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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 46

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2017-01-22   Harman Introduces Connected PA Ecosystem Harman Professional Solutions announced the release of the HARMAN Connected PA, a complete ecosystem of live sound products that will allow performers at any skill level to get professional results. The Connected PA streamlines the setup process with just one state-of-the-art app that removes the need for multiple app management. This system will be available later this year. Did the US Army Take Inspiration from Star Wars for this Hoverbike? The United States Army has joined forces with the United Kingdom company Malloy Aeronautics to build an electric quadcopter that will have the ability to support over three hundred pounds. Brink’s Brand Returns With “Smart Lock” for Hands-Free Doorknobs In 2008, the company Brink’s...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 47

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2017-01-30   CEDIA Sells Ownership of Trade Show CEDIA has sold the rights to the CEDIA Expo to Emerald Expositions for an undisclosed amount of money. Emerald Expositions is an operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. Vin Bruno, the CEO of CEDIA, says that Emerald Expositions approached CEDIA with an offer shortly after the most recent CEDIA Expo in Dallas. 2017 is expected to be a transitional year for CEDIA as the company begins to work alongside Emerald Expositions. Beyond 2017, Emerald Expositions will be responsible for handling all operational aspects of the show, including the CEDIA Awards event. Could Robots Provide Emotional Support in Your Love Life? A faceless robot named Travis was used in a study...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 48

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2017-02-05  Key Feature Update for Solstice Mersive Solstice has announced that its newest update, Solstice 3.0, is ready for multi-room use. This means that users don't have to be in the same room in order to share content. The new update includes all current features, but allows them to be used in different locations. One important feature of this update is that no hardware change or upgrade is necessary in order to use multi-room. Customers with the current software will be able to update on their current Solstice Enterprise Edition Pods and have access to the multi-room feature. The multi-room update is set to be introduced at Integrated Systems Europe, which takes place February 7-10 in Amsterdam. Support...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 49

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2017-02-12   Leedarson’s Arrival Sensor: The Most Interesting Little Z-Wave Device at ISE 2017 Leedarson’s Arrival Sensor was a winning product at ISE 2017. The device tells the smart-home system if users are coming or going. Once this information is received, the system can turn to ‘away’ or unlock the door, depending on what the user is doing. It is designed so that users do not have to press any button in order to unlock the door or turn on the alarm. The system pings a Z-Wave system, using this instead of Bluetooth, and lets the device know that the person is in the house. There is also a built-in accelerometer, which maintains battery life when the device is...

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