The days of office buildings in Australia being purely brick and mortar are fading into the rear-vision mirror. Previously, AV integrators had to come up with solutions to weave their technology into existing architecture. Now, ‘smart buildings’ are being constructed with AV solutions built into the design.
“Our houses are no longer simply homes, but where we work, study, socialise and shop. We demand dwellings that celebrate the rituals of domestic life and allow for privacy and a change of mood.” Can anyone possibly argue with the accuracy of this observation? According to Miles, the smart homes of today and tomorrow are becoming increasingly “perceptive, responsive and autonomous.”
For the last decade, Powermove Distribution has been at the forefront of technology, delivering home entertainment to the Australian Consumer in every form. Powermove are the official distribution agents for brands such as; Pioneer, Toshiba Televisions and Philips. Products that will be featured at Integrate 2017 have a large emphasis on Home and Commercial network intergration, with a large range of products featuring Chromecast built-in, primed to integrate with Google Home.
The idea is simple: a person walks into a hotel room and says “Turn the temperature to 26 degrees” or “Book a table for two at the hotel restaurant” and the room’s voice responds, either by complying or asking for additional information. This latest developments in cognitive rooms just got a whole lot smarter.
In the Terminator films, the central theme of the story was that the machines eventually took charge and humans were facing an uncertain future. Today we are on the verge of entering a post-human era of our own, but without the bleak outcome for humanity that was portrayed in those popular movies.
New Smart Host is 40% Faster, Includes Embedded Control, and Makes Owning a Savant Home More Affordable Than Ever; Also Announces Breakthrough Notification Features on its Award Winning App Savant®, a leader in premium smart home technology, recently announced the all-new Smart Host, an update to their best-selling product that enables control over a home’s […]
New App Gives Homeowners Control of Their Systems with Unparalleled Personalization. Savant®, the leading luxury smart home technology company, today announced the Savant App, a new technology that allows homeowners to control their lighting, climate, entertainment, and security system from a single, easy-to-use app. The Single App Home© offers an unparalleled level of personalization, so […]
The Savant App On Apple Watch Makes It Easier Than Ever To Access Your Home From Anywhere Savant®, a leader in premium smart home technology, today announced the availability of the Savant App on Apple Watch. Using the Savant App on Apple Watch makes it more convenient than ever to access your home. From home […]
Written by Anthony Caruana, editor of Macworld Australia We live in a time when there’s an incredible nexus of technological changes occurring at the same time. Each change, such as wearable technology, the Internet of Things, big data and cloud technology, viewed in isolation is significant but collectively the changes represent an opportunity to radically […]
The need for the human race to reduce its insatiable appetite for energy has been well chronicled in recent time. Peak power on earth has been estimated at 20TW, or 20 million mega-watts. Seeing as how it is simply inconceivable for fossil fuel to be used to generate this much electricity, much of this capacity […]