Theater in the Home, For Real This Time
We gather up (remotely, of course) some professionals within the business to discuss the latest happenings on the residential side of the AV industry.
Since there is a plethora of people working or just staying at home, CEDIA offers free online training for their members including webinars, courses and white papers. Making the most of your time during a potential lockdown.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many states and provinces are temporarily shutting down non-essential services. In America, the Department of Homeland Security has identified integrators as essential critical infrastructure workers. How this could affect the industry, and what integrators and manufacturers can do to stay safe during these times.
Universal is starting an initiative for same date releases for both theatrical and digital releases. While this is in response to COVID-19, what’s going to happen once this is over? Is there a chance day and date streaming will be a regular occurrence in the future?
Links to sources:
- Residential Tech Today – CEDIA offers free training and webcasts
- CE Pro – Integrators considered essential infrastructure workers
- Engadget – Day and date theatrical releases from Universal
ResiWeek is the residential news and analysis version of AVWeek, AVNation’s longest running program. The weekly program is hosted by Matt D. Scott, owner of Omega Audio Video in London, Ontario. Scott has been involved in the audiovisual industry since he was 17 years old. Matt started servicing houses of worship throughout the Ontario area and moved into residential. Scott has served on the CEDIA board of directors since 2018. His opinions are his own and should not be seen as reflecting or representing those of CEDIA or its board.
Matt is an accomplished lighting designer, audiovisual systems designer, and marketing expert. Scott created the original website for AVNation and continues to direct the marketing and art assets of the organization. Scott is part owner of AVNation Media, Inc and has been involved with the organization since shortly after its creation. Like AVWeek, ResiWeek is modeled after This Week in Tech where the host will read news stories of the week and panelists aim to provide context, analysis, and their opinion on why the stories matter to the residential AV industry. If you would like to be a panelist on ResiWeek, you can email Tim Albright at firstname.lastname@example.org