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2010 Parnelli Award Nominations Now Open!

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• August 2, 2010
LAS VEGAS - And the 2010 winners of the Parnelli Awards for Lighting, Staging and Video are...yet to be determined, by YOU, the reader. The individuals and companies that YOU nominate and vote for will be honored Oct. 22 in Las Vegas at our annual ceremony. Read More...

Chinese Court Rules in Favor of Leviton

PLSN Staff •
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• July 30, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - Guangdong High People's Court issued a ruling recently in favor of Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton, which had been sued for patent infringement by Tongling Technology Group, now known as General Protecht Group. Read More...

Skateland Rolls Into the Future with American DJ, Elation

PLSN Staff •
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• July 25, 2010
NORTHRIDGE, CA - It may be rolling into its 52nd year, but the Skateland roller rink is staying young and relevant to teens and tweens with LED fixtures from American DJ and moving lights from Elation Professional. Read More...

Auerbach Pollock Friedlander Begins Consulting Project In Calgary

PLSN Staff •
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• July 23, 2010
CALGARY, AB Canada - Auerbach Pollock Friedlander has begun work on a project at Mount Royal University Conservatory of Music with lead architect Pfeiffer Partners, Inc. in association with locally-based Sahuri + Partners Architecture, Inc. Read More...

Martin M1 Used for “Independence Eve” Event

PLSN Staff •
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• July 23, 2010
DENVER, CO - Blazen Illuminations owner Nate Webb used Martin Professional's M1 lighting controller to control a large LED lighting system for "Independence Eve," a concert celebration held in Denver's Civic Center Park. Read More...

Miami Heat Welcome James, Wade and Bosh with Elation Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
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• July 23, 2010
MIAMI - The Miami Heat welcomed LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh - with an event that Fox Sports described as "a spectacle typically reserved for rock concerts and award shows." Read More...

Osram Opto Semiconductors Announce Gains in LED Efficiency

PLSN Staff •
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• July 22, 2010
SUNNYVALE, CA - Osram Opto Semiconductors announced a 30 percent boost in the efficiency of red thin-film LEDs under development. The advance, which bodes well for smaller, brighter and cooler fixtures, also holds promise for LED products with better color rendering. Read More...

R&M Materials Handling Recognizes Top Distributors

PLSN Staff •
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• July 21, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, OH - R&M Materials Handling, Inc., recognized several key partners at the R&M Master Distributor Meeting for their sales efforts during the challenging economic conditions in 2009. Jim Vandegrift, R&M president, also presented the 2009 President's Award to George Simmons. Read More...

Auerbach Participates In CHRG Summer Institute

PLSN Staff •
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• July 21, 2010
SANTA FE, NM - S. Leonard Auerbach of Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, Performing Arts/Media Facilities Planning and Design, is on the faculty for the 2010 Concert Hall Research Group (CHRG) Summer Institute, taking place at July 25-29 at La Fonda in Santa Fe, N.M. Read More...

ESTA Posts ACN Revisions for Public Review

PLSN Staff •
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• July 19, 2010
NEW YORK - BSR E1.17 - 201x, Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks, has been posted for review. The draft standard is a suite of documents that revise sections of the existing ANSI E1.17 - 2006. Read More...

Voting for 2010 Hometown Hero Lighting Companies Begins

PLSN Staff •
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• July 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The nominations from PLSN readers are in, the regional finalists for the 2010 Lighting Company of the Year have been named, and now it's time for you, the readers of PLSN, to vote on the top regional lighting company in five regions of the U.S. and Canada. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting Brings grandMA2 and MDG theONE to Bandit Lites – Nashville

PLSN Staff •
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• July 19, 2010
NASHVILLE - On Wednesday July 21 Bandit Lites will be hosting a open house at their Nashville, Tenn. location. In support of Bandit Lites, A.C.T Lighting will be on hand to demo the grandMA2 console range and MA Lighting's VPU media server. Also making its American debut will be MDG's theONE multi-function atmospheric machine. Read More...
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