CEDIA's Tech Council Podcast

A 30-minute roundtable discussion on issues surrounding new and emerging tech and how it relates to the CEDIA channel (primarily residential applications of “smart home” devices and networks).
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Feb 23, 2018

"We have a connected toothbrush that tells you how long you've been brushing your teeth. To quote one of our comedians here in the UK: 'I know! I was there!'" -- David Mudd, BSI Group

David Mudd of the BSI Group joins CEDIA's Dave Pedigo, Ed Wenck and Walt Zerbe to speak on the Internet of Things -- namely, the risks and rewards of the IoT.

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Feb 16, 2018

“What do I look for in an integrator? I look for people that will take care of my client, that will communicate well, that will understand we’re all working toward the same goal and none of us is the most important person at the table.” – Christopher Wright, WrightWorks LLC (building and remodeling)

In this episode, we chat with builder/remodeler Christopher Wright and designer Adam Gibson (a kitchen/bath specialist) about working with integrators – and the importance of technology to their clients.

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Feb 9, 2018

The roundtable from Integrated Systems Europe speaks on the importance of experience over equipment, and the aesthetics of control interfaces — especially “retro” ones. (“Did you know the global market for candle wax was 8.5 billion dollars last year?” – Sam Woodward)

CEDIA's Walt Zerbe and Dave Pedigo are joined by Sam Woodward (Lutron), Peter Aylett (Archimedia), Ken Erdmann (Erdmann Electric) Michael Heiss (M Heiss Consulting), and Rich Green (Rich Green Design).

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Feb 8, 2018

Today’s topics in this podcast from Integrated Systems Europe include: Design Thinking (what we’ll be covering at CEDIA Business Xchange), GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Compliance, and the challenges of digital marketing (“Stop speaking in Klingon.” – Geoff Meads).

Walt Zerbe’s guests include Geoff Meads (Presto AV Ltd), Julie Jacobson (CE Pro), Michael Heiss (M Heiss Consulting), Mike Maniscalco (Ihiji), and Rich Green (Rich Green Design).

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Feb 7, 2018

DC micro grids. The maturation of voice control. The future of video content. POWER VAMPIRES. All of that’s covered in this podcast from Integrated Systems Europe.

Walt Zerbe hosts a great roundtable in this one: CEDIA’s Dave Pedigo, David Weinstein and Sam Woodward from Lutron, and Ken Erdmann of Erdmann Electric who all attended Day Two of ISE.

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Feb 6, 2018

Walt Zerbe hosts from Day One of ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) with guests Geoff Meads (Presto AV LTD) and Sam Woodward (Lutron) with a check-in from Michael Heiss (M Heiss Consulting). There’s an incredible dive into the technology behind Blockchain — and how it WILL affect your business.

Feb 2, 2018

"Physical media can still provide the best viewing experience ... and add to that the uncertainty that the end of net neutrality will have on streaming services." -- Michael Heiss

Heiss tells CEDIA's Ed Wenck and Walt Zerbe all about what's hot -- and not -- for 2018 in the realm of video tech.