Brussels, BE June 2012 – ArKaos, leading provider of technology for live visual performances, is pleased to announce the appointment of A.C. Lighting Inc., leading supplier of professional lighting and visual solutions, as exclusive US and Canadian distributor for the ArKaos range of Show & Lighting media server products.
“We are delighted to welcome A.C. Lighting Inc. as our exclusive distributor for USA and Canada,” says ArKaos Business Development Manager, Agnes Wojewoda. “A.C. Lighting Inc. has a strong presence in the US market that will ensure ArKaos is represented at a much wider range of tradeshows, broadening our reach and making our products more readily available to a greater number of new customers. We are looking forward to a very exciting relationship ahead.”ArKaos' product line offers software and hardware combinations that allow those working on shows of all scales (and budgets) to incorporate video, projection or LED control into their productions and integrate them with the show's lighting.
The range starts with the ArKaos Media Master Express software, allowing smooth integration of video into light shows, theatre productions and other performances.
ArKaos' MediaMaster Pro brings uncompromised control to twelve layers of high-definition video, including LED panel output and DMX controlled. All of ArKaos' software solutions are compatible with both PCs and Macs. ArKaos' MediaMaster Pro also include the new ArKaos Video Mapper designed to let you setup mapping projects in very short times. It makes it incredibly simple to flow visuals around complex objects with just a few clicks.
|From left to right: Fred Mikeska, VP Sales and Marketing Western US & Canada Sales Rep; Marco Hinic, ArKaos CEO; Jean Francois Canuel, A.C. Lighting Inc MD celebrate a new association at InfoComm in Las Vegas June 14, 2012|
For those preferring an integrated hardware and software solution, ArKaos' range of Media Servers are optimized and pre-loaded with a vast library of high-quality digital media from the world's best visual content providers.
“The perfect compatibility of ArKaos MediaMaster with the products from A.C. Lighting will be a key advantage to our new association in many cases,” comments ArKaos CEO Marco Hinic. “We are pleased to work with a partner that can take our technology to those eager to benefit from video as it becomes an increasingly important part of show, lighting and décor design."
Jean Francois Canuel, MD for A.C. Lighting Inc., agrees: “We are very please to partner with ArKaos. We feel a tremendous synergy between the two companies and we think that the ArKaos technologies are a perfect match for our future strategies.”
ArKaos is a leading provider of real-time visual processing technologies for live visual performance. The company develops visual synthesizers that trigger and manipulate graphic content for display on large screens at concerts, clubs, etc. Founded in 1996, ArKaos started as a software company but today it also develops the ArKaos A30, a unique hardware media server that delivers an unrivalled performance in speed, effects and manipulation of simultaneous high-definition videostreams. For more information on ArKaos Media Master Pro and other ArKaos media server and video software, visit our website at www.arkaos.net where you can also find your nearest ArKaos dealer.
About AC Lighting
A.C. Lighting Inc. is a value added distributor of stage, studio and event lighting, accessories and consumables. With distribution in North America, the company is able to supply a wide-range of world class products including ArKaos, Jands, Chroma-Q and LedGo, to meet the specific needs of the live entertainment, corporate A/V, worship, theatre and architectural markets. In-house manufacturing facilities provide a complete one stop service to meet all lighting needs.