Live Design announces its 2008-09 Products of The Year, chosen in the categories of lighting, sound, and projection by our panels of judges who are working designers, programmers, and technicians in those fields. And the winners are…

Lighting
Control: MA Lighting grandMA 2
Luminaire: PRG Bad Boy (www.prg.com)
Show Control: Stage Technologies F:light (www.stagetech.com)
Widget/Software: Wybron Gel Swatch Library for iPhone (www.wybron.com)

Sound
Console: Digico SD8
Loudspeaker: Meyer Sound UPQ Series (www.meyersound.com)
Microphone: Sennheiser MKE-1 (www.sennheiserusa.com)
Distribution: Energy Transformation Systems (ETS) SDS887 Distribution Hub (www.etslan.com)

Projection
Software: MAX/MSP/Jitter 5
Video Screen: LSI Industries V-Lite (www.lsi-industries.com)
Projector: Panasonic PT-D12000U Series (www.panasonic.com)
Media Server: Resolume Avenue 3 (www.resolume.com)