NEC Display Solutions’ fifth annual Showcase, which took place on Thursday 16 May at Tobacco Dock in East London, was the largest ever, drawing more than 1,000 people. This makes it one of the largest pro AV events in the UK.
Lighting system manufacturer Helvar has signed up as a participant member of the EnOcean Alliance, contributing to its mission of developing energy-harvesting wireless monitoring and control systems for sustainable, green buildings.
A large quantity of Barco projectors has been specified for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place 14 – 18 May. The company says the event will be the largest show with HDQ projectors to date.
‘Shale Voyager’, a 4D theatre experience that explains the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is being controlled by an Alcorn McBride V4 Pro show controller and 8-channel Digital Binloop HD player.
Designing buildings or structures for broadcast or heavy audio visual (AV) use requires careful consideration. TSL Systems explains why architects should consult with a systems integrator upfront to avoid costly mistakes.
IP functionality and elaborate matrices are giving rise to a new generation of highly flexible venue communication systems. David Davies matches currently available products to everyday applications, highlighting some of the sector’s latest innovations along the way.
IP technology is becoming increasingly pervasive in the pro-AV world as, in more and more applications, the network becomes the dominant force. Ian McMurray finds out if control rooms are headed in the same direction as markets such as digital signage and videoconferencing.