Super Vision International, Inc. has announced that Advanced Lighting Systems, Inc. (ASLI) has signed a license to Super Vision's “Variable Color Lighting System” 1990 patent developed in 1988 by Richard Belliveau of High End Systems. The company also signed Element Labs, TPR Enterprises, and Shine Lighting as licensees to its Variable Color patent and its Laidman technology portfolio. (www.svision.com)

Paul Freudenberg, formerly the director of sales for L-Acoustics US, is now vice president of sales and marketing. Diane Monet retains additional obligations as vice president of finance and administration. Bernie Broderick was made head of technical support. (www.l-acoustics-us.com)

Vari-Lite has hired Todd Kessler in a newly created position to oversee development of the company's product training program. (www.vari-lite.com)

TOMCAT's Hoist & Rigging Workshop 2005 will be held February 2-5, in Midland, TX. This year, an Advanced Workshop runs from Feb. 4-5. Contact Lisa Jebsen at 432-694-7070, ljebsen@tomcatusa.com to register, or visit www.tomcatglobal.com.

Presentation Services, a part of Audio Visual Services Corporation, appointed Chuck Bauman as regional vice president serving the New Orleans and Houston market. (www.ps-av.com)

Keith Gillum has joined Color Kinetics, overseeing sales in the L.A. area. (www.colorkinetics.com)

Theatre Projects Consultants has named John Coyne and Michael Nishball as principal consultants with the firm. (www.tpcworld.com)

Wybron, Inc. has appointed Joan Bolen as marketing coordinator. She has worked in marketing and PR for the past 15 years. (www.wybron.com)

Delray Lighting has appointed Adam Lamar as national sales director. In addition, the company relocated its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility to: 7545 N. Lockheed Drive, Burbank, CA 91505-1045; 818-767-3793. (www.delraylighting.com)

The ANSI Board of Standards Review approved “Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A - Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories.” ANSI E1.11-2004 requires termination, states where termination should be, and gives the proper termination impedance value. Two current standards-drafting projects, BSR E1.20 (RDM) and BSR E1.27-1 (E1.11 and DMX512 portable cabling), are available for public review now at www.esta.org.

US Express Leasing has added Alan Garretson, president of FX Financial, to its new industrial products platform. FX Financial will become a division of US Express Leasing. (www.fx-financial.com, www.usxl.com)