2019 WINNERS

awards

And the winners are...

This year the Judges noted that several products had incorporated strong elements of sustainability in the production of their products, but none were strong enough to warrant the award, something the Judges would like manufacturers to consider for 2020.

NEXO P12 point-source loudspeaker

NEXO P12 point-source loudspeaker

“The Judges described this as the 'loudspeaker version of a source 4’ having interchangeable horns with tool-less interchangeability.”
ROBE Esprite

ROBE Esprite

“The Judges felt that this advanced technical practice by increasing the potential lifespan of LED fixtures, hopefully setting a model for other manufacturers to follow.”
Theatrixx 8-bay Reversible Rackmount Converter

Theatrixx 8-bay Reversible Rackmount Converter

“A simple solution to the wired mess that media conversion can entail which is robust and effective.”
Elation Professional Artiste Monet

Elation Professional Artiste Monet

“Applying wireless charging technology from phone chargers to enable continuous shutter movement will prove to be a useful tool for lighting designers, though the Judges did not it was a shame it doesn't charge your phone as well…!

ETC Augment3d

ETC

Augment3d

“The Judges felt that this will change the way lighting design and operation works by increasing speed in the lighting workflow and making the process of design to conception easier to manage.”
Shure TwinPlex Subminature Lavalier & Headset Microphones

Shure TwinPlex Subminature Lavalier
& Headset Microphones

“In the words of the judges, ‘Two heads are better than one when you’re getting sweaty!’ This product has a selection of innovative features that will make it popular in many theatres.”
SSE Azimuth 

SSE Azimuth 

“The Judges said that this really will help audio companies to ‘bring accurate panning to the angle of the dangle in immersive audio applications’. They also noted it is simple, effective and well-engineered.”

*GOLD WINNER* Artistic Licence  sunDial quad

*GOLD WINNER* Artistic Licence 

sunDial quad

“The Judges felt that this solves innumerable dimming problems in one box with the multiple, programmable dimming curves being the icing on the cake. The Judges said it was as ‘Versatile as an egg and we can say goodbye to loadlamps’.”

Commendations from the judges

City Theatrical Multiverse Transmitter 2.4GHz

City Theatrical Multiverse Transmitter 2.4GHz

The Judges wanted to commended this for advancing the dark art of wifi in lighting control.

TMB ProPlex GBS Network Selector

TMB ProPlex GBS Network Selector

The Judges noted that this is a neat tool to solve a networking problem that many techs have on festivals large shows.

Vectorworks (GDTF Group) GDTF v1.0

Vectorworks (GDTF Group) GDTF v1.0

The Judges commended this for advancing interoperability design, visualisation and consoles. Talking together is good, and even better when it is free!