Steve Greenblatt Joins AV Nation’s AVWeek Episode 55: “It’s Not a Cookbook”


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Steve Greenblatt Joins AV Nation’s AVWeek Episode 55: “It’s Not a Cookbook”

Fair Lawn, NJ—August 29, 2012

On Friday, August 24, Steve Greenblatt joined other industry experts on AVWeek, the weekly AV Nation show hosted by Tim Albright.  Episode 55, “It’s Not a Cookbook” featured InfoComm Senior Editor Brad Grimes, Crestron Senior Curriculum Developer Kevin Isello, AV Helpdesk AV Consultant Chris Neto and Control Concepts President, Steve Greenblatt.

The group discussed industry trends and topics including CEDIA predictions; Sharp’s sale of its plants in China and Mexico and possible exit from the display business; web-based content delivery companies like Amazon; new concepts in touchpanel design; the value of BACnet for whole building control; how to engage young AV professionals; and how changes in technology and social media maximize pportunities for the future of the industry and its incoming professionals.

On the topic of reaching young prospective audiovisual industry professionals by engaging in and through technology, Steve shares “lure them in with technology… we are a part of the [evolving technology] equation” that includes mobile, user interface, native awareness of, and interest in, technology.

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Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI), based in Fair Lawn, NJ, is a leading independent provider of audiovisual control system solutions.  Its team of experienced professionals creates high quality, intuitive control programming designs for complex AV systems.  Control Concepts combines its thorough, proven design and development process with audiovisual science to make AV systems easy to use in boardrooms, classrooms, and entertainment venues.  CCI’s solutions help manufacturers, consultants, integrators and end user technology managers reduce risks associated with complex projects.  Founded in 1997, the company’s services include control system programming; touchpanel design; consulting and needs analysis; documentation; system staging; testing and commissioning; and technical support.  Control Concepts works with clients in multiple markets, including higher education, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, entertainment, legal and government throughout North America to provide customized solutions.  CCI helps clients create advanced AV systems that offer the benefits of Green AV and energy-saving practices, remote room management, building automation, HD signal distribution, lighting control and more.

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