ATTENTION AIA MEMBERS: FREE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

September 20th • 11:30am – 1pm – Planning for Electronic Systems in the Home
October 25th • 11:30am – 1pm – Making Home Technology Profitable in the Remodel Market

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Sierra Integrated Systems • 8060 Double R Blvd. Reno, NV 89511

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THE GREAT AMERICAN PASTIME GETS AN UPGRADE

The time has finally come for the connected TV. The concept known as “Interactive TV” spawned some products and services as early as the late 90s, however, nothing ever caught fire and the concept practically disappeared without anyone noticing it was ever there. Until now…

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UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROLS: YOUR BEST FRIEND

Have you ever had a system where you needed to use one remote for your TV, another for the A/V receiver, and yet another for the cable box or satellite receiver? Or even worse, there was only one person in your home who could actually make the system work on a consistent basis? A universal remote can rescue you from this situation and make it easy for everyone to enjoy movies, music and more.

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BREAKING NEWS: YOUTUBE IS A MAJOR NEWS SOURCE

Sure, we all know YouTube to be a source of entertainment—whether it’s looking for a clip of an old favorite TV show or your neighbor’s home video of her singing dog—but YouTube as a major news source? You bet; and a global one at that. A recent Pew study found that while TV news still reigns, more and more viewers are turning to YouTube in search of eyewitness videos to major news events. During its 15-month study (January 2011-March 2012) of the most popular news videos on YouTube, Pew found the Japanese earthquake and tsunami to be the most viewed video news story with the Russian elections, the grounding of an Italian cruise ship and the collapse of a stage at an Indiana fair, also topping the list. With 88% of Americans alone owning a phone or smartphone with a camera, it makes sense. People can shoot video on their phones and immediately upload it, offering viewers on-demand access to events, making ‘citizen journalism’ and, it seems, YouTube a news source to be reckoned with.

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