ETC’s Eos Lighting Control Platform gets Augment3d with Latest Update

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ETC officially released the Eos v3.0 software, bringing powerful three-dimensional programming and augmented-reality control to the Eos platform. This update marks the official integration of the much-anticipated Augment3d toolkit into Eos. With Augment3d, users can program moving fixtures with unprecedented speed and ease, visualize their cues in an imported model of their space, and even position lights with a flick of an augmented-reality smartphone “focus wand.” Over 5,000 beta users tested the software in recent months, and their feedback has helped to build one of the most exciting new Eos feature sets yet.

The new software runs natively on all the latest Eos Family hardware and can be used with the ETCnomad software on Mac and PC. Educators, students, and those wishing to learn the software can download the latest ETCnomad software for free and make use of the Augment3d programming space to create virtual design projects in offline mode. ETC has also created a virtual light lab show file to help students use Augment3d to learn about lighting.

Available Now: ADJ’s Professional LED-Powered Ellipsoidals

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ADJ is pleased to introduce its new range of Encore Profile Pro professional LED-powered ellipsoidal fixtures, complete with a wide selection of lens options. Ideal for theaters and other performance spaces looking to embrace the power-saving and heat-reducing benefits of LED, without compromising on performance or features, two models are available. The Encore Profile Pro WW has a powerful warm white LED engine, while the Encore Profile Pro Color offers full color mixing from a 6-in-1 LED source.

The Encore Profile Pro WW features a potent 260W warm white LED light source with a color temperature of 3200K. It generates an even field of light, with no hot spot, and boasts a high CRI in excess of 97. When used with a 26° lens, it measures a total light output of 10,000 lumens, while the LED engine has an average lifespan of 50,000 hours.

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 No registration is required.

Alabama Church Upgrades Auditorium With New ADJ Lighting and Video System

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Founded by Bishop Patrick M. Schatzline and Lady Deborah Schatzline, with a congregation of just 50 people, today Daystar Family Church in Tuscaloosa, AL, has a congregation of over 1300. Now pastored by Patrick and Deborah’s son Scott and his wife Kristi, it is multi-cultural, multi-generational, non-denominational church with praise and worship that is energetic and passionate. However, this had begun to be hindered by a lighting system that was outdated and costly. For this reason, Nick Campfield of Narrow Road Pro was brought in to advise on a possible solution.

Nick was originally brought in a year ago because of a faulty dimmer. When he spoke to the pastors of the church he found out they were spending a significant amount of money on electricity, which is hardly surprising as they had 80 conventional pars and ellipsoidal fixtures in their roof at 750 watts a piece. Because of the problem with the dimmer, all of these were turned on full, for the whole duration of each service! As Nick continued the dialog with the church’s team he found out about a whole catalogue of other problems, which eventually led to them commissioning Narrow Road Pro to design, supply and install a complete new audio, video and lighting system.

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

Elation Professional Launches New Online Learning Center

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Although the Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on our lives and industry, lighting professionals are taking the downtime as an opportunity to educate themselves and prepare for the eventual reopening. Elation Professional is offering just such an opportunity with launch of a new online Learning Center available on the website. Designed to provide lighting professionals with easy-to-access learning options, the new resource site is full of free educational and training material.

View Training Videos from Obsidian Control Systems covering the Onyx platform, Dylos pixel composer, Capture Visualization software, and more; or access Elation Educational Experience (E3) training videos, many presented by one of the industry’s top technical educationists, ETCP Recognized Trainer Richard Cadena. Other resources like White Papers and How-to Articles covering a host of topics relevant to lighting professionals are also available.

Digital Signage Made Easy: Joint Webinar with Intel and Simply NUC

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Experience the Intel® NUC 8 Rugged combined with SpinetiX™ ARYA™ Cloud! Organizations of all sizes and types are adopting digital signage to accelerate their digital transformation in a fast-paced and changing world. The current context highlights the need for any business to quickly adapt their communication practices and how best to interact with their audience. However, digital signage is often perceived as complex to deploy, often relying on integration between disparate hardware, software and cloud services without performance or reliability guaranteed. In this webinar, three speakers from Intel, Simply NUC, and SpinetiX will explain how to turn an Intel® NUC 8 Rugged into a digital signage ready-to-use appliance thanks to the benefits of SpinetiX DSOS, the operation system made for digital signage and SpinetiX ARYA Cloud.

July 28, 2020 2pm EDT – Register here

Elation KL Panel™ for Broadcast-Quality White or Full-Color Soft Light

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Elation Professional has added a full-color-spectrum soft light to its KL series (Key Light) of broadcast-quality LED luminaires, the KL Panel™. Optimized for the color temperature-adjustable requirements of film and television, it is an ideal key and fill light source for any situation requiring outstanding performance and color quality.

Broadcast environments require bright and highly variable lighting of very high quality. The KL Panel™ LED soft light delivers with superior output, precise color temperature control, full-spectrum color rendering and an even wash coverage. Using a highly-efficient 295W RGBW + Lime + Cyan LED Array, the KL Panel produces beautifully soft white or full-color washes up to 24,000 field lumens at a 100° half-peak angle.

Color reproduction is also of the highest quality with a CRI over 95 while color temperature is easily adjustable from 2,000 to 10,000K for a wide choice of variable color or white shade projections. Additional color tuning is possible through a green-shift adjustment and virtual gel library.

SpinetiX ARYA Enterprise – The Digital Signage Cloud for AV Integrators

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End users are demanding cloud-based digital signage. With SpinetiX ARYA Enterprise, you can deliver a professional, self-service cloud system without the complexity of combining different brands. News, weather, sample templates, drag-and-drop scheduling, alerts, tagging and more are all presented in a user-friendly interface, with tutorial video and even live chat support all included. Every SpinetiX player on the market today comes with SpinetiX ARYA included. For customers on tight budgets, there’s even a free version at $0 a month, unlimited devices. The power of our fully-featured software, SpinetiX Elementi, including Office 365 and Social Media connections, videowalls, live streaming and 250 widgets is fully compatible with SpinetiX ARYA Enterprise. So new customers and existing SpinetiX installations can all benefit. In this session you’ll see a quick demo of everything SpinetiX ARYA has to offer, along with how to get started, request a demo account and meet the team who can help you win opportunities.

July 23rd 1pm EDT – Register here

Mexico’s José Peón Contreras Theater Selects LynTec’s RPC Series Controllable Breaker Panel

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LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced today that the RPC Series 341 remote control breaker panel is successfully installed at the José Peón Contreras Theater in Mérida, Mexico. Principal consultant and lighting designer Aleksandar Lalicki selected LynTec’s award-winning RPC breaker panel to deliver reliable, intelligent power control to the theater’s new LED lighting system.

“When my engineer and installer put in the LynTec panel for the first time, he told me, ‘Please don’t ever use relays and a switch panel with the breakers again. This is the spot-on solution, designed and built by engineers for engineers,'” said Lalicki. “Since then, with every new project that we’ve been involved with, we specify LynTec panels. In addition, we’re able to get the panels fast, within four weeks. We like to do things once and do them well, on time, and reliably — LynTec fits that philosophy.”