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The CEDIA Podcast

A 60-minute roundtable discussion on issues surrounding new and emerging tech, business practices, and other topics impacting the CEDIA channel. CEDIA stands for the Custom Electronics and Design Installation Association which primarily focuses on the installation of technology in the residential market. Integrators install systems such as smart home, automation and control, lighting, multi-room audio, video, home theater, wellness, networking, IoT as well as a host of other offerings and services. CEDIA can be found at www.cedit.net
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Now displaying: 2023
Sep 22, 2023

In this Podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Poul Holleman of 4D Sound and Peter Aylett of Officina Acustica about what 4D sound is.  Peter attended a live electronic music event where Max Cooper was performing live through 4D sound system which brought prompted a discussion with Poul at 4D Sound.

Links

https://4dsound.net/

https://maxcooper.net/

https://bloomline.com/phantom-ii

https://meshmeshmesh.net/

https://officinaacustica.com/

 

Sep 10, 2023

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and the host of the CEDIA Podcast has a discussion with a giant cast of international integrators, manufactures and distributors about third and final day of the CEDIA Expo.

https://cedia.net/advocacy/rp22

 

https://cedia.net/advocacy/workforce-development/jobseekers

 

https://cedia.net/product.aspx?ID=3360

Sep 8, 2023

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and the host of the CEDIA Podcast has a discussion with Leslie Shiner, owner of the ShinerGroup, Pete Trauth, CEO of Nirvana Home Entertainment, Caleb Fetter, President and Managing Partner of Residential Media Systems (RMS), and Daryl Friedman, CEO and President of CEDIA about first day of the CEDIA Expo.

 

https://cedia.net/advocacy/rp22

 

https://cedia.net/advocacy/workforce-development/jobseekers

 

https://cedia.net/product.aspx?ID=3360

Aug 25, 2023

In this Podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Michael Hedges, Technical Director and Michael Johnson, Global Marketing Director of Monitor Audio about their company, products and industry support.  Monitor Audio has been a long-time CEDIA member and supporter and graciously decided to sponsor the CEDIA Podcast.

https://www.monitoraudio.com/

https://www.monitoraudio.com/en/hyphn/

https://www.monitoraudio.com/en/creator-series/

 

Aug 11, 2023

In this Podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Geoff Meads, owner, and creator of PrestoAV and half of a musical dual called Tennessee Twin about the realities of music streaming and royalties today.  We also touch on production, formats, purchasing vs. streaming and other things.  We also discuss which services pay the artist more so there's a little here to noddle on regarding how you and your customers may want to decide which music streaming services to support.

PrestoAV:  www.prestoav.com

Web: https://www.tennesseetwin.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tennesseetwinuk

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/tennesseetwinuk

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tennesseetwinuk

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tennesseetwinuk/

Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/s6wo9a9

Jul 28, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards moderates a panel with Nick Pidgeon of Visulation Limited and Jack Cornish of Tateside at the 2023 ISE show.  We talk about the crossover between the commercial, residential and ProAV markets.  Spoiler.....there isn't much talk about technology!  

Jul 14, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards moderates a panel at the 2023 ISE show that talks about an opportunity that's big for our industry and ripe for opportunity.  I have a discussion with Paul Doyle who is an assistive technology consultant and clinical technologist and Alan Burns, who is a renewable energy and smart home installer about these two large topics that happen to affect every human on the planet.

Jun 30, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards moderates a panel at the 2023 ISE show that talks about business oportunities for 2023.  You may be surprised that it's not just about new things to do, we have a decent discussion on looking at your business as a whole and making some changes within.  Joining me are Rich Green, Owner if Rich Green Design and Jan Martens, Managing Director of Woelf.

Jun 16, 2023

In this Podcast, Mandy Beckner, VP of Education and Training at CEDIA moderates a panel of CEDIA volunteers and certification holders about the importance and benefit of being CEDIA Certified.  Included in the discussion are: Amanda Wildman, Owner of TruMedia (USA), Mike Ranpura, Director of SmartLife AV (UK), Pete Trauth, Owner of Nirvana Home Entertainment, (USA) and Paul Skelton, Regional Development Consultant for CEDIA covering Australia and New Zealand.

Link to the video on the CEDIA YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/j6hj0CMiP1U

 

Jun 2, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards talked with Leslie Shiner, finance and management consultant and owner of The Shiner Group and Henry Clifford, CEO of Livewire during a recent CEDIA webinar titled, "Recession Ready: Leaning Into the Downturn.  This discussion was so good it merited rebroadcasting as a webinar.

Link to the webinar from the CEDIA HQ YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/9T_NVqJAi3s

Link to the CEDIA Business Took Kit:  https://cedia.net/product.aspx?ID=3360

 

May 19, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards Attended a HAA training in Las Vegas.  This podcast goes over what happened at the training, and how important it is to know these fundamentals if you are designing spaces that have audio in them!  On a side note, this training supports the up and coming CEDIA/CTA Immersive Audio Design Recommended Practice (RP22).  Joining me on this cast are most of the students as well as Gerry Lemay, creator of HAA and Adam Pelz of Bespoke Cinemas who likes to co-instruct with Gerry.

Others on the cast are:   Alex Otto of Otto System Works, Andy Gandini of TSP, Patrick Serrian of A+ Calibration, David Foster of Boise Smart Homes, Thomas Lobo of Atlanta Home Theater and Chris Oram of Eagle Century.

May 5, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards talks with Micahel Heiss, CEDIA Fellow, long tome CEDIA volunteer, and AV industry veteran about the 2023 NAB show he attended.

Apr 21, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Ian Morrish, Founder of Together For Cinema, Steven Nevison, Director  of Intutive Homes, Michael Johnson, Global Marketing Director of Monitor Audio Group, and Stuart Tickle, Managing Director of AWE-Europe about Together For Cinema and their involvement in this amazing cause.

Apr 8, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Garrett Farnam of Josh.ai, Ray Altman of WAC and Aspire, Chris Gilray of Phoenix Marketing Group, and Steven Brawner of Pro Audio Georgia about their experience at the Atlanta Tech Summit.

Mar 31, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Nuno Duarte from Olympic Broadcasting Services and Ben Goff, Technical Director of Cinema Lusso about capturing audio for the Olympics and preserving the art.  Whilst most talk about consumer entertainment spaces revolves around movies, this discussion will put the spotlight firmly onto sports. We will be discussing what it takes to capture, live mix and distribute immersive content from live events, then examining how well this is rendered in people‚Äôs homes to best capture the art and action

Mar 17, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Peter Aylett, Partner at Officina Acustica, Roberto Gamba, International Business Development Director for Custom Installation at Sonus Faber and Adam Pels, Owner of Bespoke Cinemas about the role applying technical standards to a design plays with delivering exceptional experiences. 

Feb 27, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Rich Green of Rech Green Design and Christiaan Beukes of Sphere Custom and Jesus Delg, a guest to the stage and someone we met last year at the ISE show who is taking a deeper look into human interaction with technology.  In this talk, we get into the discussion of the 'smarts' of a connected home.

Feb 17, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Rich Green of Rech Green Design and Christiaan Beukes of Sphere Custom about how generative AI tools will streamline business and about how your clients will be drawn to the Metaverse like moths to a flame. But Real Reality is what people crave. You need them all to survive.

Feb 3, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Christiaan Beukes of Sphere Custom, Ben Goff of Cinema Lusso, Jesus Delg (newcomer to the industry!), Peter Aylett of Officina Acustica, Dave Pedigo of Trinnov,  and Manojkumar Soni of AV4U about their experiences during the second day of the Integrated Systems Europe Show.

Feb 3, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Pete Trauth of Nirvana Home Entertainment, Rich Green of Rich Green Design, Geoff Meads of Presto Web Design and Rob Sabin of Projector Central about their experiences during the second day of the Integrated Systems Europe Show. 

Feb 2, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Hassen Ahouiek of Habi, Bart Devos of Barco, Pete Trauth of Nirvana Home Entertainment, Scott McMurray of Epitome Living, and David Meyer of CEDIA about their experiences during the second day of the Integrated Systems Europe Show. 

Feb 1, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Christiaan Beukes of Sphere Custom, Ben Goff of Cinema Lusso, Hassan Ahouiek of Habi, Peter Aylett of Officina Acustica, Rich Green of Rich Green Design and Steven Rissi of CEDIA about their experiences at the opening day of the Integrated Systems Europe Show. 

Jan 20, 2023

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, CEDIA Sr. Director of Technology & Standards and host of the CEDIA Podcast talks with Rob Sabin, Editor-in-Chief of ProjectorCentral.com and Michael Heiss, freelance writer for Residential Tech Today and Hidden Wires about all things display technology at the 2023 CES show.

Jan 8, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Eric Fry, Director of Engineering for IoT & Smart Hospitality and Mitchel Klein, Director of Alliances Strategy for Silicon Labs and Executive Director of the Z-Wave Alliance about our experiences walking around the CES show floor on the second day of the show.

Jan 7, 2023

In this Podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Rich Green of Rich Green Design about our experiences walking around the CES show floor on the second day of the show.

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