Q&A with Frank DeFilippis, General Manager of Custom Integration, DISH
Q: Why CEDIA?
FRANK DEFILIPPIS: Everyone in the custom integration community looks forward to learning about new technology, connecting with old friends, and building new relationships at CEDIA Expo. For DISH, it’s an opportunity to educate the industry on the latest advances in video entertainment for connected homes and businesses.
Q: What is the most exciting trend you expect to see at the show?
FD: We are eager to see new advancements in voice control and 8K video, as well as the new recurring revenue programs companies are creating specifically for dealers.
Q: What will you focus on at CEDIA Expo 2019?
FD: This year, DISH is focused on highlighting our first-class service and technology. Our award-winning CI Concierge Team is joining us for the first time this year in the booth. We’ll also be showcasing our feature-packed Hopper DVR, fully integrated with voice control platforms, like the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, and popular control platforms, like Control4 and Josh.ai.