Start-up Droplit Launches Smart Home System


This month Droplit founder Bryan Jenks has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funding for a new, so-called “easy-to- use” (haven’t we heard that before?) smart home system that allows users to integrate and control all of their smart devices from the Droplit Cue remote or the Droplit smartphone app. Droplit is unique in that […]

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Brick & Bullet Wants to Bring Affordable AVB Audio to the Connected Home


A Kickstarter campaign has been launched by, a company founded by CE veteran John Gildred, formerly of Pioneer, in order to bring to market the Brick & Bullet — what the company describes as a “low-cost Ethernet AVB switch and 24/96 live audio adapter.” The company’s goal is to bring affordable, high resolution audio, […]

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Utz Baldwin’s New Company, Ube, Aims to Eliminate Crestron and AMX from HomeAV Market


Ube (pronounced “yoo-bee”) today unveiled what they are calling “disruptive technology” for the connected home market, bypassing central home processing units and expensive programming with a free mobile app and IP-connected “appcessories” at DEMO Fall 2012, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies. Translation: Ube aims to […]

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