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Cooper Controls, Electronic Diversified, LLC in Technology and Marketing Agreement

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• July 29, 2009
PEACHTREE CITY, GA — Cooper Controls Ltd., a subsidiary of Cooper Industries, Ltd.  has entered into a technology and marketing agreement with Electronics Diversified, LLC (EDI).  Full terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Read More...

Arizona Church Uses Echolab Overture System for Interactive Worship Services at Two Sites

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• July 29, 2009
PHOENIX — Calvary Community Church in Phoenix is using an Echolab Overture2 production system to support live, interactive worship services between two facilities eight miles apart. The Overture switcher has been installed in the production control room of the recently completed Northwest Campus located in a renovated movie theatre in Glendale, Ariz. The church’s main facility is located in north Phoenix. Read More...

Barco/HES Add Layers of Looks to Crystal Method’s Layers of Sound

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• July 29, 2009
SACRAMENTO — To visually match the music created by two DJs, or “electro-pioneers” who compose layers of sound for The Crystal Method’s Divided By Night tour, LD Lawrence “Loz” Upton sought to create layers of lighting using a combination of LED and digital gear from Barco and High End Systems. Read More...

Vans Warped Tour Coming Soon to a Cinema Near You

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• July 29, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Punk rockers hoping to catch the 15th anniversary celebration of the Vans Warped Tour won’t have to travel to the Nokia Theater to catch 3OH!3, The Aggrolites, All-American Rejects, Bad Religion, blink-182, The Decaydance All Stars, Ice T, Katy Perry, NoFX, Ozomatli, Pennywise, Rise Against and Underoath at the venue. Read More...

Yanni Voices Tours with grandMA Consoles

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• July 27, 2009

 
LOS ANGELES — When Yanni Voices began its 51-city tour of the U.S. and Canada last spring, the production crew used a pair of grandMA2 consoles to coordinate the lighting and visuals that gave the audiences glimpses of even farther-flung destinations, from the Taj Mahal to African landscapes and the Great Wall of China.
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Premier Mounts Names Dodson President

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• July 24, 2009
ANAHEIM, CA — Premier Mounts has named Lee Dodson, a 25-year veteran of the professional AV industry, as its next president, starting Sept. 1, 2009. Read More...

FX Financial Relocates Its Offices

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• July 24, 2009
AUSTIN, TX —FX Financial has relocated to the 20th floor of the 100 Congress building in downtown Austin. The new address is: FX Financial, 100 Congress, Suite 2000, Austin, TX 78701. Read More...

For-A Canada Relocates in Downtown Toronto

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• July 24, 2009
TORONTO — For-A Canada has relocated its main office in Toronto. The new office, located in Toronto’s downtown area, was chosen because of its proximity to the city’s major broadcasters, according to Andrew Alexander, vice president of For-A Canada. Read More...

Microsoft Building Lobbies Feature curveLED and Hippotizer

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• July 24, 2009
REDMOND, WA — The major buildings on the new corporate campus for Microsoft have lobbies that have been equipped with a 12-foot-by-27-foot curveLED transparent video display, driven by custom Mode Studios interactive software, with Hippotizer media servers as an integral part of the control system. Read More...

Show Distribution Group Inc. Celebrates 10 Years with Las Vegas Shop

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• July 24, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Show Distribution Group, the Quebec-based distributor of rigging equipment, has put an emphasis on safe equipment since 1989. And when they opened a branch office in June, they didn’t have to search far for a party atmosphere for their 10-year milestone. The new shop is in Las Vegas. Read More...

Cosmos Restaurant Expands With Acclaim Lighting

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• July 23, 2009

BALLANTYNE, NC — When Cosmos, a restaurant in downtown Charlotte, N.C., opened a second branch in suburban Ballantyne, the owners were counting on the reputation of their French fusion-style cuisine to jump-start the new location. Read More...

Luminus Devices Names Keith T. S. Ward President and CEO

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• July 22, 2009
BILLERICA, MA — Luminus Devices Inc., developer and manufacturer of PhlatLight LEDs, named Keith T.S. Ward as its president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Prior to joining Luminus Devices, Ward was president and chief operating officer of EYE Lighting International of North America. Read More...

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