Here are the most important news items we have published in 2014 on optocore.com.
VER (Video Equipment Rentals), one of the top A/V rental companies in North America, with locations in Canada and Europe, recently purchased an extensive Optocore fibre optic audio system in its ongoing commitment to provide their customers with leading edge technological solutions.
We recently held two very busy days of seminars at the headquarters of our Dutch distributors, TM Audio. The company split these seminars into dedicated ‘Audio’ and ‘Lighting’, enabling visitors to join the particular seminars which interested them most by reserving dedicated time slots.
Wigwam Acoustics has implemented DiGiCo and OPTOCORE’s latest software to build the first Multiplexed DiGiCo Fibre Ring systems for use in the live environment, which in addition to audio, also incorporated video transport.
One London tradition that shows no sign of abating is the Last Night of the Proms celebrations in Hyde Park, hosted by Sir Terry Wogan. The open-air concert features a host of musical stars, including the perennial BBC Concert Orchestra — and this year Rufus Wainwright and the legendary Earth, Wind & Fire joined the bill.
If one country has been defined by the celebration of 2014 then it has been Brazil. Already famous for its carnivals this summer it exploded into life by hosting the FIFA World Cup.
As the largest PA company in Israel, Sincopa Sound & Light have recently used their newly acquired Optocore digital returns racks to service major concerts by Justin Timberlake and the Rolling Stones in Tel Aviv’s giant Park HaYarkon for up to 50,000 fans.
Following the development of new software, enabling Optocore devices to be connected directly to the Optocore-DiGiCo fibre loop, the German specialists created an ambitious network at this month’s Frankfurt Prolight+Sound which threatened to steal the show.
Following the development of new software, which will enable Optocore devices to be connected directly to the Optocore-DiGiCo fibre loop, the German network specialists are gearing up for their most exciting, and progressive Frankfurt Prolight+Sound ever.
AES is in the process of finalising a draft, initiated by Optocore founder Marc Brunke, that will extend its AES10 MADI standard by allowing twisted pair Cat5 connectivity in addition to the current options.
Within the newly constructed 42,500 capacity Fisht Olympic Stadium in the developing Russian city of Sochi, the XXII Olympic Winter Games drew to an end with the spectacular Closing ceremony.
Having regularly used Optocore products for events requiring custom audio distribution, Australian premier rental staging company, Novatech Creative Event Technology, has now gone further.
The relocation of the famous ITV Coronation Street Street lot, from Manchester's Quay Street Studios to the 7.7 acre studio and production facility on the Trafford side of MediaCityUK, has brought with it a significant streamlining of signal flexibility, with BroaMan and Optocore fibre distribution devices playing a major role in the new automation system.