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Why We Do What We Do

CEDIA
Jul 28, 2015

size and scopeContribute to critical industry research by participating in the CEDIA Size and Scope of the Residential Electronic Systems Market survey.

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Networking Training You Can't Afford to Miss

CEDIA
Jul 21, 2015

network-cablesHomeowners are attracted to the ease of having an integrated home in order to access their home remotely and from the palm of their hand.

But this desire comes with a need for networks that are properly configured for reliability and security from hackers who want to access homeowners’ private information.

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How They Did It: Home Theater Automation

CEDIA
Jul 21, 2015

This homeowner, who is a builder, wanted the most accurate audio and video reproduction possible for his family on a modest budget, as well as an inspirational theater to demonstrate his company’s capabilities to prospective clients. 

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Help CEDIA Paint a Clearer Picture of the Industry

CEDIA
Jul 13, 2015

size and scopeContribute to the critical industry research that helps you make business decisions when you participate in the 2015 CEDIA Size and Scope of the Residential Electronic Systems Market survey, opening this week.

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Conflict Resolution for the Small Business Owner

CEDIA
Jul 06, 2015

width=Conflict is inevitable. Even at the best-run companies, it's just a part of doing business. But in order to keep business moving, the conflict must be resolved. Often, in a small business, the task of conflict resolution falls to the business owner.

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How They Did It: Reliable Integration

CEDIA
Jun 29, 2015

Reliable Integration_kitchenAV Prestige met this homeowner's need for a fully integrated home that could be controlled remotely via iPads or iPhones.

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Why Turning to Your Colleagues for Advice can Benefit You and the Business

CEDIA
Jun 22, 2015

CollaborationIt is important for home technology companies to share information with each other to be better prepared for any obstacles they may encounter with clients.

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How They Did It: Control from a Distance

CEDIA
Jun 22, 2015

Control from a DistanceAV Works met these homeowners vision of a fully integrated home with clean features that could be controlled from anywhere in the world.

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Are You Doing Enough to Market Your Business?

CEDIA
Jun 15, 2015

DecisionsAny business knows the value of marketing: it's how you reach customers, provide updates, and promote yourself.

As a home technology company, the rules are no different. You need to take advantage of marketing to ensure your customers, or potential customers, aren't just aware of you, but want to get involved in what you are offering.

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How They Did It: Custom Functionality

CEDIA
Jun 12, 2015

Custom Functionality 6Encore Custom Audio Video's primary objective was to turn an underutilized space into a combination of family theater and a man-cave. It required a design that created the feel of an isolated room, yet the area is also utilized as an access point to the gym, the garage, and storage rooms.

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Gaining a Competitive Edge

CEDIA
Jun 08, 2015

What sets one home technology business apart from another?

While you and your colleagues know the answer to this, there are probably many potential customers out there who assume one is just as good as the next. Sure, different home technology companies offer a variety of specialties, but at the end of the day, it's the customer who decides the future of the business.

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How They Did It: Contemporary Integration

CEDIA
Jun 08, 2015

Contemporary Integration 4Audio Images created this basement level home cinema that meets high performance standards while being well-integrated to the rest of the home's entertainment activities, all on a tight budget.

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CEDIA Boot Camps Return in June

Andrea Miller
Jun 01, 2015

Basic-Boot-CampAttend CEDIA Boot Camps and gain the skills you need to achieve your next career goal.

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How They Did It: From All Directions

CEDIA
Jun 01, 2015

From All Directions 3Integration Controls paired two companies on this project to create an intuitive user experience. This home was integrated in nearly every way: electronics, aesthetics, and with two company ideals, creating a unique offering to the homeowner.

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Employee Productivity Tracking Part 2: How to Track Employee Productivity

CEDIA
Jun 01, 2015

Keeping track of employee productivity is as beneficial for the employee as it is for your home technology business. By monitoring productivity, you can isolate what is working best and continue to emphasize those efforts.

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CEDIA Volunteer Ian Bryant on Value of In-Person Training

CEDIA
May 18, 2015

Crestron MastersCEDIA volunteer Ian Bryant, who recently attended Crestron’s Masters Training, took a moment to discuss with CEDIA the value of attending in-person training events put on by manufacturers such as Crestron as well as CEDIA Training.

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What is the KNX Protocol?

CEDIA
May 18, 2015

KNX_LogoSimon Buddle, Education Director of CEDIA EMEA, answers a few questions about the KNX Protocol and provides information on how it will affect the home technology industry.

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How They Did It: Traditional Flair

CEDIA
May 17, 2015

Traditional Flair ScreenTechLife Media Systems created this award-wining custom home cinema with a traditional finish and seating for nine.

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Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Entries Due May 18

CEDIA
May 11, 2015

CEDIA award logo 2015You’ve already earned it. Now it’s time to claim it. Enter the CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® Awards competition by Monday, May 18 for a chance to be recognized within the industry and beyond for your company’s best work.

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How They Did It: Modern Makeover

CEDIA
May 04, 2015

Modern Makeover Living RoomThe original owner of this Victorian, a local spec home builder, wanted to provide a well-rounded, efficient integrated home system. VIA International initiated this project with the builder and then continued on as the home was purchased, ultimately delivering a robust system that provided all the conveniences of the new owners’ primary home.


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CEDIA blog posts are intended to provide general information and should not be regarded as legal opinions or advice.

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