Amazon sales of its new Kindle Fire tablet will reach 15 million by 2013, according to a forecast released Thursday by research firm Strategy Analytics.
Audiovox, a Hauppauge, N.Y.-based marketer of automotive entertainment, vehicle security and consumer electronics products, recently showcased its line of aftermarket collision avoidance products at the “Kids and Cars” conference in Washington D.C. The conference helped reintroduce the Cameron Gulbransen Kids and Cars Safety Act 2007. Sponsored by Senators Hilary Clinton (D-NY) and John Sununu (R-NY), the legislation addresses vehicle and child safety, especially to help prevent children from being run over because they can’t be seen behind vehicles. Representatives Peter King (R-NY) and Janice Schakowsky (D-Ill.) introduced a companion bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. Audiovox took the opportunity to demonstrate its latest
“We have the view that entertainment is really the key to make home networking kickstart. Our premise is that homes should be networked using IP technology. A proprietary high-end solution to give you multi-room audio and security features is fine for some, but our premise is that anything networking the home should be IP based using open standards. Broadband has been adopted globally. It’s pervasive and faster all the time. The next stage is to start putting entertainment in the home. Then, when we have a critical mass of home entertainment users, service providers and home operators can start making money on home