Unilectric Introduces Smart Home Technology at Distributech 2017 -- Unilectric Energy Controller (UEC) Monitors and Manages Power at the Circuit Level

UEC Gives Insights into Energy Consumption, Safety, and Security -- Automated Demand Response (ADR) Capabilities Help Reduce Peak Loads

CEDIA Announces 2017 Executive Committee and Appointed Directors

The CEDIA Board of Directors approved the 2017 Executive Committee and appointed directors at last week's Board Meeting held at CEDIA Headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.

Powerley Unveils Energy-Driven Smart Home Experience

Powerley, the utility-led smart home technology pioneer, today introduced the next generation of its platform at DistribuTECH. Initially launched in 2015, Powerley’s new platform is the first and only smart home solution to provide real-time energy usage data while offering the full functionality of an automated home in one interface. “With our new introduction, Powerley is realizing the vision of connecting the smart grid to the smart home – addressing utility needs for energy efficiency, peak load management and customer loyalty while unlocking revenue streams from the smart home,” said Manoj Kumar, CEO of Powerley. “We believe that utilities are best positioned as the trusted channel to proliferate the smart home and with our new release we have put them in the driver’s seat.” Working with leading energy companies DTE Energy, AEP Ohio and BC Hydro among others, Powerley is now available to over 5 million households. This latest evolution of Powerley’s platform builds upon the company’s leadership in energy management – enabling energy utilities to drive energy efficiency and customer engagement while also building new connected revenue streams.   Full Press Release:

Don't Get Smart with Me! But Your Home Can

UL is working with manufacturers to overcome challenges of interoperability, usability and cybersecurity.

Powerley Unveils Energy-Driven Smart Home Experience

First-Ever Solution to Combine Real-Time Energy Management with a Complete Smart Home Experience

Riedel Products at ISE 2017

Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks that scale easily for pro A/V deployments of any size. Landmark deployments include France's new Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stadium, which is using Riedel systems to redefine the live sports and entertainment experience, and the Lusail Sports Arena in Lusail, Qatar, where Riedel solutions are simplifying signal management throughout the venue.

Consumers willing to exchange smart home product data for tech support benefits

Research workshop "Utilities and Consumer Engagement Strategies" attracts leaders from utilities, energy providers, commissioners, and smart home providers and vendors

SMPTE Partners in Producing 2017 NAB Show's 'Future of Cinema Conference: The Intersection of Technology, Art, & Commerce in Cinema'

Two-Day Conference During the 2017 NAB Show to Offer Expert Presentations on the Technical, Creative, and Business Drivers Shaping the Cinema Industry

Xilinx Displays Pro AV Solutions with Any-to-Any Connectivity at ISE 2017

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will display Pro AV solutions with Any-to-Any connectivity at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017. Xilinx and its Alliance Members' high bandwidth video processing and compression demonstrations increase innovation, differentiation, and time-to-market.

D-TOOLS AND DOMOTZ PARTNER TO LAUNCH SPEEDY NETWORK MANAGEMENT SETUP FOR D-TOOLS USERS AT ISE 2017

D-Tools System Integrator (SI) users can now write specifications in D-Tools software and import them directly into Domotz PRO

Triad Speakers and StormAudio Collide for Explosive Immersive Audio Demos at ISE 2017

For the second year in a row, these two performance brands have come together to demonstrate at the ISE in Amsterdam. The two have built a sound room fortified with the best of their immersive audio solutions, playing exciting movie and music clips, all seamlessly switched between Auro-3D (13.1); Dolby Atmos (7.1.6) and DTS:X (7.1.4), giving attendees are clearer picture of the differences and likenesses between the formats.

Apple strategy in 'smart home' race threatened by Amazon

Stephen Nellis for Reuters:   In less than a year, Amazon's combination of the Echo speaker system and the Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant has come close to delivering on the elusive promise of easy-to-use technology that can control gadgets in the home with a few spoken words. Yet Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) surprise success sets up a long-term battle with Apple Inc. (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc's Google (GOOGL.O) for primacy in the connected household. And the contours of that competition are following a classic tech industry dynamic. Amazon is pursuing an open-systems approach that allows quick development of many features, while Apple is taking a slower route, asserting more control over the technology in order to assure security and ease-of-use. The strategic importance of the "connected home" niche looms large: Amazon wants a way to own its customer interactions -mainly shopping online - without an Apple phone or a Google Web browser as an intermediary.  Apple needs to keep the iPhone at the center of customers’ lives, and has built a whole home automation architecture, called Homekit, into its smartphone.   Cont'd...

51% Would Trade Smart Home Device Data For Cost Savings

Chase Martin for IoT Daily: When it comes to smart home devices, consumers seem to be open to sharing control and data if it means saving money. U.S. homeowners are interested in measuring and monitoring activities in the home, especially energy usage, and would share their data to receive a discount, according to new research from Parks Associates. More than a third (36%) of households said the idea of a system that monitors or manages energy usage in their home is very appealing. Slightly more (37%) said a security monitoring system is very appealing and almost as many (35%) said the same about a safety monitoring system, according to Parks Associates. Cont'd...

ZyCast Technology acquires resi-linx

Taiwanese manufacturer acquires resi-linx. ZyCast Technology continues rapid expansion in Asia Pacific.

Vivint Smart Home Tops the Strategy Analytics List of Smart Home Service Providers in the U.S.

New report projects smart home market growth of 20 percent in 2017

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Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!