet systems. Using standard 8in x 8in x 16in cinderblocks as ballast, the FRM-Series provides a great way to roof mount security equipment without damaging the roofing surface and can also serve as a mounting base for many of the security industry's popular parapet mounts. All VMP non-penetrating roof mounts provide installation strength and durability for lasting reliability and peace-of-mind.

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Universal Robots USA

Universal Robots USA

Universal Robots was co-founded in 2005 by the company's CTO, Esben Østergaard, who wanted to make robot technology accessible to all by developing small, user-friendly, reasonably priced, flexible industrial robots that are safe to work with. Since the first robot was launched in 2008, the company has experienced considerable growth with the user-friendly robots now sold in more than 50 countries worldwide. The company, which is a part of Teradyne Inc., is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, and has subsidiaries and regional offices in the USA, Spain, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, China, Singapore, India, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. For more information, please visit