Clay Paky celebrated its 40th anniversary, with the introduction of a host of new products: the Scenius Profile beam shaper, the Hepikos 700W wash light, the Shar-Bar moving LED bar, and new Oden architectural fixtures. (Read more.)
Robe featured an enclosed, town square-themed booth, complete with full light show demo that introduced several new products, including the new DL7 and DL4 ranges. The BMFL range and several other new products, such as the Spikie, Strobes and ColorStrobes, and picklePATTs, were also part of the booth show. The 250 moving lights consumed 12,288 channels of DMX across 24 DMX universes. (Read more.)
As in previous years, PRG and PRG XL Video took over the Festhalle, featuring a massive light show, as well as demos for brands the distributor represents in Germany, including SGM and EAW. The company also demonstrated its award-winning GroundControl™ Followspot System.
ChainMaster showed its range of motors, lifts, and controls, including VarioLift, VarioTrolley, and ProTouch Stage Operator.
MA Lighting was represented in the Lightpower Village, along with many other brands represented by the Germany company. MA was demonstrating the dot2 console range.
ETC hosted a packed booth, celebrating its 40th anniversary. The company presented the Source Four LED system, the Eos and Cobalt console families, the ColorSource range, and its latest line from ETC Rigging. (Read more.)
Martin by Harman Professional launched the MAC Axiom Hybrid, as well as new members to the Rush range: MH 6 Wash CT, MH 7 Hybrid, and MH 8 Mini Profile. For control, the manufacturer introduced new P3 System Controllers for LED panels and fixtures, as well as the M-Play control surface for M-Series consoles. (Read more.)
Elation Professional debuted several new products, including fixtures in three all-new product series (ZCL Series™ with new Zooming Collimator Lens system, DTW Series™ variable white LED lights, and Fuze Series™ LED wash fixtures with homogenized color, zoom optics, and IP65 rating). Other product launches included the Platinum Seven™, Sniper Pro™, and Protron 3K Colors™. Other new previews included the new EVHD Series™ of LED panels, the Platinum WBX™ wash/beam light moving head, Rayzor 360Z™ LED beam effect with zoom, and Artiste™ series of moving heads with framing. (Read more.)
Vectorworks showed the latest version of Spotlight, and then followed the show up with the announcement of Dr. Biplab Sarkar’s appointment to chief executive officer (CEO). Additionally, Darick DeHart and Steve Johnson have accepted positions as vice president of Product Management and vice president of Product Development, respectively. (Read more about the 2016 version of Spotlight.)
SGM featured what it called a "Color Revolution," featuring its G-1 Wash and i-5 series, complete with a light show. (Read more.)
Chauvet Professional debuted its Maverick series of tour-ready moving lights, including the MK2 Wash, MK1 Hybrid, and MK2 Spot and built on the popularity of the manufacturer's Rogue range. (Read more.)
Altman Lighting presented its Pegasus line of Fresnels and the PHX LED ellipsoidal.
Ayrton featured a full light show, making use of its many products, including the recently award-winning MagicDot™R.
Avolites launched version 10 of its Titan control software, as well as Ai V9 and the Ai R Series. (Read more.)
Studio Due featured its PARLED 180, as well as a new Pin Light, the T-Bright Plus, and the T-Color-6C.
LightConverse v58 was demonstrated, featuring higher-quality visualization along with a significant increase in rendering speed.
RC4 Wireless showed its RC4Magic DMXpix wireless controller, as well as the new LumenDimPix, which does everything the RC4Magic DMXpix does, with LumenRadio CRMX inside.
Harman Professional displayed its many brands: AKG, AMX, BSS, Crown, DBX, DigiTech, JBL, Lexicon, Soundcraft, and Studer. Martin Professional had its own booth in a separate hall with other lighting manufacturers.
Martin Audio debuted the new CDD-LIVE! Series of loudspeakers, featuring three full-range models and two subwoofers.(Read more about CDD-LIVE!)
The Philips stand featured new offerings from its many brands, including Strand Lighting's Neo console, the Showline range of fixtures, and Vari-Lite's various moving head luminaires.
Robert Juliat, also part of the Lightpower Village, featured the Dalis LED cyclorama, as well as the manufacturer's many followspots.
DTS highlighted the new Katana LED bar with an extra-sharp "blade projection." The Italian manufacturer also showed the Core hybrid discharge moving head, as well as Nick NRG 1401, an LED wash light.
Christie introduced the 1DLP Christie HS Series, a 12,500-lumen laser phosphor projector and showed its award-winning Boxer family of projectors, as well as the Christie® Velvet® LED Series. Also demonstrated was the new Pandoras Box 5.9, which now encodes files up to four times faster, delivers additional codec information through the file inspector, and includes a completely redesigned Patch-Tab and new templates that deliver faster workflow for remote control from a lighting desk.
Absen showcased its A Series of LED screens, including the A1.6 and A2 Pro, as well as its X5 LED Display.
GLP debuted the GT-1 hybrid fixtures, which works as a spot, beam, and wash fixture. The manufacturer also shows its award-winning x4 Bar range. (Read more.)
High End Systems introduced two new fixtures in the SolaRange of LED luminaires: the SolaSpot Pro 1000 and SolaWash FX 1000.
Cast demonstrated BlackTrax 2.0 and provided a sneak peek of Wysiwyg R37.
Meyer Sound showcased the full LEO range: MDM-5000 Distribution Module
Lyon linear line array loudspeaker, Leopard compact linear line array loudspeaker, and the MJF-208 compact stage monitor.
Green Hippo showed its latest version of Hippotizer media server software, as well as its Aviary corporate/AV and Linx media and display management ranges.
Funktion-One launched Vero, the new, large-format touring sound system, as well as the Evo 7T touring loudspeaker and F132 bass enclosure. (Read more.)
Adamson Systems Engineering launched the E119 compact subwoofer, the newest member its E-Series loudspeaker family.
AV Stumpfl introduced the Wings IOBox Pro network control device that can host a HTML5 touch user interface using a built-in webserver. (Read more.)
d&b audiotechnik launched NoizCalc, a far-field noise modeling software tool that addresses the issue of performances in open spaces and how the noise will impact on surrounding areas. (Read more.)
Prolyte celebrated its 25th anniversary and introduced Verto truss, a system based on a new principle of truss connection, where the sections are joined by a rotating coupler system. (Read more.)
L-Acoustics announced the launch of the KS28, a new reference subwoofer, adding 3dB of SPL (versus the SB28) and exclusively driven by the new LA12X amplified controller. The manufacturer also launched the LA12X, a new amplified controller with 12,000W of power, and LA-RAK II, an updated touring rack offering worldwide compatibility.
Coemar highlighted its Reflection LEDko series on its stand.
Dataton showed the latest version of Watchout software for media playback, as well as the WatchPax solid-state media player.
Yamaha launched the PX series of power amplifiers as well as the RPio222 I/O rack, a compact variation of the current RPio622 I/O rack for the flagship RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing system. Another demonstration was Dolby Atmos® for Nuage. (Read more.)
Clear-Com presented the new DX410 two-channel 2.4 GHz digital wireless intercom system with 7kHz wideband audio. (Read more about the new DX410.)
JB Lighting featured its Varyscan range, including the P4 BeamSpot, P7 LED CMY spot, and P8 RGB LED spot.
Wireless Solution Sweden featured its latest BlackBox, the Flex-1 G4S MK2 transceiver, as well as the WhiteBox F-1 G4S IP65 transmitter/receiver, Micro F-1 Lite G4S transceiver, and Ugly Box MKII.
PR Lighting exhibited the hybrid BWS and TV Studio LED families. Visitors were treated to a performance by five small robots accompanied by "I’m Sexy And I Know It," and synced to the light show.
Cadac expanded its MegaCOMMS audio network with the launch of two new hardware network components as well as a major software package for CDC MC Router. Cadac also launched CDC Console Software V3.01 with a range of new features and performance enhancements for the Cadac CDC six and CDC eight live sound production consoles.
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