Control System Programming

Control Concepts, Clockaudio & Symetrix Harmonize to Integrate Systems

Just as users expect seamless control from a single interface, AV integrators are seeking products that work together reliably and can be easily and efficiently programmed. One way to ensure compatibility and instill confidence in a successful integration is through the availability of control modules. Control Concepts’ relationship with Clockaudio Control Concepts recently worked with […]

Future-proofing Programming Starts with Architecting Device Control

How often does an AV system get designed, commissioned, and programmed, and then never touched again? The answer is: Not often! AV systems must be adaptable to meet users’ changing needs. Starting with a “simple” design that meets current requirements, while keeping in mind the potential for future growth, always sounds like an effective strategy. […]

Implementing HTML5 for AV Control

For years the AV industry has had the comfort of relying on proprietary WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) tools supplied by control system manufacturers (Crestron, AMX, Extron, and others) to develop their user interface designs.  Regardless of whether they were ideal, these software applications were the go-to resource for developing a user interface […]

Control Concepts & ELAN Expand Relationship

In response to the increased demands of AV manufacturers seeking to maximize ease of integration of their products with a variety of control and automation platforms, Control Concepts is proud to announce an expansion of their services as an approved ELAN device driver developer. “Along with our manufacturer clients, Control Concepts recognizes the history of […]

Control Concepts Now Offering Utility Modules Online

In a continuing effort to expand the capabilities of traditional AV systems and support the greater community of control system programmers, Control Concepts announces the creation of a Utility Module Store. This store will facilitate the availability and distribution of Control Concepts utility modules. “Over the years, our software developers have created innovative tools to […]

Control Concepts & QSC Expand Relationship

As options for AV control system solutions continue to evolve for clients, so do the offerings of Control Concepts. Most recently, Control Concepts invested in learning, building their skills, and demonstrating proficiency with the Ecosystem from QSC. “As an independent programming and specialty services provider, it is critical that we are ready for whatever new […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]