Residential Tech Talks

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Relationship Science with HTSA’s Keith Esterly
January 31, 2023

On this week’s podcast, Keith Esterly joins us from his home office in Bucks County, PA, where he serves as chief learning architect for the Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), a leading North American trade consortium. Keith has a unique role

Episode 126: Michael Heiss on CES 2023 TVs, Gadgets & Goofiness
January 17, 2023

This week, our contributing editor Michael Heiss joins us from his home in Los Angeles to talk about the recent Consumer Electronics Show, and some of the latest TV technology developments and other smart home products that he thinks are worth knowing abo

Episode 125: Dirac’s New Method for Addressing Bass Resonances in Home Theaters
January 05, 2023

This week, Nilo Casimiron Ericsson joins us from Uppsala, Sweden, where he is a co-founder and product manager for Dirac Research. Dirac is the developer of the Dirac Live room correction system that is used by the world’s leading AV receiver and sound pr

Episode 124: Scott Sullivan’s ‘Why’ is Improving Lives
December 27, 2022

This week, Scott Sullivan joins us from Novato, California, where he is president of SoundVision, the highly respected Bay Area custom integration firm that he founded back in 1998. Scott and Jeremy h

Episode 123: CEDIA’s CEO Looks Ahead to Goals for 2023
December 20, 2022

This week, Daryl Friedman joins us from CEDIA headquarters in Fishers, IN, where he is wrapping up his first year as the associations global president and CEO. On the day of this recording, Daryl, along members of the CEDIA board of directors and staff,

Episode 122: Dennis Lister and His Unique Path to Custom Shades
November 29, 2022

This week, Dennis Lister joins us from Philadelphia, PA, where he is president of DEL Motorized Solutions. His career began in the early 90s working in his fathers custom furniture upholstery business. In 1996, that company morphed into his current motor

Episode 121: Paul Williams on the New ‘Nice’ Brand and Products
November 22, 2022

This week Paul Williams joins us from Salt Lake City, UT, where he is chief product officer for Nice North America, the global manufacturer of smart home, security, and building automation solutions.

Episode 120: Eric Harper on Snap One’s Newest Tech
November 15, 2022

This week, Eric Harper joins us from Charlotte, NC, where he is senior vice president at Snap One, the provider of smart living products, services, and software to professional integrators. Like many

Episode 119: Chris Lehnen on His New Role at Luminii
November 08, 2022

This week, Chris Lehnen returns to the podcast from his home in Portland, OR, after his fairly recent hiring as business development manager, AV, for lighting manufacturer Luminii. Chris last joined u

Episode 118: Keith Cottrell Gets Pulled Back into CI Channel
November 01, 2022

On this weeks podcast, Keith Cottrell joins us from New York City, where he is vice president of operations at Electronic Environments New York. Keith and Jeremy have known each other since the early 2000s when Keith was working as director of operations