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Focal Press Book: Control Systems for Live Entertainment, Third Edition by John Huntington

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Control Systems for Live Entertainment, Third Edition - 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.

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.

Readership: Technical professionals who specialize in sound, lighting, and control systems - as well as sound engineers and lighting technicians for live entertainment such as theatre, concerts, theme parks, entertainment-retail, cruises, or museums

About the Author: John Huntington is Full Professor at New York City Technical College and Associate Professor at Yale School of Drama. He also has his own consulting company, Zircon Designs, and has freelanced many high-end jobs, such as sound engineer at the Metropolitan Opera House, sound designer at the Tribecca Film Festival, and he was appointed by ESTA's Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) as one of 12 "subject matter experts."

Subject Live Sound & PA
Author John Huntington
Edition First
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 464
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25 (19 x 23.5cm)
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-240-80937-3
  • ISBN-10: 0-240-80937-8
  • Publisher Focal Press
    Date Published August 2007
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