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New Exhibitor: 3D Sound in geodesic dome

Prolight + Sound is always a place for innovations. That’s the way it is this year as well: the Klangdome collective presents its “Abisonic Klangdome” in the outdoor area. The tent construction is a concert hall and comfortable living room all at once. 3D Acoustic in the Tent There are many unusual stages and concert…

New 8K Laser Projector from Digital Projection

2018 also holds several innovations for event technicians, helping them realize stage projects and events large and small. One of the first was an announcement by British producer Digital Project signaling a 8K laser projector. The so-called INSIGHT Dual Laser 8K primarily aims to be suitable for use at big event spaces, but also a…

Balloon Museum: Individual Lighting with ETC

Balloon rides have fascinated large and small for decades. The Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum in Albuquerque, USA has been devoted to the history of balloon flight for over ten years. The museum has recently been cast in the right light – with the Paradigm light control systems from ETC. The balloon museum is…

Pyrotechnic – How do the New Year’s Fireworks Function?

New Year’s Eve is getting closer and closer, and just like every year, we ask ourselves: how is it possible for rockets and fireworks to illuminate the sky in such different colors and forms? The New Year’s Eve fireworks are just a part of pyrotechnics, and that’s why all of them work in a fairly…

New Quick Connector from LMP

LMP stands for outstanding light and pyrotechics, and has been an exhibitor at Prolight + Sound. Last year their pallet of products were expanded with the LITECRAFT Truss product line, which augments the LMP technology with hi-quality aluminum trusses and auxiliaries. The line of products is top notch, with quality manufacturing that is tuned to…

Looking Forward to Prolight + Sound 2018

Prolight + Sound X-Mas 2017

The year 2017 is coming to a close, and 2018 is just around the corner, and there’s just four months until Prolight + Sound. The preparations for the coming event are already in full swing, a year full of (trade fair) highlights comes to an end.

Sustainability: PRG plans platform for custom products

PRG XL Video is a regular exhibitor at Prolight + Sound and one of the leading providers for the equipping and execution of large-scale events. This year, the full service provider for event planning is not only making a splash with new event technology, but also with innovative online ideas for the event industry. One…

Call for Papers – Become a Speaker at the Eventplaza Conference

Current trends in the industry, innovative ideas and new strategies are important parts of the Eventplaza Conference, which takes place on two days during the Prolight + Sound. The platform for advanced training is directed toward event and incentive managers, as well as organizers of conferences and conventions, and project managers from the fields of…

New Technology for the Zurich Opera House

Since the start of the 2017/18 season, the Zurich Opera House has excellent sound equipment, using LAWO technology. A new mixing console and sound control room aim to make it easier to prepare and mix in the hall. The mc2 series are compatible with a wide range of uses and ensure an unforgettable listening experience.…

EU Project: European Master Craftsman Training in Event Engineering

Many major events often involve several countries or take place in across boundaries. These cross-border events require the internationally flexible and legally compliant deployment of specialists, especially with regard to security-relevant areas. This poses a major challenge to the industry, as specialized personnel are trained to different standards depending on the country. The project ECVAET…

Prolight + Sound Website in a New Modern Design

Modern, clean and clearly structured – since November 23, the website of Prolight + Sound dressed up new. Although there was attention payed to the optics remaining modern, usability is the focus of the adaptation. The website is structured in such a way that users can find the desired information with a few quick clicks.…

Newest ADJ Moving Head given PLSN Gold Star Product Award

The ADJ Group stands for excellent products and solutions for big stages and successful clubs. The moving head Vizi CMY300, the newest flagship of the Californian company has now been distinguished as the best new club light with the PLSN Gold Star Product Award. Additional functions with extended LED lifespan National sales manager Alfred Gonzales,…

mondo*dr Awards – Interview with Rachael Rogerson-Thorley, editor

Sinus, Opus, Mipa and Pipa - during the period of the Prolight + Sound there are a lot of awards, too. 2017 a new awards ceremony was added to the list: the mondo*dr award. Initiated and presented by the journal mondo*dr the award was established to acknowledge exceptional accomplishments in the entertainment industry. We have…

Faber Audiovisuals Sets Sail

Faber Audiovisuals have already provided audiovisual support for several outdoor events in close quarters. Now their technology is being put to use on boats and circling the globe. This year, Faber Audiovisuals is an official partner of the Volvo Ocean Race and is ensuring the right atmosphere during the course of the eight-month event. Tour…

Smart Motion: Adam Hall Presents First 19” LED Rack Light With Motion Sensor

Whether on a theatre stage, at concerts, or taping, every production demands amplifiers, mixer and processers in the background. Constant illumination of the equipment and electronics can lead to unwanted light sources. Adam Hall has developed the world’s first 19” multicolor LED rack light with smart motion technology to address this issue. Patented smart motion…

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