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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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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.

RTI Now Shipping Second-Generation XP-6s Control Processor

Advanced Control Processor Delivers More Processing Power, Expanded Memory, and a Rack-Mountable Design

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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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