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CEDIA Expo: Why You Need to Be at this Year’s Show

May 16, 2012 10:53 AM

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CEDIA Expo is your place to learn, meet and connect with fellow industry professionals. If you’re looking for a place to explore new business opportunities look no further, with 135 Education courses, 121 product categories featured, and 444 exhibitors, CEDIA Expo is a worthwhile investment.

Even if your focus is in the commercial space, CEDIA Expo is not something you want to miss. Check out some of the new and enhanced offerings that CEDIA is bringing to this year’s show at CEDIA Expo 2012.

Opening Keynote

CEDIA is always looking for ways to keep you ahead of the curve. This year’s Opening Keynote will focus on how the Smart Home is evolving – something you will need to know if you plan to make the move into the residential space.

Dr. Kaku, an internationally recognized authority on physics and predicting trends based on the latest research in science will deliver this year’s Opening Keynote. His book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the year 2100was recently named one of the “Top 25 Tech Books” by VentureBeat. This book also spent five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

His keynote presentation, The Intuitive Home of 2016: What’s After the Smart Home, will center around the concept that the smart home is set to evolve into the fully intuitive home with the help of next-generation future technology such as IPv6, RFID devices and artificial intelligence.

The Future Technology Pavilion

After hearing about the home of the future, come see it in action at the Future Technology Pavilion. This year’s brand new pavilion will operate as a fully intuitive home that interacts with the needs of the home-owner. Technologies slated to appear in this year’s pavilion include: near field communication, voice activation, gesture control, access control, telepresence, and near field communication.

High Performance Experience Rooms

These dedicated rooms will allow you to have a true and intimate experience with some of the most sophisticated audio and video products in the industry. Truly experience powerful audio and video performance from companies such as Polk Audio, McIntosh Labs, D&M, Datasat Digital Entertainment, Meridian Audio, Steinway Lyngdorf, and Wisdom Audio.

Security Solutions Area

If you are looking to introduce security solutions to your project line up, or have existing questions you need answered, this year’s new Security Solutions Area will give you the opportunity to talk about what you need to know with security experts.

Manufacturer Product Training

CEDIA Expo is flush with the industry’s top manufacturers showing their latest and greatest products. But that is not all they’re doing. Manufacturers also offer product training so you can get the insider information you need to know when installing their products.

Early Bird Pricing

CEDIA has adjusted the pricing structure for CEDIA Expo 2012, if you register before July 13 you will be eligible for 40% off tradeshow access, a la carte education, and even the Members Only Education Pass.

The savings really add up. As an added bonus, attendees who register July 13 will be entered to win a complimentary hotel upgrade to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

CEDIA Expo 2012 will be held Sept. 5-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Registration for CEDIA Expo 2012 is open at

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