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Laser Control from Lighting Console

A growing number of lighting designers are entering the laser show industry, looking to control lasers from their preferred lighting console. Being the world leader in laser show control, we felt the time was right to begin creating a variety of tutorial videos showing you how to control laser shows from a lighting console, together with our professional...

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Laser Show Systems – Dance Valley Festival

The Dance Valley Festival in the Netherlands, is one of the area’s hottest, and most exciting events. And this year, the event held true to it’s reputation, boating a sensational lineup including headliners like Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Dannic, Headhunters, and more. Putting together a festival of this magnitude is no small feet, and a wide...

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Timecode Laser Shows using BEYOND software

Running laser shows using SMPTE timecode is quite common, especially when working at large scale festivals, and permanent installations. Often the timecode will be recorded on one audio track. Then at playback time, the timecode audio is read and decoded by a SMPTE timecode reader device. In this short tutorial we show you the basics of setting up SMPTE...

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Marriott World Center

A recent high-profile multimedia installation at the iconic Marriott World Center in Orlando, FL, called ‘Light up the Night’ further illustrates how lasers are taking multimedia shows to the next level. This installation broke new ground, as the whole production was sold to the Marriott as a revenue-generating model, which is a bit different from the...

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Microsoft Windows 10 Logo

The creation of the new Windows 10 Hero Desktop Image incorporated blasting lasers, billowing fog, and falling crystal dust to develop the stunning look that you will see rolling out soon, with all new Windows 10 based PC’s that are sold. When Microsoft decided they needed a radical new desktop image for the Windows 10 operating system they enlisted...

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Ultra Music Festival 2015 – MIAMI

Over the past 17 years, Ultra has been one of the United State’s leading EDM festivals, drawing in thousands of the world’s most iconic DJs, producers and live acts, mesmerizing audiences with awe-inspiring sets in ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CHILE, CROATIA, IBIZA, JAPAN, KOREA, SOUTH AFRICA and of course MIAMI. Each and every new global edition is founded on the...

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YouTube Music Awards 2015

The 2015 YouTube Music Awards worked with directors, artists and creators over a period of two months to create 13 videos for selected winners. Future Weapons Laser & Lighting Design was hired to provide equipment & programming for the launch sequence. A method was devised to exploit scan rate errors which occur when filming lasers and use them...

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Lady Gaga – The ARTPOP Ball

On the fourth headline tour of her career, Lady Gaga exceeded everyone’s expectations, by incorporating a visual element to her show, that took audiences around the globe by storm. Video director Bertrand Pare said “Gaga has always been a visual artist, and this talent is clearly visible in this rave-style show, complete with smoke effects, confetti, and...

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Miley Cyrus: Bangerz

Miley Cyrus made her grand entrance for the Bangerz show, by sliding down a giant tongue to the main stage, and then being joined by various life-sized stuffed toys, a red and white checkered horse, dancers of all shapes and sizes, and lasers coming from all angles. When ER Productions were asked to supply lasers for Miley Cyrus, they were told it had to...

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Metallica by Request: EU Tour 2014

Being one of the most famous heavy metal bands ever, Metallica had to make a splash for their 2014 World Tour. So extensive use of lasers from the team at ER Productions was an obvious choice. The majority of the shows for their 2014 EU tour were festivals, including a headline slot at infamous Glastonbury festival in the UK. This was also the first...

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Katy Perry: Prismatic World Tour

The Katy Perry World Tour has made global headlines, for its creative use of high contrast and immersive visual effects. Perhaps the most stunning element among all of the visual effects used on the 2015 tour, were the lasers and programming from the team at ER Productions. Katy Perry’s album PRISM is a match made in heaven for lasers, and the team at ER...

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Electric Daisy Carnival – Mexico City 2014

The Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) has emerged as one of the worlds largest and most popular festivals, with different events across the world, bringing in top name DJ’s and hundreds of thousands of raving fans.  The recent EDC Mexico event was no exception, as Insomniac Events (the organizers behind EDC) made sure that those south of the border, were...

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