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"The integrator is the digital centerpoint of the project, held accountable for security as well," says Access Network's Feiner. "There is a 'what I want' versus 'what I need' trend of everything becoming connected."
Channel Master's Bingochea is looking to the not-so-distant future with this technology, adding that he sees the consumer being able to control security and much more directly from their TVs.
"It's important for the integrator to jump in and not let the operators take the business," he said.