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Artistic Licence Celebrates at PLASA09

Artistic Licence Celebrates at PLASA09

plasa2009-full-picture-high-ressmall.jpgArtistic Licence celebrated its 21st Anniversary at one of its busiest and most successful PLASA shows to date.

Creative Director, Wayne Howell's seminar on Artistic Licence Art-Net: The Benefits in Large Scale Installations & Applications saw standing room only, with candidates being turned away at the door. Subjects covered included how to maximise Art-Net's capabilities, the integration of Art-Net into large scale applications and a discussion on broadcast and unicast.

The content catered for the wide variety of attendees which included specifiers, designers, end users etc, who agreed that the discussion clarified points of use and brought people up to speed on the history of control and what Art-Net II, the latest version of Art-Net, could offer. Transcripts and video clips of the seminar and the Q&A session which followed can be found on the Artistic Licence website at

Four new products were launched at the show - Art-Play, Art-Relay, Sign-Control and Two-Play - in a well attended press launch and cocktail party on the Sunday evening. Two products, Sign-Control and Two-Play, were entered for the PLASA09 Awards for Innovation and Artistic Licence was very happy to learn that Two-Play was awarded a Commendation from the judges.

Two-Play is a two-universe, multiple record and playback Art-Net controller providing the perfect control solution for small to medium size installations.

More information and specifications of this and the other new products can be downloaded from the product section of the Artistic Licence website

“The show was a great success and we are very happy with the enthusiasm with which the new products were received,” says Howell. “A real benefit of the show and seminar programme was the number of new manufacturing companies that have now agreed to support Art-Net. It was also good to hear numerous existing Art-Net developers commenting that they now fully understand the benefits of Art-Net II and will be rolling out upgrades in the near future.”


About Artistic Licence

Since 1988, Artistic Licence has specialised in the design, development and manufacture of products for the architectural lighting and entertainment technology industry. The product range encompasses DMX512-A, RDM, Ethernet, Art-Net, DALI and MIDI. The range extends from test equipment to data distribution and motion control to LED lighting.

This vast range of products has evolved from years of experience in solving technical problems. At Artistic Licence, no job is too large or too small and no technology is too old, new or complex.

The Artistic Licence Special Projects department provides a unique service by offering the entire product range as building blocks for custom development. Why reinvent the wheel when you can turn to Artistic Licence!

The product line is available throughout the world via a growing number of progressive dealers, a list of which is available from the web site: Visitors to the website can also order on-line and download technical data and user guides.


Artistic Licence UK:

24 Forward Drive, Christchurch Avenue,

Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 8NT, United Kingdom

Contact: Simon Hobday

Job Title: Managing Director



Tel: +44 (0)20 8863 4515

Artistic Licence Asia:

Room 1903, Fu Fai Commercial Centre,

27 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Contact: Simon Fraser

Job Title: AL Asia Managing Director



Tel: +852 2850 5930

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