Audible Show Networks and Control Systems: Formerly "Control Systems for Live Entertainment" –

Show Networks and Control Systems, the industry standard since , is both a learning guide for beginners and a reference for experienced technicians With its unique combined focus on computers, networks, and control systems, the book covers the art and practice of using these tools for live shows such as concerts, theatre productions, theme park attractions, themed retail installations, cruise ship shows, museum exhibits, interactive media projects, and traditional performing arts The book offers an in depth examination of the technology used behind the scenes in lighting, lasers, audio, video, stage machinery, animatronics, special effects, and pyrotechnics and show control, the technique used to interconnect and synchronize two orshow systems In this extensively revised and updated second edition after three editions with the previous title, Control Systems for Live Entertainment , Huntington draws onthan three decades of experience in the field and classroom to clearly explain what goes on behind the scenes and inside the machines that bring bold performances to life in real world settings