The Integrated Home

“The Integrated Home” examines the home integration business. Every episode speaks to business ... more

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May 06, 2022 00:23:17
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Our Industry And Assisted Living

Government figures state that 19% of the UK population was aged 65 or over in 2019, that’s around 12.3 million people, with those in this age bracket, making up 24% of the population by 2043 (17.4 million people). Can smart home technology help support independent living for longer for people in this age group and those who are less able? Is our industry even capable of delivering these solutions?  In this episode we're joined by Chris Thorne from award-winning integrator, Imperium Building Systems, to find out.  We're grateful to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema.  ...

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April 01, 2022 00:31:01
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The User Experience

In this show, we look at the user experience.  With CEDIA having just launched a new Programming Specialist Pathway, we talk to Hassan Ahouiek from Unity Technology and Marcus Jackson Baker from the Integrated Experience to examine the state of programming in our industry and learn how we can improve that all-important user experience.   We're grateful to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema.    ...

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February 25, 2022 00:29:36
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Cornflake's Award-Winning Clink Wharf Project

In this show, we take an in-depth look at an impressive project from the 2021 CEDIA EMEA Awards. A winner of the Best Integrated Home Level III and Best Media Room Level II categories, Clink Wharf is an impressive whole-home scheme from London integration firm, Cornflake, featuring a Dolby Atmos cinema and a hi-powered Media Room.    We're joined by Cornflake’s Ben Rodrick for a tour of this fantastic property. We're grateful to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema.    ...

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January 28, 2022 00:34:10
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Apprentices

In the UK, the home technology industry is facing tough recruitment times. Too much work, not enough staff is a familiar cry. So, what can be done about it? Well, apprentices could be one part of that solution. The theme for National Apprenticeship Week which begins on 7th February 2022 is ‘Build The Future’. In this episode, we find out how that theme relates to our own sector and look at practical advice and experiences to help businesses from Matt Nimmons, CEDIA EMEA's Managing Director, Chhaya Landschultz from integrator, IndigoZest and Natalie Little from training provider, Skills4Stem.  We're grateful to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema.  ...

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December 30, 2021 00:36:53
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What Can We Learn From the US?

This industry began life in the US. It's still the biggest, single territory for professional home integration so what can we learn from what's going on there? We talk to John Sciacca a respected industry journalist and influencer, as well as a Principal at home integration company, Custom Theater And Audio in South Carolina, to find out about the trends driving his business.  We're grateful to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema.    ...

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December 09, 2021 00:22:39
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The Camellias

The Camellias is a project completed by Indian integrator, Macbee, which swept the board at the CEDIA EMEA Awards 2021, winning Best Home Cinema Level III, Best Documentation and Best Dressed Rack categories. It was also adjudged the 'best of the best' in the world as it scooped the Global Best Home Cinema prize which included entrants from CEDIA's Americas and Asia Pacific regions. In this show, we're joined by Sawan Nichani from Macbee to talk us through the project, explain how it all came together and look at the challenges the company faced.    We're grateful to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema.  ...

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