D-Link Intros the DCS-932L Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera

D-Link DCS-932LIf you're in the market for an inexpensive home or small business surveillance camera, check out D-Link's new DCS-932L. The $149.99 camera hits all the right notes. The DCS-932L can be accessed from any web browser at home or remotely (Android and iPhone apps are also available), requires no PC to operate, supports 802.11n Wi-Fi and [...]

MerMar Designs Unveils Ether IR, an Ethernet Enabled Universal Remote Control System

MerMar Designs Ether IR PrototypeThe goal for many creating a home theater system is to one day be able to manage the whole system with one remote, and ideally from another room or from a component closest. Well, MerMar Designs may have a solution that will interest you. The "open source electronics" developer has an Ethernet board that has [...]

Sling Media Founder Demos Custom Crestron Home Automation App for Android

id8 Group Creston Android App GraphicWhile Apple's iPad is the darling of home automation controller solutions at the moment. Sling Media founder, Blake Krikorian, is introducing a custom Crestron app for Android, dubbed R2, that will turn your tablet or mobile handset into the ultimate control device — besting iOS solutions/capabilities in terms of instant readiness, multitasking, and flexibility (you've got [...]

Savant Unveils iPod touch-based Whole-home Remote and VoIP Phone

Savant Touch RemoteThe clever guys at Savant are showing off a new whole-home touch remote at CEDIA Expo 2010 that literally is based on the guts of a 4th generation iPod touch. Savant created a custom remote enclosure that turns the player into a multi-button and touchscreen remote that can manage home automation products and tap Savant's [...]

Intel Seeks Your Ideas for the ‘Ultimate Home Communication Device’

Intel Home Communication Device ChallengeIntel wants your best ideas for a chance to help the engineers create the home phone of tomorrow. Intel is awarding prizes for the best submissions and they've posted a Facebook Page with all the details on getting started, including hardware specs one would base their ideas on. Attached below is an inspirational video Intel [...]

Logitech Intros the Highly Impressive Alert HomePlug AV HD Video Security System

Logitech Alert Security CamerasThe competition in surveillance webcams has got nothing on Logitech's new Alert video security system for home or business. First off, installation and networking is done by plugging in Alert's HomePlug AV adapter into a power outlet which will connect the camera(s) via Ethernet and transfer video feed data to your router/PC — in real-time [...]

Intel Labs Working on Touchscreen Counter Top Technology

Intel Touchscreen Counter Top Demo - Credit: Wired.comSure, a tablet integrated into a cabinet door may be an interesting way to stay connected in the kitchen. However, Intel has a better plan, according to Wired.com. The research arm of Intel is working on a way to use any counter top in your kitchen as an input and display conduit. With the use of [...]

VidaBox Unveils the Company’s Exclusive Media Center Controls Web App for iPad and Other Tablets

VidaBox Media Center Controls Web AppGood news and bad news. VidaBox has just stepped up Windows Media Center's game to the tablet space. The bad news all the cool features I'm about to tell you are for use with VidaBox products only. The upcoming Web App (not an iOS app), which is currently being shown at the Asian Pacific CEDIA [...]