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HomeToys Newsletter - Feb 20/18

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HomeToys Newsletter
HomeToys Newsletter - Feb 20/18
Featured Articles

The Smart Home is Creating Frustrated Consumers: More than 1 in 3 US Adults Experience Issues Setting up or Operating a Connected Device

On average, consumers report spending 2.5 hours between self-help and customer support and speak with 3 different people to resolve an issue; 22 percent give up and return the product for a refund.

How Not to Run Hot: Overcoming Thermal Challenges in Wi-Fi Front-End Designs (Part 1)

This is the first of a two-part series that looks at the design challenges for Wi-Fi front-end designs.

Costone - a Smart Home Ecosystem

By eliminating the need for multiple systems and apps, we're saving the customer both time and money and creating a smart experience that is much more integrated and easier to control.

Indoor Gardening is a Great Experience

Almost any plant can be successfully grown indoors. You'll need to do a little research to learn what crops will fit into your space and lighting availability. Herb gardens will grow in small spaces and in low light conditions.

What is Real and What is Pure PR about the Tesla Solar Roof?

While there is much to be excited about whenever a new advancement is made in the solar industry, it's important to understand what is fact and what is fiction. So, what are the true facts behind the Tesla Solar Roof, and what is pure PR?
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News Headlines
VMP Features a Variety of Popular Flat Panel & CCTV Ceiling Mount Solutions at 2018 ISC West
Smappee Partners With Nest for Smart Home Energy Monitoring
Platinum Tools Launches New cULus Listed / Plenum-Rated High Performance J-Hooks Series
CEDIA Celebrates A Successful ISE 2018
Dorn Homes Announces Innovative New Home Power Solution
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Upcoming Events
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Apr 11 - 13 2018, Las Vegas, NV
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Apr 25 - 27 2018, Taipei, Taiwan
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May 08 - 10 2018, Mashantucket, CT
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Featured Product

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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Featured Company

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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