We’re up to episode 222 of our weekly residential show, which has no real importance except for being an exceptionally easy number to type up. Joining us today are Executive Editor for publication Residential Tech Today Jeremy Glowacki, Senior Global Director of Training for Atlona Ken Eagle, and owner of LiveWire Henry Clifford as we discuss the latest happenings within the residential space of the AV Industry.
Although we don’t touch on it for too long, it is worth nothing that Josh.AI has garnered $11 Million in their recent round of raising, which puts them up to $22 Million total.
Even though normalcy is not too far ahead of us, there are still plenty of areas way about letting guests into their living spaces for projects. CE Pro reports the impact COVID-19 will have on the local markets on remodeling. Taking a look at the interactive map and what this will mean for integrators as we come back to some semblance of regularity.
Next we discuss air purifiers and their role with integrators, following a piece from Residential Tech Today. With integrators moving onto different solutions like wellness, circadian rhythm and biophilia, is this the next step?
Finally, we discuss a piece from the Verge involving AMC Theatres and NBCUniversal after the reported $100 Million revenue of digital releases like Trolls: World Tour. Following some comments between NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell and AMC’s Adam Aron, the theater chain has stated they will no longer be playing any films from the studio. Will this
Links to sources:
- Residential Systems – Josh.ai raises $11M in funds
- CE Pro – COVID-19’s impact on the business of remodeling
- Residential Tech Today – Looking at indoor and outdoor air purifiers for installers
- The Verge – AMC cutting ties with Universal followings digital release success