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Dish integrating Control4 home automation with Hopper DVR

09/26, 8:57pm

Dish API allows full control of Hopper DVR by home automation systems

Dish today announced plans to integrate Control4 home automation technology with its Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR system.†As a result, the Hopper platform will soon be controlled by the Control4 system commonly found both in high-end and mainstream home automation installations. Dish will implement Control4ís Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP), making it even easier for automation installers to fully integrate the capabilities of the Dish Hopper receiver and service.

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Sony launches its first 3D home front projector in US

09/23, 1:50pm

Sony VW90ES brings 3D to SXRD projectors

Sony's presence at the CEDIA home theater expo started today with two new SXRD projectors, including its first 3D projector for the home. Much like a Mitsubishi equivalent, the VW90ES can output a 1080p image in frame sequential 3D with a 240Hz refresh rate fast enough to be smooth in both 3D and 2D. Although more complex, it can still put out an image at 1,000 lumens of brightness and a 150,000:1 contrast ratio.

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Pioneer's Project ET hub has iPhone remote

09/10, 4:10pm

Pioneer demos Entertainment Tap

Pioneer at the CEDIA expo today provided demonstrations of its first networked media hub. The concept device shown on the floor, so far known only as the Entertainment Tap, still has a Blu-ray player but is intended for online media playback first and foremost: it can recognize media from DLNA-ready devices over Ethernet or Wi-Fi and has access to Netflix movies, Picasa photos and YouTube videos. Mobile control is also a high priority as the Tap can not only stream its content to a handheld over the Internet but could use an iPhone or iPod touch as a remote control for all of its functions.

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