UK / Germany - Prolight+Sound 2015 (15-18 April) will see a raft of new product launches from Inspired Audio. A year ago the company previewed its intention to broaden its offer from a live sound based range to encompass products for portable sound and fixed installation. The 2015 show will deliver the production-ready products that will deliver on that promise, the company says.

Portable products aimed at all aspects of live performance will be represented in the form of the MQ series, which features three full range enclosures. The MQ12 and MQ15 enclosures feature mid/bass cone drivers, with 3.5" aluminium voice coils for improved transient response, and neodymium magnet structures for reduced weight, combined with 1.4" exit compression drivers mounted on CD waveguides

Germany - Elation Professional has never headed to a trade show with such a complete line-up of professional lighting and video products as it has for this year's Prolight + Sound show. The number of new technologies optimized for professional stage applications to be shown at Stand D50 in Hall 11 is a testament to the company's R&D prowess and position as a major player in the professional lighting market, says the company.

From flexible hybrid moving heads to a raft of new LED spots, battens, wash lights, strobes and LED panels, not to mention the award-winning Sniper hybrid multi-e

Germany - Keeping digital music files safe is the focus of a special panel being hosted by the Music Producers Guild at this year's Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt.

Producers Tony Platt, Gareth Jones and Stevan Krakovic will take part in the event which aims to highlight the care that should be taken of recordings and session information, especially when an entire album's worth of creativity can now be contained on one memory stick.

"In the days of analogue recording, the tape box and track sheet logged all the important information, "Stevan Krakovic says "In

Germany - This year at Prolight+Sound, Frankfurt, lighting control specialist Visual Productions will officially launch the availability of three new products. The Dutch manufacturer will be located on its own stand in Hall 11 within the show area of the company's German distributor, LMP. These new products will also be highlighted in the LMP "New Product" area and available from their stock after the show.

Showing will be the QuadCore - a new solid-state lighting controller in the CueCore family. It features 2,048 DMX channels across 4 DMX outputs. The on-board flash

Germany - Lawo will present IP-based audio, video and network solutions for theatre and live applications in Frankfurt (Hall 8.0 / Booth B50). On show will be numerous Lawo products natively equipped with SMPTE 2022 and Ravenna/AES67 demonstrated in a fully operational setup, including the new mc²36 console designed for live performance applications utilizing RAVENNA and MADI, as well as both V-line and A-line video and audio processing and routing devices.

The new mc²36 is a Ravenna-based all-in-one mixing desk with a comprehensive feature set that covers theatre, house of worship,

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