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Poort’s Revolutionary Home Automation Controller

(Vancouver BC, June 24/2016) Poort Technologies Inc. has announced its next home automation device, based on the iPad. This high-design, plastic injection version adds a new form factor and web portal options for the hundreds of millions of iPads now in circulation.

This newest enclosure offers a rich environment for communications, home entertainment and industrial controls. Poort controllers are expected to find their highest usage over kitchen and work counters, where they exploit WiFi and the emerging AI architectures to re-purpose iPads inexpensively as fixed Net access and entertainment appliances.

The company invites OEM and partnering inquiries during its introduction to industry and consumers, with production in 3Q/2016.


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Web Poortals a New Form Factor for Home Automation

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Poorts Offer the Internet to dated Sports Bars

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Women as Micro-ISPs: Poorts for the Poor?

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Design Advantages of the Poort

A Poort introduces a new device category, whose functions derive from its physical design.

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Counter Culture: Poorts Upgrade iPads to Display Appliances

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The Elusive Kitchen Computer

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Elevaed Announces LifePad Platform based on Poorts, Telephony

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Free Internet, yes, with interesting security aspects. This NYT article is a resource directory for firing one up locally.


New USB standard will see 10w go to 100w

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