8 February 2016

The Meyer Sound connection at Super Bowl 50

The Meyer Sound connection at Super Bowl 50USA - Sound reinforcement systems from Bay Area audio innovator Meyer Sound played a supporting role in Super Bowl 50 festivities, the biggest Super Bowl week ever celebrated and one that the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee calls "uniquely Bay Area". In their quest to make the game-day sound for this Super Bowl the best ever, NFL production leaders tapped Meyer Sound to help enhance the 7 February experience between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. Meyer Sound's technical team worked with ATK Audiotek of Valencia, Calif. to ... More >>

Audio Systems del Norte invests in Pointes

Audio Systems del Norte invests in PointesMexico - One of Mexico's major full technical production and rental companies, Audio Systems del Norte based in Monterrey, capital and largest city of the north eastern state of Nuevo León, has invested in its first Robe moving lights - 24 x Pointes. Mexico is a rapidly expanding market for Robe, largely due to the efforts of distributor Vari Internacional, and the Pointe with its true multi-functionality is one of the most popular products right now. Robe's reporting team rocked-up in Monterrey and interviewed Audio Systems' sales ... More >>

Clay Paky delivers impact on Knockout Circuz

Clay Paky delivers impact on Knockout CircuzAustralia - Indoor 'hardstyle' festival Knockout Circuz returned to iconic Sydney venue The Hordern Pavilion at the end of last year, with lighting designer Arian Yeganeh creating a spectacular eight-hour light show using Clay Paky Mythos, Stormy and Sharpy fixtures. Promoted by organisers Hard Styles United (HSU) as "one of the most spectacular and intense indoor rave arenas [we] have ever created" with "hours of lasers, spectacular lighting shows and crystal clear audio", Knockout Circuz saw a line-up of such international artists as ... More >>

ISE 2016: Outline debuts Vegas 24 and more

ISE 2016: Outline debuts Vegas 24 and moreThe Netherlands - Italian loudspeaker manufacturer Outline showcases a selection of point source and line array loudspeaker lines and an interactive loudspeaker measurement display at ISE 2016 Amsterdam this week.. The new ultra-compact, high power Vegas 24 is designed for balcony-fill, front-fill and delay applications. The Stadia 100 LA installation loudspeaker series combines key principles of cylindrical line-sources with several patented Outline technologies to deliver versatile and powerful solutions for stadiums, theme parks, ... More >>

Avon expands Nordic VUE distribution

Avon expands Nordic VUE distributionNorway - VUE Audiotechnik has confirmed the expansion of avon lydinstallasjon (AS) to exclusive distributor for the Nordic countries for all VUE Audiotechnik product lines. Having established and maintained a strong presence for VUE in Norway for the past several years, avon's distribution of VUE products will now stretch to include Sweden; Denmark, including Greenland and the Faroe Islands; Iceland; and Finland, including the Åland Islands, directly and with the help of local vendors. "Part of avon's expansion plan includes increasing ... More >>

Audiotonix group backs PLAYdifferently brand

Audiotonix group backs PLAYdifferently brandUK/USA - After 25 years of working at Allen & Heath and being an integral part of their Xone DJ division, Andy Rigby-Jones left the company in 2014 and partnered with Richie Hawtin to combine their expertise and vision to create new innovative instruments for the DJ and electronic music market. Over the past two years, the pair have been developing and testing their first prototype of an instrument that they feel is missing from the professional segment of the market. Assessed at various leading worldwide events including ENTER.Ibiza, ... More >>

Maestra Group invests in new technology

Maestra Group invests in new technologyUK / UAE - London- and Dubai-based Maestra Group, specialist in premium event production, design and solutions, has made a large investment in new sound, AV and lighting equipment for 2016, which follows the launch of the new Maestra London office on 4 January. This is to ensure the London office hit the ground running as business has, as anticipated been brisk in the first weeks of the year, and also to consolidate and boost the production resources available in Dubai. SMaestra London has spent around half a million pounds on sound and ... More >>

NEO Console on tour with Classical Ballet Moscow

NEO Console on tour with Classical Ballet MoscowItaly - The Classical Ballet Moscow recently completed an extensive tour of Italy and Sicily featuring an emotive lighting design programmed on a Philips Strand Lighting NEO Lighting Control Console. The company performed The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty in cities including Florence, Milan and Palermo over 36 consecutive days. Lighting designer and technical director Evgeniy Toma utilized the NEO's intuitive interface and timesaving features to provide him with quick and easy access to all of the ... More >>

CP Electronics launches lighting control apps

CP Electronics launches lighting control appsUK - CP Electronics has announced the launch of its first range of smartphone apps which will enable contractors and end users alike to control their lighting remotely. Suitable for infrared-enabled mobile phones working on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and above, the UHS7 and UHS5 apps will replicate the functionality of their handset counterparts. Broadly, users will be able to raise and lower lighting levels, turn lights on and off and select scenes - all from a smartphone. Available from Google Play Store, the intuitive user interface also ... More >>

FBT UK introduces portable line array system

FBT UK introduces portable line array systemUK - FBT UK has announced the launch of a new addition to the FBT Vertus range, the CLA active, portable line array system. Featuring high quality B&C neodymium drivers in steel reinforced birch ply housings and driven by advanced Class-D amplification, the Vertus CLA system offers a stylish, highly versatile, easy to use line array for demanding applications. The new system is built around the CLA406A, a metal braced, birch ply enclosed line array column housing four custom 6.5" (165mm) woofers and a 1.5" (35mm) large format B&C ... More >>

ISE 2016: DirectOut presents latest updates

ISE 2016: DirectOut presents latest updatesThe Netherlands - German connectivity specialists, DirectOut, will be presenting a number of updates to their existing product range at ISE 2016. All updates are available for download from the DirectOut website at www.directout.eu The first is updated firmware for DirectOut's MONTONE.42 MADI-to-AoIP bridge based on RAVENNA audio networking technology. Fully AES67 compliant, the device is equipped with four MADI and two gigabit network ports. The new firmware supports 32 RAVENNA/AES67 compliant multicast streams. Up to 256 channels are ... More >>

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