Early Details Set For Westbury’s 2016 Imagine AV Tradeshow

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

0XImagineWestbury 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.

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Neutrik Promotes Chris Neethling to Chief Sales Officer

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

CNeethling_HiNeutrik has announced that Chris Neethling, formerly Global Financial Manager for Neutrik USA, has been promoted to Chief Sales Officer of the entire Neutrik Group. He joined Neutrik USA in 2009.

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InfoComm Releases New Standard to Harmonize Cable Labeling Practices

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Component-cablesInfoComm 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.

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LFI Announces IoT & Smart Lighting Forum

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

10 WHILDSHOT LFILIGHTFAIR 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.

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2016 LED professional Symposium +Expo Opens Call For Papers

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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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.

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Prolyte Opens New Factory

Friday, January 15th, 2016

ProlyteTrussing and staging systems manufacturer Prolyte Group has opened its new, purpose-built factory in Piatra Olt, Romania.

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.

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Date & Details Announced for WFW’s 15th Annual February Freeze

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

FebFreeze 1William 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.

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ACT Lighting Canada Now Distributing Robert Juliat

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

34740.0.mainRobert 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.”

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SMPTE & NAB Renew Technology Summit With 2016 ‘The Future of Cinema Conference’

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Richard Welsh moderates a panel at the 2015 NAB Show

Richard Welsh moderates a panel at the 2015 NAB Show

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.

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Alexander Williams Joins PixelFLEX as Director of Project Management

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Alexander Williams

Alexander Williams

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.”

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