CEDIA Predicts Opportunities for Home Technology Professionals

new-cedia-logo-1015The CEDIA Technology Council has released the first white paper in a series aimed at providing insights into the technological advances and market pressures which may affect CEDIA members over the next five years.

The first installment of The Home Technology Professional of 2020 focuses on general marketplace predictions and highlights ways home technology professionals can stay ahead of the curve. Highlights include taking ownership of network security and privacy; cultivating recurring revenue streams; and home personalization through the use of voice recognition, location awareness and incorporation of personal preferences for all users of the home.

“We want our members to be prepared to profit from the evolution of the market, not be surprised by it. This white paper series provides insight into the changing market conditions by highlighting the emerging opportunities and threats to the industry. Proactive home technology professionals can use this resource to make necessary business adjustments before their competition,” said Dave Pedigo, senior director of learning and emerging technologies.

Other white papers in this series will be released throughout 2016 and will address topics such as home entertainment, control and connected devices, sustainability, lighting, aging in place and security, privacy and safety. CEDIA members may download the white paper at no cost in the CEDIA Resource Library.