September 2013 Meeting Notice

DATE: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

TIME:  7:00pm  —>> NOTE Early Start time

LOCATION: Advanced Lighting & Sound, 1026 Maplelawn, Troy, MI 48084

SUBJECT: Cloud-based video services, Streaming, VOD, and encoding systems.

SPEAKER: Eric Bierstetel, Operations Manager, LEIGHTRONIX, INC.

Tonight’s presentation is an overview of LEIGHTRONIX’ streaming video offerings; live streaming, Internet video-on-demand, and point-to-point. We will see an overview of both the hardware and the services available to help clients successfully manage their streaming video. Eric will also cite some success stories to provoke thoughts on how this technology my benefit those in attendance.

Leightronix, based in Holt, Michigan, was started by founder David Leighton in 1981. Its first products were controllers for VCRs. The company quickly branched into control systems for other devices, and automated playout systems for Cable, closed circuit and corporate facilities. It has since become involved in network and station automation, and systems for video streaming and VOD.

Eric Bierstetel oversees daily operations at LEIGHTRONIX, where he has been employed for over 13 years. Eric has spent significant time working with both customers and dealers, on sales and system design, and is experienced in almost every facet of the LEIGHTRONIX business.

Eric is a 1999 Central Michigan University graduate in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, and joined LEIGHTRONIX shortly after graduation.

Directions to meeting site:

Advanced Lighting and Sound is located 3 lights south of Crooks and Big Beaver, or, 1 light north of Crooks and Maple.

Turn East from Crooks onto Maplelawn. We are 2/3 of the way down the street on the left side across from the Smart bus depot.

Thanks to Shawn Watts at Advanced Lighting & Sound for providing the site for this meeting.  Shawn has been with Advanced Lighting & Sound for over 3 years after 11 years with Roscor Corporation. His primary focus has been on the Audio/Video Production and Presentation for Local  Government, Public Access, Education and Corporate markets.

More info on Leightronix at

Managers Dinner – 5:30pm at Shield’s, 1476 W. Maple Rd. (Just West of Crooks), Troy, MI 48084. All are welcome to join in a pre-meeting meal.

Non-members and guests are welcome. There is no admission charge.

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