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The Integrated Home

“The Integrated Home” examines the home integration business. Every episode speaks to business owners, technicians and industry insiders who understand the challenges and the opportunities facing those working in the professional smart home space. Guests...more

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Episode 12

December 30, 2021

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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Episode 11

December 09, 2021

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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Episode 10

October 28, 2021

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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Episode 9

September 23, 2021

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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Episode 8

August 26, 2021

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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Episode 7

July 29, 2021

A Developer, A Designer And An Architect

For this show, we're talking to Peter Warren from EAB Homes, Vanessa Leyland from Vanessa Leyland Interiors and David Field from TFF Architects to find out what developers, designers and architects think of our industry.  What do they understand about home integration and the services we provide and what would they like us to do differently or better?  This talk was produced by CEDIA and first broadcast as a webinar as part of ISE Digital 2021. Our thanks to both CEDIA and Integrated Systems Europe for their support. 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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