Control Concepts

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.”  […]

RTI

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 […]

Understanding Secure Device Communication in AV Control

Cybersecurity is a hot topic of conversation in the world at large and the AV industry is no exception.  As AV has become a specialized area of IT, it is critical that security best practices are implemented in integrated systems and devices. For many years, the AV industry has relied on RS-232 communications to integrate […]

Vanco International Invests In Control Concepts Control System Drivers

As is the case with many manufacturers who are dedicated to delivering ease of use, flexibility, and streamlined integration for their end users and dealers, Vanco International understands the value of an investment in control system drivers/modules for their clients’ most sought-after control platforms. Investing in Control System Drivers The availability of professionally developed control […]