AVWeek 364 slate

AVWeek 364: Look Outside

AV Security Best Practices

Once again an audiovisual manufacturer is the subject of a hacking article on a tech press website. This time Crestron was featured during a Def Con session on hacking the control company’s products. Crestron had already fixed the exploit with a firmware update but it gives us the chance to talk about best practices in AV security. Our panel also discusses the benefits of regional and local experience centers. Plus ideas to get more AVIXA APEx certified commercial integrators.

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Daily Download May 30, 2018

The value of Crestron Masters

A State of Control 45: Each year Crestron Electronics invites their certified programmers to the Northeast for training, networking, and furthering their careers. It’s called Crestron Masters. Host Steve Greenblatt who’s attended nearly every Masters talks with those who attended and have attained the “Diamond” level certification; the highest Crestron offers.

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The List to End All Lists from InfoComm 2017

Now that the InfoComm show is over, we can look back and compare our favorite moments from the show. This list is a compilation of our team’s thoughts about the show. Favorite Product/Booth/Event Sony’s video wall was gorgeous. Void Acoustics speakers had a fantastic design and sound. Crestron Mercury reminded me of Brancusi’s Bird in … Read more

The Real Value of Crestron Masters

By Steve Greenblatt This year Crestron celebrated its 15th Masters event. As a regular attendee, I have had the opportunity to watch this event flourish from an attendee perspective, as well as a content and venue perspective. Through the years, the Masters event has transformed the value and learning experience for students. Initially, training and … Read more

Voice Control in Commercial Audio Video

Voice Control and Commercial Audio Video This coming week will be my last class of the year for friends at AVI Systems. For the past three years, I have helped out in various roles with their regional events. It has been a blast as well as a learning experience. Along the way, it has been … Read more

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State Of Control 34: Professional Currency

Crestron Masters and AV development

The recent Crestron Masters Class event brought over 800 programmers and integrators together. What did attendees learn, the levels of certification, first revels of product development and some takeaways you may not have expected.

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