Robots Could Set Off Fireworks Next Year, Says Firework Designer It’s the next step for the software used to design Fourth of July fireworks displays.

By Dyani Sabin on June 27, 2017 Filed Under Animation, Design & Physics Next year, fireworks could be ignited by robots based on musical cues set in the sophisticated design software that has changed the Fourth of July. “Now we are working on connecting to robots,” Alberto Navarro, director Infinity Visions, a firework show design […]

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16 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FIREWORKS , OMAGARI, JAPAN

Susan Hunt, Alberto Navarro and David Cano from Infinity Visions, presented a research paper and future development plan on the subject “TEACHING MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS BY DESIGNING PYROTECHNIC DISPLAYS
” ABSTRACT This research deals with education in middle school mathematics. The topic is acknowledged to be very important, and hard to teach, often because of lack […]

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INFINITY VISIONS 2017 SEMINARS ON “VISUAL SHOW DIRECTOR”


KNOWLEDGE=CONFIDENCE=EFFICIENCY=CREATIVITY=GAINS “Money spent on the brain is never spent in vain.” Joe Griffith “Visual Show Director? Smarter not Harder” Matt Wood   Alberto Navarro, President–Art Director of Infinity Visions Inc, will conduct the seminars. Seminars will be a 2 day seminar for BASICS  followed by a three day MASTERS. Inscriptions are separate. MASTERS requires proficiency […]

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GEEKWIRE: How to compute fireworks: The technology behind the Space Needle’s epic New Year’s show

While pyrotechnics may be imagined and installed by human beings, the design and execution of the Space Needle’s New Year’s fireworks extravaganza in Seattle spends most of its life inside a computer. Alberto Navarro, architect of the Space Needle fireworks show. (Credit: Infinity Visions.) Well ahead of the New Year’s show, Alberto Navarro, the architect […]

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THE AMAZING NEW FEATURES or the 24+ reasons to upgrade to VisualShowDirector 8

MULTI-FIRING SYSTEMS SCRIPTING MAJOR FIRING SYSTEMS SCRIPTS IMPORT EXPORT MULTI FIRING SYSTEMS  AUTO-ADDRESSING HEX AND DEC BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE 5-6-7 AUTO-RESTORE (UNDO) MORE COLUMNS and COPY~PASTE COLUMNS NEW MILLISECONDS TIME FORMAT DIRECT EDIT IN THE TIME COLUMNS TIME AUTO COMPLETE & AUTO SEQUENCING TIME INTERVALS RESIZABLE AUTO COMPLETE FOR ALL COLUMNS FIND-REPLACE  EVERYWHERE AUTOMATIC CREATION OF […]

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Wired Magazine

Design It Onscreen Forget flares and cord fuses. Top firework-show designers use electronic igniters to trigger detonation. The latest hardware meshes perfectly with software. New this year from Infinity Vision of Bellevue, Washington, is Visual Show Director 4D (the fourth D is time), a WYSIWYG program with OpenGL runtime that allows designers to choreograph, score, […]

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USB to Serial Cable Drivers Problems and Solutions

Problems with the connection of computers to the modems or Field Controllers have been reported. There are several “cheap” USB Serial cables made in China coming recently to the market that are not compatible and wont talk to the authentic “Prolific drivers. We recommend the use of authentic prolific cables, like PLUGABLE. More information in […]

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Nova News Minute Virtual Fireworks

Welcome to the companion Web site to “Fireworks!,” originally broadcast on January 29, 2002. This explosive NOVA presents the colorful history of pyrotechnics and reveals how hi-tech firing systems are transforming public displays into a dazzling, split-second science. Here’s what you’ll find online: Name That Shell Watch video clips of fireworks bursting in air and […]

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Guinness Fireworks World Record

Fireworks by Grucci smashes in Dubai the largest fireworks display world record with New Year’s spectacular. The display, which was designed by Phil Grucci with VisualShowDirector and FireOne Firing System and produced by his New York company Fireworks by Grucci, was launched from stations mounted across all Seven Continents of The World Islands and its […]

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