FIBARO INTRODUCES HOME AUTOMATION BUTTON AT CEDIA 2015

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Compact Device Lets Users Create Customized Scenes Defined in the FIBARO System; Scenes Can Be Personalized for Each User.

(CHICAGO, October 21, 2015) – Fibar Group, a leading manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation system, introduced its new Button at CEDIA, October 14-17 in Dallas. This compact, battery-powered device allows users to run various customized scenes defined in their FIBARO home automation system.

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Z-Wave Pavilion Promotes Robust Smart Home Ecosystem to Installer Community at CEDIA EXPO

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The Z-Wave Alliance Takes CEDIA EXPO 2015 by Storm With a Full Ecosystem of Inter-operable Devices and Targeted Initiatives for Integrators

DALLAS, TX–(Marketwired – Oct 15, 2015) – CEDIA EXPO, Booth 2900 — The Z-Wave Alliance, a global consortium of 325 member companies supporting the Z-Wave Wireless IoT standard, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at CEDIA 2015. With over 1400 certified products and more than 40 million devices installed worldwide, Z-Wave continues to be the wireless technology of choice for the home security and smart home markets.</blockquote>

Wireless Solutions For Custom Home Automation Embraced

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Many of the wireless products integrate with home-control systems that require professional installation and configuration, enabling integrators to differentiate their wireless products from those sold at home-improvement stores. Many wireless devices, for example, are controlled with in-wall touchpanels that require installation and professional set-up, though some can be controlled from hand-held remotes. Heres what integrators will find at the show: Anuva Automation: The company is coming to the show to demonstrate recent upgrades to its TiO wireless multizone audio and wireless home-control system.

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CEDIA Keynoter: 7 Future Technologies in All Smart Homes in 2020s

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CEDIA keynoter Michael Rogers foresees facial recognition cameras, smart sensors, 5G wireless and integrated social networks will be pervasive in homes in 2020s, but still no flying cars.
Futurist Michael Rogers warns that the biggest threat to the home of the future will be worsening user interfaces. He called software the “enemy of the user experience.”

When futurist Michael Rogers was a kid, he admits he was fascinated with ideas of flying cars. So as the keynoter for the CEDIA Expo 2015 in Dallas, Rogers couldn’t resist making analogies between the yet-to-be-created flying cars and some of the real home automation technologies that will be inside residences starting in the next five years.

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