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2004 Pangolin User Meeting report

 

  Introduction to Pangolin and Staff
  Discussion of new features and products
  New Technology
  Lunch
  Pangolin Prize Presentation
   

  Pangolin Prize 2004/2005 Winners
   

 

 

 

The 13th Pangolin User Meeting was a great success with around 20 people in attendance from around the world.
        This year, the Pangolin User Meeting was held October 20 -- the day before the ILDA/LDI General Meeting. The Pangolin User Meeting was held in a ballroom at the Treasure Island hotel in Las Vegas, right across the street from the Sands Convention Center where while the ILDA General Meeting took place. The general format of the meeting was as follows:

  • Introduction to Pangolin and Staff Members

  • Discussion of the new features in Pangolin software, and new tools from Pangolin including LC-Flash and the new LC-ADAT

  • Discussion of new hardware products available from Pangolin including a new USB option for Flashback controllers and the QM2000/Net

  • Discussion and demonstration of a new line of red lasers being distributed by Pangolin

  • Lunch

  • Presentation and judging of laser shows for the 2004/2005 Pangolin Prize Competition

  • Question and Answer session and "Wrap-up"

Introduction to Pangolin and Staff

During this portion of the meeting, Pangolin’s president William Benner introduced Pangolin Laser Systems and a member of the staff of Pangolin.


(Photo courtesy of Laser Visuals Limited.)

Demonstration of new features, LC-Flash and LC-ADAT

During this portion of the meeting, the new features of the LD2000 system were demonstrated, including updates to Projection Zones, DMX and Enhanced Reality Preview.
        In addition to the discussion of LD2000 features, several completely new products were shown including Lasershow Converter FLASH and Lasershow Converter ADAT -- a new Lasershow Converter family member that allows you to convert shows originally recorded on ADAT directly into Pangolin-compatible frames and shows.

Hardware presentation

During this portion of the meeting, a few new hardware products were shown which will soon be available from Pangolin. One of them is a USB option for the Flashback series of laser controllers. Another is a new rack-mountable and network-able QM2000 called the QM2000/Net, which can be embedded directly into laser projectors for convenient network connection instead of long analog cable runs. More information on these products will be available soon. Keep an eye on the What's New section of the Pangolin web site...

Lunch

Pangolin continued its tradition of providing a wide variety of foods to choose from. This year we offered a buffet with a wide variety of meal choices and deserts as well as a full complement of beverages.

Pangolin Prize Presentation

This year, we had 28 entries for the Pangolin Prize competition. This is on par with the number that we received over the past two years. All entries were EXCELLENT and two thirds were created with Lasershow Converter MAX or Lasershow Converter FLASH. Because of the timing of this year's meeting, this Pangolin Prize competition actually covers both 2004 and 2005.
        To see the results of the Pangolin Prize competition, click here.

 

   
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