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Sewing Up Connected Homes

Sewing Up Connected Homes

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Michele Turner, Head of Apps and Services Product, Nest While its development is exciting for consumers and the industry, the connected home is upending years of established hardware and connectivity assumptions for makers of electronic products. As wireless connections rapidly replace wires, with no standard in place, it’s not yet clear which protocol will be most effective in the future. WiFi, which Read more [...]
Reflection on Lightfair

Reflection on Lightfair

Last month, the lighting universe came together at Lightfair (or LEDfair, depending on who you ask).  Manufacturers from far and wide were displaying their best and brightest new technologies.  And though the weather was not always the most inviting, the city of Philadelphia most certainly was.  What a great venue. For those of you who missed it, a couple of key trends for the lighting systems of tomorrow seemed to surface as the week progressed. Flexibility.  Wherever Read more [...]