Unique Insight into RMR for AV Professionals
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Mike Maniscalco, the Co-founder and VP of Product for ihiji. Mike's firm is an award-winning software monitoring platform aimed at helping systems integrators and IT professionals easily maintain commercial and residential networks.
Learn a Better Way to Program Crestron
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Troy Morgan, the founder and president of PanTech Design and creator of ADAPT, an innovative tool that cuts Crestron residential programming time in half. Watch the full video here to learn more about Troy's experiences working for Crestron and developing Adapt, his tips on improving programming across your business, and his perspective on changing software trends.
AVNation Meets Automation Unplugged
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Tim Albright, the founder of AVNation and the driving force behind the AVNation network. Watch the full video here to learn more about Tim's start in the AV industry and his goals for AVNation, as well as his thoughts on what to look for at InfoComm, Apple HomePod, voice control, and more.
An Interview with Lutron Electronics' VP of Residential Sales
Watch Ron interview David Weinstein, the VP of Residential Sales at Lutron Electronics. David shared his insight on where the industry is heading, some of the main challenges and opportunities with lighting and shading, and a sneak peek of what’s coming up with Lutron and CEDIA. David offers some advice on how to take advantage of helpful resources provided by Lutron, such as ongoing training and marketing materials.
A Talk with the CTO of one Largest Custom Integration Firms
Ron Callis had the privilege of interviewing Ted Bremekamp, CTO of ETC, Inc from West Palm Beach, FL. Ted Bremekamp is the Chief Technology Officer and General Manager at ETC, a nationally recognized leader in the residential electronics industry. With a degree in Electrical Engineering from Notre Dame and more than a decade of experience in AV and automation, Ted is a recognized industry expert. Ted is also a member of ProSource’s board of directors and the President of the Bill Raskob Foundation, which provides interest-free education loans to deserving students throughout the U.S. In the interview, Ted discussed his role in running one of the largest custom integration firms (#15 on CEPro100 for 2017).
An Inside Look at Marketing for this Industry
In this Automation Unplugged episode, Ron Callis interviewed John Baskerville, One Firefly's Director of Product. John and Ron discussed best practices in digital marketing for the automation and AV industry, the process of developing new products, and top takeaways from John's attendance at Social Media Marketing World.