OCO WiFi Cloud Camera
January 28, 2015
Adding round-the-clock video surveillance to your home used to be a costly proposition, but not any longer. Today's Wi-Fi-connected camerasprovide a relatively inexpensive way to monitor your home or business using your smartphone, and with productssuch as the Nest Dropcam Proand iON The Homeoffering cloud storage, it's easier than ever to roll back the clock to watch archived video. The OCO WiFi Cloud Camera($149) is the latest entrant in the growing Wi-Fi cloud camera market, and like the Dropcam and iON offerings it has motion and noise detection abilities. This puck-shaped camera delivers sharp, colorful video, installs in minutes, and offers multiple ways to view live video. That said, it tends to switch over to night vision mode before it actually gets dark, and there's no way to capture video without a cloud subscription. Editors' Note: This review previously stated that the OCO lacks a zoom feature. After additional testing, we discovered that it can zoom using the Android or iOS app, but not the Web portal. As such, we've increased the rating half a star.

Casio Signature XJ-M156
January 26, 2015
The Casio Signature XJ-M156 ($1,309.99) is a data projector that displays bright colors for a DLP-based model, thanks to its hybrid LED/laser light source, which has a very long lamp life. It has a good set of connection choices, including the ability to connect via Wi-Fi. Data-image quality is solid, suitable for typical business or classroom presentations. Design and Features The XJ-M156'slight source is rated at 3,000 lumens, and it has XGA (1,024-by-768) native resolution. It employs Casio's hybrid LED/laser light engine, which produces red light with LEDs, blue with lasers, and green by shining blue laser light on a phosphor. Its optical system directs the red, green, and blue light to the DLP chip, and out the front lens. The light source is rated at 20,000 hours, meaning that it should effectively last the lifetime of the projector.

Biostar Hi-Fi A88W 3D
January 26, 2015
There are several motherboards on the market right now that are built around the AMD A88 chipset platform, but the BioStar Hi-Fi A88W 3D ($94.99) cherry-picks some of the best features for gaming and audio and delivers a decent board with a great price.

Zagg Slim Book for iPad Air 2
January 26, 2015
There are a variety of productivity apps in Apple's App Store, including Pages and Google Docs, both of which are free. That means if you've got an iPad, you can get some basic work done without the need for a heavier laptop. Even Lenovo's insanely lightweight LaViecan't compete with the iPad Air 2's portability and weight. The $129.99 Zagg Slim Book for iPad Air 2 is the sleek version of the bulkierZagg Rugged Folio, and as such, it unleashes your iPad Air 2's productivity capabilities. The keyboards are almost identical, and they both feature detachable sections that add versatility. These features easily earn the Zagg Slim Book for iPad Air 2 our Editors' Choice accolade. Design and Features Measuring 9.6 by 7 by 0.60 inches (HWD), the Slim Book by Zagg is a svelte keyboard case for your iPad Air 2. It weighs 1.1 pounds-not unnoticeable, but not bad, and the majority of which comes from the keyboard section. The Slim Book has portability and sleek aesthetics in mind, rather than rugged protection, so it's smaller and lighter than the Rugged Foliowe tested for the iPad Air, which has a steel plate in itskeyboard section.

Automotive LED Lighting Market in the Americas 2015-2019 - New Market Report
January 26, 2015
LED lighting also known as solid-state lighting is a semiconductor-based lighting technology. LED lights comprise lighting and signaling devices that are mounted or integrated to the exterior or interior of a vehicle. A lighting system provides vehicle safety and road illumination. It can also display information about the vehicle#39;s presence position speed size and direction to oncoming vehicles. Automotive lighting plays a major role in safety provides a high level of comfort as occupants can better view the inside of the vehicle and also forms a major part of vehicle styling. The technology used in automotive LED lighting has improved significantly in terms of heat-light ratio. LED lights consume less power and have a longer lifespan and greater shock resistance. Currently the Automotive LED Lighting market in Americas is undergoing a radical change fueled by falling prices of raw materials exponential vehicle production and a drive toward greater energy efficiency. Full Report Details at nbsp;-http://www.fastmr.com/prod/941805_automotive_led_lighting_market_in_the_americas.aspx?afid=101TechNavio#39;s analysts forecast the Automotive LED Lighting market in Americas to grow at a CAGR of 25.26 percent over the period 2014-2019. Covered in this Report This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Automotive LED Lighting market in Americas for the period 2015-2019. The report covers revenue generated through the sales of automotive LED lighting solutions across the region.

The blue light will not do much more damage to peoples eyes
January 26, 2015
-strong-Jan 26 2015 #8211; China #8211; Recently there is the very popular news on the Internet which is that the lights from LED bulb will greatly harm the retina and even lead to blindness of people. Do LED lights really hurt eyes of people? Today the specialized engineer from famous G4 Led DC 12V Bulb manufacturer and supplier www.ledexpressltd.com will explain with people the truth of this news.During each people#8217;s daily life many home interior bulbs lamps ceiling lamps and mining lamps and other outdoor landscape lights are usually the LED lights.

EVS Brands Launches Latest Product BioFinder A 12 LED UV Flashlight In U.S. Marketplace.
January 26, 2015
EVS LLC a U.S.-based private labeling business operating under the name EVS Brands has just released their second product BioFinder a 12 LED bulb UV flashlight. nbsp;Initial product testing has provided the company with a very optimistic outlook on sales. nbsp;The product is black made from aircraft-grade aluminum requires three AAA batteries and includes a large wrist strap. nbsp;The wavelength is 395nm. nbsp;Their UV flashlight is packaged in a very well thought out color box that includes a coupon for an additional product offered by the company. quot;After the successful launch of our stain and odor eliminator product Pet Peeve Household Stain amp; Stink Remover we knew that we wanted to offer a complimentary productquot; said Casey Dean Eberhart Co-Founder of EVS Brands. nbsp;quot;We are about a month behind schedule so the entire staff is excited (and relieved) to finally get this product to market.quot; nbsp;He continued quot;With Pet Peeve we have a solution for our customers to eliminate stains and odors which are not always so easy to locate other than putting your nose right to the ground. nbsp;BioFinder will help as apet urine detectornbsp;to better pinpoint stains and the source of the odors.

Casio Slim XJ-A242
January 22, 2015
The Casio Slim XJ-A242 ($1,049.99) is one of the latest projectors to feature the company's hybrid LED/laser light engine. One advantage of this technology is that the light source should last the lifetime of the device, while most projectors have bulbs that need replacement every few years.The XJ-A242 brings solid image quality for data presentations, whether in a classroom or boardroom. Design The XJ-A242 is a lightweight WXGA (1,280-by-800) DLP projector, rated at 2,500 lumens. Instead of producing red, green, and blue using a standard lamp and a color wheel, the hybrid light source produces the color red with LEDs, blue with lasers, and green by shining the blue laser light on a phosphor. Various optics direct the red, green, and blue lights to the DLP chip, and out the front lens. The LED lamp is designed to last up to 20,000 hours, far longer than typical projector bulbs. The projector (including the bulb) is backed by a generous 3-year warranty.

D-Link Wireless AC Day/Night Camera With Color Night Vision (DCS-2136L)
January 22, 2015
Nearly all of today's wireless home connectedwebcamsuse multiple infrared LEDs to capture night vision video, but most of them only deliver it in black-and-white. Enter the D-Link Wireless AC Day/Night Camera With Color Night Vision (DCS-2136L), a 720p home security camera that uses a single white LED to capture full-color night vision video. At $324.99, this indoor Wi-Fi camera doesn't come cheap, but you get a lot for your money, including the latest wireless technology, onboard storage capabilities, and motion detection recording. However, it doesn't offer cloud-based video storage and its night vision color could use a little more pop. Design and Features The DCS-2136L looks like other D-Link Wi-Fi cameras we've reviewed, including the Day/Night Network Cloud Camera 1150 DCS-933Land the HD Wireless N Day/Night Outdoor Cloud Camera DCS-2330L. It measures 3.7 by 2.3 by 1.7 inches (HWD), and is supported by a round stand with a 2.5-inch mounting arm. The camera attaches to the arm with a ball-joint mechanism that lets you swivel and rotate the camera for optimal coverage.

Designing a personal robot; Engineering Answers: CONSUMER ELECTRONICSAU Fassbender, Melissa
January 01, 2015
  Jibo, "The World's First Family Robot," raised more than $2 million on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, making it one of the most funded projects in the site's history.           [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]           Turning to crowdfunding with the hope to raise Jibo awareness, as well as the social robotics movement as a whole, Jibo founder and CEO, Dr. Cynthia Breazeal has been overwhelmed by the positive responses.           "There is clear desire for a new, more humanized way to interact with intelligent technology in the home, both in the context of enlivening digital content with greater personalization and engagement, as well as a more friendly way to interface with home automation," says Breazeal.     Currently, Jibo can be an assistant, messenger, photographer, avatar, storyteller, and companion. However, Breazeal describes a much greater opportunity.       "As the world's first open social robotics platform, Jibo is uniquely positioned to be that humanized experience with technology in the home that is helpful, highly engaging, and extensible by third party developers," she adds.


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