It's women in CE month. In this podcast we speak with Amanda Wildman of Tru Media. Heather Sidorowicz of Southtown AV, Jamie Restrepo of Restrepo Innovations along with CEDIA's Wendy Griffiths, VP of Member Engagement and Global Development and Jessica Guyon, Content Manager and new CEDIA podcast Co-Host about their experiences and thoughts on our industry.
In this podcast Steven Rissi and I talk with Peter Aylett of HTE, Amanda Wildman of TruMedia, Ben Goff of Multiroom Media (Cinema Luso), and Christiaan Beukes of Sphere Custom and Twisted Pear about work/life balance, customer sentiment and setting expectations.
Links: HTE https://www.hte.design
Multiroom Media: http://www.multiroommedia.co.uk/home-cinema/
Sphere Custom: https://www.spherecustom.com
Jamie Gold hosts a Wellness Wednesday conversation on Clubhouse which CEDIA's Ian Bryant, Sr. Director or Strategic Partnerships joined the conversation along with, Carley Knobloch, a personal technology expert and 'Digital Stylist', and Rose Dostal, who is an architect and interior designer.
Rose Dostal: http://www.rmddesignsllc.com/about-2/services/
Carley Knobloch: https://carleyk.com
In this podcast, I speak with Joel Silver of ISF, Jason Dustal of Murideo, as well as David Meyer and Steven Rissi of CEDIA about the new CEDIA/CTA-RP28 Recommended Practice on HDMI® Design and Verification.
RP28 is free! Here's a link: https://cedia.net/product.aspx?ID=3125
Link to CEDIA Education: https://cedia.net/education-events/education
To get involved with CEDIA standards, email: email@example.com
In this podcast, Ian Bryant and I talk with Tim Sinnaeve of Barco Residential about digital art. This isn't a discussion about technology, we discuss the general landscape and the growing opportunity it fords the integrator.
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Recently, Poppy Crum was the keynote speaker at the 2021 CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. If you were able to make the show, you had an opportunity to watch her keynote address. If not, this podcast dives deep into a previous CEDIA podcast where we interviewed Poppy before the CEDIA Expo. Turns out that story telling is deep, very deep. We've sliced and diced that podcast to bring you this one that will dive into subjects such as standards, creative intent, XR, haptics, wellness, empathetic technology, data gathering, personalization, sensors, deep fakes, and biometrics.
Join Walt Zerbe (CEDIA), Randy Reece (Draper), Ben Aymami (American Lighting), Dennis Erskine (The Erskine Group), Tom Doherty (HTSA), and Steven Rissi (CEDIA) as we talk about our experiences during the second day of exposition at the 2021 CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis Indiana.
Join Walt Zerbe (CEDIA), Dan McGowan (CEDIA), Frank Defilippis (Dish), Eric Bodley (Future Ready Solutions), Nathan Holmes (Access Networks), and Ian Bryant (CEDIA) as we talk about our experiences during the first day of exposition at the 2021 CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis Indiana.
Much like the interest in home technology integration for many of us, our pastimes can grow into deeper interests and even build business. Co-Hosts Walt Zerbe and Dan McGowan talk AV activities like AV Yoga, wine clubs, book clubs, and more with Katye McGregor Bennett of KMB Communications, Amanda Wildman of TruMedia, Jamie Briesemeister of Integration Controls, and Ian Bryant of CEDIA.
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SURGE! A tricky problem deserves a detailed discussion, and this episode unspools surges, protection, grounding, and so much more. Bill Whitlock, who is with California-based Whitlock Consulting;, Tim Fazio, who is with Pennsylvania-based Transient Protection Design; and Ken Erdmann, who is CEDIA's director of workforce training and education, cover the highly-technical to the highly-practical with co-hosts Walt Zerbe and Dan McGowan.
Tim Fazio offer's one-on-one meetings to discuss surge protection and grounding.
The issue of privacy for integrators and all its related intersections can be daunting. Nathan Holmes of Access Networks and CEDIA Tech Council Chairperson Mike Maniscalco of Pytheas discuss privacy implications and concerns (including talking to your lawyer), as well as provide practical takeaways for integrators, their businesses, and their customers. Walt Zerbe and Dan McGowan host.
National Security Training Academy (NSTA), as referenced by Nathan.
For businesses, technologies, and services in their early stages, the road ahead is a challenge. You'll hear from CEDIA Senior Director Strategic Partnerships Ian Bryant about how one unique section of the upcoming CEDIA Expo, the Launchpad, helps provide a nice boost. CEDIA Senior Director of Technology & Standards Walt Zerbe and CEDIA Public Relations Specialist Dan McGowan cohost the episode and discuss the value of the in-person experience in Indy.
Contact Ian Bryant if you're interested in showcasing at the Launchpad: firstname.lastname@example.org
Though there are significant differences between the demands and expectations of residential work and jobs in the commercial space, there are also crossover elements. In Part Four of our Resimercial series, Eddie Shapiro of SmartTouch USA and Rich Green of Rich Green Design join CEDIA Senior Director of Technology & Standards Walt Zerbe and CEDIA Senior Director of Technical Education Steve Rissi to break it all down.
Ah, yes, EQ. A critical topic and set of skills to be sure, but what is EQ -- and, as importantly -- what ISN'T it? Renowned industry thought leaders Peter Aylett of HTE, Dennis Erskine of Erskine Group, and Sebastien Gailleton of the StormAudio brand untangle EQ's practical and higher-level points with co-hosts Walt Zerbe and Steve Rissi.
Level up your audio game with CEDIA Education at CEDIA Expo 2021.
CEDIA Expo is around the corner and Co-hosts Walt Zerbe, Steve Rissi, and Dan McGowan will talk about the subjects that will help you get the most out of your time. We'll cover "why" for taking CEDIA Education before -- at long last -- we return to Indy together as an industry at CEDIA Expo 2021. Guests include LK Associates' Jason Sayen, CEDIA's Ken Erdmann, and CEDIA's Steve Rissi.
Resimercial, Part Three: What do you need to know about audio – especially when it comes to echo-canceling and proper mic’ing? How are these spaces calibrated? How are they treated for sound? How are they lit? What are proper camera setups? What about AV over IP – what do you need to know? Again, there will be classes at CEDIA Expo that cover these topics. Our guests are Rich Green (Rich Green Design) and Eddie Shapiro (SmartTouchUSA).
Highlights from the most popular podcasts of 2021 – so far. Topics in these clips include deep dives into speaker tech, KNX, the complex systems in a massive CEDIA-Award-winning project, and much more.
Michael Heiss has been busy, covering events including Display Week, E3, and the Apple Developers Conference (WWDC21). He’ll also tell us about the latest gaming, display, immersive audio developments, and quite a bit more.
Are you thinking about building a showroom? What are the pros and cons? What are some baseline needs when you’re building one? What location considerations do you need to take into account? What tech or AV solutions are absolute musts? Guests include 2020 CEDIA Award winners for Best Showroom: Adam Begley, Wired Life (Asia Pacific); and Shelby Schwartz and Eric Fisher, Cinegration (Americas).
Guy Singleton (creator of the CEDIA Designer) and Anthony Grimani (PMI) give us the rundown on the latest updates and features of TCD, and we cover performance facts and concepts behind media room design. Want to get involved with standards at CEDIA? Drop us a line: email@example.com
Details on our new affinity partner with Stuart Collingwood, Managing Director of Zuma. Zuma is an all-in-one biometric lighting plus Wi-Fi audio solution that comes in a variety of form factors ready for in-ceiling installation. The company’s founders are from a variety of well-known manufacturers with decades of experience in the CEDIA channel. They’re ready to work with UK members right now, but they’re expanding.
A preview of our CEDIA Expo 2021 keynote with the presenter, Poppy Crum. The topic: The Future of Storytelling. New technology has not only allowed for new products and human experiences, but also new ways of storytelling. As changing forms of media grow in popularity and scope, businesses are also able to connect with audiences in previously unimaginable ways. Dr. Crum – neuroscientist and technologist with Dolby Labs and Stanford -- looks at the future of storytelling and what audiences concerned with changing media ought to be paying attention to now. Expo registration opens June 9.
Part Two of the Resimercial Series: What are your unified communications options? Videoconferencing at home vs. work – what do you need to know? Can commercial scheduling devices be integrated into home situations? YES, there will be classes at CEDIA Expo that cover these topics. We’re joined by David Danto, Director of Emerging Technology, imcca.org; Steve Rissi, Senior Director of Technical Education, CEDIA; and Ian Bryant, Senior Director Strategic Partnerships, CEDIA.
Details on our new affinity partner with Joseph Castonguay, Vice President of Autoslide North America. Autoslide is an automatic sliding door system that retrofits to your existing sliding doors. Although new to Propel, the company’s been around for many years. (Look for them at Expo, too.)
Longtime CEDIA volunteer and web designer Geoff Meads walk us through best practices for getting your message to existing and potential clients. You can leverage your website for better customer interaction, improved service, and lead generation. We’ll also hear from Taylor Cutler from Podium, a company that specifically handles tools for website interaction and messaging.