TAIT Puts the Spotlight on Automation for Prolight + Sound

Frankfurt, Germany, 25-28 April 2023 – At Prolight + Sound 2023, TAIT will invite attendees to explore the world of opportunities for live experience automation technologies, as TAIT showcases products for automation:

  • A 2500kg capacity variable-speed chain hoist. This powerful hoist offers 200mm/s movement, and the capability of slowing all the way down to 0mm/s, which means that it can perform smooth motion at any intermediate speed. The hoist is accompanied by a new 7.5kW variant of the Kinesys Pulse Drive, incorporating the TAIT Navigator™ Infinity Panel.

TAIT has a long history of creating bespoke products for prestigious live events and entertainment installations around the world, and has many decades experience integrating products into projects.

Also on display will be the epiQ console with live demonstration of the seamless integration with Kinesys variable-speed chain hoists. Visitors to the stand are invited to meet the TAIT Training team, who have announced a suite of new in-person and online courses, available globally.

Dave Weatherhead, President of Technology, TAIT comments: “Kinesys is well known for versatile, dependable touring equipment for automation. Our increasing range of products bring the best of TAIT’s and Kinesys’ control and integration technology, engineering and manufacturing together, to meet the market needs for high quality machinery and controls.

Megan Reiplinger, Global Head of Customer Training, TAIT, said: “We know that it is important for automation professionals to have convenient access to specific training to meet their needs on each step of their learning journey. Therefore, we are delighted to offer a collection of new courses for 2023 on iQ, available via our online portal. These self-paced online courses provide the necessary foundations for joining the hands-on training, which is available in our dedicated hardware-equipped facilities in the USA and UK. For those new to the industry, or migrating from another technical field, we have also provided an “Introduction to Automation” course.”

About TAIT
TAIT sets the standard for world-class live experiences, bringing extraordinary ideas to life, collaborating on visionary concepts, and delivering precision engineering, technical innovation, manufacturing, and production. With industry leading show control and automation technology, a global team of more than 1500 employees in 20 offices oversee the creation of complex movement for artists, brands, performing arts spaces, and venues in over 30 countries, all seven continents, and even outer space. The award-winning company’s clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, the Royal Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé, and The Olympics. In addition to the core custom project business, the TAIT Group consists of like-minded companies operating as one cohesive team in the live experience space including productionglue, Kinesys, ITEC Entertainment, and Thinkwell Group.

About Kinesys
Kinesys, established in 2003 has been part of the TAIT Group since 2019, and is a technology company specializing in the design, manufacture, and sale of motion control systems for the entertainment industry.  These skills go hand in hand with a service-driven approach to their customers and a keen desire to listen to and act upon feedback from users ‘in the field’.  Clients include some of the world’s most iconic venues and largest rental companies.  Kinesys serves customers worldwide: equipment is used on shows by artists including Ed Sheeran, Adele, U2 and Stormzy and in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and Royal Opera House. For more information about Kinesys, visit: www.kinesys.com.

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