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VEZÉR: A Timeline Based Software For Control & Automation

VEZÉR: A Timeline Based Software For Control & Automation

It is a scary thought, but how would you like to control EVERYTHING from a single application? Vezér enables control and synchronization of any MIDI, OSC or DMX enabled environments – realtime video softwares, lighting rigs, etc. – through the use of timeline based automation. MIDI MIDI type Tracks in Vezér allows sending of MIDI […]

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Are you looking for a less expensive CAD program to draft your shows in? It comes up a number of times all over the twitter and facebook worlds.  “What is a cheap or free draft program?”. In steps a cloud based drafting “program”, Drafty, (www.drafty-app.com).  Drafty is a streamlined CAD program, developed by Lumax Software […]

Vectorworks Launches New Mobile App – Nomad

Vectorworks Launches New Mobile App – Nomad

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.has released a new version of the Vectorworks Cloud Services mobile application, Vectorworks Nomad 2.0. The 2.0 version of Vectorworks Nomad lets users view, share, measure and annotate files. Enhancements include new redline drawing shapes, a sheet layer sidebar palette, angle and path measurement modes, improved download and upload performance and improved annotation […]

New iOS App: PE Magic Sheet

New iOS App: PE Magic Sheet

There is a new app on the market for those iOS device lovers like me, PE Magic Sheet.  As of right now, the app is only designed to run correctly on an iPhone or iPod.  The iPad version is still in the works. What it is: Production Electrician Magic Sheet is designed to quickly give […]

New iOS App: ShowTool Swatch

New iOS App: ShowTool Swatch

Daniel Murfin, the UK App developer for the lighting industry has recently released a new app to the iTunes App Store, ShowTool Swatch.  You may remember some of the other great apps from Daniel, ShowTool LD and ShowTool SM. ShowTool Swatch brings your gel swatch book to life. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way […]

ESTA Foundation Announces eSet App for iOS

ESTA Foundation Announces eSet App for iOS

The ēSET (Essential Skills for the Entertainment Technician) body of knowledge developed and vetted by industry professionals has now been released as an iOS app available for download in the iTunes store. The body of knowledge has been available on the ESTA Foundation site but ēSET committee member Dana Taylor thought it needed to be […]

Synthe FX Updates Luminair to v2

Synthe FX Updates Luminair to v2

It has been some time since we heard news from Synthe FX.  Their latest Press Release tells us why! Here is more from the pr: Synthe FX is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Luminair for iPad v2, the next generation of the popular touch-based DMX lighting control app for live entertainment, film and […]

New iOS App: Palette iRFU For Strand Consoles

New iOS App: Palette iRFU For Strand Consoles

For all you Strand fanatics, good news, there is now a Remote Focus Unit app available for you on your iOS device! The app is not an official app from the Philips/Strand Lighting company, but from a third party app developer, Backstage Solutions.  These are the same people that made an RFU for the Palette […]

Attn Lighting App Developers, Get Your Droid Apps on Amazon App Store

Attn Lighting App Developers, Get Your Droid Apps on Amazon App Store

This is a call to action for all those lighting app developers out there. I recently took a step towards the droid side of the world.  NO, I am not giving up my Apple ways.  I still love and use my iOS device daily… most times hourly! I recently acquired a Amazon Kindle Fire. It is the […]

LDIMobile App and LDI2012

LDIMobile App and LDI2012

Big news first… Everyone has been wondering about LDI 2012. Will it be in Vegas, will it be in California, what about New Orleans? I was partial to the long fetched rumor of it being in Washington, DC.  I think I started that one! ;) Drum roll please…. LDI 2012 if in LAS VEGAS BABY! […]

New iOS App – Easy Remote…or is it LumiDesk Remote?

New iOS App – Easy Remote…or is it LumiDesk Remote?

Ok, this one is throwing me off a bit.  The OFFICIAL title of the app in the iTunes App Store is Easy Remote, even the icon says Easy Remote.  BUT, when you look at the screen shot of the app, it says LumiDesk Remote.  Personally, I like the name LumiDesk!So which is it? NOW, here […]

New iOS App – LightLogic

New iOS App – LightLogic

LightLogic is a theatrical lighting control system for iOS designed to work as an independent system. Use custom controls to quickly and easily setup fantastic looking lighting states, manipulate fixtures using purpose-built controls, communicate using the built in text chat and create complex lighting interactions using animations (iPad only). The system is also designed to […]