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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…
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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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LUCAS NANO – Palette of Products is Growing

The demands on sound systems have continued to increase exponentially in recent years. The simple fact of high-quality yet inexpensive loudspeakers being accessible means that event attendees expect a well-rounded and complete sound experience outside of their own four walls as well. This standard has also been the declared goal at HK Audio with its…
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Buy Prolight + Sound 2018 Tickets Online

Impressive light shows, innovative solutions for stage technology and a wide-ranging program for professional talks – this and more can be found every year at the leading trade fair for event technology. Don’t miss this industry event, get your ticket now. You can save up to 25% when you buy online. Online Tickets – fast…
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A Quarter-Century of Source Four from ETC

In November 2017 at ETC, all the lights are on Source Four – after all, the spotlight series turns 25. The product has been continually developed over the years, but all the versions have one thing in common: the energy saving characteristics of the patented HPL lights and the faceted dichrotic reflector. These two components…
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Waterproof: Lake Stage Bregenz relies on SGM Lighting

It is one of the world‘s most unusual stages: the floating lake stage in the Austrian city of Bregenz. The event location lies directly on the shore of Lake Constance, and the stage itself floats on the water. The Bregenz Festival has been rising to the challenge of the extraordinary location since 1946 and realizes…
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Five Wireless Levels with Beyerdynamic

Event organizers are often faced with the challenge that they have to rely on various audio systems – according to location and equipment. Those often exceed the financial framework and take up a lot of storage space. Beyerdynamic has taken on this problem and offers a solution for flexible equipment in form of the wireless…
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Opus and Sinus: Application Period has Started

Each year at Prolight + Sound the most innovative figures and projects of the event branch are honored in an evening event. The Opus and Sinus Awards for excellence will also be granted in 2018. Applications and suggestions of project, companies or individuals can be submitted until November 12. Online Applications for Awards While the…
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Strict Regulation: Multitools in German Weapons Law

Multitool gadgets are simply one of the everyday essentials for many event technicians and craftsmen. However, in Germany these “jack of all trades” at the ready can also cause trouble with the police. It is the case that multitools can – in some cases – fall under laws governing weapons and therefore are not allowed…
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Packing in New Dimensions – a Stage Hits the Road

The last few months have been very intense and full of heavy lifting for the workers at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. This means packing up props, packaging light installations in such a way that they can’t be broken, and wrapping sets so that they aren’t damaged, even when roughly handled. The reason is…
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Get ready! for Prolight + Sound 2018

"I am ready ..." for innovation, creativity, technology, tools, loud and soft tones, lasershows and floating lights. "Get ready" for Prolight + Sound 2018. The first moving image illustrates impressions of products, events, lectures, awards and business meetings at the event of the industry. The following movie already eagerly anticipates four days of shows, highlights, new products, technologies and services for entertainment, integrated systems and creation in Frankfurt. Be inspired by the pictures.

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ShowTex: Innovative Stagecraft and Light Design

Gigantic shows and innovative fair booths often cannot do without flame retardant fabrics and motion control systems. The Belgian company ShowTex has both the technology and the experience to provide customers with a wide range of solutions to meet the most challenges in the set up and design of stages and fair booths. In the follwing interview Bo Bettens, Marketing Manager at Showtex, reveals where the company's roots lie and how the industry has changed in recent years.
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Tips for the Right Sound Check

Sound plays the most important part with live performances and other musical events. The right sound check forms the foundation for testing how musicians can optimally fill a space with sound. The test will go off without a hitch if you follow these tips. At the beginning, was the sound check... Sure, for a sound…
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