The Advantages of Show Control

A show control system offers several distinct advantages over a standard AV (Audio-Visual) control system when it comes to managing and orchestrating complex multimedia presentations or live performances. Here are some key benefits of a show control system:

Centralized Control: A show control system provides centralized control over multiple devices and components involved in a production or event. It acts as a single point of command, allowing you to manage audio, video, lighting, special effects, and other show elements from a unified interface. This centralized control streamlines operations, reduces complexity, and enhances efficiency.

Synchronization: Show control systems excel at synchronizing various AV elements with precision. They can coordinate multiple audio and video cues, lighting cues, stage automation, and other show elements to ensure perfect timing and synchronization. This capability is crucial in delivering seamless and immersive experiences, whether in a theater production, theme park attraction, or live event.

Automation and Pre-programming: Show control systems enable advanced automation and pre-programming capabilities. You can pre-configure complex sequences, automate repetitive tasks, and trigger cues based on specific events or timelines. This automation reduces the reliance on manual operation, minimizes the chance of human error, and ensures consistent and repeatable show performances.

Show Integration: Show control systems provide seamless integration with a wide range of AV equipment and show devices, including audio consoles, video servers, lighting controllers, special effects devices, and more. This integration allows for efficient communication and interoperability between different components, simplifying the setup and operation of complex show systems.

Real-time Monitoring and Feedback: Show control systems offer real-time monitoring and feedback capabilities. You can monitor the status of various devices, track cues and timelines, and receive alerts or notifications in case of any issues or failures. This real-time feedback allows for quick troubleshooting, ensuring that the show runs smoothly without interruptions.

Flexibility and Scalability: Show control systems are designed to be highly flexible and scalable. They can accommodate a wide range of show requirements, from small-scale presentations to large-scale productions. You can easily customize and expand the system as per your specific needs, incorporating new technologies or devices as they become available.

Enhanced Creativity: With a show control system, you have greater creative freedom and possibilities. You can explore complex multimedia interactions, design intricate lighting and audio effects, create interactive experiences, and experiment with innovative show concepts. The system empowers you to push the boundaries of your artistic vision and deliver captivating and memorable shows.

Overall, a show control system provides centralized control, synchronization, automation, integration, monitoring, flexibility, and enhanced creativity, making it an indispensable tool for managing complex AV presentations and live performances.

Medialon Manager V6.7.3

The latest version of Medialon Manager, V6.7.3, has been released. With this release we introduce some new MXMs, including: >> MxM Stream Deck: interfaces with the popular Elgato Stream Deck USB keypads.>> MxM OPC-UA: interfaces with PLCs and other industrial field UA devices using this industry standard protocol.>> MxM PosiStageNet: receives motion control data (position, rotation, velocity, acceleration, deceleration, etc.) from stage automation systems.>> MxM MQTT: publish and subscribe to MQTT topics to share data with IoT devices and other software services in real time.Download the release via https://7thsense.one/product/medialon-manager

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WAVES, ID-AL Media Player – Web Interface

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Update your content easily

You cannot access the player ? you need to update your contents easily and everywhere ?

It’s even more simple today with our new software release.

We’ve designed a new interface on our VP320, VP330 and EVP380 media players. From now, you access your player remotely directly from the administration console. Just connect to the machine, and you access the interface to program your scenarios directly or adjust them. Then you can drag and drop your contents and rename them. You can also download the complete program on your computer.

The scenario and the media remain accessible anytime, so you can always modify your scenario without any aditional software. Content update has never been so easy for integrators and final customers!

How can you take advantage of this feature on VP320, VP330 et EVP380?  Just download 1.10 version of the firmware with your remote control; display the menu, select system parameters and update the system. Or connect to the player remote administration, menu “system parameters / system update”.

In details

  • Added a new File manager function in the remote administration, which allows:
  • Full web management of file content,
  • Multiple file upload,
  • File download,
  • Background tasks for local file operations,
  • Copy and move files and folders (background task),
  • Delete files and folders (background task),
  • Create folders,
  • Rename files and folders,
  • Navigate into storage media and list files and folders,
  • Automatic switching to maintenance mode,
  • Manual maintenance mode locking,
  • In Maintenance mode, changed the text FTP by File management on the LCD screen of the Event Video Player (EVP380).

I want to download the last firmware.

I want to know more on video range of players.

New firmware update for Waves Systems range of Video Players

A new firmware update for the Waves Systems Video Players VP320, VP330 and EVP380 has just been released.

3 main features to make programming easier , increase your possibilities through your creativity and deliver amazing content.

1- Update subtitles on the fly

Now, you easily manage subtitles thanks to editable files.

A new subtitle can be easily selected without stopping the running video.

2- Powerful API for remote control

Develop your web interfaces on any browser with our enriched API. Use the same API to control the players locally or remotely.

3 – Debug easily.

Debug your code quickly with the embedded web inspector. You can also run your code step by step to amend and display your web pages on the fly.


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