HomeToys Industry Newsletter
Home Technology Industry Newsletter - June 2009
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Training - The Most Important TIP of All - New June 15/09
Grayson Evans
It suddenly occurred to me that after all the TIPs I’ve given over the past years, covering a wide range of mostly technical subjects, I have missed the most important TIP of all: training and education.

Will RF4CE be the Killer App for ZigBee?
Recently the RF4CE Alliance got itself adopted by the ZigBee Alliance, a clear example of a win-win situation.

Choosing The Right Projector Mount
Perhaps the most important consideration for the ultimate home theater experience is the projector…specifically, the HOW, WHICH, WHERE and WHAT…

Smart Homes for Disabled People in the UK
The use of smart home technology is not very prevalent in the UK, but where it has been used it has been very successful. 

CE from an Etailer Point of View
Do online consumer electronic shoppers come to etailers like Solid Signal because of price, selection, support or all three? Has this changed over the past year?

Viking Electronics has the telecom solutions for your Residential, Commercial, Office and Apartment applications!
Call: 715-386-8861  or  Click: www.vikingelectronics.com
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The Sparkle Cuti n30 is a modular system that comes in several parts. One component houses just the core system with the processor and basic components. There’s also a unit that adds I/O ports like audio jacks, a memory card reader, and a few USB ports, and another module that adds a hot-swap bay for 2.5 inch hard drives. The system can support up to 4GB of RAM, and 500GB of hard drive space. The Cuti n30 is based on the NVIDIA ION platform which bundles a dual core Intel Atom 330 CPU with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M. It also includes 802.11b/g/n WiFi, a mini PCI-e slot, 7.1 channel audio and has both HDMI and DVI outputs. The website IONBased has more pictures of the unit from last weeks Computex show... >>> more
Sanus Systems manufactures a broad variety of sleek, quality AV interior furnishings, wall mounts and accessories. Our high-test, acoustically superior creations are designed for style and engineered to perform.
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The unique flat design of the STARLIGHT & ULTRAVIOLET USB cable was derived from Wireworld’s award-winning flat HDMI cables. This elegant cable utilizes oversized 24 gauge silver-clad OFC conductors and a proprietary lowloss ground path, to provide higher fidelity than other USB cables. At each price level, they provide the lowest jitter available, producing distinct improvements in clarity, image focus and dynamic range. Ultraviolet MSRP - $49.95 / 1 meter Starlight MSRP - $79.95 / 1 meter

CEDIA EXPO 2009 - Sept 9-13 - Atlanta, GA
As the #1 show in the residential electronic systems industry, CEDIA EXPO offers you the most networking, incredible special events and speakers, and the world’s leading residential electronic systems education and certification.
>>> Upcoming Events
Date Event Name Location
Jun 13-19 infoComm09 Orlando, FL
Jul 15-17 CEDIA Asia Pacific Sydney, Australia
Sep 1 Display Search Digital Signage 2009 San Jose, CA
Sep 1-2 UPA Plug into Profit09 San Diego, CA
Sep 3 DisplaySearch Touch and Emerging Technologies Conference San Jose, CA
Sep 7-9 Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 Paris, France
Sep 9-13 CEDIA 2009 Atlanta, GA
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We are pleased to introduce the following new Partners

  • Crestron Electronics Inc.
  • Electro-LuminX / Light Tape
  • NGN Consulting
  • PMC Speaker
  • Cables to Go
  • Wireworld Cable

Coming Soon

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  • CEDIA Special News Report Opportunities

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