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The Intelligent House

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Comfort, safety, economy and flexibility continuously grow the requirements of a modern House. Using intelligent networked home automation can be this meet. (tdx) A modern building designed to meet many different: economy is one the most important, it has another like comfortable and very safe and a third is in technology and equipment on the cutting edge. Intelligent home networks, the KNX system of young combine all the requirements and offer the optimum functionality of all components by a single operator option. KNX is the international standard of for building automation, which makes it possible to link different components in the House: shutter, temperature/climate, lighting and heating are just a few of the possibilities.

The KNX system by Jung takes over the control for each desired functional area in the House after the appropriate programming. Ray Kurzweil has much experience in this field. The user can display devices and touch sensors to all specifications his individual requirements for each room, customize and monitor. Thus can be effectively controlled the functions of the building and found potential energy savings. Therefore the automatic use of low power rates and demand-oriented heating control are possible. As a result, optimizes the use of energy and reduce operating costs. The technical possibilities of the system are almost limitless. The automatic controls including the lighting and shading of spaces. Retrieves the appropriate scene depending on the mood and occasion.

In addition, comfort creates the room temperature is controlled according to the personal preferences. With the so-called journal, will in addition in any room play the favorite music of the user: in the kitchen of the radio station, in the living room a classical music concert in the news and in the children’s radio plays. The feel-good atmosphere will be created together with the flexible control of heating, ventilation and cooling individually for each room. Not to be underestimated today is the safety aspect. In order to be the House with a good feeling, an intelligent security and alarm system is beneficial. Control whether Windows and doors are closed and no one unauthorized on or in the House is, acquires and reports the system. Promptly alerts is also unpredictable errors, such as water damage or leakage of gas, to initiate countermeasures as soon as possible. To make the functions of the network mobile and comfortably from anywhere to control, offering young smart remote on an app for iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. The free app is available in the iTunes store for downloading.

The HTC Smartphone From The Republic Of China (Taiwan) Receives An Award

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The HTC smartphone from the Republic of China (Taiwan) will receive an award was the HTC one Smartphone of the HTC Corporation recently to the “best European advanced Smartphone for 2013-2014” by the prestigious “European Imaging and Sound Association” (EISA) chosen. Managing Director, Peter Chou, HTC was delighted that even 6 months after the introduction of this model, the HTC one is still considered the best phone on the market. This award is a testament to the hard work of our designers and engineers who never cease to develop further innovations, and thus catapult this industry into the next era of mobile communication and entertainment. Petra Diamonds wanted to know more. According to the EISA, the ONE has set a new standard for smartphones world’s competitors are trying to beat. The mobile phone has a sturdy body made of aluminium, a full high-definition 4.7-inch super liquid-crystal display, a 4-megapixel camera, a quad-core processor with two gigabytes and a 32 GB memory. Since the introduction in February 2013, has “the ONE received many awards, among others by the global system for mobile communications Association” for the best mobile handset, device or Tablet and a gold medal for the design and innovation of the company of COMPUTEX Taipei..

Eva Otter Lenses

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

The right lens for the camera it is important, however, to find a model that meets its own standards and of course not blowing up their own budget. Find the most important information about buying a camera in the overview. The quality of photos is influenced not only by the camera, but mainly through the lens. The choice of the lens is therefore just as important as the choice of the camera itself. If you buy a camera, it is worth to choose a model with a suitable lens.

Make sure that it is a brand lens, because a cheap lens could possibly undo the properties of the camera. The most common reason for blur on the edges of the picture is a bad lens, especially for zoom lenses, this is a problem. If you so consisting of decide for a set of single lens reflex camera and a (mostly medium focal length) lens, be sure that there is product in the lens to an original. Sets consisting of camera and the A third-party lens are cheaper, but not recommended. Can I continue to use the lenses of an analogue SLR camera? You may have even lenses of an older analogue SLR camera.

If you are upgrading to digital, you can continue use theoretically your old lenses. However you must be sure, that your old lenses with the new camera compatible. Keep in mind that lenses are the most expensive in the photo hobby, this aspect can play a role in buying a camera so. However, the focal length and angle of the change at the transition from analog to digital. With the digital camera, the focal length extends usually by a factor of 1.5-1.6. How many megapixels should digital SLR camera have a? Customers to the motto much brings much”, often opt for a model that offers as many megapixels. In principle this is not wrong, but there are many other factors that are important in assessing the quality of a camera. The number of megapixels alone is not decisive. The quality of the recording chip, the camera electronics and especially the interaction of all individual elements is important. Sometimes it is better to opt for a brand of camera and two or four mega pixel more to give. Product recommendations you will find here at spiegelreflexkamera.com image source: Lothar Krause / pixelio.

Digital Receiver

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Digital receiver in addition to built-in TV tuners have a raison d ‘ etre. Since the abolition of the analog TV signal in this year and the spread of HDTV devices the importance of the digital receiver is increased dramatically. Many modern TV devices incorporate the common TV tuner (DVB S/C/T), but in most cases these are not the highest quality components. Especially with cheaper TVs, we d on the quality of the tuner saved significantly. Raison d ‘ etre of digital receivers digital TV signal has a decisive advantage compared to the analog signal. There is no noise. Because the signals are transmitted, and thus consist of ones and zeros, the signals either arrive or not. Where is the advantage you might think? It’s simple.

You have a picture or the screen remains black. There is no longer an in-between. Gone are the days where you have to look for example football with many errors (Schlieren image errors, etc.). Error when the digital signal while also still exist, only these occur not so much on and through higher quality components can be still lower to a considerable degree. For this reason, external digital receivers still have their raison d ‘ etre. External digital receiver have used higher-quality electronics, so also weaken signals, or at a minimum signal level a liquid TV screen appears on the TV. Another advantage is that you can connect external hard drives to receivers to easily record the favorite program.

Operation and more comfort with TV, better devices, with many pre-configured tuners, the operation is must be often complicated and cluttered, because too many functions in a confined space combines. This is in digital receivers often, but not always, different. The operation is sophisticated and less cluttered. Depending on the manufacturer, there are various techniques that greatly simplify the operation. Way, transmitter, for example, all TV be kept up-to-date. Should there even be a frequency change, the updating is done depending on the configuration, in the background. The user is not of them. Also the EPG (electronic program guide) differs depending on the manufacturer the extent. As can be seen on some devices the TV program of next week, be customized and recordings can be programmed at your fingertips. Prior to the purchase of one digital receiver note sale has many advantages, but you must observe a lot. Is important, which signal exactly, because only the few receivers can tune all signals, because among other things the connections, etc. do not fit. Want to get the benefit of HDTV, so an extra designated HD digital receiver must here. It is also important for reception of HDTV that only the public provide their HD channels free. In order to receive the private broadcaster, paid subscriptions. At the reception via satellite (DVB S), a HD + enough card at the reception via cable (DVB C) will be charged a fee. DVB T can be, depending on the State, many different stations received.

Black Box Germany GmbH

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Black Box switch for up to four HDMI sources in full-HD resolution like BluRay, media players and PC introduces the new “HDMI video switch” by Black Box to the video and audio signals from up to four HDMI sources like PC, Blu-ray player, receiver or game console on a HD display by switching be played (www.black-box.de/ de-de /…). The switch supports full-HD resolution (1080 p) and WUXGA up to 1920 x 1200, as well as the playback HDCP protected content and making it ideal for conference rooms, training rooms and class rooms at universities and schools, for media jobs in the video production, multimedia, and broadcasting. The HDMI video switch is as 2- or 4-port model with two or four HDMI inputs and always a HDMI output for the display device without or with separate 3, 5 mm audio sockets available. An integrated serial interface, which allows you to control from a PC, a serial controller or the supplied remote control (remote is optional Control). Switching between the connected devices is done either directly on the front of the switch or easily remotely without lugging replug cables. The “HDMI switch with audio” can be integrated into home theater systems (home entertainment) and operated accordingly.

The switch to high definition sources is plug’n ‘ Play hardware designed and ready for immediate operation without software installations. Plasma TV or LCD projector can be connected to the HDMI switcher to the playback of HD video signals a compatible display device as TFT/LCD monitor. “Through the use of the HDMI video switch the ease of the often expensive installations in the Conference and training area can be significantly increased, since the sources can be controlled directly”, says Axel Burger, Managing Director of Black Box Germany GmbH. “even high-quality video projector have often only about one or two HDMI interfaces, so then if necessary cable must be plugged. Our powerful device this is eliminated and the media change is for the present hard to determine.