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AV Professionals Take on Business Travel

With the ever-changing landscape of live events, ISE changing course on their June in-person conference, and other events, such as the CCUMC conference, going virtual, I began to wonder what to expect for the rest of 2021. Part of my role here at Control Concepts is to stay abreast of industry trends and the needs […]

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 […]

The Importance of Scope

Anyone who has spent time in the AV industry is familiar with being assigned jobs that have not been adequately explained.  Jokes about napkin drawings are plentiful, but sadly they are real.  One such example involved a client who drew out a system on a white board, took a picture of it and submitted as their programming […]

IT Factor 50: IT & Entrepreneurship

Today we have two people who chose the latter, both Presidents of their own respective companies. We are joined by Novmega CEO/President Alex Fortin and Control Concepts CEO/President (as well as host of our own A State of Control) Steve Greenblatt to discuss the world of IT and entrepreneurship. We get a look into how […]

.AV Framework and Crestron Home Drivers | Development By Control Concepts

Control Concepts is proud to announce the availability of Crestron Home and .AV Framework Driver development for manufacturers of third-party controllable devices, systems, or applications. Crestron Home and .AV Framework Driver are a critical components in providing compatibility for third party devices with Crestron Home and .AV Framework as well as supporting ease of integration, […]

AVJAM: Fostering a New AV Industry Dynamic

AV JAM is joined by guest Steve Greenblatt to discuss the topics raised in his recent article: Blurring Lines: Fostering a New AV Industry Dynamic. AVJAM is 3 guys sorting out the world of AV with their podcast and the help of their industry friends. Subscribe to their channel to make sure you never miss […]

Integrating Technology: Episode 43: Steve Greenblatt On How Tech Managers Are Creating Change

Integrating Technology is a podcast that provides an alternative view to the sales-driven, corporate messaging prevalent in AV/IT systems integration. In this episode Patrick Murray has a conversation with Steve Greenblatt of Control Concepts about: Why I stopped podcasting Focusing on complex systems The effect of software tools on AV projects What developers need to succeed […]

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 […]

What a Difference a Year Makes – A Perspective from Tammy Fuqua

  As a territory sales manager, 2019 had me running all over the country. My job then took me to cities I had never seen, eating in restaurants I could not afford, seeing relatives I had not seen in decades, and snow! Being a SoCal native, I probably could have counted on one hand how […]