Zylight, a manufacturer of professional LED lights, will introduce wireless lighting control with the ZyLink Bridge at the 2016 NAB Show.
Zylight said the new ZyLink App with the Bridge, which works on iPhones and iPads, will wirelessly allow precise lighting adjustments for multiple Zylights. The Bridge is a lightweight fob that allows the ZyLink App for iOS devices to communicate with the integrated ZyLink wireless control found in most Zylight fixtures.
There are no routers required and no networks to configure. Simply turn on the lights, select one of the ten ZyLink wireless channels and take control with the ZyLink App.
Designed with an intuitive user interface, the ZyLink App provides access to brightness and white light temperature controls, plus color and saturation adjustments for the IS3, IS3c, Z90 and other models equipped with Color Mode.
It also includes four effects – crossfade, strobe, police and flame – that can be adjusted to match the needs of a particular scene, as well as presets to save repeated lighting assignments.
“The ZyLink Bridge was the next logical step for our remote control technology,” said Joe Arnao, Zylight’s president. “Lighting professionals have never had this level of wireless control on the set. Instead of climbing ladders and swapping gels, DPs and lighting designers can sit in front of a reference monitor and use the ZyLink App to adjust individual fixtures or groups of lights.”
Priced at $129, the ZyLink Bridge will be available April 1. The ZyLink App is available for free at the App Store.
You might also like...
Broadcasters and videographers use various strategies and elements of craft to effectively communicate our stories to viewers. First and foremost, the storytelling imperative requires a clear communication of genre.
For the past few years, development of all LED lighting has been on a roller coaster ride. A beneficiary has been LED lighting for professional video. It has gotten better, cheaper and smaller — much smaller.
Artists have exploited light as an essential part of art since the days of the old masters. Techniques like chiaroscuro use light to model the subject, to give depth to the two-dimensional rendition. These artists had two forms of light…
Roy Wagner, an award-winning director of photography, has chosen to use a single Rotolight Anova PRO bi-color LED studio light for his new feature film, Trouble Sleeping.
Small on-camera LED lights are now a dime a dozen in the market-place. But “on-camera” is a term that defines a category of compact lights. These lights don’t have to be mounted on a camera and their quality varies signi…