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Special Tradeshow Coverage of InfoComm 2016

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HomeToys.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of InfoComm 2016.

InfoComm 2016 will be held from June 4th - 10th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This HomeToys.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Case Study: Peerless-AV® Works with Volta Industries to Create Custom Charging Stations for Retail Centers in the Chicagoland Area

The optically bonded display is equipped with ambient light sensors to automatically and gradually adjust the screen's brightness based on the surrounding conditions, providing a clear, crisp picture, even in direct sunlight.

Virtual World

An avid diver and VR filmmaker, Lewis Smithingham, thinks one of the biggest potentials for VR film work will be letting people really experience new, unusual and exciting adventures, places and ideas.

Infocomm 2016: It's That Time of the Year Again!

The success of InfoComm has been outstanding. No other show can compare to the educational value and the latest in audiovisual technology. There is nothing that can't be found to help your career among the 950 exhibitors.

Clean Slates: Devices, Social Media Make Younger Generation Worldly Faster

While a recent Intel study found that the young generation is extremely tech-savvy, they are also concerned that technology makes people less human.

Simplifying Security for IoT Device Engineers and Manufacturers

A Guide to Security Requirements for Specific Types of IoT Devices and Systems.

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Nest open-sources its home automation network protocol, Thread

Ken Yeung for VentureBeat:  Nest has released an open-sourced version of its Thread protocol, making its home automation network technology more broadly available to developers. The introduction of OpenThread is expected to give parties interested in working with open-source technology all the benefits of building on Thread — allowing them to continue innovating without dealing with the current limitations of the protocol.

Thread, ZigBee, Z-Wave: Why smart home standards matter

Dan Sung for Wareable:  Wi-Fi has proved to be a really effective way of getting our laptops, our tablets, our phones and even our TVs and stereo systems to talk to the internet but it's not working for the smart home.

Home automation start-up iGloo to raise $7m and hit US after wowing Microsoft

Yolanda Redrup for Financial Review:  An Australian start-up that has developed an app to enable old household appliances to be upgraded for home automation systems, will expand to the US and raise $7 million after impressing executives at tech giant Microsoft. 

Bowers and Wilkins sells to a tiny home automation startup

Billy Steele for enGadget:  Bowers & Wilkins has been cranking out solid audio gear for the better part of three decades, but it's being acquired by a company that's only been around since 2014. Eva Automation, a Silicon Valley startup founded by former Facebook CFO (and San Francisco 49ers co-owner) Gideon Yu, is the new owner of the audio brand. 

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Events
INFOCOMM 2016
Jun 04 - 10 2016, Las Vegas, NV

ESX 2016 - ELECTRONIC SECURITY EXPO

JUN 08 - 10 2016, FORT WORTH, TX

CE WEEK

JUN 21 - 23 2016, NEW YORK, NY

2016 CREATIVE STORAGE CONFERENCE

JUN 23 - 23 2016, CULVER CITY, CA
CONNECTED HEALTH SUMMIT: ENGAGING CONSUMERS
Aug 30 - 01 2016, San Diego, CA
CEDIA EXPO 2016
Oct 14 - 17 2016, Dallas, TX
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