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Automated Lighting, 2nd Edition by Richard Cadena

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CHAPTER 3

Automated Lighting Systems

The future of art is light.—Henri Matisse (1869–1954), French painter and sculptor

Today's automated lighting systems range from a few luminaires running preset programs in a master/slave configuration with no external controller, to extremely large systems with hundreds of fixtures of multiple types and multiple controllers running simultaneously on a network. It used to be that a large automated lighting rig had a few dozen automated lights; today it's not unusual to see rigs with hundreds of automated luminaires.

Many lighting designers spend years building a portfolio before they have an opportunity to design and use a lighting rig of that size and scope. But regardless of whether an automated lighting ...

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