The concept of an automated home is not a new one: the idea has been floated since the 1930s at World’s Fair venues, and in popular culture as TV shows and movies imagine home life of the future – solidifying the public’s view of the benefits of home automation.
In the 1980s, modern versions of the automated home began to turn up in the marketplace. The concept of the “connected house” was first introduced by the American Association of Homebuilders, and formed the basis of what we now consider to be “home automation.” The connected house presented a new way to wire, connect, and control all of the devices in the modern home. However, it proved to be too expensive, cumbersome, and difficult to construct, and became limited to the luxury homebuilder market.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 13, 2017
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 81 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries, and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause, and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
After developing the blockbuster video games Wing Commander and Freelancer, Chris Roberts spent 10 years in Hollywood making movies. In 2012, Roberts founded Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) and launched development of Star Citizen using crowd funding from fans eager to participate in shaping the new game. To facilitate Roberts' disruptive model for video game development, CIG needed ultra high-speed Internet connectivity. Read this case study to learn how CIG leverages blazing Internet speeds and capacity to engage players directly in creating the movie-quality gaming world of Star Citizen.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Nov 01, 2016
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 81 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries, and feature films.
Crest Animation, a full-service animation studio based in India, has been growing rapidly and expanding its market by working on full-length feature movies. In order to take on an increased workload, the company needed to upgrade its storage infrastructure. The company was looking for a storage solution that was robust and scalable, that would eliminate bottlenecks, and that could grow quickly. Read this case study to learn how Crest Animation implemented a scalable storage solution with a unified, high-performance, highly reliable infrastructure that is bottleneck-free.
Published By: Envisional
Published Date: Dec 21, 2006
Now that millions of ordinary, non-geeky families are routinely downloading TV shows and movies without a second thought, digital piracy has clearly gone mainstream. Download this paper to learn methods for preventing video piracy.
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