CEDIA TechTalk

That Giant Sucking Sound is Your Profit, Sinking One Balun at a Time: CEDIA Expo Tech Talk

By Julie Jacobson · October 9, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Talk: It took 1.5 years for this CE Pro 100 integrator to select a vendor and implement an end-to-end software platform to run his business. It was grueling. It was expensive. But it was well worth it.

Smart-Home Pros (No One Else) Can Own Emerging ‘Energy Automation’ Field: CEDIA Tech Talk

By Julie Jacobson · September 27, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Talk: With expertise in multiple smart-home subsystems, home-tech pros can dominate emerging 'energy automation' category, encompassing home energy storage, smart-grid integration, renewable energy and home automation.

A/V Switchers are ‘Dying Because of Cost and Scale’ as IP Video Thrives: CEDIA Tech Talk

By Julie Jacobson · September 25, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Talk: Reps from the SDVoE Alliance, Netgear and Savant home automation proclaim the death of traditional A/V switchers with the rise of 10Gbps networks and video-over-IP technology.

Invasion of the Giant MicroLEDs and the Pesky Question of LCR Speakers: CEDIA Tech Talk

By Julie Jacobson · September 24, 2018 • During a CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Tech talk, Samsung and Harman discuss video walls, including 'The Wall' and other MicroLEDs, in residential applications, plus challenges of LCR speaker placement.

5G is Home Tech’s ‘Most Impactful Trend’ in 20 Years: CEDIA Roundtable

By Julie Jacobson · September 20, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018: 5G might be a year away, but smart-home integrators should start prepping now for the next-gen cellular service, with its major implications for IoT, content delivery and mobility.