Reviews that deservedly got the GoPro HERO camera with its waterproof housing, a wide lens and comfortable control keys indicate that the aim set by the manufacturer have largely been achieved and the target audience in the most part satisfied. But then there is progress to from time to time to break patterns and to break the stereotypes.
A group of Danish engineers have developed a gadget that can quite successfully compete and in many respects surpass the flagship model of the segment leaders action camera for underwater shooting. Novelty called “Octospot” and, as is often the case with promising startups, has launched on Kickstarter. Today, 25 days before the end of crowdfunding marathon project, with a target of $80 000, has already collected more than $ 250,000.
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In the past, it was necessary to compare design school — domestic and foreign. Of course, talking about the segment of high — tech product that is not shirpotreba, and advanced engineering.
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Chronometer Harrison reached acceptable accuracy to 1743.
Somewhere out there, in my estimation, the opening of America.
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In modern home automation systems climate control most often in the list of tasks is in second place after work with lighting fixtures. Range of equipment used in this scenario are very wide. Top row is professional device for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning – heating, ventilation and air conditioning), including heat-insulated floors, systems of air recirculation and cold ceilings. In affordable segment, we see traditional air conditioners and numerous electric heaters and gas boilers, and the problem of ventilation is most often governed by the “manual” method of opening Windows.
The most convenient way of the air conditioning unit is to connect to it over a dedicated interface that allows not only sending the commands, but status monitoring, and reporting on the status and possible malfunctions. However, this option is only available in certain models may require the purchase of additional units and it is hardly available. However, today, with the proliferation of standards such as AllJoyn, HomeKit and SmartThings, such models start to appear in more mass segment.
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We welcome our readers to the pages of the blog iCover! The annual consumer electronics show Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas often determines the trend for the entire year. And invariably every year special attention is drawn to the stands of manufacturers of network devices. One of the most significant announcements for this market segment at the recent CES 2016 was the presentation of the wireless router Talon AD7200 from the company TP-Link is the first router with support of IEEE 802.11 ad (WiGig).
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