Ed and Walt are joined by CEDIA’s Ian Bryant and David Meyer, along with Michael Heiss (MHeiss Consulting) for a recap of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – usually held in Las Vegas, it’ a virtual event this year.
How is the 2021 CES virtual show going to work, exactly? What are the expected highlights and trends? Walt, Ed, and Michael Heiss have a preview.
Jason Knott from CEPro joins Ed and Walt to give his perspective on the trends that emerged in 2020, and what we might expect to see in 2021.
Happy holidays! It’s the second of our two-part series, in which we’ll replay clips from the ten most popular podcasts of 2020. Part Two takes us from numbers five through one. We cover video calibration, coping with business disruptions, and a hilarious segment on 5G with YouTube’s “ElectroBOOM” guy, Mehdi Sadaghdar.
In this two-part series, we’ll hear clips from the ten most popular podcasts of 2020. Part One: Clips from podcasts ten through six on the list. Topics include proper power management, immersive audio, cybersecurity and more.
CEDIA’s Global Services Manager Jenn McGuire joins us for the skinny on the new CEDIA Career Center. The site allows you to:
We’ll also hear from Jenn and CEDIA’s Member Programs Manager Jess Thornburg on all the current member benefits – it’s renewal time, after all.
Roger Dressler (RWD Consulting) and Peter Aylett (HTE) join us for a deep dive into the challenges of keeping the immersive audio experience as consistent as possible for every seat in a dedicated home theater, including some pretty revolutionary ideas from the guests.
Rich Green (Rich Green Design) gives us the latest on XR – “extended reality.” How does it encompass VR, AR, and MR? What are the newest advances? What’s happening in the realms of brain-computer interfaces, haptics, and (especially) audio? And most importantly, how will it impact your business?
Mike Heiss is back to tell us what he’s learned about all the new content and channels available to consumers – and the latest devices your clients will be asking about to deliver all that entertainment.
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This new virtual leadership series is an engaging three-part event with the theme of “Financial Success and Growth for the Leader: 2021 and Beyond.” The CEDIA Leadership Series includes market forecasts, and Mollie Carmichael and David Brown of Zonda break down the numbers with Ed and Walt.
Samsung’s The Wall: https://bit.ly/3gCY0te
Details on a new affinity program: CEDIA Propel. Propel is designed to connect members to new brands and products in emerging categories and expand Integrator access to products and services that can accelerate business growth and revenue opportunity. This is particularly important as our industry emerges from the pandemic. Guests include CEDIA Board Directors Jamie Briesemeister (Integration Controls) and John Buchanan (Meridian).
CEDIA's new virtual leadership series is an engaging three-part event with the theme of “Financial Success and Growth for the Leader: 2021 and Beyond.” We preview what you'll learn with tips on personal branding, growth, scaling, technology, culture, trends, and innovation. Linzi Boyd, branding expert and entrepreneur, joins us along with CEDIA’s Samantha Ventura.
What does project management really mean? What are the most important elements? What makes PM particularly challenging in our industry? What resources are available to help people learn more? Ed and Walt are joined by Simon Buddle, CEDIA’s EMEA head of standards and curriculum.
CEDIA’s Technical Research Consultant David Meyer breaks down what’s in the new White Paper on HDMI 2.1, and Senior Vice President of Education and Training Samantha Ventura and Director of Technical Training Steve Rissi tell us how new coursework lines up with that info.
Impossibly small spaces. Saltwater. Humidity. Extreme temperatures. Piracy concerns. The issues involved in working on yachts and smaller boats add another layer to the traditional AV, networking, lighting, control, and other systems handled in a typical integration. We get the how-tos from Andrew Royall, Eclectic Home Technology and Stephan Goodhue and Bruce Cox of Liquid Automation.
Meet the individual who’s been honored with the CEDIA 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award: “Cap’n Vid,” the one and only Michael Heiss. He’s got some great stories about the origins of CEDIA – and his time at NBC television.
Jamie Gold -- Industry expert, wellness consultant, Forbes.com columnist, and author of “Wellness by Design” (and many more) -- joins us with her thoughts on the intersection of tech and wellness design, and how the pandemic can and will impact technology integrations.
In this brief episode we hear from the five candidates running for positions on the CEDIA Board of Directors. This year, open board positions include one CEDIA member candidate from the EMEA region and three from the rest of the global membership. We give each candidate three minutes to make their pitch to tell you why you should vote for them.
Voting closes on October 21.
Tax expert Morgan Scarboro from MultiState covers how states will get “creative” on taxes: business and corporate taxes, taxes on digital goods, taxes on services, and so on – based on what we've learned from previous recessions.
A roundup of some of the Talks offered by CEDIA Volunteers at this year’s Virtual Expo Experience. Topics include the difficulties of making voice control interfaces really understand various phrasings, video analytics for surveillance, a preview of Wi-Fi 6E, and more.
Everything you need to know about flat panel displays – especially the big, bright ones that are now on the market. We’ve got deets on installation and applications, and what you need to consider regarding heat, power, noise, and the perfect audio setup. Our guest is Samsung’s Kris Hogg.
Samsung’s The Wall: https://bit.ly/3gCY0te
And for something a little different: Imagine a cross between Bill Nye and the guys from Jackass, but with content focusing on electronics, debunking fake viral videos ABOUT electronics, and dispelling myths about 5G panic and what have you. That's Mehdi Sadaghdar. This YouTube sensation is informative, funny as heck, and apparently impervious to injury.
A chat with CEDIA’s Keynote speaker at the 2020 Virtual Expo Experience. Boyd will deliver two addresses: Building Brands to Shift Industries: Today, Tomorrow, The Future; and Economic, Societal, and Consumer Trends for a 21st Century Mindset: In Conversation with Linzi Boyd and Darren Shirlaw.
Mike Heiss (M Heiss Consulting) attended the annual Display Week show (virtual this year) to fill us in on the latest gear – that you can’t even buy yet. This show from SID (the Society for Information Display) is a look at emerging tech as it begins to come to market.
Google and Ring are now offering products and services tailor-made for CEDIA firms – and we’ll learn more about the philosophy behind their growing pro divisions. Guests include Google’s Adeel Tufail and Ring’s Andrew Vloyanetes.
Google Duplex https://youtu.be/D5VN56jQMWM
Google Nest Pro https://pro.nest.com/build/