ResiWeek 133 slate

ResiWeek 133: Just Do It

Saving AV systems with Power

Best practices in designing and selling outdoor entertainment systems. Getting your residential customers on board with the benefits of power protection. CEDIA has announced their finalists for the 2018 Best New Product Award at the show.

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Daily Download August 2, 2018

Wilson Audio Founder Dave Wilson and Vutech CEO Howard Sinkoff have passed away. Remembering their influence on the AV industry.

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Daily Download July 31, 2018

Best Buy launches an annual support service plan. What does this support entail, based on the products they are selling?

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Daily Download July 25, 2018

Control systems are expanding to support more specialized functions. Where do software engineers fit in this future?

State of Control 47 slate

A State of Control 47: Second Mouse Gets the Cheese

Building Control and Automation

Buildings are comprised of many different systems each having their own set of controls. Some examples are HVAC, lighting, shades, security, life safety, public signage, and space reservation systems. Each of these systems operates independently with their own set of sensors and control interfaces; however, their effectiveness and efficiency are limited by not interacting with each other.

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Daily Download June 27, 2018

Expanding Masters

A State of Control 45: Host Steve Greenblatt is joined by Rich Fregosa, Dave Hats, Bernard Morgan, and Jon Otteson talking about Creston Masters. The conversation starts off today discussing the expansion of the Crestron Masters program.

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State of Control 46 slate

A State of Control 46: Virtualized Control

Software-Defined Automation

As AV continues to grow in the world of IT, not only are more devices on the network and more control taking place using network protocols, the traditional control system processor is now migrating to other forms like server and cloud-based solutions. This is a significant change in the approach to control and will not only cause manufacturers, designers, programmers, and technology managers to think differently, but it will also introduce new areas of value and concern.

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Daily Download June 19, 2018

Driving certification demand

State of Control 45: Crestron, AMX, and other programming companies have several levels of certification. A year ago Crestron introduced their “Diamond” level programmer. Today’s panel is three of those Diamonds talking about what these certifications mean to customers and those outside the audiovisual industry.

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