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HomeToys Newsletter - July 19/16

Is That Really an Audio Speaker?

HomeToys Newsletter
HomeToys Newsletter - July 19/16
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Is That Really an Audio Speaker?

Speakers no longer have to look like speakers. They can now be part of the home's decor or a person's wardrobe.

Case Study: F4 Tornado Tracking

Using NetConnect's Watch Scroll they were able to watch the path of the tornado. Then used the information to contact their customers in the path of the storm and alert first responders as to where help was needed: all in real time.

Back to Basics: Getting the Message Out … Everything Changes But Clarity, Continuity

Media writers, reporters - on air, in print, online - know they have less than five seconds to attract the viewer's/ reader's attention.

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>>> Stories of the Day

Are prices driving away potential smart home consumers?

DAVID CURRY for ReadWrite:  Almost every product in the house now has a smart alternative, Nest revolutionized the thermostat and smoke detector, August built a smartphone connected door lock, and Samsung launched a smart fridge.

Control4: Apple Home App will help Home Automation Industry

Rob Stott for Dealerscope:  Not to say that the Home app is a killer to companies/platforms like Control4 and Crestron, but Apple is clearly encroaching on their space.

Six Google Patents describe a new Home Automation System Covering Home Security

Patently Apple:  Late last month the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a series of six Google patents regarding a future home security system that will part of a larger home automation system that will be revealed over time. 

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>>> Featured Product

MIDLITE® - Power Jumper IC™ HDTV & Sound Bar Power Relocation Kit with Interconnect

The Power Jumper IC™ HDTV & Sound Bar Power Relocation Kit easily conceals power & A/V cables within the wall for a professional appearance. The kit is recessed and features a new low profile in-wall jumper that can be fed through 1" diameter holes. The metal strain relief bracket provides a solid connection for the interconnect. The kit comes prewired and does not require an electrician for installation. The Power Jumper IC™ is available in three options, HDTV, Sound Bar and HDTV & Sound Bar.

Learn More About MIDLITE®

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D-Tools, Inc.

System Integration Software For AV, IT & Security Industries

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News
SYLVANIA Socket Survey Shows Rise of Smart Lighting
Q Acoustics - Speakers Ready to Rock America
BenQ Introduces Flagship HT6050 Home Theater Projector
iRobot Scaling Connected Product Business on Amazon Web Services
Nest Reinvents the Outdoor Camera
 
Events
CONNECTED HEALTH SUMMIT: ENGAGING CONSUMERS
Aug 30 - 01 2016, San Diego, CA
CEDIA 2016
Sep 13 - 17 2016, Dallas, TX
THE WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY SHOW
Oct 04 - 05 2016, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
CONNECTED +
Oct 12 - 13 2016, Toronto,ON
IOT TECH EXPO NORTH AMERICA
Oct 20 - 21 2016, Santa Clara, CA
CONNECTIONS™ EUROPE
Nov 04 - 06 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISC EAST
Nov 16 - 17 2016, New York, NY
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