The Media Center Show No.121 – Mark McCall

By Ian Dixon (16.9mb 1 hour 11mins 42sec) 
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After a week off, I am back with Mark McCall from AutomatedHome.com talking about Home Automation, the type of devices you can control, security and how you can add intelligence to you home with the power of the PC and Windows Media Center

I have email and a news catchup.

The Media Center Show with Orb Networks, email the show: Show [at] TheDigitallifestyle.com 

Show Times:

00:53 Coming up this week
01:18 Email – Extenders
02:49 Email – Home Automation
06:00 Email – Vista Music performance
07:14 TheDigitalLifestyle.com Video Show – Sony XL301
08:25 Developer Blog
09:05 S1Digital ship Cablecard
09:15 Media Center Birthday
09:54 Windows Home Server Blog
11:10 Service Pack details
12:04 Coolroom on Media Center
13:27 One Voice: Media Center CommunicatorDownload a free trial
15:04 Welcome to Mark
18:00 Growing a community
20:08 Getting started with Home Automation
23:19 z-Wave – www.z-wave.com
27:20 Types of devices – www.cbus.com - www.x10.com - www.csi3.com
28:30 Marcos
35:01 Driver issues
37:55 Home Automation packages – www.embeddedautomation.com - www.homseer.com - www.domia.eu
41:40 Security
48:21 Controlling lights
49:57 Power Saving
53:00 Media Center Software
55:00 Cat5 cable
59:34 AutomatedHome.com
1:04:00 Videos of the SmartHome Show
01:05:00 Visiting the Monaco Grand Prix
01:08:00 Thanks to Mark

Music by Ian Dixon

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