Serene Homes new Hills of Windridge development in Fort Worth, Texas, could be introducing a fascinating new aspect of connectedness — not only among home and mobile technology devices, but also among homeowners in an entire “smart” community.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced publication of two new standards: ANSI/CTA/NSF-2052.1, Definitions and Characteristics for Wearable Sleep Monitors and ANSI/CTA-2056, Physical Activity Monitoring for Fitness Wearables: Step Counting. These standards define terms and functionality for step counting wearables and sleep measuring devices.
Lutron Electronics, a provider of energy-saving wireless lighting and shade control, has announced the winners of its annual Excellence Award competition as well as the newest additions to the Lutron Hall of Fame. The announcements were made on Thursday, Sept. 15th, in Dallas, in conjunction with the CEDIA tradeshow.
Parks Associates announced new primary and industry research examining the technology needs of SMBs (small-to-medium businesses) in the U.S. market. The international research firm found that 91 percent of U.S. SMBs use antivirus/malware protection software and 77 percent use cloud storage/backup services, although 80 percent of SMBs have concerns about using cloud-based services.
CEDIA offers basic and advanced training to prepare dealers to set up and install smart home technology systems. This specialized, hands-on installer training is designed to provide a foundation for a successful career as a home technology professional.
Having participated in 25 CEDIA Expos in a variety of roles — attendee, installation business owner, instructor, exhibitor and press, I have many stories to tell. What began as small get-togethers in the early years with fewer than 1,000 attendees eventually grew to the extravagant events, awards banquet and late-night parties we now see. With amazing new technologies, CEDIA Expos never disappoint.
CEDIA affirmed its commitment to workforce development and veterans’ employment. CEDIA’s workforce development initiative seeks to provide a comprehensive solution to one of the most consistently voiced pain points of CEDIA members — lack of a qualified workforce.
As a new entrant to the market in 2011 Securadyne Systems saw an opportunity to build something different, fill an existing "gap" in the market. Read more about 2016 Systems Integrator of the year in the page of 58.