The 17th Annual Pangolin User Meeting for 2008 was held
September 11, 2008, within a conference room on board the Carnival
Imagination cruise ship.
The general format
of the meeting was as follows:
Discussion of the features in Pangolin
software, and new products from Pangolin
Discussion of new hardware products available
from Pangolin including PASS, and a new Flashback 3 "External
Discussion and demonstration of how to
perform measurements and make projector adjustments for Safe
Presentation and judging of laser shows for
the 2008 Pangolin Prize Competition
Question and Answer session and T-shirt
new features and software
During this portion of the meeting, the
features of the LD2000 system were discussed and demonstrated, including
how to properly setup a palette for various laser systems, how to
setup Projection Zones including Beam Attenuation Maps, and how to
perform initial setup for audience scanning measurements.
In addition to the discussion of LD2000
features, several completely new products were shown including the
Professional Audience Safety System
(PASS), and a new external-box version of the
Flashback 3 that we
call the Flashback 3 XE.
This year, we had 19 entries for the Pangolin
Prize competition. This is on par with the number that we received
in recent years. All entries were EXCELLENT and many were created with
Lasershow Converter MAX.
To see the
results of the Pangolin Prize competition,
(Special thanks to MediaLas for loaning us one
of their Infinity Laser Projectors for the Pangolin User Meeting.
Everyone was impressed by the engineering and size of the
Pangolin continued its tradition of providing T-shirts
to attendees. This year's design was our traditional raster "LD Model"
T-shirt, which seems to be an eternal favorite...