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Alcorn McBride makes three debuts

James McGrath 11 June 2012
Alcorn McBride makes three debuts

Alcorn McBride is introducing the three new products at InfoComm: the TourTraXX, RideTraxx and AMI/O.  The company is also presenting an updated version of its ShowTouch for Apple iPad and is hosting CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) training at its stand. TourTraXX is a GPS-triggered multi-channel vehicle audio player designed for up to 16 audio tracks. It stores clips in MP3 format on CompactFlash. Once programmed with the GPS Builder, TourTraXX steps through cues automatically as it moves through defined geographical zones. The RideTraXX is a 10-channel synchronized MP3 player with Ethernet and line/mic input.  It’s synchronized playback, among other features, make it suitable for audio source for vehicle-based applications including dark rides and roller coasters requiring multi-channel audio. AMI/O is a distributed I/O solution for use with the company’s Pro line of show controllers. Available in a variety of configurations, AMI/O allows integrators to distribute inputs and outputs around a facility via Ethernet cable between the show controller and field I/O.  Configured with Alcorn McBride?s V16 Pro and V4 Pro show controllers programming software, WinScript Live, AMI/O communicates via ModbusTC.  AMI/O is available in modular configurations from 4 24VDC inputs or outputs to 32 24VDC inputs and outputs in one unit. The upgraded ShowTouch for iPad, a touch panel interface app for Apple’s iPad, will also be shown. Available from the App Store, ShowTouch for iPad offers another level of flexible control for Alcorn McBride?s Pro line of show controllers and is tailored for theme parks, museums, live shows, cruise ships and transportation.A closed training session is available on Friday, 15 June from 1-2:30pm for introductory-level show control programming.  It is approved for one CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) RU credit. Moreover the company’s COO, Jeremy Scheinberg, will host a Mobile Technology session on Thursday, 14 June from 2:30-4:30pm.  The seminar, Mobile Technology: Personalized Experiences in a Group Environment, is part of InfoComm’s Education and Certifications program. www.alcorn.com 

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