Patrick Dierson

Patrick
Dierson
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Clay Paky’s A.leda Line of Automated Luminaires
The A.leda range is a group of moving head LED fixtures from Clay Paky. The haters of the lighting world will undoubtedly be shrugging their shoulders asking, “Aren’t they a little late to the LED market, and aren’t they just copying what’s already been done?” And one could mistakenly agree.
Closer Look: UploadStudio's The Project Hub
What’s lacking in many file-sharing services is both the mindset of entertainment production and the ease of use that is still necessary for those less-than-tech-savvy coworkers. Enter The Project Hub from UploadStudio Ltd.
You Should Be A Media Server Programmer, Really
So you wanna program media servers, huh? Well, why do you want to do that to yourself?
A Hat For Every Head
Everything I ever needed to know about this business I learned in Kindergarten.
First Look: PRG's Best Boy
For generations, the term “Swiss army knife” has been used metaphorically to describe a single device with varied functionality. PRG’s choice to use the image of that iconic knife for marketing its new fixture is appropriate for the Best Boy.
A Look At The Black Tank Brickblaster Pro Series
In The Black Tank’s Brickblaster Pro series of LED units, we finally see a fantastic amalgamation of features that are both unique and plentiful.
JumpStart LTC By Edward Richardson
JumpStart LTC is a longitudinal timecode generator application for iPhone and iPod Touch.
What I'm Using Now: High End Systems Intellaspot XT-1
Late last year High End Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barco, brought forth the Intellaspot XT-1.
What I'm Using Now: Jawbone Jambox
Jawbone has made its first foray into the world of portable speaker systems
Product Spotlight: Clay Paky Sharpy
This year seems to be bringing us a change in technology that's producing some really interesting products.
Selling Out 101
I'm writing this moments after walking out of a giant skyscraper in Manhattan
What I'm Using Now: Vodafone K3565-Z Mobile Broadband USB Stick
Bellyaching from crew and band members alike seemed to be the order of the week upon arrival in New Zealand. We were all complaining about the exorbitant price and dead-slow speed of the fancy hotel's internet
What I'm Using Now: GoodReader And iAnnotate PDF For iPad
It seems like every person that sees me working on my iPad starts asking about it
What I'm Using Now: Lighting Handbook App By Developer Andrew Derrington
This app allows users to access, download, and save both basic information about lighting fixtures as well as their respective user manuals
Zinman Software Pocket LD
Pocket LD from Zinman Software is one of the many lighting industry related applications created for Apple’s popular iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices running iPhone OS 3.0 software or later.

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