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

Somfy’s New Situo Remote Elevates the Experience of Controlling Motorized Window Coverings

Somfy’s New Situo Remote Elevates the Experience of Controlling Motorized Window Coverings.

Marine Corps Major and Paralympic Gold Medalist Receives a Customized ELAN Controlled Smart Home Equipped With an Archery Range

The Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. Program built a specially adapted custom Smart Home for U.S. Marine Corps Major Eric Burkett with technologies provided by Nortek Security & Control.

CEDIA Report Finds Opportunities for Business Growth for its Members

Housing data indicates nearly half of renovating homeowners are incorporating smart home systems or devices during the renovation.
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Are Smart Homes Vulnerable to Malware?

The Smart home has become popular in recent times. With all this technology, however, are owners of smart homes are now faced with the probability of getting hacked, malware attacks, and intrusion of privacy by malicious people or government?

Country Home Receives ELAN Home Automation Upgrade After Natural Disaster Strikes

Panamax® provides power protection to electronics in the 11,000-square foot home

G Force: 5G Streaming is Going to be Beautiful When it Gets Here But…

One thing mobile operators have avoided addressing is how much they’re going to charge for the new ultrafast 5G service. Because we now live in a post-Net Neutrality world, operators have gotten really creative on the packages they offer.

CEDIA Expo 2018 Leads Industry Growth for the Future of Intelligently Connected Technology and its Integrators

Thousands of attendees engage and collaborate with world’s most influential technology brands at CEDIA Expo 2018

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Automation, Security & A/V Systems - News Headlines

Pioneer Music Company Expands into Iowa with Fifth Location

The distributor welcomed dealers into its new Des Moines facility with a grand opening event, showcasing a new training room, deals, and easy access to diverse inventory.

MARANTEC AMERICA TO OFFER HOME8 VIDEO-VERIFIED GARAGE DOOR SYSTEM FOR REMOTE CONTROL AND ACCESS

Will Enable Customers to See Status of Garage Door, Grant Remote Access To Neighbors and Delivery People; Opens Door to Full Home Automation

Martin Audio Demo Tour Heads to Washington, D.C.

On November 8, Washington D.C.'s DAR Constitution Hall will be the setting for the Martin Audio North America Demo Tour with demonstrations of its popular Wavefront Precision line arrays, SXH218 subs, XE and LE wedge monitors and powered point source CDD-LIVE speakers.

Platinum Tools® to Give Away Two EXO™ ezEX-RJ45® Termination & Test Kits During 2018 Security Canada Central

One Winner Will be Awarded Both Days of the Show; the Patented ezEX-RJ45 System Provides a Modular Solution to Make the Termination of Larger Diameter Twisted-Pair Cables Easy and Error-Free

CWIEME to hold Americas relaunch event November 15, 2018

CHICAGO, IL - Following the postponement of CWIEME Chicago 2018, new owner ITE Group has announced the rebranding of the conference and exhibition as CWIEME Americas and is holding a relaunch event, focused on networking and education, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel on November 15, 2018.

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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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IntraSonic Technology, Inc.

IntraSonic Technology, Inc.

Intrasonic Technology, headquarters in Dallas, TX, is a Manufacturer of Music Distribution and Intercom Systems, Digital Music Systems for Whole Home Audio Distribution, Front Door Security Cameras with Indoor Monitors, a full line of Speakers including Ceiling, In-Wall, Commercial Pendant Speakers, Outdoor Speakers and Bluetooth and Wired Volume Controls with associated accessories.