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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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The Era of IoT: Opportunities for Privacy and Security Providers

Parks Associates
May 04, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) growth in broadband households opens up opportunities for companies to sell products and services.

Parks Associates explain how the Internet of Things provides opportunities for privacy and security providers.

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Meet the 2015 Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Judges

CEDIA
May 04, 2015

CEDIA awards logo 2015For the first time, CEDIA is proud to announce the judges for the 2015 Electronic Lifestyles® Awards competition. Meet the panel that will judge the home technology professional categories in this year’s competition.

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Add Clarity to Your Documentation With New Architectural Drawing Symbols

CEDIA
Apr 27, 2015

ANSI Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing SymbolsIn design documentation, clarity and accuracy equal time and money. When consistency is critical, industry standards become essential.

A new standard for a common set of blueprint icons for electronic systems design promises to lay the foundation for this much-needed clarity and consistency.

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Participate in CEDIA Benchmarking Survey by May 15 for Exclusive Benefits

CEDIA
Apr 27, 2015

BenchmarkingWhat would you be willing to pay for a customized report that shows how your company is performing compared to the competition?

In exchange for as little as 30 minutes of your time, you can access this report free of charge by participating in CEDIA’s annual Benchmarking Survey.

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Wanted: Candid Conversations About Your Business Issues

CEDIA
Apr 27, 2015

marketing successYou asked, and CEDIA listened.

In a recent CEDIA survey, more than 80% of respondents expressed interest in a peer groups program for home technology professionals (integrators) to share best practices and industry insights both virtually and in-person.

Enter CEDIA Groups, the newest CEDIA program devoted to bringing you closer to the solutions your business needs.

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Employee Productivity Tracking Part 1: The Importance of Tracking

CEDIA
Apr 20, 2015

Productivity MeterProductivity tracking doesn't mean watching employees to make sure they are behaving. It means working with them to keep efforts at a high level and establish goals for improvement.

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Who Should Receive CEDIA’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award?

CEDIA
Apr 20, 2015

CEDIA Awards 2015The honors have gone to innovators, inventors, leaders, instructors, visionaries, entrepreneurs, and more. Whose name is missing from the list?

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How They Did It: Personalized Luxury

CEDIA
Apr 20, 2015

Personalized Luxury TheaterThis 12,000-sq.-ft. luxury residence features intuitive control over the home’s AV system, with a stellar custom home theater as its centerpiece.

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CEDIA Remembers Lutron Founder Joel Spira

CEDIA
Apr 13, 2015

Joel SpiraCEDIA is saddened by the passing of Joel Spira and remembers the innovation and passion that he brought not only to his company but to the industry as a whole.

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VIDEO: Running a Business Isn’t Rocket Science. Or Is It?

Mitchell Klein
Apr 13, 2015

maniscalco video stillCEDIA’s Business Xchange, taking place in Houston, TX, will help you work on your business and gain experiential knowledge.

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Does Virtual Reality have an Invitation into the Customers' Home?

CEDIA
Apr 10, 2015

CEDIA veteran volunteer Rich Green gives insight into what the future of virtual reality means for the home technology industry.
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How They Did It: Digital Foresight

CEDIA
Apr 06, 2015


This client required that the nine year-old analog system be upgraded to the digital era. They wanted a system that allowed them to more easily interact with the home, especially while entertaining guests.
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What is it Worth to You?

Andrea Miller
Apr 06, 2015

Your CEDIA membership is only worth what you put into it. If you pay a membership fee every year and don’t take advantage of the opportunities that come with CEDIA membership, you’re not getting everything that’s available to you. Let us fill you in on just a few of the benefits of renewing your CEDIA membership.
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