AVO-ARENAAvolites’ family of consoles, dimmers and networking products were showcased  hosted by Group One Ltd. Avolites Media also had a seperate booth showing Ai range of media servers which work intuitively with the entire Avolites family of products for “Total Visual Control” of your production.

The Avolites’ Arena console with Optical Titan Net Switch, both of which are now shipping with new software version 9.1, features enhanced pixel mapping functionality, a fully custom Key Frame Shape engine, and fully featured theatre functionality.

Avolites Ai Infinity EX8Avolites Ai Infinity server is the perfect choice for your most demanding video projects.The EX4 and EX8 have programmable, EDID managed, WUXGA (1920×1200) outputs. Each is digitally amplified to give you a preview and production output over DVI. The back panel is full of I/O connectors, including LTC timecode input, 2 x 1000bt Network ports for connecting to Artnet networks, MIDI in & out ports, 4 lines of DMX512, Audio I/O, Genlock – essential for TV projects, and 2 x sync network connections to guarantee vertical sync across multiple systems. The front 7 inch color touch screen shows the Ai 3D visualizer, this gives you networked control of your whole show from one integrated and intuitive interface, no matter how many outputs you need.

There is also an auto-blending function that can be done with a USB webcam –

Avolites Ai Software KeyBut you don’t need to buy the box to have a powerful media server Ai’s cross platform software licenses now available! The cost effective access to the power of the Ai Media Server. Use an Ai unlock key to run Ai on your PC/Mac laptop, enabling creation, design and full 3D visualization of your project while on the move or in the hotel. The Ai unlock key also allows output of HD video enabling you to run shows and presentations directly from your laptop. Alternatively, run Ai on a full, self-provided server and benefit from multiple HD outputs at minimal costs.

All Ai licences offer:

  • True 3D project visualization.
  • Integral 3D modelling features.
  • Fully featured timeline control.
  • Intuitive LED mapping.
  • CITP compatibility with Avolites, MA and HOG 4.
  • Easy and intuitive video clip selection using thumbnail graphics on your lighting console.
  • Lighting console control from Avolites, MA, HOG and others.
  • Ai control using industry standard 40 channel ArtNet protocol
  • 60 more features available as and when you need them.