I’m certainly not a programmer (unless you count 1980’s vintage Apple Logo with the green turtle), but a colleague just informed me of a simple protocol standard called CITP that allows programmers to connect advanced lighting devices: CITP is an open protocol for integration of lighting controllers, media servers and visualizers on a higher-than-control level. It makes it possible to browse a media server with thumbnail previews of content as well as effects, to use the correct effect-specific parameter names while programming and to preview output from a controller or visualizer. It also allows bidirectional DMX, device selection and patch transfer … Continue reading CITP