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NST City boosts culture in Southampton with EM Acoustics

15/10/2018 - Project News

UK – Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) is one of the UK’s leading professional theatre companies. Its success, both nationally and internationally, has enabled the company to open a second venue in the brand new, £28m Studio 144 development in the centre of Southampton. Whilst the core of NST’s work remains traditional theatre, the new venue, NST City, aims to bring wider cultural to Southampton by offering more in the way of music, cinema and even circus as well as classic theatre. When it came to equipping the new venue, theatre consultants, Arup, specified a wide range of EM Acoustics’ ubiquitous EMS Series loudspeakers across the three performance spaces.

Join Renkus-Heinz at WFX 2018

15/10/2018 - Event News

USA - The annual Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) is one of professional audio's fastest growing events, drawing worship audio and video professionals from all across the US and internationally. With a major focus on technology education and training, the show is a must-see for in AV and IT tech professionals, and Renkus-Heinz will be there.

SSL Live Proves Golden For Kylie

15/10/2018 - Production News

UK – Monitor engineer Gavin Tempany has been out on tour with pop principal Kylie Minogue. He has chosen a Solid State Logic L500 Plus for the shows, supplied by UK tour and events company Capital Sound Hire.

Green Hippo and Kinesys masterclass presents automation for the people

15/10/2018 - Standards News

UK – Green Hippo, in partnership with Kinesys, is running a two-day automation masterclass. Held in Kinesys’s London demo room, just 20 minutes’ drive from Heathrow airport and fully-equipped with chain motors, rotators, trolleys and truss, the course is essential for anyone looking to explore integrating moving elements with Hippotizer. No prior knowledge of Kinesys automation systems is required, though a good understanding of Hippotizer and basic SHAPE functions will help attendees get the most out of the sessions.
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DiGiCo’s SD7 Takes a Quantum Leap at AES

15/10/2018 - Event News

USA- DiGiCo’s AES stand (#629) at Manhattan’s Javits Convention Center this month is guaranteed to be a swarm of activity as the company showcases its highly anticipated SD7 Quantum engine, which is now shipping to SD7 owners around the globe.

Optoma launches impressive all-in-one smart 4K UHD LED home projector

15/10/2018 - Equipment News

Optoma has just launched a feature-packed portable 4K UHD LED projector, the UHL55. The new model delivers the ultimate in smart home entertainment with impressive 4K UHD cinema quality images and support for Alexa voice control.

Theis Wermuth Reflects the Versatile Sound of Alex Vargas with Chauvet Professional

15/10/2018 - Production News

Denmark – Theis Wermuth describes the role of his lighting rig on singer/songwriter Alex Vargas’ current Scandinavian tour as being “an extra band member.” And, just like every other member of the band on this tour, Wermuth’s lights are fully on-board for a fast-paced musical adventure filled with rollicking twists and turns, as Vargas gleefully smashes through genres to create his own distinctive sound.

City Theatrical To Launch Multiverse Wireless DMX System at LDI Show 2018

15/10/2018 - Event News

USA – City Theatrical is launching its new Multiverse wireless DMX system at Booth 2815 of the Live Design International (LDI) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from Friday, 19th October to Sunday, 21st October, 2018. The Multiverse system can broadcast as many as ten universes of DMX data from a single transmitter, while producing less radio energy than present-day single universe systems. The launch will include the introduction of Multiverse SHoW BabyTM, City Theatrical’s fourth generation of the original plug and play wireless DMX transceiver system, and feature the Multiverse Module, Multiverse Node, Multiverse Transmitter, and Multiverse Gateway products. Multiverse technology discussions and live demonstrations will be offered within the booth every half hour throughout show hours.

Work Pro Expands International Sales Channels for Lightshark

15/10/2018 - Business News

Spain – Following a series of recent meetings with distribution companies at international exhibitions including Pro Light & Sound in Frankfurt, Work Pro has concluded new distribution arrangements for its innovative LightShark lighting console. Effective immediately, the following companies are exclusively responsible for LightShark sales, support, training and marketing in their respective territories:

Obsidian Control Systems to launch first products under ONYX platform at LDI 2018

15/10/2018 - Event News

USA – Obsidian Control Systems is showcasing the first three lighting control products under the ONYX lighting control platform at the LDI Show in Las Vegas 19-21 October. Designers, programmers and operators are invited to Obsidian Control Systems Booth 1135 for a first look and hands-on demo of the extremely powerful NX 2, the portable NX Wing and the convenient NX DMX.

Zero 88 at LDI 2018

12/10/2018 - Event News

USA – Leading UK lighting control manufacturer Zero 88 will have a strong presence at the 2018 LDI expo in Las Vegas, for the first time in several years, following on from the enormous success and buzz of its FLX range of lighting consoles, first launched in 2015.

Kinesys at LDI 2018

12/10/2018 - Event News

USA – UK automation manufacturer and specialist Kinesys gets things moving on Booth 139 for the 2018 LDI entertainment technology expo at Las Vegas Convention Center, which runs 19th – 21st October.

All Eyes on Robe for T1 Launch at LDI 2018

12/10/2018 - Event News

USA – Robe launches its brand new T1 Profile luminaire at the LDI 2018 expo in Las Vegas next week, on booths 2503 and 2603, revealed for the first as the show opens on 19th October.

Bandit Lites Purchases Mega-Lite Circa Scoops

12/10/2018 - Production News

USA – Bandit Lites' inventory continues to expand with a recent large purchase of Mega-lite Circa Scoop LED fixtures, giving clients more variety and range in designing tours, festivals and events.