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Amongst the many showcases at CES 2020 was Ambarella’s newest demo line-up showcasing various solutions using the CV2, CV22 and also demonstrating new platforms based on the newly announced CV2FS and CV22FS automotive camera SoCs. For readers unfamiliar with Ambarella, the company came to be known through its success in providing the silicon inside solid state handheld camcorders as well as sports cameras such as the GoPro Hero line. Over the years the company has shifted its product towards more specialized use-cases, now claiming to be a top vendor in IP video security solutions and also leading the charge in terms of delivering solutions for automotive platforms. Continued Success with CV2 and CV22 The CV2 and CV22 solutions were announced at last year’s CES and continue to...

D-Link Adds AI-enabled IP Cameras to mydlink Smart Home Lineup

D-Link's mydlink Smart Home lineup has consistently seen new products being introduced since the branding was launched in 2014. As machine learning and AI become more widespread, many edge...

13 by Ganesh T S on 1/7/2020

Amazon, Apple, Google, Zigbee Alliance to Develop Connectivity Standard for Smart Home

Smart home devices have been around for many years, but have never become very widespread to a large degree. One of the reasons for this is likely the incompatibility...

42 by Anton Shilov on 12/18/2019

D-Link at CES 2019: mydlink Smart Home Lineup Expands

D-Link's mydlink service has served as the backbone of their cloud strategy for the better part of this decade. Initially, it served their IP camera lineup. In early 2014...

1 by Ganesh T S on 1/6/2019

Corsair Takes Over Gaming, Video Capture, & Docking Assets from Elgato

Corsair and Elgato this week have announced that the two companies have entered into an interesting agreement that will see Corsair acquire a significant chunk of Elgato's product families...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/28/2018

Foxconn Acquires Belkin for $886m: Gets Belkin, Linksys, Wemo

Foxconn Interconnect Technology this week signed a definitive agreement to take over Belkin International, the company that controls such brands as Belkin, Linksys, Wemo, and Phyn. Foxconn will pay...

12 by Anton Shilov on 3/28/2018

CES 2018: OneLink Announces Safe & Sound - Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm and Speaker with Amazon Alexa

LAS VEGAS, NV — OneLink has shown off a new product named Safe & Sound that combines a smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector along with a 10W speaker...

3 by Joe Shields on 1/9/2018

Silicon Labs to Acquire Sigma Designs, Get Z-Wave IP

Silicon Labs has announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Sigma Designs in a cash transaction valued at $282 million. By taking over Sigma Designs, Silicon...

5 by Anton Shilov on 12/11/2017

Securifi Almond Guard DIY Home Security System: A Beta-Testing Report

Securifi's products have been covered before on AnandTech. They were the first consumer networking equipment vendor to successfully integrate a working IoT hub in a Wi-Fi router. By integrating...

15 by Ganesh T S on 11/7/2017

Google I/O 2017: Google Assistant Gets Smarter, Google Home Gets Free Calling & More

More and more people are using the phrase “Ok Google” to start a conversation to find information or perform actions using the Google Assistant. Launched last fall, the new...

17 by Matt Humrick on 5/18/2017

The Logitech Harmony Elite Experience: Ultimate Control

Perhaps I’m dating myself, but the television in my house when I was young required the viewer to get up and change channels manually. Although it wasn’t very convenient...

99 by Brett Howse on 2/14/2017

Lenovo Announces The Alexa Powered Smart Assistant, And Smart Storage NAS

When Amazon announced the Echo, it’s likely even they were not prepared for the response to the device, and Echo is the primary funnel to Amazon Alexa, which is...

6 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

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