Obsidian Control Systems Offers NX2™ Lighting Console Training Video Series

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Last month, Obsidian Control Systems made available a comprehensive training video series covering its full-featured NX4™ lighting console and ONYX lighting control platform. Now the innovative lighting control brand has launched a corresponding training video series covering the smaller yet fully capable NX2™ lighting controller.

The NX2 training series is the perfect opportunity for any lighting enthusiast to get behind the desk and add to their craft. Hosted by David Henry of Learn Stage Lighting (learnstagelighting.com), nearly 2 hours of content is condensed into short, segmented videos to watch at your own pace. Console trainings usually come with a hefty fee, making these complimentary videos a tremendous value.

Obsidian Control Systems Launches Training Videos for NX4™ Lighting Console

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In keeping with Obsidian Control Systems’ practice of providing valuable educational resources to lighting designers and programmers, the innovative lighting control brand is pleased to make available training videos covering the NX4™ lighting console and ONYX lighting control platform. A training video series covering the compact NX2™ lighting controller will be available soon.

The NX4 training series is the perfect opportunity for any lighting enthusiast to get behind the desk and add to their craft. Hosted by David Henry of Learn Stage Lighting (learnstagelighting.com), over 2 hours of content is condensed into short, segmented videos to watch at your own pace. Console trainings usually come with a hefty fee, making these complimentary videos a tremendous value.

NASHVILLE PRODUCTION & AVL INTEGRATION COMPANY ACQUIRED BY GLOBAL LEADER IN AUDIOVSIUAL & ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY

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Following the February 23 release, Solotech announced today the completion of the acquisition of Nashville-based Morris Light & Sound. With this acquisition, Solotech, expands its activities in the United States and solidifies its presence in the Nashville region by joining forces with the talented live productions and systems integrations teams (InteRise) of Morris Light & Sound.

Martin Tremblay, President and CEO, Solotech, shares why this acquisition is highly strategic: “Our joint capabilities and resources enable us to significantly strengthen our footprint in the USA, and much more in Nashville, to the benefit of all our clients. It is also the assurance of our unmatched readiness for clients in the live productions industry, and our enhanced ability to offer compelling and innovative services and solutions when activities resume after the global crisis. We continue to build based on long-term relationships and delivery excellence to propel our overall footprint locally, nationally and globally.”

Obsidian offers 4-part ONYX Training Webinar Series

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Obsidian Control Systems is excited to announce a new 4-part webinar series for its popular ONYX Control Platform. Starting January 26th, the webinar series will be presented in an easy-to-follow online format, allowing anyone with our without ONYX experience to get a comprehensive understanding of the powerful software.

The ONYX PC solution is identical to the software provided on all ONYX consoles like the NX4™ and NX2™, providing everyone a true hands-on experience from the comfort of their home. A matching Capture Presentation file provides immediate real-time feedback of a virtual stage, allowing all users to experience the newly introduced support of Fixture and Patch Synchronization between ONYX and Capture.

Brian Dowd Joins A.C. Lighting Inc. as Sales Representative for Southeastern USA

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A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting and rigging technologies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Dowd, a well-respected veteran in our industry, to the position of Sales Representative, Southeastern USA.

Brian brings over 30 years of experience and a proven track record of success in the Pro-Lighting industry, working in senior positions for leading companies including, GLP, A.C.T. Lighting, and TMB.

Visix Wins DIGI Award for Best Digital Signage Product Innovation

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Visix, Inc. has been awarded a 2021 DIGI Award for their Voice Recognizer Widget for AxisTV Signage Suite in the category of Best Digital Signage Product: Innovation. The DIGI Awards recognize the best digital signage applications and the most innovative new products for the digital signage market.

“Continual innovation is one of our core values,” says Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix. “We started working with voice user interface for custom projects in 2019. With the arrival of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to provide safe interactive experiences for all of our digital signage clients. We’re thrilled to receive this award and extremely proud of our development team for driving this feature to market so quickly.”

ACT Lighting Offers Limited Time Discount on All ACT Academy Online Courses

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ACT Lighting Inc. has launched a new ACT Academy promotion offering all of its online courses – including newly updated grandMA3 courses – at a 25% discount. The promotion runs from October 19 through October 25 and is available by linking to https://academy.actlighting.com/ and entering the promo code always learning. All registrations are valid for six months. ACT Lighting Inc. is the exclusive North American distributor of MA Lighting products.

The special promotion is offered during the week when LDI – Las Vegas traditionally takes place. ACT Lighting always provides grandMA consoles and trainers for courses sponsored by the conference. “LDI has been a great learning experience every year, and ACT won’t let that change even in 2020,” says Ryan Hindinger, Director of Sales Logistics at ACT Lighting. “We thought this promotion would be a good way to acknowledge that while we’d all rather be in Las Vegas doing what we normally do, we can still keep the learning experience going.”

Pathway Connectivity Announces Sales Team Expansion: Kerstin O’Leary and Rusty Mcbride

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As Pathway Connectivity Solutions® continues to grow its operation, it is  pleased to announce that Rusty Mcbride and Kerstin O’Leary have both joined the sales team.  

Kerstin will focus on dealer sales and training while Rusty will head up international and  commercial sales. Both will have shared goals of fostering relationships with customers and  directing Pathway sales.  

Rusty joins Pathway Connectivity most recently from the Acuity Corporate Accounts Atrius™  team. Having past lead sales positions with Philips Lighting Controls and Color Kinetics, Rusty  has a long history in the lighting industry. In addition to his technical background, he has  experience in both working with dealers and lighting commercial agents.  

Elation Professional: The Elation Coffee Break launches on Facebook Livestream

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Elation Professional’s European office recently launched The Elation Coffee Break on Facebook Livestream, an online presentation series that takes an up-close look at some of the company’s most popular product series.

Elation continues the webinar series on Thursday, August 20th at 11:00 a.m. CEST with Elation technical sales specialist Alistair Smyth and International Sales Manager Frederik Afif looking at the innovative qualities of the Rayzor 760™ and Proteus Rayzor 760™ LED luminaires. The presentation will air live on Elation Europe’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/ELATION.Pro.Europe/live/. No registration is required.

Philips Direct View LED Training Webinar

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Join Philips to learn about Philips newest addition to their product line up; direct view LED panels and FHD & UHD kits. You’ll learn how their panels differ from competitors’, how the warranty works, and most important, how they work with integrators to partner on end user opportunities. This session will be led by Tim Allen, Philips Business Development Manager for LED.

Tuesday August 18th, 2020 3pm EDT – Register here