Get Ready for the Connected Home of the Future
Kicking off CEDIA EXPO 2012, comes the opening of this year’s Future Technology Pavilion, which entices members of the consumer electronics industry and the media to explore the innovative technologies that are poised to shape the intuitive, connected home of the future.
With four main areas representing health, work, eat and play, this year’s pavilion is designed to show the functionality of the intuitive home as it interacts and reacts to the homeowner’s needs.
You can discover what high-end networking technologies CEDIA members will be installing in the next four to five years.
Earlier, tech company Honeywell (NYSE: HON) rolled out two new security and home automation products to make homes smarter: LYNX Touch 5100 and Tuxedo Touch Wi-Fi home controller. Both products are the latest in Honeywell’s “connected home” portfolio. (Read: Are You Living in a Connected Home?)
Moreover, AT&T also announced the AT&T Digital Life, an IP-based remote monitoring and automation platform to equip global service providers with the capabilities to offer their subscribers customizable, web-based home automation, energy and security services. (Read: How to Live a Simple Digital Life)
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Featured technologies will address:
- Near field communication (NFC)
- Access control (with a focus on those with special needs)
- Aging in place
- Voice activation
- Gesture control
The Future Technology Pavilion is offering tours during CEDIA EXPO tradeshow hours, Thursday September 6 and Friday September 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday September 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Indianapolis.
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CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide.