UK - With an increase of 26% of floorspace, the second edition of PLASA Focus Glasgow has been hailed a success with 50% more brands showcasing the latest in live entertainment technology and attendees increased by 32% since the inaugural show in 2014.

Cementing itself as the industry's essential meeting place for the region, the show - which opened its doors at the SECC from 20-21 January - offered live product demonstrations, two days of high quality seminar sessions and over 75 brands in an environment ideal for networking and generating business face-to-face. Attracting visitors with a combined spending power of £130m, the development of the show reflects the continued expansion of the industry in the region.

David Steedsy Stevenson from Ward Steedsy Audio, distributor of Funktion-One in Scotland comments: "It's the first time we've had a trade stand at a PLAS

UK - A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd.'s dedicated new film & TV sales division will be showcasing the latest lighting, control, grip and associated technologies from leading brands in the company's extensive portfolio - including Chroma-Q, Jands, Fiilex, Mole-Richardson, Manfrotto, Avenger, Spotlight and LumenRadio - at the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) Expo 2016 tradeshow, Battersea Evolution, London, on 29-30 January (stand 213).

Drawing on the company's many years of experience supplying to this sector, the new division was formed to offer a comprehensive one-stop inventory of lighting and related equipment solutions for film, television, studio and location applications. A.C. Film & TV's range of key brands - many of them exclusive to AC-ET in the UK - have been selected for their class-leading performance and expertise in this market. The portfolio

UK - Leading pro-audio provider The Warehouse Sound Services has reported a huge increase in footfall and interest during this year's PLASA Focus show in Glasgow. The company showcased a range of products from d&b audiotechnik, Avid, EM Acoustics, RCF, Shure, Allen + Heath, Yamaha and Sennheiser. The event provided the Scotland headquartered organisation an opportunity to exhibit in its hometown with feedback and enquiries surpassing all expectations.

With a significant increase in exhibitors and attendees, PLASA Focus generated two days of constant activity, high quality visitors and huge interest in The Warehouse's products and expertise.

At the event, The Warehouse showcased a range of quality audio products. Running alongside the main PLASA Focus show, The Warehouse hosted an Array Processing presentation at their Glasgow premises. The Warehouse is Scotland's only d&b au

The Netherlands - ISE 2016 will be showcasing a raft of Ravenna/AES67-enabled products from a number of different manufacturers as well as some exciting demonstrations of new applications. Ravenna partners present at the show include Lawo, Merging Technologies, DirectOut, Sennheiser, Riedel, Luminex, Cordial, Archwave and Genelec. There will also be product from Digigram on both the Ravenna and MNA stands.

One of the most exciting demonstrations to feature Ravenna-enabled product is the "immersive audio experience" taking place on the Merging stand (7-C160). The set-up combines Merging's newly released Ovation 6 software for their media server/sequencer with Genelec's pre-production Ravenna/AES67-enabled 4420 loudspeakers in an 18-speaker array. Backed by Merging's Horus and Hapi networked audio interfaces and Pyramix 10, Ovation 6 offers the power of an integrated 3D

The Netherlands - Audinate has announced that 275 manufacturers have now adopted Dante, the industry-leading audio over IP networking solution, and that more than 675 Dante-enabled products are now available worldwide. This represents a dramatic 145% increase in the number of commercially available products since ISE last year.

To celebrate this unprecedented growth, Audinate will bring its popular #DanteEverywhere social media contest to ISE, giving attendees the chance to win a variety of prizes by finding Dante partners exhibiting at the show. To participate, attendees just take photos of the "Dante Spoken Here" signs at any of the over 80 Dante partner booths and post them to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #DanteEverywhere. Prizes include free Dante T-shirts, Dante Via software and Bose QuietComfort 20 acoustic noise-cancelling headphones. Get mo

The Netherlands - Avid will showcase its latest award-winning live sound consoles at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016, including the modular and scalable, Avid VENUE | S6L, and the compact Avid VENUE | S3L-X. In the 10years since Avid first introduced the VENUE live sound mixing system, the family of consoles has become one of the most trusted and requested live sound systems in the world.

Powered by Avid Everywhere, VENUE | S6L and VENUE | S3L-X are tightly integrated with industry-standard Pro Tools and functions as the perfect front-end to the Avid MediaCentral Platform, the most fluid end-to-end media management and distribution platform in the industry. On stand 7-M215, Avid will deliver hands-on demos of both systems, showcasing the integration for streamlined recording and playback functionality.

A fully modular, scalable live sound mixing system, VENUE | S6L deli

World - Showlight (Florence, Italy, 20-23 May 2017) is now inviting lighting designers and directors, associates, programmers, scenographers, equipment manufacturers and others to submit their ideas for conference papers for the 2017 programme. Now is your chance to be part of this prestigious event!

The Showlight Quadrennial is one of the few international events organised specifically for lighting professionals by lighting professionals across the performance, television, film, architectural and event worlds. Held every four years, Showlight 2017 takes place in Florence and celebrates the 10th presentation of this eagerly-awaited lighting colloquium.

Showlight has made a special name for itself by bringing together many of the most famous names in lighting. Delegates are given the opportunity to be part of the larger international lighting community, as those with establis

The Netherlands - Loudspeaker manufacturer, Coda Audio will be exhibiting at this year's ISE at the RAI Amsterdam (Hall 7, booth N222). ISE provides the company with a platform to showcase the advantages offered to integrators by its comprehensive range of installation products.

Coda offers a completely integrated system solution, every part of which is designed and manufactured by the company's own in-house team. In short, Coda can cater for every aspect of an audio installation beyond the mixing console. Coda's proprietary LINET technology is used to transport digital signals whilst Coda's LINUS DSP and amplification platform is designed to control all Coda loudspeaker systems. LINUS Live software offers innovative, flexible system design, tuning and monitoring. .

Featured products at the Coda booth will include the HOPSi High Output Point Source loudspeaker system for sma

The Netherlands - Software provider Stardraw.com is previewing the latest version of their most sophisticated design/documentation product yet, the award-winning Stardraw Design 7 software package at ISE 2016. Version 7.2 boasts new features and major enhancements that will be demonstrated on the Stardraw booth DL-100 in the Diamond Lounge.

First of the headline features is PDF Import; you can now import a PDF file which creates a new project with a drawing tab for each page in the PDF. Better still, vector PDFs are converted into faithful, editable vector drawings in Stardraw Design 7.2, meaning that you can edit the text as well as other objects, like lines, rectangles, arcs etc, as if they were native SD7 drawings.

"We cannot overstate the importance of this new feature," said Stardraw CEO, Rob Robinson. "Our users are reporting that more and more frequentl

The Netherlands - Peerless-AV will preview its new Universal Modular LED Wall Mounting System at ISE 2016, Hall 11, Stand E70. The first of its kind on the market, Peerless-AV's LED mounting system features a quick and easy pop-out mechanism that can be adapted to support various brands and panel sizes and its modular design enables custom installs for specific configurations. Visitors to the stand will be given a VIP tour, including presentation of an impressive 5x4 video wall using Absen LED panels mounted on the modular system.

Gordon Dutch, managing director, Peerless-AV, commented, "LED has been on our radar for a long time so we're excited to unveil our new LED mounting system at the world's biggest tradeshow for the Pro AV industry. We've been meticulous in our R&D of this system, taking careful consideration of customer needs and working closely with LED innovators

The Netherlands - - tvONE will introduce two new product offerings, the 1T-MV-8474 4K Multiviewer & 1T-CL-322-EU Control Panel at ISE in Amsterdam (stand 1-M60).

The 1T-MV-8474 4K Multiviewer, the latest product in its range of 4K enabled products, can display up to four video windows simultaneously via sixteen different fixed layouts, which can be recalled to present content in a variety of combinations. This could vary from a straight forward quad split, picture-In-picture, triple, side-By-side, full screen or something more complex with multiple layers.

The 1T-CL-322-EU Control Panel, which will be on display in multiple locations on the tvONE stand, is an easy to use cost effective Ethernet based solution for system automation and remote control. It is designed to be highly flexible but simple to install for both experienced system integrators and the smart home user.

The Netherlands - Swiss digital signage software specialist Navori Labs will unveil a series of new QL digital signage engine features at two upcoming trade shows aimed at simplifying how network operators and end users manage content scheduling and advertising. The company will demonstrate these new features at ISE 2016 and Digital Signage Expo (March 16-17, Las Vegas).

To enhance content scheduling, Navori Labs has added advanced meta tagging and condition-based playback to its QL Manager software. This cross-group content routing logic lets users assign tags to content and players, which ensures that players only deliver content that matches their assigned tags.

In larger multi-site networks, the use of meta tags (profile, square footage, opt-in, etc.) allows operators to push out targeted content according to each location's profile. This eliminates the need to create an

The Netherlands - A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) will be showcasing a selection of the very latest products available from their vast portfolio of over 200 marques and five specialist sales divisions - on stand 7-A220 at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016 tradeshow next week.

Chroma-Q's premium performance lighting solutions are designed and built in North America, and have been adopted by many leading designers and specifiers for some of today's most demanding and prestigious lighting applications, from Broadway to airports. The stand will showcase the award-winning Inspire family of colour-changing LED house lights, which enables users to integrate practical illumination requirements with their artistic vision. In addition, catch the innovative Color One 100 LED PAR, which features a fully homogenised beam delivering above PAR performance from one source, and t

The Netherlands - German connectivity specialists, DirectOut, will be presenting a number of updates to their existing product range at ISE 2016. All updates are available for download from the DirectOut website at www.directout.eu

The first is updated firmware for DirectOut's MONTONE.42 MADI-to-AoIP bridge based on RAVENNA audio networking technology. Fully AES67 compliant, the device is equipped with four MADI and two gigabit network ports. The new firmware supports 32 RAVENNA/AES67 compliant multicast streams. Up to 256 channels are available per stream and up to 256 channels are possible, making MONTONE.42 a highly versatile link for broadcast, live sound and studio applications.

New firmware is available for the M.1K2 scalable 16-port MADI router. M.1K2 offers a powerful routing matrix for up to 1024 x 1024 audio channels that fills the gap effectively between small-sca

The Netherlands - Italian loudspeaker manufacturer Outline showcases a selection of point source and line array loudspeaker lines and an interactive loudspeaker measurement display at ISE 2016 Amsterdam this week..

The new ultra-compact, high power Vegas 24 is designed for balcony-fill, front-fill and delay applications.

The Stadia 100 LA installation loudspeaker series combines key principles of cylindrical line-sources with several patented Outline technologies to deliver versatile and powerful solutions for stadiums, theme parks, arenas, large churches, transportation and sporting facilities. With three models to choose from, the 100° wide loudspeaker comes in 10°, 20° and 30° vertical patterns. High SPL can be delivered cost effectively with pinpoint accuracy. Stadia maximizes the signal to noise ratio in reverberant environments.

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