Lightware Visual Engineering has introduced a new set of boards for its flagship 25G matrix platform. They include the 4K-compliant 25G-HDMI2, the 25G-DVID2, and the 25G-OPTS2 and OPTM2 all of which feature 4K UHD support and handle resolutions up to 4096x2160 @ 30Hz. Lightware USA. is the US distributor of Lightware Visual Engineering products.
When visionary playwright Sarah Ruhl’s newest play, The Oldest Boy, made its debut at Lincoln Center Theater’s Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on Monday, November 3, Sound Designer Darron L West once again turned to Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, to supply a custom audio equipment package for the much-anticipated production.
WorldStage is pleased to announce five new hires, across a wide range of departments, at its East and West Coast offices. Coming on board are Susanna Harris-Rea as lighting project manager, Russell Cowans as audio engineer, Gus Garces and Greg Duffin as staging project managers, and Frank Musgrove as senior video engineer.
Sonnet Technologies today announced that its rugged and portable Fusion(TM) F3 two-drive RAID storage system is enabling a live recording workflow for OneRepublic's current "Native" tour. With the ability to store up to 6TB of content on dual shock-isolated hard drives, the Fusion F3 reliably captures more than 100 tracks of audio from the band's nightly performances, recorded at 96kHz resolution.
Alcorn McBride and Oceaneering Entertainment Systems have collaborated on the development of AmpTraXX, a DSP-enabled 16-channel ride vehicle amplifier. It will be shown at IAAPA Attractions Expo, November 18-21, in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
American sound artist Bill Fontana has partnered with Meyer Sound in the creation of—Sonic Mappings—a permanent sound art installation for Rome’s MAXXI Museum. Fontana’s musical landscape pays tribute to Rome’s Acqua Vergine, the ancient waterway that is at the heart and soul of Roman civilization. Sonic Mappings is the centerpiece of Open Museum Open City, the museum’s latest exhibition dedicated to sound, which MAXXI Artistic Director Hou Hanru describes as “the most radical and experimental aspect of contemporary art.”