Throughout InfoComm 2016 at the Lighting andStaging Pavilion in Central Hall, the Live Events Experience has been an interactive opportunity for attendees to receive guided, hands-on experience in live sound, lighting and rigging.
The Women of InfoComm Network (WIN) rose early this morning to share caffeine and the finer points of intergenerational networking.
While official numbers remain to be calculated, InfoComm 2016 has clearly enjoyed strong attendance while showcasing the broadest range of new AVL technologies unveiled at any InfoComm exhibition to date.
The Content Creation and Streaming Pavilion, which debuted yesterday and will run all week, provides attendees with the opportunity to go behind the scenes of a live event studio to see what it takes to produce a live stream—from content creation to execution and distribution.
Video is not the only media to be displayed in all shapes and sizes at InfoComm this year. Audio is also taking on a whole bunch of new form factors, and not just in terms of cabinet design. A tour of the Audio Demo Rooms provides a mind-bending array of new options for carrying voice and music to new heights and lengths.
InfoComm’s Future Trends sessions generally flag up new opportunities for the pro-AV industry, rather than dire warnings. In Tuesday’s event, however, L. William Nattress, Director of Channel Strategy at Biamp, advised delegates that failing to observe the requirements of HDCP Pro 2.2 content protection could lead to displays going black across entire campuses.
Doors open today on the largest InfoComm showto date, with more than 1,000 exhibitors and an anticipated crowd of 40,000 attendees—an affirmation that “the industry is alive and strong and well, and continuing to grow,” according to David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO of InfoComm International®.z
LG Electronics USA officially opened its new Chicago Business Innovation Center on February 3. The new facility is a comprehensive technology hub and educational center for LG’s commercial displays and business solutions in the United States.
Epson has released a new line of Pro G7000-Series large venue projectors. With new features including increased brightness, and motorized lenses, the Pro G-Series consists of seven models delivering up to 8,000 lumens of color brightness and 8,000 lumens of white brightness, the series also features a zero-offset ultra short-throw lens with 0.35 throw ratio, ideal for space constrained venues and digital signage applications.
Odeon Multicines Girona is the second film theatre in Spain to offer Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 3D using a Christie dual-head 6-Primary (6P) laser projection system.
Prelite Studios helped designers pre-visualize Apples recent launch of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus at the Bill Graham Civic Audiorium in San Francisco.