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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 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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Episode 6

June 24, 2021

Becoming A More Sustainable Business

The twin crises of climate breakdown and biodiversity loss are the most serious issues of our time. So, what can, or should, home technology companies be doing to be more sustainable and what steps can be taken to address the climate emergency? In this discussion we're joined by Alex Josling from Seven Integration, Tas Kyriacou from IDS, Chris Turner from Faradite and April Sotomayor from Investors in the Environment to look at how our industry can reduce its impact on the environment. 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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Episode 5

May 27, 2021

The Great Outdoors

In the wake of the pandemic, are we seeing, and will we see, more outdoor AV installations? What are the challenges for integrators? And, how can these best be resolved? We're joined by Greg Howarth from Glo AV and Shaun Hawkins from Smart Synergy to find out more about what's needed when taking high quality audio-visual experiences into the great outdoors for clients. Thanks to our supporters, AWE Europe, Sony and Distributed by Meridian. We support Together For Cinema. The Integrated Home is a Wildwood production. ...

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Episode 4

April 29, 2021

Window Treatments

In this episode we take a look at window treatments, an area of the home integration industry that continues to see rapid expansion. How do you get started? What are the challenges? And how important can window treatments be to your integration business? To answer these questions, we're joined by two integrators at the top of their game in this sector - Andy Lloyd from Webstract and Agus Murray from New Wave AV. Thanks to our series supporters AWE, Sony and Distributed by Meridian. We support Together For Cinema. We are a Wildwood production. ...

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Episode 3

March 25, 2021

Design And Documentation

We're joined by Stephen Nevison from award-winning integrator, Intuitive Homes, and Jon Schaffer of Lighthouse to take a look at the sometimes thorny subject of design and documentation. How daunting is the design and documentation process for a fully integrated home? What should you include and how does it affect costing, delivering and successfully maintaining a project following an installation? Thanks to our supporters DbM, AWE Europe, Sony and Ring. We support Together For Cinema. The Integrated Home is a Wildwood production. ...

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