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Business, clients and services

The following CPD materials fall within the ‘Business, clients and services’ RIBA Core Curriculum topic area.
CEDIA - Designer's Guide to Common Tech Words and Phrases
Designer's Guide to Common Tech Words and Phrases
Literature, by CEDIA
This document has been created to enable design professionals to better understand the terminology used in the home technology industry. It will help you better communicate with home technology businesses about your residential clients’ technology needs.

CEDIA represents 3,700 companies worldwide and serves more than 30,000 industry professionals who, together, manufacture, design, and integrate goods and services for the connected home. Built upon a strong volunteer foundation, CEDIA raises consumer awareness and provides access to industry-leading education, certification and research.

Established in the USA in 1989, CEDIA is a leading global authority in the industry. The association serves as the go-to home technology source for consumers and professionals alike.

Approximate reading time: 15 minutes.
Marshall Survey Associates Ltd (MSA) - Revolutionary Developments in Survey Measurement
Revolutionary Developments in Survey Measurement
Developments in measurement resulting from 3D laser scanning are causing revolutionary changes in the way we capture, document and interact with the built environment. A laser scanning approach is more accurate, faster and less intrusive, resulting in significant cost and time savings. The comprehensive data generated is driving the change towards the delivery of 3D information and BIM.

MSA has a reputation built on progressive solutions, service excellence, accuracy and reliability, as a result of which it has been commissioned to work on some of the most prestigious and challenging developments in the UK and Europe. MSA’s measured surveys underpin the commercial success of many projects. The company tailors its services to facilitate the wider usage of its data by multi-disciplinary consultant teams.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour.