Austin, TX (January 24, 2012)—Three new sessions have been added to the attractions already set for the inaugural PLASA Focus: Austin 2012, taking place at The Renaissance Austin, on February 22-23, 2012.
Key among the new seminars is Demystifying Audio, presented by Jason Waggoner. Looking at the fundamentals of audio and acoustics, including the acoustic signal path between the loudspeaker and the listener's ears, the talk will include practical examples, demonstrations and experiments. Participants who are new to the audio field will get a thorough overview of audio basics while more seasoned veterans will enjoy a refresher on their foundation.
Another new addition will be a discussion presented by lighting designer, Peter Morse. From Madonna and Michael Jackson to Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Usher, Prince, Christina Aguilera and Janet Jackson, Peter Morse has worked with some of the biggest stars on some of the biggest tours in history. Morse will share some of his experiences in his session, Lighting the Big Stage with Peter Morse.
The third addition is Advanced Mapping Techniques with Hippotizer Media Servers, presented by TMB. This free training session explores the latest advancement in video technology for live entertainment and installations, high-resolution pixel mapping. Product Specialist and trainer Tim Nauss will walk through VideoMapper, PixelMapper, UberPan and other features of Hippotizer. Currently based out of LA, Nauss studied Design and Technical Theatre at Christopher Newport University in Virginia and has design experience in theatre and concert productions.
PLASA Focus: Austin 2012