Design Considerations of Home Automation
by Erik Michielsen, senior analyst, Allied Business Intelligence (ABI) Research
What lies behind the front door of homes is changing dramatically and quickly. The much-talked about digital home of tomorrow is increasingly becoming the digital home of today. A number of technologies, including broadband and wireless access and distribution, are finding wholesome hospitality as consumers progressively go digital in pursuit of enhancing their lives and making their days more manageable.
HomeTech Cologne 2004 Exhibition
A Trade Show of Transition
by Lisa Bonnema, Editor
APPLIANCE magazine traveled to Cologne, Germany to report on HomeTech Cologne 2004.
Assembly & Fastening
Assembling the Evolving Appliance
by David Simpson, contributing editor
Appliance producers and their assembly and fastening suppliers are responding to thinner metals, pre-painted and stainless steel, and other design changes in the ever-evolving appliance industry.