Monthly Archives: October 2020

Episode 30: Michael Heiss is the CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner



In this episode, Residential Tech Today Executive Editor Jeremy Glowacki chats with Michael Heiss, a Los Angeles-based contributing editor to Residential Tech Today, former audio and video product and marketing executive, and this year’s CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award winner. As a product and marketing executive at Harman International, Michael was responsible for many breakthrough audio and video products. On the entertainment side of the business he was a promotion manager at NBC and was key to the development of hotel in-room movies and created the first nationwide movie rental service for Beta and VHS cassettes.

Read Michael Heiss’ latest tech article at https://restechtoday.com/apple-launches-homepod-mini/

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Episode 29: Private Cinema Designer Dennis Erskine is the 2020 CEDIA Fellow



In this episode, Residential Tech Today Executive Editor Jeremy Glowacki chats with 2020 CEDIA Fellow Dennis Erskine, founder of Erskine Group, a Colorado-based private cinema design/build firm. Dennis helped shape several significant aspects of the residential technology integration industry and CEDIA as a global organization, serving now as chairman of the CEDIA Certification Commission. He has been a dedicated volunteer and home theater design subject matter expert for years with the organization, holding key leadership positions, including a two-year term as chairman of the CEDIA Board of Directors and multiple stints as a board member. He has been instrumental in the development of standards and certifications as a volunteer for CEDIA.

Visit https://www.erskine-group.com/ to learn more about the Erskine Group.

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Episode 28: Sean Weiner on His Roles as Bravas CTO and Baltimore Branch GM



In this episode, Residential Tech Today Executive Editor Jeremy Glowacki chats with Sean Weiner, former owner of Starr Systems, a Baltimore-based custom integration company that is now part of the Bravas network of independent custom integration companies. Weiner has unique insight, having served as CTO of Bravas when it launched a year ago and now as head of the Baltimore branch after the departure of its former GM.

Visit Bravas.com to check out the latest developments from Bravas.

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