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Join us at the Z-Wave Alliance booth at CEDIA EXPO 2012

Join Frostdale at the CEDIA EXPO 2012 where we will have new and exciting products on display at the Z-Wave Alliance booth. Our products will be showcased alongside the growing number of innovative devices in the Z-Wave home automation and … Continue reading

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When do smart homes just become homes?

These days, we use the term “smart home” to differentiate homes that allow for centralized, automated control over lighting, climate, security, and entertainment from those that don’t. Yet a day may come when this distinction becomes obsolete and almost comical. … Continue reading

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A smart home not for you? Think again.

There are plenty of tangible benefits to a smarter home, but maybe you’re still convinced that one isn’t for you. Maybe you think a smart home sounds too futuristic or too impractical. That’s fine. But there are plenty of ways … Continue reading

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Imagine if your home was smart enough to do this…

The smart home is full of possibilities. As evidence, we need look no further than the attention it demands in mainstream publications. What we mean is that just about every article about home technology starts with an Imagine if…, an … Continue reading

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Could home energy management help to get consumers back into electronics retail stores?

Faced with declining sales revenues, retailers such as Best Buy are making a bet on home monitoring and energy management solutions. This move may help them to reinvigorate their businesses, while providing a model for how retailers can effectively blend … Continue reading

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How automation is making modern cities more efficient

Now the focus of some of the world’s biggest companies, automated homes and buildings are in full view. On a quieter front, however, we’re also moving toward more automated, energy-efficient cities. There are a few concepts that have been deployed, … Continue reading

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Where do wireless technology and human health meet?

According to a recent report, shipments of Zigbee modules are set to increase by more than 700 percent over the next five years. Zigbee, for anyone who is unfamiliar with the brand, is a wireless technology that allows us to … Continue reading

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