The Integrated Home

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

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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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October 28, 2021 00:25:28
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Improving Audio In Home Cinemas

How can integrators improve the audio experience in home cinemas? Ben Goff from Cinema Lusso talks us through the areas that get under his skin with advice on how we, as an industry, can do it better.  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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September 23, 2021 00:34:43
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Human-Centric Lighting

In this episode, we talk human-centric lighting with Hugo Fitzjohn, industry consultant at Filbert Square, and Mark Illingworth, Managing Director at Robinsons Integrated Systems.   What is human-centric lighting? How relevant is it in the home technology space and how far is it a realistic business opportunity for integrators? 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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August 26, 2021 00:44:04
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Showcasing Home Technology

We take a deeper look at how integrators are showcasing the smart home experience to potential clients in this episode.   We spend time with Tony Edwards from JOOCED and Alan Matthews from Automated Spaces as we learn about two very different approaches to the challenge of how integrators sell what our industry provides. Join us at the JOOCED Experience Centre in Rugby and then at the Automated Spaces show home in Melton Mowbray to find out more. This episode was produced with the help of Steve Carter from CEDIA. We're grateful also to our series partners AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian for their backing. We support Together For Cinema. ...

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