Rightway Audio Consultants appointed as LightAct’s distributor in Greater China

LightAct appoints Rightway Audio Consultants as an exclusive distributor for Greater China region (including: mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

This partnership is launched on the heels of a successful completion of Shanghai Media Group’s venue in Shanghai, China where LightAct’s servers run all of the video screens and projectors in the venue. LightAct works hand-in-hand with Blacktrax’s tracking technology and uses the incoming data to render Notch effects in real-time.

As a further sign of Racpro’s firm belief in LightAct’s technology, they decided to invest and obtain several reActor, Sync and Solo servers as well as various configurations of Iris camera kits. 

Both parties believe that this partnership will facilitate a better and more responsive support of LightAct users and enable a faster expansion of LightAct in the region. 

Mitja Prelovšek, CEO of LightAct explained the reasons behind the decision to bring Racpro onboard: “We are extremely excited to appoint Racpro as our distributors in Greater China. Racpro has the necessary skills and the resources to support LightAct’s expansion in the region and we are looking forward to helping them achieve proficiency and success with our technology.” 

Adding LightAct to their portfolio of high-end brands they already represent, will allow Racpro to enter new markets and offer new solutions to their customers. Danny Lau, the President of Racpro explained: “We were looking for a high-end media server solution that would complement other solutions and technologies in our portfolio. When we looked at LightAct, we were immediately convinced by the high-quality of their products, top-notch technical support and the speed of their development.

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LightAct 4 Early Access

We are extremely excited to be able to announce the arrival of LightAct 4!

We built LightAct 4 from the ground up and included hundreds of comments and suggestions we received from our users!

LightAct 4 has an entirely new user interface that brings massive improvements in workflow and ease-of-use. We also added support for more video codecs and asset formats.

On top of that, we included some brand new tools that will open up entirely new applications of our technology.

 

LightAct 4 is in closed-beta stage and if you’d like to apply for early access, please fill in the form below:

Apply for Early Access

If you are selected for Early Access, you will be asked to sign an NDA before we can send the software to you. Please note it may be a while until you hear back from us, but we promise you that you will.

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LightAct awarded the second Epic MegaGrant

Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine, awarded LightAct the second MegaGrant!

After receiving the first grant in the spring of 2020, we are very happy and incredibly grateful to have been selected for the second MegaGrant as well. This grant will allow LightAct to continue with the fast-paced development of LightAct’s Unreal Engine integration.

About LightAct

LightAct® is a media server solution, created by VISIBLE d.o.o., a creative technology company based in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

LightAct is behind some of the most advanced multi-media projects all around the world combining projection mapping and complex video and lighting installations.

About Unreal Engine

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine technology brings high-quality games to PC, console, mobile, AR and VR platforms. Creators also use Unreal for photorealistic visualization, live events, multi-media installations, interactive product design, film, virtual production, mixed reality TV broadcast and animated entertainment. 

About Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic’s Unreal Engine technology, which brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web, is freely available at unrealengine.com. The Epic Games store offers a handpicked library of games, available at epicgames.com.

LightAct Conversations

To better understand our users and how we could help you, we are launching LightAct Conversations! It is a simple conduit allowing you to (quickly) tell us what we could do better. 

And don’t worry, it will take 5 minutes of your time at most! 

So, we prepared a short form (only one question, really) which we would be very happy if you could fill in.  

Do you think you could do this?

If yes, please fill in the form below and click on Submit when you are done.

Creator Free

With the introduction of projection study and other similar functionalities we realized we needed to change our licensing a (tiny) bit.

So today, we are introducing Creator Free. It is a new default license which replaces Creator Trial and is used when there are no other LightAct licenses available.

Features of Creator Free

This means, you can use this license to work on your project without having to pay anything up until you need to remove the watermarks.

And even then, you have several exciting options: Weekly, Yearly or Perpetual licenses depending on whether you are doing a short-term live event or a fixed installations.

Projection Study

Projection Study is a new feature in LightAct 3.7.0 which allows you to analyze your projection setup and find the best possible approach.

You can enable Projection Study through the Visualizer menu.

Once there, you can select your projectors and projection objects and the switch between various render modes such as: Projected content, Shadow analysis, Illuminance analysis and Pixel size.

LightAct 3.7.0 is Released!

It’s been around a month since we released the preview of LightAct 3.7.0 and the feedback we received from you, our users, has been phenomenal!

We pushed ahead and ironed out a few glitches, added some new features and polished the user interface so that now, finally, we can release LightAct 3.7.0 into the wild!

Main features

The main focus of 3.7.0 is its integration with Unreal Engine. Most of the new features are explained in this video or on a dedicated page you can access by clicking on the button below.

In a nutshell though, the main features are:

For a more detailed list of new features, please click on the button below.

LightAct 3.7.0 Preview is Available!

After many months of hard work, we are thrilled to be able to release LightAct 3.7.0 to a select number of users. 

It has been a long journey, but a very fulfilling one. We believe LightAct 3.7.0 includes all the features we (and you, our users) identified as missing in the last few projects LightAct was involved with.

A particular focus of this release is the integration with Unreal Engine which took a giant leap forward. Read more about it on a dedicated page below.

We expect to iterate quickly through several versions in the next few weeks, which means a publicly released version of LightAct 3.7.0 should be released in a month or two.

If you would like to get early access to LightAct 3.7.0, please click on the button below and apply.

*This link has been removed as Early Access to LightAct 3.7.0 it’s not available anymore.

3.7.0. Closed Beta

For the past few weeks, we’ve been extremely hard at work on LightAct 3.7.0. It will include an entirely new workflow combining the best of Unreal Engine and LightAct and it will make it much easier to project Unreal Engine content.

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