Bay Audio has announced the Park Stevens line of outdoor speakers, which are meant to be buried in the ground or mounted on the walls of homes. Available in November, the speakers will carry suggested retail prices of $375 to $535, with a separate subwoofer carrying a tag of $1,600.
Panasonic has introduced the BL-C101A and BL-C121A, a pair of cameras that can monitor home and business activity. With the devices, watchful owners can keep tabs on their property from a computer or via certain cell phones.
Remember the days when your TV remote just controlled the TV? Well, those days are gone and, these days, cutting-edge, two-way remotes control a vast array of video, audio and home-environment operations. In this article, several integrators tell what they like about the latest and greatest in handheld remote systems.
Lagotek, a maker of home-automation systems, is hoping that its relatively inexpensive devices to control household operations such as lighting, HVAC, CCTV and security can ride out the difficult economy.