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Case Study: Living Off-Grid

Melinda and Ezra Auerbach began living off grid on Lasqueti Island in the 1970’s. Since then, their lifestyle has literally evolved from kerosene and candles to dishwashers and Wi-Fi.

Creative Ways to Finance Solar and Storage Systems

Before you decide how you will finance your solar panels, make sure to research what solar financing benefits are being offered in your area. Solar technology at home is an eco-friendly movement which is growing and that has already been proven to pay for itself over time.

AI Could Beat Humans at Everything by 2030

Specialized AI applications will become both progressively ordinary and more useful by 2030, improving our economy and quality of life.

Retrofitting Solar PV with Energy Storage

Falling costs paired with new revenue streams available to residential and commercial owners is driving storage deployments to new highs.

Transparency vs. Privacy

In autonomous vehicles, should the information in the vehicle’s storage be transparent (to all vehicles nearby) or should it all be kept private unless the vehicle’s owner wants to share that information publicly?

How Machine Learning Plus Weather Information Can Help Us Feed The World

Even if we had perfect weather data everywhere all the time, there are many more uncertainties in a lot of the weather-driven agronomic models that attempt to predict crop stage, disease pressure, and crop performance

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing In Service Robotics

The traditional industrial robots, engineered with advanced sensors and AI, have found several applications in manufacturing and electronics, which boosted the growth of the service robotics market.

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Sense Expands Solar Energy Partners Across North America

Sense, whose intelligent home energy monitor interprets the power usage and activity of devices in the home, today announced that more than 50 solar partners have joined the Sense partner program in over two dozen states and Canadian provinces where homeowners are embracing solar power.

64 Audio Collaborates with Grammy-Nominated Bassist Nathan East; Launches N8 Custom In-Ear Monitor

Now Available, the First-of-its-Kind N8 is the Result of a Close Collaboration to Create a Special Edition Custom In-Ear Monitor Aimed at Musicians and Discerning Audiophiles

GeckoSystems, an AI Robotics Co., Improves Power Wheelchair Safety

AI enabled human quick sense and avoid of moving and/or unmapped obstacles that opens up the immense HME/DME rehab and power wheelchair markets to GeckoSystems for a first mover opportunity.

Martin Audio MLA Again Reinforces Record-Setting Sziget Festival in Hungary

Capital Sound provided several stages worth of Martin Audio MLA for Hungary's Sziget Festival that set records with attendance of 565,000 over seven days.

Control4 Certified Showrooms to Showcase New Smart Home Experiences at Global #C4Yourself Day on October 18

Home technology professionals will demonstrate new smart home solutions from Control4, including expanded music services, Intercom Anywhere, and When >> Then Automation.

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ELK Products -C1M1 Dual-Path Alarm Communicators with Remote Services

ELK Products -C1M1 Dual-Path Alarm Communicators with Remote Services

C1M1 offers a truly significant reduction in transmission time in comparison to other communicators that rely on dial capture or data bus decoding. This can result in quicker response time to emergency situations which could save lives and assets. By providing both IP and cellular pathways, C1M1 provides the reliability installers are looking for in an alarm communicator. C1M1 eliminates port forwarding and extra fees for remote access. Installers can remotely upload/download programming changes to M1 controls over IP or cellular using ElkRP2. Consumers can control the M1 remotely via the free ElkLink mobile app and web portal, as well as eKeypad and M1 Touch Pro apps. Other IP-based software and interface partners can connect to the M1 control over the local network through C1M1. C1M1 also provides email/text notifications for arm, disarm, and alarm events. ELK-C1M14GSM supports GSM (AT&T/T-Mobile) networks and ELK-C1M1CDMA supports CDMA (Verizon) networks.

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