ETC OFFICIALLY Launches New Console: Gio @5

ETC OFFICIALLY Launches New Console: Gio @5

Face it, ETC has a strong hold on the Theatre market.  Hell, it’s in their name.  With the launch of the Gio @5 and the latest version of the Eos family software, ETC is looking to expand into other areas of the entertainment industry. At LDI2016, ETC not only introduced a new logo, but also […]

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Vectorworks Adds 3D Printing Plugin From 3YOURMIND

Vectorworks Adds 3D Printing Plugin From 3YOURMIND

How would you like to take that 3D widget you designed in Vectorworks and bring it into the real world? Now you can with the help of 3YOURMIND and their plugin that they have created for Vectorworks 2016. Of course, you need a 3D printer to go along with it. More from the Press Release: […]

Video: First Look at 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Stage

Video: First Look at 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Stage

It is time to start getting amped up!  The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm is here. Eurovision has to be one of the largest productions produced each year.  While not much press is given to this contest in the US, it is a huge deal across the Atlantic.  From a technical stand point, it […]

Video: ModTruss’s Making a Set For Super Bowl 50

Video: ModTruss’s Making a Set For Super Bowl 50

By now there is a ton of links, videos, images and so forth of all of the production side of putting on one of the largest productions in the world, the Super Bowl and all of the surrounding events.  From the Half Time Show, the tailgating structure, pre and post parties all around San Fransisco […]

Re-Post: Prelite Studios Uses Previz to Aid Apple Product Launches

Re-Post: Prelite Studios Uses Previz to Aid Apple Product Launches

In our industry, we do some pretty amazing stuff with some very interesting people and companies.  It is a well known fact that I am a big fan of Apple products.  When I hear of a story involving them and our industry, I have to share it.  Prelite Studios, (www.prelite.com), helped Apple launch the iPhone […]

Avolites Introduces Most Powerful Range of Media Servers to Date: Ai R Series

Avolites Introduces Most Powerful Range of Media Servers to Date: Ai R Series

Avolites has out done themselves again with the introduction of their latest series of media servers, the Ai R Series.  Avolites is toughing the new servers as their more most powerful range yet with the latest in processors, solid state drives and AMD graphics cards. More from the Ai Press Release The Netherlands – Avolites […]

Re-Post: 4Wall Lighting Lounge – Three Fixtures I’m Dying to Use In 2016

Re-Post: 4Wall Lighting Lounge – Three Fixtures I’m Dying to Use In 2016

Have you heard of the Lighting Lounge over on UsedLighting.com?  4Wall Lighting started a blog a while ago that focuses on different aspects of the industry along with some industry news.  They recently asked me to write a blog post about three fixtures I am looking forward to using in 2016.  Here are some excerpts […]

InfoComm Sets Standards on Labels for Cables – CLAS

InfoComm Sets Standards on Labels for Cables – CLAS

Seems like where ever you go, every company or venue has their own method of labeling their cable.  It can get kind of confusing when going between locations and companies.  InfoComm International has come up with a new standard to harmonize labels on cables for the AV world. More From InfoComm InfoComm International announced the […]

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 […]

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