Barco unveiled the new StudioPix pixelation luminaire (www.ledsmagazine. com/press/16835), developed by High End Systems as a smaller version of the ShowPix. The 13.5-inch diameter head of the StudioPix (right) has a circular array of sixty-one 3 W RGB LEDs, with an output of up to 11,500 RGB lumens. At left is a Showgun fixture, a projector surrounded by a ring of LEDs that can either match or complement the center beam.
|Barco's StudioPix and ShowPix|
Display LED won a PLASA Award for Innovation for digiFLEX, a flexible, rubberized display (www.ledsmagazine.com/news/5/9/19). digiFLEX tiles measure 320 mm (w) x 160 mm (h) and flex smoothly horizontally and vertically. They weigh less than 6 kg per sq. m, or less than 10% the weight of a traditional LED display. With a 10 mm pixel pitch, digiFLEX produces 2000 nit of brightness.
Another winner was the VaryLED A7 Zoom from JB-lighting Lichtanlagentechnik. This new luminaire found favor with the judges as a moving LED fixture with a zoom function, adding new depth to LED functionality. The VaryLED A7 Zoom contains 108 LEDs and is said to perform in the brightness range of a washlight with a 700 W discharge lamp.
This article was published in the November/December 2008 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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