World Class Learning Experiences At EI Live! 2017

Taking place on May 10-11 at Sandown Park, check out just some of the top courses on offer for free!

10.45 – 11.30

TCP/IP Concepts for the AV Professional

Control4 will present a session looking at the importance of networking. Needing to know how concepts around TCP/IP work is a must. What does a subnet mask do? What’s a default gateway or a DNS server? When do you use a static IP address versus a dynamic one? These are some of the questions facing installers and Control4 will answer them.

Presenter: Alex Cockram, the national trainer for the EMEA region for Control4, specialising in Training for home control and networking solutions.
11.45 – 12.30

HDAnywhere uControl = free whole-home AV control from HDANYWHERE

HDANYWHERE (HDA) In short, uControl is an App that turns iOS and Android devices into a universal remote control for operating AV devices connected to an HDA system via IR. Installers are encouraged to come and learn to harness the power of uControl, HDanywhere’s innovative and intuitive control System.

Presenter: Joe Fletcher, HDanywhere’s training and technical support manager.
12.45 – 1.15

How KNX makes your projects easier and your business more profitable

Ivory Egg, will be explaining how KNX makes your projects easier and your business more profitable. This session will explore what KNX is and how installers can use it to increase the value and scope of projects.

Presenter: Martin Hawley has worked within the KNX industry for over seven -years supporting Architects, M&E Consultants and Integrators on their journey with KNX.
1.30 – 2.15

CYP Understanding and Troubleshooting UHD, HDR, HFR

The Learning Zone this year is being sponsored by CYP, a company that is always a big supporter and provider of training. CYP’s course will be presented on both days and will deliver an understanding of how to cope with the shift to new standards and solutions.

Presenter: CYP technical training manager, Nick Bovill. A highly experienced AV professional, Nick has 15 years in the field.
2.30 – 3:15

How To Win Friends With Interfaces

Cliff Stammers, the founder of leading Crestron programming company Oxberry, says: “A lot of what we do can be construed as being a dark art to our customers, so how do we throw as much light as we can on our work, without giving away all of the secrets? One approach is to make interfaces as engaging and as instinctive as possible.

Presenter: Cliff Stammers has built an entire and very successful career out of creating compelling functionality and interfaces and will offer his insight on how to wow your customers.
10.45 – 11.30

Listening to Music and Movies in 2020

CEDIA is set to present its session ‘Listening to Music and Movies in 2020’
Consumers’ lives are increasingly mobile, urban, connected, and complex. As these trends continue, people will have access to more content, in more formats and in more places than ever before. Numerous applications from airlines to automotive, from super yachts to urban apartments are being developed. How will this look, sound, and feel in 2020? How will innovations in other markets impact on the expectations of our clients? Join us to explore some of the possibilities. Andy Oattes from LODE Audio will be presenting this session using all his insights as one of the team behind one of the UK’s leading multi-room audio system providers.

Presenter: With nearly two decades of experience in the AV sector, working with world-leading brands such as SONOS and Linn, Andy heads up global sales for Lode Audio.
11.45 – 12.30

CYP Understanding and Troubleshooting UHD, HDR, HFR

The Learning Zone this year is being sponsored by CYP, a company that is always a big supporter and provider of training. CYP’s course will be presented on both days and will deliver an understanding of how to cope with the shift to new standards and solutions.

Presenter: CYP technical training manager, Nick Bovill. A highly experienced AV professional, Nick has 15 years in the field.
12.45 – 1.15

HDAnywhere uControl = free whole-home AV control from HDANYWHERE

HDANYWHERE (HDA) In short, uControl is an App that turns iOS and Android devices into a universal remote control for operating AV devices connected to an HDA system via IR. Installers are encouraged to come and learn to harness the power of uControl, HDanywhere’s innovative and intuitive control System.

Presenter: Joe Fletcher, HDanywhere’s training and technical support manager.
1.30 – 2.15

How KNX makes your projects easier and your business more profitable

Ivory Egg, will be explaining how KNX makes your projects easier and your business more profitable. This session will explore what KNX is and how installers can use it to increase the value and scope of projects.

Presenter: Martin Hawley has worked within the KNX industry for over seven -years supporting Architects, M&E Consultants and Integrators on their journey with KNX.
2.30 – 3.15

The Cinema Designer (TDC) Home Theatre Training

Show-goers can hear about one of the most inventive, time and money saving design systems available as Guy Singleton of install company Imagine This presents a session based on his own invention. The session outlines the methods of designing home theatre or screening rooms to industry standards using revolutionary TCD software. TCD is the first fully cloud-based home theatre and screening room design software that will give all integrators the luxury of accurate designs in minutes.

Presenter: Guy Singleton as well as his involvement in top install company Imagine This, has received the Special Recognition accolade from CEDIA, currently resides on the CEDIA EMEA standards council, the PDAC (professional Development Advisory Council) as well as many of the technical councils and white paper groups.