The opening and closing ceremonies of the recent Beijing Olympics were a loud testimony as to how rapidly technologies are merging in the entertainment production industry. The growing convergence of lighting and video technologies and the rapid growth of LEDs in Entertainment Lighting makes Barcos Media and Entertainment Division uniquely positioned to talk about the coming together of the digital video and moving lighting space.
In this webinar, Craig Burross of Barco – High End Systems, and John Calcagno of Barco, Inc. will overview the companys convergence and integration strategies, as well as product insights, and discuss technical applications.
Date: 10/30/08 as part of the Creative Stage Lighting Webinar Series.
About The Presenters:
Craig Burros (Barco – High-End Systems)
Burross’ expertise is a result of working many years professionally in live performance, stage and studio, then subsequently through his professional experience with all facets of manufacturing and applications assigned by High End Systems, Inc.
Burross was employed at High End Systems, Inc. as Regional Sales Manager in March of 1991. Since that time Burross has been a key consulting contact for broadcast networks such as NBC, ABC, CBS& Fox television, also for many Broadway theatre productions, as well as scores of immersive environment entertainment applications around the world.
John Calcagno (Barco Inc. – Rental & Staging Group)
Calcagno joined Barco in 1990 as a Customer Service Engineer and went on to manage the Customer Service and Quality Control departments for Barcos US headquarters.
In the summer of 2000, Calcagno joined the newly formed Rental & Staging Division of Barco, accepting the role of Eastern Regional Sales Manager. In this position, he works with both corporate staging clients, as well as touring groups. His focus is their Projection, LED, and Switching needs.