Connected Environments

Serving the Audio Prosumer

An old cliche tells us that a rising tide lifts all boats. The home audio industry could certainly use the lift. Over the past two decades,…

Will It Finally Matter?

It’s been nearly three years since the heavyweights of the connected world agreed to join forces on an interoperability standard for smart devices. What began as…

How Smart Does Your Smart Product Need to Be?

As is true of people, some smart devices are smarter than others. And as is true with people, greater “smarts” in devices usually cost more time…

TV: The Obvious Smart Home Interface?

As smart homes become increasingly sophisticated, integration trends are moving toward the total convergence of home connectivity, with all IP devices addressable by the user. The…

Anticipating the Next Smart Security

As the IoT revolution continues to embed smart features into homes and buildings of every kind, the role that security plays in these deployments is shifting…

Insecurity Behind the Security Industry?

Written by: Avi Rosenthal, bluesalve Partners We recently attended – in person again, at last! – the annual ISC West expo held by the Security Industry…

What Will the Smart Office Look Like?

Just over a year ago, telecommuting was a rare occupation, performed by only 3.6% of U.S. employees. Thanks to the pandemic, today’s number is at 44%…

ResiWeek Podcast: AV To Environmental

Our very own Avi Rosenthal was a guest on AVNation’s ResiWeek podcast weighing in on game changing products, the future/ where we’ll be in 2035, how…

Finding Daylight In the 3G Sunset

Finding Daylight In the 3G Sunset

The sun never sets on old networks, or so it would seem. The long-awaited decommissioning of 3G cellular systems has been pushed back again by the…

Wellness Smart Home

The Wellness-Facing Smart Home Is In the Air

Deep into the pandemic, consumers, clinicians and service providers have been looking at the health and wellness landscape with fresh new eyes. While there’s been tremendous…