ABOUT US For over 35 years CST Ciccarelli has provided technical and congress services to Italian and international companies operating in the spheres of science, art, culture and communication. Our services range from technologies used for congresses, events and training courses to multimedia production. CST offers consultancy services to clients wanting to overcome the competition and attain excellence, with a presence all over the country. Our MISSION is to be the company of choice for clients seeking quality technologies and services, remaining competitive and catering to all customer types. All of this using tried and trusted, efficient structures and helpful professional staff capable of turning your event into a great success. SERVICES Our experience over the past thirty years has taught us that all of our customers’ needs, even the most complex, should be met, that is why our equipment and technology is “cutting edge” and reliable, and is tested before every event by our specialist technicians. We are committed to continuous improvement, as demonstrated by standard UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 certification, awarded in 2001. We aim to improve through training courses and annual refresher courses for our Staff on technical questions and safety in the workplace, in order to meet established quality standards in place in the sector as well as market needs. Amplification systems: top quality, best-brand audio systems and microphones (JBL, CELESTION, SOUNDCRAFT, YAMAHA, CROWN, ROLAND, SHURE, AKG, etc.) capable of adding sound capability to events of any size, from small meetings to major events, ensuring the utmost acoustic uniformity and efficacy. Simultaneous translating and conference system: we have the most innovative simultaneous translating and conference system technology produced by BOSCH, offering unprecedented reliability and quality, supported by our interpreters, who come up to the highest professional standards. Mobile video studio: we have 4 FULL HD and SD video (SONY, JVC, FORA’, EDIROL, etc.) modular, multi-camera fly-case studios capable of processing HD images and creating 3D effects, recording to HDCAM, HDV, DVCAM, BLU RAY media or directly to HARD DISK. Video production: we also have management systems with seamless switching, multi-format video output catering to all needs, with converters for all signal types and definitions. We also produce interactive set designs with graphic background or multi-projection video systems in watchout mode which, using an ad hoc software, creates an thrilling combination of images, sounds and lights on a single screen or on multiple screens, always in high definition. Management of congress halls: using the brand new CONGRESS MEDIA CENTER software we are able to manage congress presentations and simplify their transmission from the slide centre to the various congress rooms via LAN. The presentation will be assisted by an electronic lectern and timer. It is also possible to customise the projection layout, optimising the arrangement of all components, using the MERCURIO software in conjunction with the Slide Centre Software, disseminating information on Plasma or LCD screens situated in various event locations regarding the current Speaker and Presentation, and up-to-date news given in real time. Finally, it will be possible to make and hand out Live DVDs at the end of the event, synchronising MP3 output with the presented Slides. Something we are very proud of us is our Surgery video production covering all specialisations and techniques: open surgery, micro-surgery, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery, with audio and video links from the operating theatre to congress centres all over Italy and indeed the world. This possibility gives congress events an added dimension, with live and interactive sessions and connections via cable, satellite and the web. Digital Post-Production: we use cutting-edge software such as AVID and FINAL CUT to make videos of the event, official videos on DVD or BLU RAY, interactive DVDs, on-site video recording and editing with highly qualified video editors that understand the director’s needs and work in unison with him to create a final product capable of arousing the viewer’s emotions. Video Projection: thanks to the vast range of visual communication products, we can offer new-generation video projectors of any brightness, FULL HD, from the best makers (CHRISTIE, BARCO, PANASONIC, EIKI, etc.) as well as PLASMA or LCD monitors from 19’’ to 65’’, large screens for indoor and outdoor use with front or rear projection. Ledwall: we use high quality indoor and outdoor LED screens that represent the best and most competitive technologies available on the market. For everyone having to organise live concerts, conventions, trade fairs and everything requiring the utmost visibility. Multimedia: Production of powerpoint presentations, flash videos capable of meeting any need, including business ads, surgical operations, ads for political parties, trade unions, etc. Interactive voting: Our interactive, multi-antenna voting systems allow the reception by means of Televoter of the votes of participants using a programme that we manage, and the immediate display of voting in the form of charts and graphs, while keeping voting secret. Attendance records (ECM): Systems to record the number of persons entering and leaving an event by means of our bar code laser scanners or gates recording the tags of each congress attendee, supporting the client in the phases of accreditation or final certification, and meeting the requirements of the Ministry of Health for the granting of ECM credits. Set lighting systems: A vast range of solutions for every type of location, combining intensity, colours and rhythms to give a spectacular flavour to conferences, meetings, theatre events, concerts, festivals, fashion shows, trade fairs, using sophisticated equipment such as mixers, Led, motorised and PAR lights, spotlights, theatre lights. Graphic design: Our graphic studio helps the client with a design that will become the recurring and coordinated image of the event, choosing a confident, attractive and elegant graphic style. Large Format Digital Prints: We produce Large Format prints on all media types, including forex, polycarbonate cell or bilaminate, printouts of PVC banners of all sizes using state-of-the-art equipment. We also do typographic prints of posters, bills, books, etc. Design and Mounting of Sets, Stands, Stages and Gazebos: another sector that is undergoing constant technological and communicative progress in our firm is that of event design and planning, with tailor-made solutions for all of the client’s needs, from small stands to the design and creation of sets and exhibition areas. We also have GAZEBOS, truss structures complete with towers, stages and podiums of all sizes and types.