These awards, voted on by all PLASA Members attending the2011 LDI Show, recognizde outstanding new entertainment technology products. The 2011 awards were bestowed in two categories:
- Gadget: product that is physically small enough to fit in a pocket or small backpack, or software with a file size no larger than 100 megabytes
- Equipment: product that is physically too large to fit in a pocket or small backpack, or software with a file size larger than 100 megabytes
For a product to be eligible, it must have been introduced to the market after the previous year's LDI show, and must be deliverable at the time of the current show.
Winners of the 2011 Members' Choice Product Awards
Apollo Design Technology, Inc. - Wrenchmate 2
An adjustable wrench with a closed-end wrench built into the handle with three different sizes (3/4", 1/2", and 3/8") to provide easy access to the common sizes found on lighting fixture clamps.
Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc. - ETC Source Four® Fresnel
Features classic Fresnel optical system coupled with HPL lamp technology. Unique quarter turn socket and access-door design allow lamp to be changed from beneath, without breaking focus.
Light Converse Ltd. - LightConverse 3D Show Platform Version 52
Integrates and visualizes multiple show-related disciplines including lighting, video (in, out, 3D mapping), laser, pyrotechnics, and moving objects (e.g. trussing, video screens, staging and performers). New features in Version 52 include 3D Object Tracking capabilities, and the ability to realistically visualize 1536 fixtures (96 universes) in real-time.