The first Pangolin User Meeting for 2006 was held March 11, 2006, within the Pangolin booth at
International trade show, Europe's largest Event and
Entertainment Technology exhibit. (This was only the first Pangolin
User Meeting for this year.
was held during 2006, in Amsterdam.)
The general format
of the meeting was as follows:
Introduction of Pangolin staff, and of
Discussion of the new features in Pangolin
software, as well as new Frames and Shows that are part of the
LD2000 version 4.0 release
Laser presentation and discussion of laser
shows from past Pangolin Prize competitions
Question and Answer session and "Wrap-up"
During this portion of the meeting, Pangolins
president William Benner introduced Pangolin Laser Systems and
member Hayden Hale.
Meeting attendees also talked a little bit about
(Older photo courtesy of Laser Visuals Limited)
new features and software
During this portion of the meeting, the new
features of the LD2000 system were demonstrated, including updates
to Projection Zones, DMX Input for Live! and LivePRO, and added
value to the LD2000 platform including more tracks and more laser
shows with licensed music.
In addition to the discussion of
LD2000 features, several completely new products were shown
including a re-brandable piece of software that can be used with the
Flashback series of
During this portion of the meeting, a few new
hardware products were shown which are now available from Pangolin. One of them is a USB
2.0 daughter board for the
Flashback series of
Pangolin continued its tradition of providing two different
styles of T-shirts which
attendees could choose from -- our traditional raster "LD Model"
T-shirt, as well as our "Laser Show Staff" T-shirt which we had in a
Because of the format and timing of this year's
meeting, we did not have a Pangolin Prize competition. The next
Pangolin Prize competition will be held in conjunction with the next
Pangolin User Meeting, later in 2006. Instead, we viewed and discussed some of the laser
shows from past Pangolin Prize competitions.