Smart Home

News and products involving operator-provided smart home technologies, including security, automation, home health monitoring, energy control, and more.

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The Smart Money's on Smart Home

The Smart Money's on Smart Home

January 10, 2017

The rise of smart home technologies and their adoption is one of the safer bets to come out of the CES show floor in Las Vegas last week. Let's take a look at some of the smart home-related news that ...

Comcast

Comcast Aims to Make Smart Homes Smarter, Greener

January 5, 2017

At the Smart Home Marketplace at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced a partnership between Xfinity Home and ...

Comcast

Comcast Previewing 'Digital Home' at CES

January 4, 2017

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is previewing a new whole-home networking solution at CES 2017. The cloud-based platform, which will be ...

ARRIS

ARRIS Gateways Getting McAfee Security

January 4, 2017

ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) announced the ARRIS Secure Home Gateway portfolio. The gateway portfolio will embed the McAfee Secure Home ...

Consumer Technology Association

CTA: Consumer Tech to Generate $292 Billion in 2017

January 4, 2017

According to the Consumer Technology Association, increasing consumer enthusiasm for the Internet of Things (IoT) and adoption of emerging ...

Qorvo

Qorvo, ubisys Team on Smart Home Chip

January 4, 2017

Qorvo (NASDAQ:QRVO) and ubisys, a smart home and Internet of Things (IoT) company, have developed a gateway solution intended to allow ...

Videos

    SCTE-Cable Tec Expo 2016 Video Show Dailies

    BTR's SCTE-Cable Tec Expo Video Show Daily, Day 3

    BTR's SCTE-Cable Tec Expo Video Show Daily, Day 3

    September 29, 2016

    In our Video Show Daily for Day 3 of exhibits at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Philadelphia, BTR Editorial Director Stephen Hardy covers trends in distributed access architecture, what'...

    BTR's SCTE-Cable Tec Expo Video Show Daily, Day 2

    BTR's SCTE-Cable Tec Expo Video Show Daily, Day 2

    September 28, 2016

    In our Video Show Daily for the second day of exhibits at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Philadelphia, BTR Editorial Director Stephen Hardy highlights further discussions of virtualizati...

    BTR's SCTE-Cable Tec Expo Video Show Daily, Day 1

    BTR's SCTE-Cable Tec Expo Video Show Daily, Day 1

    September 27, 2016

    BTR Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews the hot technologies and announcements from the first day of exhibits at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016 in Philadelphia. We start with the ...

    Special Reports

    Many Choices as Media Gateways Evolve

    Many Choices as Media Gateways Evolve

    December 3, 2014

    The growth of media gateways continues. But there are a number of choices ahead. Decisions must be made on factors such as how legacy STBs will be supported,...

    Diamond Reviews Products

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    Evolution Digital eBox IP Hybrid Set-Top Box

    September 10, 2016

    The Evolution eBox, powered by TiVO, integrates traditional linear channels with OTT video solutions and provides universal search across ...

    4 Diamonds

    ARRIS ECO Self Service

    September 10, 2016

    ARRIS ECO Self Service will empower subscribers to manage their home wireless network with self-help tools. It is not a downloadable app ...

    3.5 Diamonds

    Universal Electronics Ecolink Wireless Security and Home Automation Sensors

    September 10, 2016

    Universal Electronics' portfolio of wireless security and home automation sensors include flood and freeze sensors, adjustable window and door ...

    White Papers

    TV Anytime

    July 15, 2016

    Subscribers now expect any and all of their favorite shows available whenever they want it. They want to pa...

    Cloud Based DVR - Business Brief

    September 25, 2015

    TV has changed dramatically. No more are we tied to the living room and a network schedule to enjoy a favor...

    Improving QoE with Better Device Management

    November 4, 2014

    Providing great Quality of Experience (QoE) is essential to retaining customers are maintaining revenue gro...

    Buyer's Guide Products

    M-Pack® Riser-Rated Cordages

    June 8, 2016 The M-Pack 1.2 mm Riser-Rated Cordages are designed for customers who need extremely compact and lightweight, yet h...

    EZ-Bend® 3.0 Ruggedized Cable

    June 8, 2016 The EZ-Bend 3.0 Ruggedized Cable for MDUs, in-home wiring and space-constrained environments can be routed around c...

    SlimBox™ Wall Mount Module

    June 8, 2016 The SlimBox Wall Mount Module serves as a termination and splice point for optical fiber used in an indoor wall-mou...

    InvisiLight® Multiple Dwelling Unit (MDU) Solution

    June 8, 2016 The InvisiLight Multiple Dwelling Unit (MDU) Solution connects MDU subscribers to reliable, high-speed services usi...

    InvisiLight® Indoor Living Unit (ILU) Solution

    June 8, 2016 The InvisiLight Indoor Living Unit (ILU) Solution offers consumers 100 times faster Internet speeds using a safe, p...

    Webcasts

    Improving Multiscreen Services

    This new collaboration between SCTE/ISBE and BTR begins with a look at how to overcome the challenges operators have discovered as they meet subscribers' req...

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    2016 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo Wrap Up

    Whether you couldn't make it to Cable-Tec this year or want to see if you missed anything while you were there, you'll want to join BTR editors Stephen Hardy...

    October 12, 2016
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    Counting the cost: Efficiently transitioning from HFC to FTTH

    HFC networks are uniquely positioned to provide compelling and competitive services, and are also uniquely positioned to transition to symmetrical FTTH as co...

    Date:September 22, 2016
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