Winter 2015 IV

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Exclusive Publication of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association

A Message from CEDIA’s Chairman

This past fall at CEDIA EXPO 2014, we had the great honor of celebrating CEDIA’s 25th anniversary. As the president of Triad Speakers, one of the association’s founding member companies, it was a particularly proud moment for me and my firm.  

Read the entire message.

Premium features

  • At the Touch of a Button

    The client approached Cantara early because they understood that a home technology firm with superlative programming skills would be critical to enabling control over the home’s many technologies.

  • Best of the Best

    Here are the winners of the 2014 Manufacturers’ Excellence awards, which include 10 products in the Best New Product category and the winner of the Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation Award, which recognizes products with an eco-conscious focus.

  • From All Directions

    With home integration as a must-have feature of this home, the savvy clients expected an intuitive user experience so they could easily access their home’s electronic systems.

  • From Basic To Extraordinary

    This client wanted to create a high-tech environment where he could gather with family and friends. Above all, he wanted a multi-player gaming experience as well as the ability to watch movies with his kids.

  • Period Piece

    The client’s expectations were to have fully integrated systems in their ultimate home, a very large residence built in the early 1900s.

  • The Master Cave

    With three boys (ages 10, 16 and 17), the client’s objective was to repurpose their basement space (800 sq. ft.) into a safe gaming haven/sports team retreat.

  • The More, the Merrier

    While one set of homeowners can be demanding enough, VIA International—Aspen had two. The first was the local spec home builder, and the second is the current owner who bought the home mid-remodel.