Entertainment Technology

Learn how to roll cables

Learn how to roll audio cables to avoid tangling. There are several good videos on Internet which tech you how to do that. How to Set Up PA Systems : How to Roll Audio Cables video gives you instructions how to roll audio cables to avoid tangling and tips on PA sound system setup.V1 Cable

Control Systems for Live Entertainment, 3rd Edition

John Huntington’s Control Systems for Live Entertainment, 3rd Edition book offers an in-depth examination of control for lighting, lasers, sound, stage machinery, animatronics, special effects, and pyrotechnics for concerts, theme parks, theatre, themed-retail, cruise ships, museums, special and other events. This is an excellent reference concerning what’s going on in audio control as well as

Madonna show in Helsinki

Yesterday Madonna Sticky & Sweet tour had a big concert in Helsinki. It was the biggest ever show held on Northern European countries and biggest on the whole Madonna tour. There was 85 000 people watching it. The show was two-hour multimedia blockbuster. It was a fantastic show to see. The choreography, visuals and live

Scene Quiz Show lights

Assembly TV broadcasts TV program from Assembly computer festival starting Thursday 6. August 2009 in many channels (Internet, cable TV, DVB-H mobile television, 3G mobile video etc.). The broadcast has for many years contained Scene Quiz Show (the name has varied somewhat over years). It involves three contestants answering questions related to the event, demoscene

Futuristic computer interfaces

The Inquisitr article 5 futuristic interfaces describes some interesting futuristic ideas how to interact with computer. This article describes five futuristic type interfaces that will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2009. the same interfaces. The same five interfaces are also covered in Technology Review article Five Futuristic Interfaces on Display at SIGGRAPH. The first article had

Syncing Music and Fireworks

Design News has published an interesitng on-line article Gadget Freak Case #128: Syncing Music and Fireworks on how Deane Williams fixed up his PC to synchronize fireworks with music. He used his PC’s parallel printer port to connect the circuit controlling the fireworks. The software was written in Agilent VEE 8.0 but Williams says it