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JCALPRO Supports Haiti Relief Efforts

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• February 5, 2010
BOSTON - JCALPRO made a $1,000 donation to support relief efforts in Haiti. A matched joint donation was also made in association with The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and the American Library Association (ALA), which held its 2010 Midwinter Meeting at the MCCA. Read More...

Media Visions Rings in 2010 with Daktronics PST Displays

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• February 5, 2010
NASHVILLE, TN and BIRMINGHAM, AL - Media Visions, a Daktronics rental partner, rang in the New Year with Daktronics PST displays at Nashville's "Music City Bash on Broadway" and the Papajohns.com Street Festival and Pep Rally in Birmingham. Read More...

Tomcat Adds to “Did You Know” Podcast Video Series

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• February 5, 2010
MIDLAND, TX - Tomcat USA, Inc. has added to its ongoing "Did U Know" educational podcast video series, an extension of Tomcat U. Read More...

The Loft in Provo Beckons College Crowd with Chauvet LEDs

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• February 5, 2010
PROVO, Utah - More than 60,000 college students arrive every fall in this otherwise quiet community. The Loft, a dance club, doesn't serve alcohol, but still gives the young adult crowd a taste of the glitz of Miami Beach or Vegas with LED fixtures and other gear from Chauvet. Read More...

Cowboys Stadium Display Makes Impact in South Florida

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• February 4, 2010
MIAMI - The NFL's Super Bowl Media Center welcoming the press to South Florida before the big 2010 game also offered a taste of what's to come in 2011, when Cowboys Stadium plays host to its first Super Bowl. Read More...

Arena-Sized Visuals Animate Trans Siberian Orchestra Tours

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• February 1, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Not too many years ago, Paul O'Neil's Trans Siberian Orchestra (TSO) did shows in small theatres, two or three times a week. Now, the dual touring productions do two arena-sized shows a day on both the East and West coast, a challenge even to Chaos Visual Productions, which is used to handling video for large shows. Read More...

Thern Winch Used for New Years Eve Ball in Times Square

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• February 1, 2010
NEW YORK - It's all in the pacing. You don't want the 12-foot diameter New Years ball to descend too quickly, putting the six ton structure's 2,468 Waterford crystals, lit from within from more than 32,000 LEDs, at risk. But you don't want the timing to be off, either - after all, millions of people are watching to mark the precise stroke of midnight. Read More...

DesignLab Chicago Provides Light Lab for Illinois High School Theatre Festival

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• February 1, 2010
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL - Although DesignLab Chicago has supported the Illinois High School Theatre Festival as an active participant, exhibitor and Tech Olympics sponsor for over 20 years, Larry Schoeneman, DesignLab's president, decided to boost the support up a notch this year. Read More...

“A British Subject” Heads to Broadway, with an ORB Desk in Tow

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• February 1, 2010
NEW YORK - A British Subject, originally performed at the Pleasance theatre in Edinburgh, jumped the pond for a slot in the Brits off Broadway festival in New York City. The lighting was once again controlled by an ORB console from Zero 88. Read More...

Caught Between a Chief’s Wishes and a Hard Rock

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• February 1, 2010
TULSA, OK - LEDs from Acclaim Lighting and David Brecheen of Production Essentials LLC (Edmond, Okla.) helped Hard Rock Casino designer Warwick Stone navigate a dicey balance between the Hard Rock's strict design requirements and the preferences of a chief of the Cherokee Nation. Read More...

Leviton to Sell Some AIW Assets to Southwire

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• January 31, 2010
MELVILLE, NY - Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Southwire Company to sell certain assets of American Insulated Wire Corporation (AIW), a subsidiary of Leviton. Read More...

Bandit Lites Sees the (Green) Light

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• January 27, 2010
KNOXVILLE, TN - Bandit Lites has announced a new "green" emphasis with a stated goal to be "80 percent LED" by 2011. Read More...

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