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35 Ripley Avenue, Suite 1, Toronto, M6S 3P2, Canada



Since 1994, CAST has delivered WYSIWYG, indubitably the industry standard, used by TV, film and stage professionals for designing (3-D CAD), plotting, previsualizing, and rendering. Vivien is the planning, designing, selling, and producing software for the entire spectrum of event/special meetings professionals for 2-D layouts, 3-D really virtually real views, photorealistic renderings. CAST's two new products are destined to revolutionize the entertainment production industry. BlackTrax is the realtime tracking device that delivers one-way positioning data for moving lights and 3-D audio. BlackBox is its high speed positioning / communications hub that coordinates/interfaces IO technologies that never communicated before, virtually in realtime.

Recent Projects:
Some of the prestigious events that WYSIWYG and Vivien has contributed to include the Nobel Peace Prize Awards, Eurovision Song Contest, the Queen's Jubilee at Buckingham Palace, numerous Olympics ceremonies, Cirque du Soleil's Delirium, and concert productions for U2 and Elton John. Large theatrical venues, from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to the new Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, rely on WYSIWYG. Major film productions like Harry Potter, Spiderman, X-Men, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory make extensive use of WYSIWYG also.

2010: CAST BlackBox Corporation, one of the CAST Group of Companies won a PLASA Innovation Award for their newest technology, BlackTrax. CAST Software won Best Exhibition and Conference Service for Vivien2010 at Confex, at Earls Court in London. 2009: CAST Software won a PLASA Award for Innovation for wysiwyg R24, the Award recognizes products which advance the industry by demonstrating a new style of thinking, improving technical practice, or taking a key step forward in terms of safety, according to the PLASA.

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