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Lutron Electronics Donates Pioneering Dimming Devices to Smithsonian

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• May 3, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC - Joel Spira, inventor and developer of the solid-state electronic "dimming device" and chairman and founder of Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Penn., is donating materials linked with the company's 50-year history to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Read More...

Electrosonic Provides Lighting Control for Oasis of the Seas

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• May 2, 2010
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines' Oasis of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, was built in Finland and equipped with a lighting control system from Electrosonic's Finland office (Electrosonic Oy Ab). The control system is used for lighting gear in most of the public spaces for the floating behemoth, and also in the Royal, Loft and A-suite cabins and decks. Read More...

Waterfront Park in Norfolk Lit with Anolis LED Fixtures

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• May 2, 2010
NORFOLK, VA - Occupying 2.8 acres along the city's waterfront, Town Point Park was recently renovated by the City of Norfolk. The renovation included a lighting installation by Blue Steel Lighting Design from Virginia Beach, Va. that includes Anolis LED gear. Read More...

Boston Flower & Garden Show Exhibits Lit by Nancy Goldstein, Scharff Weisberg

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• May 2, 2010
BOSTON - The Boston Flower & Garden Show, held for the first time at the Seaport World Trade Center, included a lighting design by Nancy Goldstein supported with equipment from Scharff Weisberg 25 professional garden and landscape exhibitors. Read More...

Reminder: InfoComm ETCP Exam Deadline is May 7

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• May 2, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Although the ETCP Rigging-Arena and Entertainment examinations will be offered for the first time at InfoComm this year, the deadline for submitting applications to sit for the paper and pencil examinations is quickly approaching; all applications must be submitted to the ETCP office no later than May 7, 2010. Read More...

“MLB Tonight” Designers Win Sports Emmy Awards

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• May 2, 2010
NEW YORK - Although MLB Network and FLDA were still rookies, having both been founded in January 2009, they had an auspicious debut at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' 31st Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center. MLB Network took home four Emmys, and FLDA lighting designer Bruce Ferri shared in the credit for two of the awards. Read More...

Riedel Helps Red Bull Air Race Broadcast Win Second Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Team Remote

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• April 29, 2010
NEW YORK - The Red Bull Air Race, televised in the U.S. on the Fox Sports Network (FSN), won an Emmy Award for the second time in a row for "Outstanding Technical Team Remote." The technical crew relied upon Riedel Communications' MediorNet technology for all on-site communications and signal distribution for the event. Riedel was also responsible for the wireless onboard HD cameras. Read More...

Billy Currington Country Music Tour Goes Green

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• April 27, 2010
ANCHORAGE, AK - Billy Currington is hitting the road with a new lighting design courtesy of Chris Lisle Lighting Design. It's one of the first country acts to take out a completely "green" lighting rig, and also features the newly-released GRN Batten from Bandit Lites. Read More...

Elation’s Design Spot 1200C, Design Beam 1200C Earn cETLus Approval

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• April 26, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Elation Professional's Design Spot 1200C and Design Beam 1200C DMX moving heads have earned cETLus approval for the U.S. and Canada. Compliant with UL standards, that approval means they can be specified in permanent installations and other applications where electrical approval is required. Read More...

WYSIWYG R25 Released for Members Only

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• April 26, 2010
TORONTO, CANADA - Following comprehensive beta testing, CAST Software announced a members-only release of its WYSIWYG R25. Read More...

Milwaukee Ball Features Stretched Fabric Lit by Robe DigitalSpots

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• April 25, 2010
MILWAUKEE, WI - Lighting designer Kyle Olson from Logan Productions, Inc. used Robe DigitalSpot 7000DTs for the first time at the Milwaukee Urban League's annual Black & White Ball, which presented Philadelphia soul artists The Stylistics at Milwaukee's Bradley Center. Read More...

Four Oaks Community Church A/V Controlled by Xantech Wireless System

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• April 24, 2010
TALLAHASSEE, FL - Music Masters' Les Stephenson chose wireless control gear from Xantech Corporation for the house of worship A/V system at Four Oaks Community Church, including a pair of Xantech XTR39 hand-held LCD touchscreen remotes and a handful of RF2IR base station receivers. Read More...

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