Control Systems for Live Entertainment / Edition 3

Control Systems for Live Entertainment / Edition 3

by John Huntington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240809378

ISBN-13: 9780240809373

Pub. Date: 08/01/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

If you are interested in how control systems and computer networks are used in all areas of live entertainment, Control Systems for Live Entertainment is the industry standard reference. With a unique combined focus on computers, networking, art, and practice, this book offers an in-depth examination of control for lighting, lasers, sound, , stage machinery,

Overview

If you are interested in how control systems and computer networks are used in all areas of live entertainment, Control Systems for Live Entertainment is the industry standard reference. With a unique combined focus on computers, networking, art, and practice, this 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 new edition also includes:

.expanded emphasis on networking technology and practice
.complete coverage of important new protocols such as ACN and RDM
.completely revised and updated case studies
.a completely reorganized and revised structure


Drawing on his extensive experience in the field and classroom, author John Huntington clearly explains everything that goes on behind the scenes and inside the machines to bring bold visions to life in real-world'settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240809373
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
0.93(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

General Control Concepts; Electrical Control System Basics; Numbering Systems; General Datacom Concepts; Physical Communications Media; Point-toPoint Interfaces; Lighting; Lasers; Sound; Video; Computer Presentation; Film Profection; Stage Machinery; Animatronics; Fog Smoke Fire and Water; Pyrotechnics; SMPTE Time Code; MIDI Time Code; MIDI Show Control; MIDI Machine Control; SDX; General Network Concepts; Common Network Protocols; IEEE 902.3 "Ethernet"; Other LANs; System Design Concepts; Typical Commercial Show-Controllers; A Technical Thunderstorm; Put on a Happy Face; Film at 11; Ten-Pin Alley; It's an Itchy World; Troubleshooting Guidelines.

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