The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) is a global trade association of companies that specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home. These systems include home networking, home automation and communication systems, media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing lighting control, security, and HVAC systems. The association was founded in September 1989 and has a total membership of approximately 2,200 member companies.
Crestron DigitalMedia was developed to meet the challenges of the digital era. Introduced a year ago, Crestron DM is rapidly becoming an industry standard. There are already more than 4,100 successful installations in luxury homes and prestigious organizations such as Microsoft, Ogilvy & Mather and the Vancouver Winter Olympics Complex.