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Reasons to Go to InfoComm21!

Making the decision to attend a trade show in 2021 is a difficult one.  The lingering concerns over exposure to COVID, the reduced attendance for various reasons, and the concerns of committing time and money to something you are not sure will produce the results you are looking for can be nerve racking.  Despite all […]

Hear This: A Guide to Better Audio

What is arguably the most important aspect of a conferencing space that is often not given the attention it deserves? If you guessed “how the room sounds,” you are correct! Poor audio can make a break or break a conferencing space.  What’s the point of having a conferencing space if you can’t be heard clearly? […]

Control Concepts Celebrates Our Young AV Professionals

For years, the AV industry has been focused on planning for growth and expansion by recruiting and developing new, young talent.  NSCA’s Ignite program, AVIXA’s Young AV Professionals Council, and numerous mentorship and internship programs have been established to bring awareness of the AV industry to students and provide opportunities for young members of the […]

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How to Make Hybrid Meetings Successful

As many companies begin to return to in-person work, technology will play a big part in the successful adjustment to new ways of meeting, collaborating, managing shared spaces, and hybrid meeting needs.  Returning to in-person work will not be a flip of a switch, it will be a gradual transition and in many cases will […]

The Essentiality of Support in Business Relationships

As the world continues to recover from the impact of the pandemic, individuals, businesses, and their clients are leaning on supportive relationships and genuine insight to regain their confidence and comfort.  More than ever people are weighing a company’s values, customer service, dedication, and care before making a commitment.  The days of alluring clients in […]

Investing in Your Business Through Your Relationships

We can all agree, relationships are important.  This is true, not only in our personal lives, but critical to the growth of a business.  Relationship building from a business standpoint can help you bring in new opportunities, retain current clients, and grow your reputation.  As client relationships evolve, an inherent level of trust is built […]

How Audio DSP Programming Is Misunderstood

Audio may be the most important aspect of an AV project, yet audio setup in meeting rooms and classrooms does not get the attention it deserves in most projects involving integrated systems.  Perhaps one of the biggest misnomers in common AV lingo is referring to the design of an audio system as “audio DSP programming.”  […]

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Control Concepts and RTI Expand Relationship with New RTI Driver

In its continued commitment to enable connections between third party AV manufacturers, programmers, and control system manufacturers, Control Concepts is proud to share its affiliation with Remote Technologies, Inc. (RTI) as an Independent Driver and GUI Developer. As an RTI driver developer, Control Concepts is highly familiar with the language and best practices for working […]

Are you ready to become a Full Stack AV Programmer?

In the software world and particularly within the realm of web development, there exists the controversial moniker called a Full Stack Developer.  It refers to a software developer who has a mastery of both frontend and backend skills allowing them to work solo on a project from start to finish.  The controversy stems from many […]

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Decrypting AV Device Security for Control Programmers

With a growing focus on network security, manufacturers in the AV industry are doing their part to protect clients and avoid vulnerabilities by implementing authentication and secure connections in their products’ API (Application Program Interface aka communication protocol). In the past, AV integration with third party devices via RS-232 or an isolated Ethernet network could […]