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Buildings and monuments, shopping malls and retail chains, corporate foyers and museums; increasingly people expect to be entertained in locations that were traditionally the preserve of purely architectural lighting. In many venues it is no longer sufficient to light a space beautifully, the lighting is now required to be part of an interactive entertainment experience that must stand out against all the competing presentations to which visitors are exposed.

This bridge between architectural and entertainment lighting, which increasingly utilises LED and video technology, has created a new market that is growing rapidly. Our objective is to provide the control tools that this market requires and to continue to develop these tools based on the feedback of users worldwide.


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Dutch National Military Museum, Soesterberg

The Dutch National Military Museum in Soesterberg presents a comprehensive view of the history of army, navy and air force. Pharos partner Rapenburg Plaza was tasked with creating an exciting, theatrical lighting experience within the museum and over 100000 visitors…more

Starry Night Underpass, Boston

The Starry Night underpass in south Boston was originally planned as a temporary public art installation, part of a Winter Solstice Public Art Series by local artists Lisa Greenfield and Daniel J. van Ackere. PhilipsCK LEDs are attached to the…more

Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch Airport was the first international airport in New Zealand, opening in 1950. Today it is the second busiest airport in the country with increasing passenger numbers and the construction of a major terminal upgrade has recently been completed. Pharos’…more

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Dynamic White Control

Colour temperature adjustment has previously been possible with Pharos controllers, but there are now further options to customise how the channels interact with each other, as well as support for RGB + Dynamic White fixtures. The default interaction can be…more

Rain Gradient Custom Preset

Custom Presets in Pharos Designer give you a huge amount of creative freedom when creating effects for projects. Custom Presets use Lua scripts to generate colour and intensity information for each pixel in a matrix. Along with the example scripts…more

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