WHDI Training Slated For CEDIA Classes

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Indianapolis -- The

Wireless Home Digital Interface

(WHDI) licensing body, will be educating installers and dealers during several training on the virtues of using WHDI for wireless networking  system applications.

WHDI president Leslie Chard will conduct the sessions during course EST017-15:  No New Wires: Using New Retrofit Technologies to Increase Efficiency. Held Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon, the panelists will show how to make retrofit projects significantly easier and avoid the necessity of running new cable by utilizing existing wires and new wireless technologies to move data, audio, video, and more throughout the home.

Panelists will include Chard, Jamison Ching of Entropic and Walt Zerbe of Russound. Tim May of Alamo Electronics will moderate.

WHDI is a new standard for wireless HDTV throughout the home and is billed by WHDI as "the only wireless HD technology that delivers interactive HD video from any device to any TV."

WHDI will also be featured in course ESD058: Designing HDMI Distribution Systems That Work. 

Instructor Kirk Holder of Crestron will discuss how the HDMI protocol was designed to work well in simple A/V configurations, but not in large systems that distribute media to multiple destinations.

He will explore the serious issues for integrators doing larger projects and the specific challenges presented when complex distribution is needed. The course is offered on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 9, from 2-6 p.m.


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