Elation Professional's new generation lighting controller Emulation Touch is now shipping. Available worldwide through Elation's distributor network, Emulation Touch turns a tablet into a full fledged lighting console. You can have full DMX control of moving heads, LED lights, conventional lighting and special effects all in the palm of your hand.
The device has been designed to by easy to navigate and to be budget friendly as well. Emulation Touch is designed exclusively for use with the Cuety app, the intuitive Emulation Touch programmer software. Available now for iPad from the Apple app store and available soon for Android tablets from the Android app store, the Cuety user interface enables users to take full advantage of a tablet's mobility and multi-touch display.
Two hardware interface versions are available Emulation Touch 1 and Emulation Touch 2. The Emulation Touch devices contain the engine that runs a show, calculates fade times and renders dynamic effects. A standard cuelist-based system for control of up to 64 fixtures, with 64 playbacks and 48 cues per playback, it also includes a built-in FX generator and fixture library.
Both versions include an RJ45 Ethernet port for Art-Net and Streaming ACN (sACN) protocol, as well as an optically isolated DMX-512 port. Emulation Touch 1 is designed for entertainment lighting applications while Emulation Touch 2 is designed for fixed installations and offers extra protocols like OSC, UDP, TCP and HTTP. These protocols enable users to connect to a wide range of third party control systems and show controllers, as well as apps like TouchOSC.
Also available is the Cuety Remote app for Apple iPhone, which enables users to remote control Emulation Touch 1 and Emulation Touch 2 by triggering the playback buttons.