On Thursday’s episode of Forum@Four, USITT is talking to Jim Love, VP and Global Head of TAIT Navigator, about the future of entertainment automation, and it's epiQ™! TAIT's newest entertainment automation console, epiQ™, is built for iQ powered by Navigator and unifies the control of live event automation in one cohesive experience giving the user the confidence and power to maximize the creative potential of any live event. Whether a first-time learner or a highly experienced show operator, after watching this episode of Forum @ Four, viewers will have a first-look at the epiQ console, learn how to use epiQ's hardware features efficiently and operate automated elements in a virtual theatre setting. Presenter: As the VP, Global Head of TAIT Navigator, Jim Love focuses on the perpetual innovation and convergence of entertainment automation and live experiences on a global scale. Jim, and a team of skilled software and controls engineers spread around the world, design, code, and test TAIT’s entertainment automation software and hardware to maximize creative potential for a diverse range of projects of every scope and scale. The unique opportunity to redefine the boundaries of technological possibility driven by creative visionaries is what initially attracted Jim to the field, who graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Moving forward, Jim continues to innovate and deliver cutting-edge technology for TAIT Navigator allowing automation users in all entertainment fields to deliver comprehensive, safe, and consumer-enthused experiences.