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pulse. getting better and better

In my previous post(pulse living…an efficient energy solution company, and Home automation – Pulse living ), i was described this product, and now, to me…this looks like a mature and cost effective/affordable solution to every home owner/hotels. They have come up with even much better solutions, which integrates to our day-to-day devices, such as iPhone, iPads apps…etc. You can control your home from anywhere in the world…a real intelligent solution makes your home “an intelligent living”.

Pulse.control is built to the highest technical specifications and leverages the latest technologies as well as industry standards for building automation and networking. The versatile Intel IXP42x Network Processor enables us to deliver a massively scaleable solution while keeping energy consumption and heat dissipation to a minimum. Flash storage increases reliability and performance.  The Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 5.0 operating system can be managed and updated remotely. A range of connectivity options provides flexibility for even the most complex integration projects.

Pulse products are based on International standards for building and home automation such as KNX/EIB and Z-Wave. These standardized multi-vendor protocols cover the gamut of residential, hospitality, and commercial automation requirements including lighting, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, security and safety, window treatments, pool and spa, access and intercom, and metering. To more about the pulse standards click here

The beauty is that is a cost effective solution…with the architecture design which pulse can accomodate, within each home, the Pulse.control.pro acts as the brain of the home, connecting all systems via protocols such as KNX/EIB, Z-Wave, RS232, or TCP/IP. It can then be connected to any number of Pulse.touch screens via Ethernet or WiFi.

To know more about pulse solution, Click here

To know more about pulse products, Click here

Enjoy!!!

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May 25, 2011 Posted by | Articles, Dubai, Future Energy, Gadgets, Home Automation, iPad, Pulse living, UAE | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Windows Phone – Previews of Next Release

In my previous blog i mentioned that  today May 25th, 2011, As promised, Microsoft intends to unveil a more detailed and full roadmap for the Windows Phone 7 mobile line. Yesterday, Microsoft previewed the next major release of Windows Phone, code-named “Mango,” through a series of media events around the world. “Mango” will deliver more than 500 new features to push the boundaries of the smartphone experience around communications, apps and the Internet. The “Mango” release will be available for free to Windows Phone 7 customers and is scheduled to ship on new phones beginning this fall. More details on device update timing will be provided closer to availability. Windows Phone will also add support for additional languages, expand access to apps by launching Windows Phone Marketplace in new countries, and partner with new OEMs to enable expansion to new markets.

This release include features such as

  • Threads: Switch between text, Facebook chat and Windows Live Messenger within the same conversation.
  • Groups: Group contacts into personalized Live Tiles to see the latest status updates right from the Start Screen and quickly send a text, email or IM to the whole group.
  • Deeper social network integration: Twitter and LinkedIn feeds are now integrated into contact cards, and “Mango” includes built-in Facebook check-ins and new face detection software that makes it easier to quickly tag photos and post to the Web.
  • Linked inbox: See multiple email accounts in one linked inbox. Conversations are organized to make it easy to stay on top of the latest mail.
  • Hands-free messaging: Built-in voice-to-text and text-to-voice support enables hands-free texting or chatting.

More information about this release, read the press release from Microsoft News Center.

Enjoy!!!

May 25, 2011 Posted by | iE9, Microsoft, Office 365, Outlook, Software, Windows 7 phone, Windows phone | , , | Leave a comment

Gefen – Multiple Input A/V Switcher-Scaler for Conference Rooms with Built-In Audio Amplifier

Gefen’s new A/V Conference Room Processor with built-in audio amplifier connects set top boxes, Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, computers and more.  Video is scaled and output in HDMI format with cinema-quality scaling up to 2K or 1080p Full HD resolution, supporting large-scale HDTV displays.  The audio is mixed down from 5.1 Dolby™ surround to two-channel audio with support for a powered subwoofer.  A built-in 2-channel audio amplifier delivers 25 watts per channel from digital and analog sources, ideal for creating high-fidelity sound in the conference room environment. Two speakers may be connected directly to the amplifier binding posts for “plug and play” installation in any conference room, educational facility or presentation venue.

HOW IT WORKS?

Connect each video input source and corresponding audio source to connectors on the front or rear panel. Power up the A/V Conference Room Processor.  The buttons on the front panel are used to select the active A/V source.  Use the LCD menu system to select the scaler output resolution and desired A/V processing functions. The A/V Conference Room Processor will convert the selected A/V inputs to HDMI video output with two-channel analog line-level and speaker-level with powered subwoofer support. …more info, Click Gefen Multiple Input A/V Switcher home page

Specifications:…more details click here

  • Maximum Pixel Clock: 165 MHz
  • Analog Video Bandwidth: 350 MHz
  • Input Video Signal: 1.2 Volts p-p
  • Input DDC Signal: 5 Volts p-p (TTL)
  • HDMI Input Connector: Type-A 19-pin, female
  • HDMI Output Connector: Type-A 19-pin, female
  • DVI Input Connectors: (2) DVI-I 29-pin, female
  • VGA Input Connector: HD-15, female
  • Digital Audio Input Connectors: (4) TOSLink, (4) S/PDIF
  • Analog Audio Input Connectors: (5) L/R RCA
  • Analog Audio Output Connectors: L/R + LFE, RCA
  • Speaker Connectors: L / R Binding Posts
  • Speaker Output: 25W per channel RMS
  • SNR: > 90 dB, THD: < 0.01% @1k at 2V RMS
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, +/- 0.5 dB
  • RS-232 Serial Port: DB-9, female
  • Power Supply: 24V DC
  • Operating Temperature: 0 ~ 40 °C
  • Dimensions: 16.9″ W x 2.6″ H x 8″ D (2U rack space)
  • Shipping Weight: 15 lbs.

May 25, 2011 Posted by | Gadgets, Gefen | , , , | Leave a comment

   

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