Project managers and programmers have different goals and timelines. They both need to work together to complete the AV install on time and with the desired outcome. On this episode of A State of Control we talk about the importance of project managers in a control and automation project and how to get both sides communicating more effectively.
Home Automation Viruses
Residential dealers heading even more into the commercial audiovisual market. Savant partnering with AVAD and what that means for the dealers. The risks of computer viruses in control and home automation systems.
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.
Audiovisual Programming Peer learning
Each year a gathering of Crestron Certified programmers takes place. It’s called Masters and the gathering is a chance for those who have earned at least a basic Crestron certification to get deep dive into what’s coming next from the control and video distribution giant. Now they have added Diamond Level certification and that entails teaching your peers. On this episode of A State of Control we talk with three Diamond Certified Crestron programmers
Connecting around the AV campfire
The list of presentations for InfoComm 2018 Center Stage has been announced. How these presentations match up to other educational opportunities at the show. Crestron Masters has come and gone for 2018. The importance of this annual retreat for audiovisual control programmers. Racial diversity in the AV community.
Mainstream your control programming
A State of Control 43: The ProAV industry has been talking about configuration taking over programming as well as getting more traditional computer languages like C# and others in the control and automation segment for a while. Our panel discusses whether audiovisual programmers should be excited about mainstream computer programmers in control or should they be afraid.