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Art-Net inventor wins Gottelier award

Art-Net inventor wins Gottelier award

UK – Wayne Howell, founder of Artistic Licence and the inventor of the Art-Net Ethernet lighting protocol, has been honoured with the 2017 Gottelier award at the PLASA London show.

Named in memory of Tony Gottelier, the renowned industry innovator and commentator, this annual award recognises product developers who have made significant long-term contributions to the advancement of entertainment, presentation or installation technology.

Wayne Howell founded Artistic Licence in 1988. He was a major contributor to the development of DMX512-A in the 1990s, and released his free, public domain Art-Net protocol a few years later. Art-Net is now in its 4th version and has been adopted by hundreds of manufacturers worldwide.

Wayne has continued to expand and diversify the Artistic Licence brand, and is well known for his books, articles and seminars.

21st September 2017

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