Westbury National has announced that its second annual Imagine hybrid technology showcase and networking event will be held on March 9, 2016. It’s an opportunity for event producers and corporate AV professionals to come together to see, touch, and interact with the latest in event and audiovisual technology while building relationships in the event production and AV community.
InfoComm International has announced the publication of a new audiovisual standard, Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems (CLAS). The new standard defines requirements for labeling cables used in installed AV systems and provides guidance for the easy identification of all power and signal paths in a completed system. Proper cable labeling aids in the operation, support, maintenance, and troubleshooting of AV systems.
LIGHTFAIR International has announced the creation and launch of the LFI IoT & Smart Lighting Forum, a new one-day series of six 60-minute sessions designed to explore the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) and how it relates to smart lighting.
The 2016 LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS), the annual international conference that addresses solid-state lighting technologies and its applications, will take place Sept. 20th to 22nd in Bregenz, Austria. Experts from the fields of industry and academia are invited to submit an abstract to present their latest developments and expectations for future lighting trends and innovations to a highly qualified audience. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 19, 2016. The papers will be published in the LpS 2016 proceedings booklets.
The new production facility is accommodated with new automated production equipment, new welding jigs, and state-of-the-art product lines, according to the company. In addition, the building contains employee welfare and environmental systems, as well as an in-house training facility for welding personnel.
William F. White has announced that its 15th annual of February Freeze show will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at the William F. White Centre (800 Islington Ave.), which is the largest production support complex in Toronto. The show will be open from 3-8 p.m. This annual pre-NAB technology showcase is known for bringing together production professionals with the latest innovations and technologies.
Robert Juliat has announced the appointment of ACT Lighting Canada its new exclusive distributor in Canada, following the conclusion of a relationship with MDG which has chosen to focus on developing its own brand. The new arrangement with ACT Lighting took effect on Jan. 1, 2016.
“We have worked with ACT Lighting in the USA for the past year and have been exceedingly happy with the relationship that has formed between our companies in this region,” says Robert Juliat CEO, Francois Juliat. “It is a logical transition for ACT CANADA to take on our distribution in Canada following MDG’s decision to cease all distribution of other brands. ACT Lighting has offices in Toronto as well as Los Angeles and New York and we are confident the new arrangements in Canada will prove as successful as those in the USA.”
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has announced that the newly crafted NAB Show’s ‘The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie,’ produced in partnership with SMPTE, will explore how content creators and storytellers combine artistry with motion-imaging technology to thrive now and into the future. Scheduled for April 16-17 during the 2016 NAB Show, the refocused technical conference will examine this topic with an emphasis on the work and inspiration of the industry’s newest generation of filmmakers. Registration for the conference opens on Dec. 21.
LED video display manufacturer PixelFLEX has announced the appointment of Alexander Williams as its new director of project management. With a special focus toward event design and execution, the addition of Williams strengthens of the project management team, says the company.
“I am very excited to announce Alexander in the newly created position of Director of Project Management,” says Monty Rains, PixelFLEX president and COO. “In this role, Alex will lead a team of talented technical and production management professionals who will provide client support for events, installations and direct sales of our PixelFLEX line of products and services.”