Control System Programming

SIMPL# Crestron Programming for Maximum Efficiency, Performance and Flexibility

As we have discussed previously, Crestron’s SIMPL# is a conduit for bridging Crestron’s SIMPL programming language with its 3-Series controller’s support for the powerful C# programming language.  Working in SIMPL# offers Crestron programmers maximum efficiency, fast turnaround, improved performance and increased flexibility.  All of this helps us deliver even more for our clients and enables […]

AMX Plugin Development that Surprises for All the Right Reasons

The Control Concepts Development team, helmed by Jeff Mackie, recently completed development of middleware that provides connectivity between AMX Resource Management Suite (RMS) and EMS Software by DEA for purposes of sharing scheduling information extending the capabilities of AMX control systems.  In its initial implementation for a large healthcare provider, this custom solution unified the […]

Custom Development for AV Systems Solve Problems, Increase ROI

AV programming answers your nagging questions – and individualizes your solution We can all agree that demands are increasing for advanced functionality from custom AV control systems.  In order to justify cost and demonstrate value, providers must be looking to tackle unique needs and satisfy requests that provide value-add, increase capability, address concerns, and offer […]

In a Decade with Control Concepts, Mike Korinko Sees an AV Culture Change

Senior Engineer Mike Korinko celebrates ten years with the Control Concepts Team.  We have been privileged to have Mike with us, working on a range of control systems solutions including projects for clients in the education, corporate, and healthcare markets as well as module/driver development for manufacturers in the AV industry. In the ten years […]

Still Packing Granny On Top. Guest Post by Marc LaVecchia

By Marc LaVecchia – President, BMA Software Solutions While driving to a job site recently, I stopped beside an old pickup moving someone who was either a terrible planner or in a desperate hurry to move. The items were stacked frighteningly high, defying any rules of balance, as if the plan for loading the truck […]

Custom Apps for Crestron Systems: Bringing Nest Efficiency to a New App

As a software guy I’m constantly thinking about new features I can add on to products in my own home that make life easier, more fun, or more efficient.  This is what interests me most about software development: there are no limits, we can keep adding to the power and complexity of software, constantly improving […]