Systems in the home of older and disabled people, must be appropriate, and this means they are required to be accepted by the user (so they will be used), trustworthy (so they do not breakdown or fail), adaptable (so they can be added to in the future and reset as the person?s needs change as well as being ?fit for the purpose?, by which we mean they do what they say on the packet, they do what the user expects them to do, when the user expects them to do it, in the manner the person expects them to do it.
Table of Contents 1.0 There Went the Big Spenders 2.0 Conspicuously Not Consuming 3.0 Does Anybody Really Want All This Technology? 4.0 What?s Really Wrong with the Industry
When it comes to Home Video Projection there seems to be a compromise between the amount one is willing to spend and the quality available at the right price. DLP, LCD or CRT projectors; what do these terms mean and does the latest buzz mean it is the best. We'll analyze which technology is the best for you, when it comes to selecting your Video Projection device.
The overall benefits of DLP technology remain consistent across all products: a superior image quality with sharp, seamless, high-contrast images, and the highest picture reliability.
With a variety of mobile devices soon to come out, DivXNetworks has set up the DivX? Certified portable profile as a formalised procedure for integrated circuit (IC) manufacturers and OEM manufacturers to obtain the DivX Certified logo.
Bass Management attempts to insure that bass is sent to speakers that can handle it, but it is often misunderstood. This article introduces the subject, and points out some pitfalls for the unwary.
Ma M@isonnet needed to be designed around the five core attributes that most consumers desire in their homes: comfort, communication, savings, security and leisure. In addition, in order to facilitate easy upgrades and expansions, interoperability of all systems and devices was a must.
Driveway and entry annunciators have been around for many years. To add them to your home automation and security system can add a whole new meaning to convenience. They can provide you not only with being alerted when a visitor approaches, but also turn on lights for safety and convenience.
This article looks at how the needs for flexibility, cost efficiency and regulatory systems can be met for Automatic Meter Reading (AMR). Geographic diversity and requirements as well as network infrastructure are discussed. Manufacturers? costs and risks in terms of time and development can be halved through the use of Drop-In Module solutions which can utilize the same board layout irrespective of radio frequency regulations.
This year, almost every major consumer electronics manufacturer is offering a multi-format DVD player capable of handling video encoded in many advanced compression formats. And these players cost less than you might think ? around US $70 for the basic models.
Writing to keep you abreast of the DVD industry is tricky and we have to decipher all of the smoke/mirrors, claims/counterclaims.
The DVD Insider had been busy over the past few months. Here are 3 more great stories to bring you up to date.
A series of articles about what's happening in the home technology and DVD industry.
THE Insider has been busy again for the last few months. Here is some more of his insight about what's happening in the home technology and DVD industry.
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You asked, we listened! Music lovers that want to enjoy their tunes everywhere - yes, everywhere! - now have a high-tech, easy-to-use option that upgrades the look and functionality of any home or office. The I600 In-Wall Digital Stereo Music System is a music distribution system that provides enhanced usability and delivers mind-blowing stereo quality sound. With touch screen controls, Bluetooth connectivity, and several music source options, the I600 turns your surroundings into an amazing music entertainment experience.