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Control Concepts Announces New Control4 Offering

In an effort to support third-party manufacturers looking to integrate their products with Control4 automation systems, Control Concepts proudly announces their new offering of Control4 driver development.  As a Control4 driver developer, Control Concepts complies with the standards for driver development set forth by Control4 by demonstrating competency in learning the platform and producing work […]

How to Effectively Repurpose AV Control Programming

It’s a known fact that programming carries the label of being time consuming, tedious, and challenging. Thus a working system that is well-programmed has a lot of value. Those who invest in developing code not only want to know they own it, but that they can leverage it to get the most value for their […]

The Value of Core Values

There are reasons why teams find synergies, businesses work well together, and clients do business with certain organizations. In most cases, it’s not about competitive pricing, quick turnaround time, value in quality products or services, profit margin, or wages. Successful business, client, and employment relationships are built on a common set of beliefs or values. […]

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Why All Device Drivers/Modules are Not Created Equally

A driver or module is a critical component in the effectiveness of any programmer and the efficiency of any integrated system. As in the world of computing, drivers and modules are an essential part of connecting software to hardware. Simply put, drivers provide easy access to hardware functions without needing to know the precise details […]

HTML5 User Interface for AV Systems

As discussed in Uncovering the Why Behind HMTL5 in AV Control, there are many reasons why the world of AV control is turning to HTML5 web technologies for user interface design.  While there are significant upsides to this shift, the transition is not going to be easy for traditional AV programmers that are not actively embracing […]

Benefits from AV Experiences

On last Sunday’s AV in the AM topic of AV memories touch on the “over/under” way of coiling cables. Steve Greenblatt learned this about 20 years ago onsite with one of his mentors who was tuning a room. He has never forgotten it, use it all the time for any cable he ties up, and […]

Uncovering the Why Behind HMTL5 in AV Control

As more AV manufacturers embrace the transition from proprietary programming languages and software development tools to open standards for control system solutions, there is a growing trend to adopt HTML5 for user interface design. This move to HTML5 is not just another way to make the AV industry more appealing to outsiders or address the growing need for […]

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New Middleware for EMS Platform and Crestron Fusion Available

[May 2020] – Control Concepts is excited to announce the release of a new middleware product integrating Crestron Fusion with EMS Platform Services.   EMS Platform Services is an add-on, middle-tier component offered by EMS.  Platform Services provides a modern, scalable way for partners and customers to integrate with EMS through a RESTful API providing […]

TOA Works with Control Concepts to Make Their New AM-CF1 Control System Ready

In August of 2019 TOA Electronics, a professional audio product manufacturer, reached out to Control Concepts about a new audio collaboration product, the AM-CF1, they were soon to be launching to provide the most comfortable and natural web conferencing experience in huddle rooms and small to medium conference rooms. In addition to providing a high […]