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The Critical Importance of the Ability to Troubleshoot

Fixing a symptom can be easy; identifying the cause of the issue and effectively addressing it can be a real challenge. While a reboot can appear to be a quick fix, the underlying problem could still be lurking. The overwhelming trend in technology is that products and systems need to be simple to implement while […]

The Hidden Challenges of AV Control Programming

While most AV manufacturers build their products with integration in mind, the effort to control third-party AV devices can still be a challenge. In the early years of integrated AV systems, control and automation were accomplished with purpose-driven equipment hardwired to provide specific user interaction. These systems were essentially fixed in their functionality with little room […]

Future-proofing Programming Starts with Architecting Device Control

How often does an AV system get designed, commissioned, and programmed, and then never touched again? The answer is: Not often! AV systems must be adaptable to meet users’ changing needs. Starting with a “simple” design that meets current requirements, while keeping in mind the potential for future growth, always sounds like an effective strategy. […]

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 […]