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

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

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?

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Automation, Security & A/V Systems - News Headlines

16% of U.S. broadband households own two or more smart home devices

Buyer research shows smart thermostats serve as gateway devices for smart speakers

SOLAREDGE PREVIEWING SMART SOLAR SUITE FOR NEW HOMES AT SPI

Solution aimed at making solar an accessible solution for all

Avnu Alliance and WEKA FACHMEDIEN Co-Present 2018 TSN/A Conference in Germany

Leading manufacturers and Avnu Alliance members host fourth annual conference on TSN; group presents keynotes, demonstrations, and delivers vision for one TSN network across key market verticals

WiSA - the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association - Unveils New WiSA Ready Certification

Coincides with launch of industry's first WiSA Ready USB transmitter from Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.

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.

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