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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 127: Expo Education Update

Ed Wenck
Jun 21, 2019

Steve Rissi, CEDIA's director of technical training — a former tech who's worked in the field — and our Senior Director of Education Samantha Ventura join us to give us the skinny on the classes that'll fit your firm's needs and how the Education team has been polishing the training catalog for CEDIA Expo 2019.
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The CEDIA Podcast 126: Guide to Denver, On and Off the Expo Floor

Ed Wenck
Jun 14, 2019

A guide to CEDIA Expo 2019, including stuff to see and do all around Denver when you're not on the show floor.
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The CEDIA Podcast 125: Report from Display Week

Ed Wenck
Jun 07, 2019

Michael Heiss just attended the Display Week show in California, and he’s got the skinny on display technology that’ll be impacting us in the near future.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 124: Leadership Conference Preview

Ed Wenck
May 31, 2019

Three presenters from CEDIA’s upcoming Leadership Conference have info you can use right now on housing markets, leveraging your businesses "weaknesses" into strengths, and selling lighting.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 123: All About Cabling

Ed Wenck
May 24, 2019

As the home network grows more complex — and we get closer to the adoption of technologies such as 8K video — cabling will become more critical. Is it time to become expert with fiber so your projects are “future-ready”?
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 122: Business Model Transformation for RMR

Ed Wenck
May 17, 2019

EVP of Consumer Business Development & Strategic Partnerships at 20th Century Fox John Penney has advice on moving from a transactional business to a hybrid business: making money from both transactions AND recurring monthly revenue.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 121: Munich High-End Part Two

Ed Wenck
May 13, 2019

The second report from the Munich High-End audio show features Walt Zerbe, who is joined by: Christiaan Beukes (Sphere Custom), James Chen (Kordz), and Peter Aylett (Archimedia).
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 120: Munich High-End Part One

Ed Wenck
May 10, 2019

In this first report from the Munich High-End audio show, Walt Zerbe is joined by: Christiaan Beukes (Sphere Custom), James Chen (Kordz), and Peter Aylett (Archimedia).
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 119: Two-Parter — Recapping a Steve Wozniak Talk; Remodeling Stats

Ed Wenck
May 03, 2019

CEDIA's Ian Bryant, Anastasia Tate, and Ed Wenck all went to see Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak speak at Purdue University — here's their recap. Plus, Walt Zerbe just attended a conference on remodeling trends at Harvard, and he's got info.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 118: Two Award Winners

Ed Wenck
Apr 26, 2019

Here's a chat with Stephen Nevison (Intuitive Homes) and Oliver Hall (Ultamation) on their Global Award-winning project for Best Integrated Home, plus a talk with Michael Sherman (Henri) and Thanh Lepinaux (Lutron) on Henri's award-winning showroom.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 117: Business Advice from the Tech Summit

Ed Wenck
Apr 24, 2019

This episode highlights some key takeaways from two business classes at the CEDIA Tech Summit in Irvine, CA.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 116: Report from NAB

Ed Wenck
Apr 19, 2019

Michael Heiss (M Heiss Consulting) attended the annual NAB (formerly called the "National Association of Broadcasters") Show in Vegas earlier this month. Besides the usual suspects — as in 5G and 8K — there was a lot of chatter about IP.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 115: Understanding High-Net-Worth Clients

Ed Wenck
Apr 12, 2019

David Hunt is with a wealth management firm called Bernstein, and he speaks with high-net-worth individuals every day — which means he has vast insights at to what makes them tick. Learn about the three different types of rich folks, what they're worried about, and the fact-finding technique called "deep discovery."
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The CEDIA Podcast Episode 114: Human-Centric Really Means Custom

Ed Wenck
Apr 05, 2019

Rich Green of Rich Green Ink and Peter Aylett of Archimedia talk about designing custom systems for clients with a technique that requires you to think more like an anthropologist and less like an engineer.
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The CEDIA Podcast Episode 113: Wellness Tech at SXSW

Ed Wenck
Mar 29, 2019

Mike Maniscalco (Better Living Technologies) surveyed the tech offerings — mainly in the health and wellness space — at South By Southwest 2019, and reports on what he saw and its potential impact on integrators.
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The CEDIA Podcast Episode 112: The Tech in the New HQ

Ed Wenck
Mar 22, 2019

There's an "experience center" demonstrating residential multiple systems (and interfaces) from kitchen to living room to bed and bath, a state-of-the-art training facility, and much more in CEDIA's new Indiana headquarters. Guest Ian Bryant, who oversaw a lot of the integration, takes us on a tour of the building.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 111: The Coming Impact of 5G and Edge Computing

Ed Wenck
Mar 15, 2019

John Penney, EVP of Consumer Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for 20th Century Fox, attended the Mobile World Congress in Spain in late February, and brought back a ton of info on what's happening in the connected worlds of 5G and edge computing.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 111: Tech Summit Keynote Panelists

Ed Wenck
Mar 12, 2019

Today's keynote from a VERY hectic CEDIA Tech Summit covered everything from service contracts to concerns about 5G to the benefits of 8K displays.
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 110: A Pair of Project Profiles

Ed Wenck
Mar 08, 2019

We had a chance to talk to several CEDIA award-winning firms and manufacturers on the Main Stage at ISE 2019, and here's a pair of deep dives into projects by SONA (with help from Artcoustic — and pictured here) and The Next Level (with an assist from Crestron).
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The CEDIA Podcast, Episode 109: Education and Legislation

Ed Wenck
Mar 01, 2019

We've got a two-parter this episode: CEDIA's Darren Reaman tells us about the legislation that can impact member firms, and our Samantha Ventura and Derick Abshire fill us in on the new classes coming to CEDIA Expo 2019 in Denver.
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