Save The Date: Oct. 25 2017 – 7th Annual Touring Career Workshop

Save The Date: Oct. 25 2017 – 7th Annual Touring Career Workshop

Are you new to the industry?  Are you looking for advice and help on how to break into and maintain a healthy touring career? Looking to make contacts and new friends around the industry? Chris Lisle’s Touring Career Workshop is the perfect event for you.  On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 The Touring Career Workshop takes […]

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Luminex Brings GigaCore 10 Networking Switch to the Masses

Luminex Brings GigaCore 10 Networking Switch to the Masses

Back at ProLight+Sound 2017 in Frankfurt Germany, Luminex gave a sneak peak to their latest offering in the entertainment network product range, the GigaCore 10.  Why get excited about a networking switch?  In our industry, EVERYTHING is going to be networked. While experienced technicians may have a good handle on computer networking, Luminex has developed […]

Field Template Releases **finally** SoftSymbols for Vectorworks 2017

Field Template Releases **finally** SoftSymbols for Vectorworks 2017

Steve Shelly’s long awaited update to his SoftSymbols library for Vectorworks has FINALLY been updated and released! If you use Vectorworks for drafting, you need to include Field Template’s Soft Symbols to your Resources.  You may ask yourself, “but why, Vectorworks includes a pretty extensive library already!”. Yes, that is true, but they don’t offer […]

ETC Expands Ion Offerings, Introduces Ion Xe Consoles

ETC Expands Ion Offerings, Introduces Ion Xe Consoles

ETC has added two new control surfaces to their popular Ion lineup of lighting control products, the Ion Xe Consoles.  They feature a compact footprint that work with the entire line of Eos control products.  The Ion Xe is available in two output counts; 3K, (which is the base unit) and the 12k, (The expanded […]

Robe Lighting Launches Newest Pointe, The MegaPointe

Robe Lighting Launches Newest Pointe, The MegaPointe

This has been an exciting Labor Day Weekend for the Lighting World! At Midnight, Tuesday September 5th, 2017 Central European Timezone, Robe dropped some MEGA news on the entertainment lighting industry.  Lucky for the US, Midnight CET equals 7pm EST!  Robe added a brand new moving light to their already impressive Pointe lineup of fixtures, […]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA2 Software Version 3.3.4.1

MA Lighting Releases grandMA2 Software Version 3.3.4.1

Happy Labor Day USA!  While North America takes a three day weekend to celebrate the unofficial end of the summer season, the Germans in Paderborn have been hard at work fixing bugs and releasing the latest software version to the industry leading lighting control system, the grandMA 2. Towards the beginning of the summer, MA Lighting […]

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 […]

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 […]

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