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Lighting the Locomotives – National Railway Museum

Lighting the Locomotives is a Teamwork Triumph at National Railway Museum The Great Hall at the National Railway Museum at York was the singularly impressive location for the 7th annual ‘Locos in a Different Light’ competition. Sponsored jointly by Ambersphere Solutions and Pulsar Light of Cambridge, the aim is to challenge six teams of students from different colleges across the UK who are studying technical lighting at Further and Higher education levels, to each light one of the iconic locomotives in the Museum’s Great Hall. Each team is given a selection of lighting fixtures, an MA dot2 console and two hours to rig and programme their chosen design. Even for those not smitten by the sight and smell of these gigantic engines, there can be no doubting the very real challenge of successfully illuminating one of these heaving beasts of yesteryear. With a limited number of fixtures and with some of the locomotives up to sixty metres in length, not to mention being a 3600 canvas

Eluminate Festival England

Colour your City with Light

“Colour Your City with Light” For the fourth year running Pulsar Light is proud to be a part of e-Luminate Festival Cambridge 2016. Last year’s event saw Pulsar illuminating the Fitzwilliam Museum with great effect. This year, Pulsar's very own Snowy Johnson in collaboration with lighting designer Susie Olczak had the task of illuminating the Senate House and the adjacent Old Schools with the installation being handled by Hawthorn. Susie’s brief was to create a light experience, which the public could interact with whilst viewing the impressive Senate House. This was achieved by creating environment chases and linking them to a control panel which allowed passers by to engage in the spectacle and feel even more a part of the festival of light. Susie created a low energy interactive light installation using Pulsar equipment to illuminate the façade of Senate House. This interactive installation used complementary colours while challenging the audience to make choices

Light Experiment with e-Luminate

In October 2015, the e-Luminate Foundation team invited distinguished guests to take part in an experiment to prove whether lighting conditions influence our perception of wine. Recreating a 2009 German experiment reported in the Journal of Sensory Perception, e-Luminate worked with the Cambridgeshire Wine School to create an immersive sensory experience for all. The wines were kindly sponsored by Bosca (www.bosca.it), whilst the lighting effects were provided by Pulsar (www.pulsarlight.com). We are very grateful to bot for their contribution. A special thanks to Gonville and Caius College (www.cai.cam.ac.uk) for giving us access to the stunning Fellows' Dining Room to run this unique event. Click ( HERE ) to watch a short video online. To find out more about this and other events please visit our website at

Wine tasting on a light note..

e-Luminate Wine Tasting Experiment. Last week the e-Luminate Cambridge Festival team organised a most unusual experiment to explore whether lighting conditions influence our perceptions. The experiment consisted in tasting wine under different lights in the prestigious Fellows ‘Dining Room at Gonville & Caius College. With e-Luminate being in the business of light not wine, the team engage the services of Mark Anstead from the Cambridgeshire Wine School to host the evening. David Cleevely, Chairman of Cambridge Wireless and Raspberry Pi, said "It was a brilliant evening, very entertaining and an great opportunity to find out more about the work the e-Luminate Foundation does in Cambridge through their educational programme and the light festival " Guests, enjoyed a selection of Italian sparkling wines by Bosca, whose cellars are UNESCO World Heritage Site. The spectacular and immersive lighting effects were achieved using products by Pulsar Light, a local

Pulsar sponsor Rhythms of the World 2015

   Pulsar were again proud to sponsor - Rhythms of the World for 2015. Pulsar supplied a variety of indoor and outdoor fixtures to suit the festivals needs, ranging from IP66 rated TriColour Floods and Battens to the Pulsar Powerpix200. The festival which is a registered charity and run by over 800 volunteers, was held in Hitchin, Hertfordshire in which hundreds of people attended during the two day festival. the festival hosted more than 125 acts, across 6 stages over the 2 days. With many big names headlining, the final evening came to a climax with two incredible headliners. Indie darlings Amber Run brought their sweeping and epic sounds to the BBC Introducing Stage, playing a string of hits from their debut album 5am. Whilst over on the Main Stage one of the biggest crowds Rhythms of the World has ever seen settled in to enjoy a hit packed set from the legendary - The Brand New Heavies. Cath Cole from Rhythms of the World kindly said "We are enormously grateful

e-Luminate Festival Cambridge – 3 years running

Pulsar proudly sponsored the Cambridge e-Luminate Festival 2015, now in its third year and consisting of a series of events, workshops, and projections, the festival aims to connect ambitious art with imaginative technology, while shedding new light on low carbon innovation. Pulsar and Hawthorn worked with Lighting Designer Suzie Olczak to create Light Progression, an immersive lighting experience across some of Cambridges iconic buildings. To realise the vision of the artistic and creative minds involved with the installation, Hawthorn and Pulsar worked with the artists to provide interactive experiences for the general public through the use of LED  lighting fixtures. The result was the creation of interactive and breath-taking installations that provided an immersion in to the world of low-carbon lighting that was controlled by the movements of people passing by. Pulsar’s Paul Johnson said “It was a pleasure working with Suzie, with her attention to detail and her