ETC Plans Big LDI

Jacob Coakley

ETC is planning a booth full of new for LDI. This will be the first year ETC demonstrates their newly-acquired line of Vortek rigging at their booth. ETC will also exhibit GDS architectural luminaires in their booth as well as their Echo control system, part of ETC’s Unison architectural systems. The ColorSource LED PAR will also be on display, along with ETC’s Nomad systems.

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Osram’s Prototype LED Designed to Bridge Green Gap

Jacob Coakley

Orsram Opto Semiconductors has developed a prototype LED with high efficacy in the green spectrum. The LED is based on indium gallium nitride (InGaN) semiconductors and achieves an efficacy of 147 lumens per watt (lm/W) at a wavelength of 530 nanometers (nm) and a spectral width of 35 nm. They’ve also developed a green LED by combining a blue chip with a phosphor converter that has achieved a efficacy exceeding 200 lm/W.

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W-DMX Displays New Wireless Products at LDI

Jacob Coakley

W-DMX is flying into LDI to show off three new products: their Uglybox MK2, a new wireless signal tester; their W-DMX COB (Chip on Board), a transceiver solution in an ultra-compact 6x6 mm size; and the Nano RDM RX, a DMX/RDM Receiver with full implementation of the RDM protocol and support of the latest G4S software with updated 128-bit encryption and much improved adaptive frequency hopping algorithm.

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Waveform Technology Gifts Rental of Equipment on Songs for a New World

Jacob Coakley

The Birmingham Village Players community theatre group got an early Christmas present when Waveform Technology in Troy, Mich., waived rental fees on lighting and sound equipment for their production of the musical Songs for a New World. Addtionally, Waveform Technology's president, Noel Montales will donate his time and talents as sound engineer to support this show.

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Elation Unveils LDI Plans

Jacob Coakley

At the upcoming LDI tradeshow in Las Vegas, Elation’s new Sniper multi-effect light and laser simulator will make its American debut. Elation will also debut two new products, the Protron 3K, a new high-power LED strobe light with 80,000 lumens of power; and the EPT6IP, a high-resolution, high-brightness LED video panel with 6.7mm pixel pitch.

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