Where Are The Black Home Design Personalities? This One Created Her Own Platform

How many interior design/home improvement TV personalities can you think of? Sure, there are tons, right? But how many of them are Black? If you’re struggling to think of a single one, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, the truth is that it’s not at all hard to binge-watch home décor shows on a Saturday and not see a single Black or Brown face in a lead role. The June 2020 Vogue UK article “Interior Design Has A Race Problem—And It Needs To Be Addressed” explores the stark lack of diversity across the industry.

Texas mom of eight Tara L. Paige didn’t see Black women represented in the home design media ecosystem so she decided to create her own space.

Tara’s passion was ignited as she explored options for extending her living space beyond her four walls amid Covid-19 shelter in place orders.

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Qualcomm revs reference design for next-gen home mesh network platform


A reference design for Qualcomm’s next-gen Immersive Home Platform. 


Qualcomm Technologies launched its next-generation mesh networking platform that will integrate WiFi 6 and 6E and offer an architecture that’ll better handle packets of data.

The Qualcomm Immersive Home Platform is designed to deploy gigabit-speed wireless throughout the home.

The COVID-19 pandemic and move to remote work and education proved how home networks weren’t up to multiple people streaming and holding video meetings.

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According to Qualcomm, there will be four product tiers for its Immersive Home Platform, which has reference designs currently being sampled.

Here’s a look at the various flavors of Qualcomm’s Immersive Home Platform and networking capabilities.

  • Qualcomm Immersive Home 318 Platform will include 8-stream Tri-Band in a configuration
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