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Student-Staffed “Production Company” Showcases Talent

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• March 9, 2010
NORTH SYRACUSE, NY - It's late afternoon at North Syracuse Junior High School and nearly all of its 1,800 students are gone, except for a group of students and two adults in the school auditorium where they are preparing for the big show - the annual spring talent contest. Read More...

Largest Cruise Ship Rigged with Martin Gear

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• March 9, 2010
PORT EVERGLADES, FL - Having gotten its sea legs with more than 15 years of experience as a partner with cruise lines, Martin Professional gear was chosen for the world's largest cruise liner, Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, which recently set sail with a multitude of Martin Professional dynamic lighting and smoke solutions. Read More...

AVnu Alliance Expands, Holds First Plugfest

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• March 8, 2010
BEAVERTON, OR - The AVnu Alliance has expanded with four new manufacturers, including Analog Devices Inc., Barco N.V., Pelagicore A.B., and Shure Inc. AVnu members promote the adoption of the IEEE 802.1 AVB (Audio Video Bridging) standards and also IEEE 1722 and 1733 for professional AV and other applications. Read More...

New Draft Chain Hoist Standard in Public Review

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• March 8, 2010
NEW YORK - BSR E1.6-3--201x, Selection and Use of Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry, is available for public review at http://www.esta.org/tsp/documents/public_review_docs.php through May 3, 2010. Read More...

Wysiwyg R25 Beta Testing Underway

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• March 8, 2010
TORONTO - CAST Software announced that wysiwyg R25 Beta version has been released for beta testing. It has also issued incentives, including a chance at a free one-year membership renewal, to encourage its beta testers, who represent a cross-section of targeted users, to provide feedback by March 22. Read More...

Wybron Cygnus 200W in Production

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• March 8, 2010
Cygnus 200W LED fixture
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Wybron announced that its Cygnus 200W Wash is now in production, with an order of white Cygnus units bound for Fordham University. That order came via PRG New Jersey. Read More...

Homestead Miami Speedway Equipped with Removable LED Displays

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• March 7, 2010
HOMESTEAD, FL - At Homestead-Miami Speedway, home to both the NASCAR and IndyCar Championship finals in 2010, Panasonic installed a double-faced large screen LED board that displays live video and scoring information. Read More...

ETC Student Sponsorship Applications Available

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• March 7, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Each year, ETC selects six college students to attend the LDI tradeshow, which is set for Oct. 22-24 in Las Vegas this year. The deadline is April 30, and applications are available now, on ETC's Web site. Applications will also be available at the USITT show in Kansas City March 31-April 3. Read More...

MediaMation Provides Control System for Feed the Children

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• March 7, 2010
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MediaMation worked with Freeman Exhibits on an interactive experience for visitors to Feed the Children's headquarters, providing a control system, special effects and lighting. Read More...

Showman Fabricators Helps Launch Gag for Phish Concert

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• March 7, 2010
MIAMI - A mirror ball big enough for Phish drummer Jon Fishman to climb inside was rolled into a wide-mouth cannon and shot through the roof. A helicopter searches for the missing drummer, but to no avail. So the band picks a replacement named Sarah out of the crowd to help finish the show. Read More...

Chauvet Dealer in Texas Branches Into BBQ Biz

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• March 7, 2010
HOUSTON - Chauvet lighting retail dealer Pablo Elizondo figured out how to capitalize on Texans' passion for barbecuing by making his own barbecue pit complete with trusses, lights, speakers, plasma TVs and a DJ stand. Read More...

AHL Hockey Classic Relies on Impact Video for Outdoor LED Screens

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• March 7, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY - Impact Video's 22-foot-by-30-foot Illuminator truck mounted LED Screens were used at the New York State Fairgrounds for the first Annual AHL Winter Classic presented by Mirabito Fuel Systems. Read More...

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