公司历史

1984

作为TU柏林激光研究小组的成员之一的光学博士Michael Sollinger与当时的客户激光设计艺术家Paul Earls (MIT, Institute of Advanced Visual Studies)相遇。受到启发后,通过和瑞士ACR公司的接触,开始在苹果II家用电脑上开发最初的激光表演控制系统。

 

1985

  •  在里米尼举办的SIB展览会上,以瑞士ACR公司的身份展出了第一台LasergraphII的原型机。
  •  在售出最初的5台Lasergraph II之后,LaserAnimation公司宣告成立。
  •  在东柏林 Friedrichstadtpalast 安装了两台Lasergraph控制器。
  •  与艺术家 Ouhi Cha开展合作。

 

1986

 共售出32台LasergraphII给不同的用户,以及舞厅场所等客户。

 

1987

  • Peter Jakubek 成为首个永久雇员。
  •  开始使用“数字信号处理器(DSP)”技术进行Lasergraph DSP控制器的开发,这在当时是最新的技术。

 

1988

  • 出售了超过100 台"Lasergraph II" 。
  •  发起并组织了为期2天的公共活动庆典。致力于评估激光与芭蕾(to Stravinsky’s "Firebird’),激光与影像(to Holst’s "The Planets"),以及激光与现代舞等元素的融合。

 

1989

  • 公司迁址至 Frankenstraße (Berlin)。
  •  “Lasergraph DSP”原型机在一次大型商业活动中亮相。 它全新的概念将独特的构想变为现实,在世界范围内的激光表演界引起巨大轰动。

 

1990

  •  “Scanamp” 产品发布。这是新一代为GS120振镜制作的速度更快更可靠的驱动器,它使用新的断笔方法并且外壳极其小巧。
  • 与Newton’s Casino 剧院 在法兰克福TAT 进行艺术表演合作 (在汉堡和维也纳作为特邀嘉宾表演)。

 

1991

  • 第一台 Lasergraph DSP售出。
  •  发布了全心的3D技术 Trimagic,这套技术仅仅使用一套振镜来实现全彩色的3D激光表演。
  • The Trimagic® 方法的,兼具一套完整的全色扫描和3D音响的激光表演。
  •  在柏林的Magic Baloon 俱乐部安装激光表演系统。

 

1992/1993

  • 开始创建 LaserAnimation Sollinger GmbH公司 (成员 M. Sollinger 和P. Jakubek)。
  •  公司确立了新的发展方向, 从制作激光表演的公司发展成为专门进行激光表演系统的研发与制造的设备供应商,其市场销售将借助于专门的系统集成公司和销售合作伙伴等。
  •  在业界内首次成功在激光控制器上实现实时激光影像遮罩功能(前景图像遮盖住背景图像)。

 

1994

  • 第 100个台Scanamp 表演头售出。
  •  研发成功坚固易用的,可进行远距离激光传输的光纤系统。
  •  在激光表演电脑中引入了全新的虚拟摄像机概念。

 

1995

  •  在原有Lasergraph DSP基础上进行的再开发, Lasergraph DSP II面世。年内即售出多达35台。 
  •  全心的光纤系统开始上市销售。
  • 公司迁址至柏林10827Crellestraße 19-20. 
  • 第一次DSP 用户会议在柏林举行。
  •  开发出DSP的高级实时功能“景深感知”和“软断笔(可以平滑地淡入淡出激光线条)”。

 

1996

   在全球业界内首次开始使用图形曲线来表示并控制激光图像随时间线条的动作。

 

1997

  •  多达90多台Lasergraph DSP售出,累计共200台Scanamp售出。
  •  发布了基于CTI6800振镜的多功能激光表演头“Accurate”。
  •  Lasergraph DSP 开始支持局域网链接功能,这给它带来无限的可能性。
  •  LaserAnimation 网站成立,网址www.laseranimation.com

 

1998

  公司的3D激光表演系统被正式授予专利。

 

1999

  在ILDA 展览会上, 基于全新硬件平台的轻薄系列Lasergraph DSP compact正式发布。

 

2000

  • 小型 Lasergraph DSP 开始投入制造。 
  •  Accurate激光表演头累计销量已达200台。

 

2001

  •  售出超过50台 Lasergraph DSP compact。
  •  Lasergraph DSP workstation 累计销量达到200台。
  •  Accurate激光表演头累计销量达300台。
  •  售出超过700套光纤系统。
  •  成为IAAPA的正式会员。
  •   Hiro Yamagata’s 合作,在西班牙比尔堡实施了名为“photon 999“的激光工程安装。

 

2002

  •  第一届亚洲DSP用户大会在日本东京召开。
  •  基于Jenoptik 的OEM激光模块,正式展开BLITZ系列激光表演系统的研发工作。这套全新的激光表演系统使用DPSS技术,将振镜和激光器整合到一个紧凑的外壳中,非常适合移动演出。
  •  正式发布proTize max 插件,实现从3D MAX的场景中直接输出激光图像。
  •  正式发布proTize Converter软件, 可以将Bitmap位图文件或其他矢量图形直接转换为高质量的激光图像。
  •  Michael Sollinger 被聘为ILDA激光显示协会的技术委员会主席。
  •  在美国佛罗里达召开的ILDA年会上,BLITZ  激光表演系统正式亮相。

 

2003

  •  全新的BLITZ激光表演系统正式上市销售,成为公司另一个里程碑。
  •  公司网站改版。

 

2004

  • 发布了BLITZ激光器和BLITZ TIPO 基本版。基于BLITZ激光表演系统的巨大成功,相关的系列产品线得以全面扩展。
  • 第75个BLITZ投影仪。

 

2005

  •  与艺术家 Carsten Nicolai’s在柏林、波恩、以及日本山口 合作创作了激光艺术项目"syn chron"。
  • Peter Jakubek  离开LaserAnimation。
  •  发布了第一台经由DMX信号控制的5瓦摇头BLITZ激光表演系统。
  •  BLITZ激光表演系统已累计售出达150台。

 

2006

  •  建立了新的RGB 光源校准和密封技术的工厂。
  •  第一台全新一代PHAENON 500 彩色激光表演系统售出。
  •  "syn chron"在第一次新加坡双年展上展出。

 

2007

  •  由政府基金赞助的研究项目“红色激光光谱整合技术“ 启动。
  •  BLITZ 激光表演系统累计售出达400台。
  •  BLITZ激光表演系统被安装与新加坡圣淘沙( by ECA2 / Claude Lifante.
  •  公司提供了3个实习生名额


 

2008

  •  正式发布了全新一代激光表演控制器 "compact Mark 2" and "workstation Mark 2"。
  •   成为Coherent Taipan激光源的正式授权集成商。
  •  与 Fraunhofer IPM 波茨坦大学合作,基于政府基金赞助的科研项目正式启动,此项目旨在研发最新的测量系统。
  •  全新的激光二极管叠加技术研发开始。
  •  PHAENON RGB全彩色激光表演系统正式开始。
  •  在Futuroscope Parc, Poitiers, ECA2 / Claude Lifante.安装了全新的BLITZ激光表演系统。

 

2009

  •  PHAENON RGB全彩色激光表演系同家族发布。根据使用要求不同,多种功率范围的几种型号可供选择。
  •  由于累计销售100台Coherent Taipan激光器受到Coherent公司嘉奖。
  •  2名实习生完成设备和系统电子工程师实习课程。另外一名完成了工商业管理助理实习课程。

 

2010

  •  相继完成200、300台Coherent Taipan激光器的销售并受到嘉奖。
  •  全新网站改版上线,新增俄语和朝鲜语版本。
  • LaserAnimation SOLLINGER has celebrated its 25 years existence - a success story in the industry!
    Started as one-man business in 1985 the company employs twelve permanent workers today and became firmly established as manufacturer of high-end laser projection units as well as laser show and media controllers all over the world.

 

2011

  • 20th Anniversary Lasergraph DSP
    LaserAnimation offers birthday presents for all owners - a birthday update as well as a birthday upgrade.
    Additional LA has held a DSP user group meeting on occassion of anniversary.
  • Company certified according to ISO 9001:2008.
  • Ulta compact RGB laser projector  "Phaenon RGB Basic" available
    The well designed new construction makes it possible to integrate all components of the Phaenon RGBs with output power from 2.5W to 5.5W into the slender "Basic" housing.
  • More variations for the Phaenon ATs
    Thanks to the redesigned inner construction, projectors with up to four Taipans are now available in the handy Phaenon RGB housing. For more than four Taipans a new compact housing is available.
    In addition, there is the new model "Phaenon AT Tri-Pan" for the medium power range as well as an outdoor version "Phaenon AT Outdoor".
  • LaserAnimation receives an award for 300 integrated Taipan laser diodes.
  • LaserAnimation trades solely under its own name again, the business partnership with RTI is ended.


2012

  • New features enhance the Lasergraph DSP Mark 2  
    Mac OS-X support - programming and editing of DSP laser shows are possible on a Apple® Mac computer. The programs LGRemote, LGTimecode, proTize converter, Gobo Wizard are available as  Mac versions since 2012.
    Support of visualization software Capture Polar  and  Depence V:3d  
  • Next Generation PHAENON X
    Start of development for the next generation of  RGB laser projectors PHAENON X
  • Awards
    LaserAnimation receive a further System Integrator Award for 400 integrated Taipan OPSL laser sources.
    On occasion of ILDA conference in November our company got 5 awards.

 

2013

  • Innovations for the Lasergraph DSP
    1. With the new timeline application "ShowLine" a new software component is available for Lasergraph DSP users which allows arranging laser effects with audio or video files simple and clear.
    2. New hardware platform for the Lasergraph DSP series: Lasergraph DSP compact dual Mark 2 - the popular "Compact" is also available as "dual" version with two scanner outputs
  • Next Generation PHAENON X launched
    Special features: Electronic mask , motorized beam adjust, remote control by IPod
  • 2 artistic ILDA awards

  • Support of our distributor Laser Kinetics by supplying in total eight laser projectors for the installation at opening ceremony of the Universiade in Kazan (Russia)
  • Continued collaboration with artist Robert Henke during the laser installation “Lumière
  • Special installations using LA projectors: Grand Coulee Dam
  • Collaboration with White Void  art and design: Laser installation “Fluidic Sculpture” for Hyundai shown in Milan (Tortona Design Week 2013)
  • Continued collaboration with artist Roland Burkart  on a the improved laser installation WHITE ARCHITECTURE NO. 1 shown in Munich
  • New hardware platform Lasergraph DSP travel  launched 

 

2014

  • PHAENON X  AT series enhanced: Laser projector with 7 Taipans (total laser output of 30,000 mW) available 
  • LAN functionality of LA Toolbox software for Mac and PC
  • System Integrator Award for 500 integrated Taipan OPSL laser sources
  • 1 artistic ILDA award for art project “FLUIDIC – Sculpture in Motion”  designed and produced by WHITEvoid  design studio in collaboration with LaserAnimation

  • Support for ECA2’s multimedia project “Wings of Time” on Sentosa island by providing the necessary laser equipment
  • Collaboration with R. Henke on the laser project “Destructive Observation Field”  
  • Support for FLASH ART GmbH by providing special laser technology for forming a laser grid to present the Audi R18 headlights during the trade fair CES in Las Vegas  
  • “Festival of Lights” and “Berlin leuchtet” with LA laser equipment, among others during the opening concert “Lumissimo” staged at the Berliner Dom 
  • Support for project “25 YEARS FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL” on the Brandenburg Gate on November 9th 2014 accomplished by phase 7 performing.arts

 

2015

  • The company celebrates its 30th anniversary in September in a leisure park near Berlin. 

  • Rollout of the new Lasergraph DSP Playback, a low coast playback unit for Lasergraph DSP shows to make realizing setups with multiple Lasergraph DSP more affordable
  • New software level Licensor for the Lasergraph DSP Mark 2
  • 4 ILDA awards on the occasion of ILDA conference in Dubai (UAE)
  • Prototype PHAENON Accurate presented during PLS - first RGB laser projector in Carbon housing for laser applications without elaborate installation
  • PHAENON X series enhanced with the PHAENON X Mini
  • Award for 600 integrated Taipan laser sources  (status April 2015)
  • New distribution partner in Dubai (UAE)

  • Collaboration with the artists Christoph Bauder and Robert Henke at the art project "Deep Web" (will be continued in 2016)
  • Support of our partner tarm Showlaser by providing of a total of 16 laser projectors and 18 Lasergraph DSPs for the opening of the  1st European Games
  • Support of the audio-visual laser installation "Lumière II" by R. Henke

 

2016

  • Our PHAENON Accurate - the first full color laser projector with carbon housing - has been significantly redesigned. CEO M. Sollinger has presented the 'new' PHAENON Accurate as first RGB laser projector with IEEE 802.1 AVB support at the ILDA conference in Baltimore (USA)
  • Two "Artistic" ILDA awards - one for the art installation "Deep Web"  and one for the laser show "Empire State of Mind" 
  • Award for 700 integrated Taipan laser sources
  • The 100th PHAENON X laser projector was shipped in February

  • Intensive collaboration and extensive support with equipment and know-how for the "Deep Web" installation during world premiere in February in Berlin as well as during "Fêtes des Lumières" in Lyon (France)
  • Close cooperation with Yvette Mattern in her project "Global Rainbow" by providing new laser equipment for further installations
  • Support of the audio visual laser installation "Fall" by R. Henke

 

2017

  • New design for all "BLITZ Lasergrid" components: The laser module is now integrated in a weather proof housing with yoke (protection category IP 65). A new powerful power supply which can additionally be used as booster and a central E-stop box are available too
  • New CNC milling machine type "Datron Neo" allowed enhancement of  in-house production of mechanical components
  • Sales of laser projectors and  Lasergraph DSP controllers  increased -> e.g. the 50th PHAENON Accurate was delivered in December 

  • Supply of 30 new "BLITZ Lasegrid" modules (including power supplies and external E-stop box) for installation in the Komischen Oper Berlin
  • Support of the Numen/For Use group for the  scenography of  the opera "Parsifal" in the  National Opera Sofia
  • Support of the audio visual laser performances "Phospor" and "Spline" by R. Henke
  • Comprehensive collaboration with media technology company "Lightvert" during realization of the new advertising medium "ECHO"

 

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