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Dec 16, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Steven Rissi, Sr. Director of Technical Education and Ken Erdmann, Director of Educational Programs at CEDIA about learning.  We dive into what CEDIA is doing and talk about the differences between competency, skill, knowledge, and many other things.

Dec 9, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA podcast talks with Morgan Scarboro, Sr. Director of Tax Policy & Economist at MultiState Associates and Darren Reaman, Director of Government Affairs at CEDIA about what to expect in 2023 regarding potential legislative and tax issues.  We talk about how the political landscape may have an effect on the issues and policies we care about in the integration channel as well as new potential tax law that may affect us.

Nov 11, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Peter Crane, Director of White Room Technology and Geoff Meads, owner of Presto AV about photography for installations.  We talk about file size, pixel size, lenses, camera sensor size, lighting, iphones, using professional photographers and a whole host of things.

Nov 4, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Jonathan Marshall and Alex Buchan who are founding members of Safeshark about the new Product Security & Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI) based around ETSI EN 303 645 soon going into effect in the UK that will affect all connected products and how you do business.  Compliance will become mandatory!   This is the first of it's kind and like ERP and GDRP, will undoubtly make it way to the entire worls in some fashion at some point in time.

https://bills.parliament.uk/bills/3069

https://www.etsi.org/deliver/etsi_en/303600_303699/303645/02.01.01_60/en_303645v020101p.pdf

Oct 28, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA does a power mashup between three podcasts that cover DC Micro Grids, Digital Electricity, NEC 2023 code changes and policy. The guests on the podcasts are: Harry Stokman, DC Entrepreneur, Allan Burns, Director of Telemental, Ken Erdmann, Director of Technical Education at CEDIA, Michael Cogbill, Principle at Rev2 Consulting, and Darren Reaman, Director of Public Affairs at CEDIA.

Oct 14, 2022

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talked with Matt Bernath, President of Vital about planning for market downturns and, more importantly, knowing your business in a way many don't.  We get into best practices for your business in regard to financial health, metrics and leeding indicators to watch.

Oct 10, 2022

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talkes with David Weinstien, Chair of the CEDIA Board of Directors, Jamie Briesemeister, Vice Chair and Chair of the CEDIA Governance Committee, and Daryl Freidman, Global President and CEO of CEDIA about the importance of voting for the board representatives and we talk about governance transparancy.

Oct 7, 2022

In this podcast, Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talked with Chris Oram, owner of Oram Home Technologies about attending his first CEDIA Expo.

Oct 1, 2022

In this episode Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology and Standards at CEDIA with Ashley Kimsey of AVA, Gordon Van Zuiden of Cyber Manor, Jon Stein of Stone Gliden and Mitch Klein of Silicon Labs about their experience at day two of the CEDIA Expo.

Sep 16, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Luke O'Brien, Director of Content at Kaleidescape about the up-comming CEDIA Expo Keynote, "Entertainment Evolution 2022: Content Overload" presented by Greg Durkin of Enact Insight and about Kaleidescape, and being a sponsor of that Keynote.

Sep 9, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Kris Hogg, Head of Luxury Living at Samsung and Norma Garcia Muro, VP of Marketing at Kaleidescape about taking a different, more simplified approach at the initial sales pitch.  This podcast was inspired by an article Kris wrote and published on Linked-In.

Link to Kris's article:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/sell-feeling-dream-dont-details-kris-hogg/

Aug 19, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Darren Raeman, Director of Government Affairs at CEDIA, Michael Cogbill, Principle at Rev2 Consultants, ane Ken Erdmann, DIrector of Technical Education Programs at CEDIA about recent NEC 2023 code changes and government affairs.

Aug 13, 2022

In this Podcast, we take key excerpts from a panel discussion held at the 2022 ISE show that talks about CEDIA Certification.  Mandy Becker, VP of Education at CEDIA hosts a panel with Andy and Annie Baker of Baker Stone Systems, Mike Ranpura od Smart Life AV, Pete Trauth of Nirvana Home Entertainment Systems and Alan Matthews of Automated Spaces. 

Aug 5, 2022

In this Podcast, we take key excerpts from a panel discussion about the most recent white paper CEDIA released titled, "The Integrator of 2027." Peter Aylett of Officina Acustica and Christiaan Beukes of Sphere Custom join me on the stage to talk about the underpinnings of this paper.

Link to the paper:  https://landing.cedia.net/IO27/io27.html

 

Jul 16, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Mark Taylor, Commercial Director at Invision, Peter Alloway, Head of Business Development at Invision, Yadev Tailor, Channel Account Manager for Sony, Julian Scott, Managing Director at Display Calibrations, and Steven Carter, Business Development Manager EMEA at CEDIA about the recent Invision event held in Sunny Bracknell in Yorkshire.

Jul 11, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA talks with Peter Aylett, Partner at Officina Acustica, Sam Cavitt, founder of Paradise Theater & the Cinema-Connoisseur magazine, Adam Pelz, Owner of Bespoke Cinemas, and Ben Goff, Techincal Director of Cinema Lusso about creative intent from an integrators point of view.  You can catch part one, which focuses on the creators side here: 

https://traffic.libsyn.com/cedia/Creative_Intent_mixdown.mp3

 

Jul 2, 2022

In this podcast Walt Zerbe, Sr. Director of Technology & Standards at CEDIA and host for the CEDIA Podcast talks with Mitchel Klein, Executive Director of the Z-Wave Alliance about where we are with Matter, the common protocol apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and others are working on bringing to fruition.

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