Pangolin is a multi-national organization, having offices in the
United States, Central Europe, and Mainland China. Thus, the sun
never sets on Pangolin...
Pangolin has been providing software and related systems to the laser
display industry since 1986, and has been providing software to the mobile
messaging industry since 2000. Products developed and sold by Pangolin include:
Designer 2000, the world leader in professional laser software.
Systems include the award-winning QM2000 hardware.
Designer QuickShow, the low-cost, easiest-to-use
software for casual laser users as well as laser
Systems include the award-winning Flashback 3 hardware.
MAX, the revolutionary plug-in for 3D Studio MAX.
FLASH, the revolutionary program that converts scenes
created with Macromedia FLASH directly into laser
Flashback 3, OEM
and USB-based laser control system.
SMS Text Messaging
systems for both laser and video applications
(including interactive television and Virtual DJ).
Angle Lens systems that provide a full 180 by 360
degree coverage for graphics and beam projection
LASORB, the ESD protector for laser diodes.
Pangolin has been an active
member of the International Laser Display Association since 1990, and a
top-level sponsor of the annual ILDA Conference since 1995.
Pangolin is a registered trademark of Pangolin Laser
Systems, Inc., within the United States and
Pangolin Laser Systems, Inc.
9501 Satellite Boulevard, Suite 109
Orlando, Florida 32837, USA
Phone: +1-407-299-2088, fax +1-407-299-6066
Office hours are nominally 10 am until 6 pm, Eastern (New York) time.
However, please feel free to call us anytime you need assistance. We know
our customers sometimes keep odd hours and we may be answering the phone later than 6
Europe Branch Office and European
1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
Phone: +386-1-517-4270, Fax: +386-1-517-4275
VAT ID: SI40559114
China Branch Office and Asian
International Trade Center, Suite 38J1
No. 1, Linhexi Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Guangdong Province, 510610, P.R. China
Phone: +86 20 3828 3317, Fax: +86 20 3828 3317, Mobile:
+86 136 8889 8726
European Repair Center
4625 CG, Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
VAT ID: NL1477.18.880.B01
Laser Systems was co-founded by William R. Benner, Jr.
and Patrick Murphy. The company has produced laser
show software and related products since 1986. It is
currently owned by William R. Benner, Jr., who serves
as President and Chief Technology Officer.
William R. Benner Jr.
is President and CTO of
Pangolin Laser Systems. As President, he sets the
general strategic direction for the company and
oversees all aspects of company operations. As CTO,
he is in charge of all hardware and software
development as well as research for new products and
new directions for the entire laser display
In addition to having received more than 20
international awards for technical achievement,
products invented by William and manufactured by
Pangolin are currently used by some of the
best-known entertainment and technology companies in
the world, including Walt Disney World, Universal
Studios, DreamWorks pictures, Boeing, Samsung and
Lawrence Livermore Labs.
William holds numerous issued and pending US and International Patents,
and has received personal letters of commendation from
U.S. President Ronald Reagan and
Florida Governor Bob Graham. He has articles published in
the SMPTE Journal, The Laserist, LaserFX, EDN
magazine and Motorola's Embedded Connection
magazine, and is co-author of the
best-selling business novels
Game Changers, Win, and The Only
Business Book You'll Ever Need. William has also
been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX television
Beyond his work at Pangolin, William also served for five
years as a member of the board of directors of the
International Laser Display Association (ILDA) as
well as serving for seven years as ILDA's Technical
Committee Chairman. He also contributed expertise to
outside companies including NEOS, Cambridge
Miniature Bearings and many others.
Paulo Auge is Pangolin's
Chief Information Officer. Paulo provides direct
support, advice and consulting trough research
of new trends and technologies to critical
aspects of the organization.
Paulo is integral in many other company
operations ranging from troubleshooting,
shipping preparations, quality assurance and
graphic design as well as marketing initiatives
encompassing product collateral development, and
marketing tools. His broad range of experience
is backed with a degree in Electrical
Engineering Technology from the University of
Central Florida. Paulo has
been working on Laser
controllers since 1999 and on our SMS text
messaging platform since 2001.
Justin Perry is Pangolin's Chief
Operating Officer. He oversees the company’s
general business, financial, and marketing
efforts. In addition, he has assisted in the
expansion of the Pangolin’s distribution
networks, working with clients around the world
to expand the markets served by Pangolin’s
laser-display and text messaging products.
Justin is an alumnus of the University of Central
Florida’s School of Business Administration,
where he studied Marketing and Finance. His
internships included working with the national
automotive firm J & L Marketing, where he
participated in designing, developing and
launching automotive marketing campaigns for
companies including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar,
Chrysler, and General Motors.
In addition to his current role at Pangolin, Justin was
also elected to the International Laser Display
Association’s Board of Directors and also serves
in the association’s marketing department,
currently as its chairman. He has had articles
published in industry publications including
MONDO DR, TPI magazine, and Lighting and Sound
Justin started his first business at age 17, and has a
true passion for marketing and international
business strategic partnerships and enjoys
collaborating with companies around the world to
help grow the laser industry. When not working,
Justin and his wife Saori often spend time
enjoying Florida’s active outdoor lifestyle.
Alex Dou (Dou Yi) is the
director of the China
Branch Office located in Guangzhou,
received a honors degree in Business English
from the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
Before joining Pangolin, Alex formerly worked for LFI
International. He has extensive computer
knowledge from working with computer sales,
maintenance, server administration and serving
as the Minister for the Network and Information
Department (NID) of the school of Business
English at Guangdong University.
Alex is responsible for sales,
customer support, dealer relations,
translations, forecasting, and general operations
Alexey Sinitsyn received a degree from the
Kharkov Air-Space University. His specialties
include computers, computing algorithms,
computing systems and networks.
Alexey has written software for a variety of
applications including scientific research,
nuclear power plant diagnostics, DMX light
controllers and laser controllers. Alexey has
been working on Laser
controllers since 1998 and working on mobile messaging software
Alexey is currently the lead programmer on many of
Pangolin's projects, including Lasershow Designer
peripheral programs and Interactive Messaging
Valery Furmanov received a degree from the Kharkov Air-Space
University. His specialties
include computers, computing algorithms, GUI
design, system software and networks.
Valery has worked in a variety of areas including
control systems for turbo generators in power
plants, medical database software and software
for experimental devices. Valery has been working on laser control
software since 1997 and
on mobile messaging software since 2001.
Valery is our resident expert for Custom Controls
development (all of those pretty buttons,
toolbars, scrolling panels, etc.) as well as
MCI, DirectX, and the underlying nuts and bolts
that most people never see.
Dieter Burkard has studied
computers starting in 1983. Since that time he has gained experience in the design of
computer electronics and related hardware, and also in computer software
using various assembly language variants, C/C++, Delphi and Visual Basic.
He has been programming for laser display systems since 1991 and has worked
for one of the largest laser companies in Germany. Dieter's current
tasks include assembly language programming for the QM2000, and
work on the QM2000.NET.
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 08:52 AM