For dealers and consultants, the program is primarily about training and successful deployment of the WACI NX control system series. For software developers and manufacturers Certifiably WACI represents an opportunity to create new or value-added products for sale.
In an industry with hundreds of partner, affiliate, certification and other programs that serve members in many ways, Certifiably WACI stands apart from the rest. According to Andy Fliss, VP of Sales and Marketing for
“What we’ve successfully created,” says Aurora Multimedia CEO, Paul Harris, “is a WACI-protected environment for our plug-in partners.” According to Harris, once an application or product is set up as Certifiably WACI, it will be hard-coded to a particular WACI, making piracy nearly impossible.
MediaCraft Labs, a California-based software developer, worked with Aurora Multimedia to create YIPI 2.0, a graphic user interface creator for WACI NX controllers. While
By “in-depth applications” Kosaka refers to powerful concepts such as an application for CE Pro retailers that ties demonstration kiosks directly to sales order accounting systems. Not only would WACI control the products being demonstrated, but once the customer has decided on the correct system combinations, a sales order could be generated from the demo. If a WACI NX is part of the sale, then the application could be designed to automatically create a GUI. It’s this manner of unconventional thinking that allows the industry to get the most out of WACI, an open architecture, non-platform specific, non-proprietary control system.