Austrian Audio: “Prolight + Sound as Debut For Our Brand”

Every year at Prolight + Sound the latest products and innovations are presented. But companies also use the industry event to present themselves and their products and services. Austrian Audio was founded just over a year ago and will be taking part in the trade fair as an exhibitor for the first time in 2019.…

New Platform: book a DJ at Discjockey.de

Events have a special charm when the music in the background isn’t coming from an MP3 player, but a live DJ instead. Yet finding the right DJ isn’t always easy. To help you simplify the choice of DJs, the Berufsverband Discjockey e.V.(BVD e.V.) created a site, discjockey.de, where DJs can be found and booked. DJ…

Laser Safety Seminar For Shows

Laser shows are spectacular: they thrill with their lighting effects, which produce graphics, writing or 3D objects. As fascinating as laser shows can be, incorrect usage can quickly become dangerous for the audience and artists. In order to make laser shows safe, there are additional rules – and an independent laser safety officer. Safety and…

Area Four Industries starts Internet TV Channel

How is a burden calculation carried out for temporary structures? What regulations apply for temporary roof systems? Such questions are now addressed on the new Internet TV channel from Area Four Industries. The world’s largest manufacturer of aluminum trusses and scaffolding constructions has initiated the first online video platform about trusses and rigging. Hints, Tricks…

Layher develops flexible video wall system

Watch parties of sports events, open air concerts or festivals all cannot be realized without video walls. Huge LED displays makes it possible for everyone in the audience to have a view of the artists and athletes – and give the artists yet another surface for their creative shows. Layher has developed a flexible video…

Fairconstruction: “Length times width times height”– Within that almost everything is possible”

There isn’t just innovative technology at Prolight + Sound, frequently the exhibitors‘ stands are fascinating and worth a look. However, impressive trade fair presentations don’t get made by themselves. The people at Fairconstruction support the planning, conception, organization and realization of trade fair presentations. As a company affiliated with Messe Frankfurt, they are at home…

MA Lighting and Claypaky at the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards

High-powered TV shows need a special atmosphere. Especially when if it is an award ceremony like the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards. MA Lighting and Claypaky supports the production in order to cast Austria’s greatest national music award in the best light. Matthias Frank: "I’m convinced by perfect optics" At the awards, lighting designer and light…

GAHRENS + BATTERMANN: “Our entire industry comes home to us”

Prolight + Sound is one of the largest trade fairs for event technology and always surprises with new technologies and concepts – and not only through the exhibitor presentations at the fair. Even Prolight + Sound itself continues to develop its media technology. The trade fair is supported by the event technology service provider GAHRENS…

Robe is Looking for Germany’s Superstar

Analogous to American Idol, Deutschland sucht den Superstar (or “DSDS”) has been a constant hit on German television for the last 15 years. Dieter Bohlen and his more or less talented casting show stars entertain an audience of millions in primetime slots. And the Czech lighting manufacturer Robe has been providing the spotlights for the…

Fog Machines from Ultratec

Mystic stage imagery, atmospheric concert appearances, and scary ghost trains, all of them frequently thank their special effects to the use of fog machines. The die Ultratec special effects GmbH can be named as one of the leading producers in this field. In 2018, the American company was represented at Prolight + Sound for the…

Impressive Effect with Simple Means from Gerriets

Immersive technologies are the new trend in the event industry. They make events more vivid, blurring the line between the real and the virtual. As a producer of theater and stage equipment, Gerriets also premiered two products at Prolight + Sound 2018 that create impressive visual effects. HoloGauze and InviScreen create new possibilities The InviScreen…

LumenRadio Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary with Two Innovations

Prolight + Sound is always a place for international premieres and innovations. The Swedish producer LumenRadio didn’t just bring their wireless DMX and light control solutions along to Frankfurt, it also celebrated its ten year anniversary. LumenRadio presents DMX Module and Lighting Control Tool “To celebrate the 10 years means much to the company,” according…

AV Stumpfl: “Prolight + Sound is an Absolute Must”

Prolight + Sound were a complete success for many exhibitors. It was also a success for the Austrian technology producer AV Stumpfl. The company presented a revolutionary screen system leg, a series of innovative projection screens and 8K media server. "People want to touch our products" AV Stumpfl - Short set-up times, reduced maintenance, more…

TMB and Company NA presented innovative technologies

TMB and Company NA have once again partnered at Prolight + Sound 2018 bringing a mix of innovative, high-performance technology to the show. This year, TMB introduced the ProPlex IQ Tester, an Ethernet tester for entertainment production. Inspired by the contributions of the world's leading production and staging experts, the IQ Tester is an "all-in-one" device that complements the ProPlex range of data distribution devices. What TMB and Company NA have shown, you can watch in the video.

Real-time Tracking With BlackTrax

Real-time tracking is one of the big topics at this year's Prolight + Sound. Performances and live demonstrations of different capturing systems can be seen at different stands. This is also the case with BlackTrax, a real-time tracking system. This tracking solution is used to track movements on a stage and allow different devices to respond. Light, sound and graphic animations are controlled by the movements of the artist and produce different effects.

grandMA3 – The New Console From MA Lighting

It was one of the highlights of Prolight + Sound 2018. Daniel Kannenberg introduces the new MA Lighting console grandMA3. It was a major attraction and caused a great stir in the industry in the run-up to the trade fair.

"It's really amazing how much interest there was in the grandMA3", explains Björn Gaentzsch, Team Leader Marketing at MA Lighting. The regular presentations of the new console attracted countless interested clients and potential customers. At the booth in the Lightpower Village, the MA Lighting Team were permanently deepened in discussions. "This year's fair is a great success for us."