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3 Home Audio Myths Totally Debunked

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HomeToys Newsletter - Aug 2/16
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3 Home Audio Myths Totally Debunked

In order to accurately produce a wide variety of wavelengths simultaneously, you need speakers of different sizes.
 

Anki To Release Game-changing Cozmo SDK

For developers interested in lower-level control of Cozmo, the SDK provides direct access to low-level controls such as driving the robot's treads, moving the head and lift, displaying bitmaps on his screen, reading accelerometer and gyroscope data, processing images from his camera, and communicating with the power cubes (lights, accelerometer, tap detection).
 

Marketing Types: Success Requires Team Leaders, Not Legends in Their Own Minds

Unfortunately, there is a critical shortage of marketers who are competent and confident enough to share.
 
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Story of the Day

APIs: From Connected Home Into Programmable Platform

CXOtoday News Desk:  Consumers will increasingly use digital personal assistants to interact with consumer services in the connected home, says Gartner. Gartner predicts that, by 2019, in at least 25 percent of households in developed economies, the digital assistants on smartphones and other devices will serve as the primary interface to connected home services.

“In the not-too-distant future, users will no longer have to contend with multiple apps; instead, they will literally talk to digital personal assistants such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant,” said Mark O’Neill, research director at Gartner. “Some of these personal assistants are cloud-based and already beginning to leverage smart machine technology.”  Cont'd...

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News Headlines
Ecobee Emerges as Top Leader in Navigant Research Assessment of Smart Thermostat Vendors, Followed Closely by Nest Labs and Honeywell
New AudioControl Architect 'P' Series Amplifiers Deliver More Power, In Less Space!
August Home Launches First Amazon Alexa Skill to Support Door Locks
Nortek Security & Control Joins ZigBee Alliance, Targets MSO Smart Home, Other Emerging IoT Sectors
D-Tools SI 2016 R2 Now Available
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ELK Products -M1 GOLD with Two-Way Wireless

The M1 Gold Security & Automation Control combines security, fire, energy management, lighting, and access control to provide total control of the home. Easily integrating with products of industry partner manufacturers, M1 controls offer a truly customized solution. With remote access capabilities and simple, user-friendly interfaces, M1 keeps homeowners informed and in control, anytime, anywhere! ELK's Two-Way Wireless family of products for the M1 offers a truly secure and reliable wireless solution with cutting edge techniques such as frequency hopping and UL approved jamming detection to defend against interference, hacking, and jamming. Advanced features ensure reliability, extend battery life, and provide innovative security enhancements including wirelessly interconnected smoke detectors, motion detectors with built-in security/convenience lights, and key fobs with a system status inquiry button, allowing users to see if an alarm has been activated before entering the home.

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Video Mount Products (VMP)

VMP's unmatched designs, famed reliability, and long term durability have become a staple for mounting applications across a wide variety of industries.

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