Diction, Dialog, Drats!

Voice Control is soon to be the ubiquitous interface, one famous man provides us with proper procedure to make it perfect. Always! It has long been a dream to control systems and access information without the inconvenience or awkwardness of a physical interface. Touchscreen and mobile devices, (such as phones and tablets), all require tactile … Read more

ResiWeek Episode 40: Real World Automation

ResiWeek Episode 40: Real World Automation

On this week’s show we talk about selling UHD and 4K in the home and how to best demo a system. A look ahead to what 2017 will look like in business and the tech. Plus, where voice control fits into home automation.

Host: Matt Scott

Guests:

  • Steven Brawner – Pro Audio Georgia
  • Julie Jacobson – CE Pro
  • John Sciacca – Resisystems

Runtime: 34:32

 

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ResiWeek Episode 27: Wild, Wild West

ResiWeek Episode 27: Wild, Wild West

Origin Acoustics has become the master distributor for iRoom. Consumer confidence is up in the tech sector. How do residential dealers market what they do? Plus, Staples is getting out of the smart home business. Host: Matt Scott Guests: Delia Hansen – http://www.clarecontrols.com/home-automation/ Jason Knott – http://www.cepro.com/ Tim Albright – https://twitter.com/tdalbright Record Date: 8/8/2016 Running Time: 33:55 Video: Audio … Read more

ResiWeek Episode 17: Ok, Google

ResiWeek Episode 17: Ok, Google

Google has a new product that will compete with Amazon’s Echo. What will this do to push forward the smart home? How exactly do yogurt 120 volts on a coax cable line? Plus, we talk about what value there is for residential at the InfoComm Show. Host: Tim Albright Guests: Joe Whitaker and Paul Williams … Read more

ResiWeek Episode 9: Alexa Skynet

ResiWeek Episode 9: Alexa Skynet

Amazon has released a way to DIY your own Echo. What does this mean for residential integrators? We talk about how to help your customers do their own homework, even when they aren’t hiring you. Plus, how do you hold on to great employees? Host: Tim Albright Guests: Todd Puma, Heather Sidorowicz, and Jason Knott … Read more

ResiWeek Episode 4: The Future of Sharp

ResiWeek Episode 4: The Future of Sharp

Macintosh Labs has announced a number of products will be available online. What does this do to high-end audio retailers? How does a company get themselves picked for a home builder’s control system? Plus, what is the latest in the ongoing saga of Sharp? Host: Tim Albright Guests: Vin Bruno, Delia Hansen, and Ted Green … Read more

ResiWeek Episode 1: Blame Uncle Richie

ResiWeek Episode 1: Blame Uncle Richie

After a few pilot episodes we roll out a weekly look at the residential AV market. Amazon Echo could be a Trojan Horse into your client’s homes. Get ready for sensors everywhere. We also tackle a question from CE Pro about how to deal with DIY clients. Host: Matt Scott Guests: Rich Fregosa, Joe Whittaker, … Read more

AVWeek Special: Residential Episode 2 Plays Well With Others

AVWeek Special: Residential Episode 2 Plays Well With Others

This is our second AVWeek Residential Special. We look at some resignations at the CEDIA board. TIO has a new “Orange Belt” you can earn. Plus, Tivo is trying to revive Aereo, soft of. Host: Tim Albright Guests: Todd Anthony Puma, Ted Green, Heather Sidorowicz, and Steve Brawner Record Date: 12/14/2015AVWeek Special: Residential Episode 2 Plays Well … Read more

AVWeek Episode 215:  It’s the Illuminati

AVWeek Episode 215: It’s the Illuminati

Join us to discuss:   Google’s Secret plans, IoT Bums out Electrical Engineering,  Predictions for your living room, Vinyls back and profitable…. These stories and more! Host:  George Tucker Panelists: Michael Braithwaite, Andrea Medeiros, Paul Zielie RunTime: 1:06:08 Video:     Stories:  Who’s Dumber- you or your home? 7 predictions for your living room Long Distance 4k Google’s secret … Read more