22 Aug '12, 2pm

Please to read my blog: A Shout-Out to CEDIA’s Old School – and Why I Think You Need to Go to EXPO #AVTweeps #CEDIA12

Please to read my blog: A Shout-Out to CEDIA’s Old School – and Why I Think You Need to Go to EXPO #AVTweeps #CEDIA12

I proudly wear the mantle of CEDIA Old School. (Or if you grew up like me in the ‘80s and ‘90s on a steady diet of 2Pac, Ice T, NWA, and Snoop, CEDIA OG.) The integrators of CEDIA’s New School entered the market with no experience with how it “used to be,” nor any preconceptions of “this is the way we used to do it when all we had was 480i video, Dolby surround, and cathode ray tubes, and we liked it that way dagnabbit!” during the Golden Age of CustomTM . (By the way, New Schoolers: Don’t use “back in the day” when referring to the tools and gear I had to work with 20 years ago. I get it. I’m old.) Nevertheless, these guys and gals are the new mavericks, and I relish seeing their youthful exuberance while blazing new paths for the custom industry as a whole. But this post is not for them. This post is for the many company owners who share my story in part or in whole. The...

Full article: http://www.cedia.net/blog/a-shout-out-to-cedias-old-schoo...

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