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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 […]

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 […]

The Hidden Value of Being in the AV Industry

Before working at Control Concepts, when I used to tell people that I worked in Scouting I usually got one of two responses: “can you help my kid make Eagle?” and “can you get me a mixed tin of popcorn?” When I worked at a law firm prior, people wanted to know if I could […]