TechTalks is a series of inspiring and educational talks from connected technology experts sharing insights into what the future holds for the custom integration industry. To bring TechTalks to life on stage is CE Pro, the leading industry authority on consumer electronics for the connected technology professional. Check back summer 2019 for the TechTalks schedule! Below is the 2018 schedule.
Home automation in our intelligent environments has come a long way from the AV systems of home theaters to lighting integration, network enabled thermostats and home security systems to the bold new world of kitchen and bath integration with cameras to let you see what’s in the frig while you are at the market and self-diagnosing appliances that will schedule service for you. What does it all mean? That our industry needs to create partnerships. We must educate ourselves and value the home design integrator as a part of our team. It’s our mission to inform and inspire you to consider the network and design integrator at the beginning of your project as you create the ultimate environment for your clients’ lifestyles.
27% of U.S. broadband households own at least one smart speaker, according to Parks Associates research. The next generation of interfaces is changing the way the connected consumer interacts with devices and services. Products and service offerings are evolving to accommodate such change. How will consumer behavior, expectations, and the user experience play out in a voice-first world? This Smart Talks session explores the current landscape of voice technology, the appeal of voice, and the future of voice AI.
The top custom electronics integrators aren’t simply capturing the most revenue; they’re maximizing revenue per employee. Even with great employees, many custom integrators struggle to create consistent processes, keep the team organized, and get the most out of their employees’ time. If only there were more hours in the day!Whether you’re a company of 2 or 200, peak productivity can be achieved with the right combination of people, process, and systems. Join us for a panel of highly efficient integrators to hear how they’ve optimized their revenue and overall business for long-term growth. You’ll learn:
Imagine if your customers could not only power their “smart home” off of clean and renewable energy, but also stay protected during the next power outage? During this panel discussion, we will discuss the emergence of a new technology that merges “clean tech” with “home automation” enabling integrators to offer “energy automation” by integrating intelligent energy storage with front end home automation systems. In this engaging panel discussion, learn how energy automation will increase the value of front-end home automation systems and also help you differentiate and expand your offering with a unique sub-system that powers smart homes.