Show Networks and Control Systems: Formerly "Control Systems for Live Entertainment" –

I chose the high rating because in today s high fi computer world the entertainment industry is being pushed harder than ever to deliver spectacular and involved shows This has resulted in a complete cross plat form need to control the back end of the equipment like never before The detail of this book is perfect for most technicians It take the level of knowledge just beyond the average comfort level While not getting as technical as the electrical engineers and computer engineers making the equipment themselves I would recommend this book to every entertainment technician from theater to corporate that is either in charge of system engineering or would like to be someday. Class Solid information for Show Control. This will serve me as a reference work of the highest order It has a prominent place on my e shelf. Show Networks And Control Systems, The Industry Standard Since , Is Both A Learning Guide For Beginners And A Reference For Experienced Technicians With Its Unique Combined Focus On Computers, Networks, And Control Systems, The Book Covers The Art And Practice Of Using These Tools For Live Shows Such As Concerts, Theatre Productions, Theme Park Attractions, Themed Retail Installations, Cruise Ship Shows, Museum Exhibits, Interactive Media Projects, And Traditional Performing Arts The Book Offers An In Depth Examination Of The Technology Used Behind The Scenes In Lighting, Lasers, Audio, Video, Stage Machinery, Animatronics, Special Effects, And Pyrotechnics And Show Control, The Technique Used To Interconnect And Synchronize Two Or Show Systems In This Extensively Revised And Updated Second Edition After Three Editions With The Previous Title, Control Systems For Live Entertainment , Huntington Draws On Than Three Decades Of Experience In The Field And Classroom To Clearly Explain What Goes On Behind The Scenes And Inside The Machines That Bring Bold Performances To Life In Real World Settings