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Barco Acquires Element Labs

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• March 22, 2010

KORTRIJK, Belgium - Barco announced that it has acquired the products, intellectual property (IP) rights and know-how of Element Labs, Santa Clara, Calif., and that the "Element Labs" brand will no longer be used. Structured as an asset sales transaction, Barco obtains all product designs, rights and intellectual property of Element Labs, without assuming the liabilities of the former company.

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Apollo Design-A-Pattern Contest Benefits Behind the Scenes

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• March 15, 2010

NEW YORK - Apollo Design Technology recently made the first donation to Behind the Scenes from first year sales of the winning templates in their annual Design-A-Pattern Contest.

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BlackBox from CAST Software Announces New Partners

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• March 15, 2010
TORONTO, Canada - BlackBox from CAST Software has added three new partners filling the categories of media server, stereoscopic camera and network technology: Coolux, Magna BSP Ltd. and SAND Network Systems. Read More...

Elation LEDs Used for KABC-TV Pre-Oscar Broadcast

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• March 15, 2010
HOLLYWOOD, CA - For Los Angeles' KABC-TV's live pre-Oscar broadcast, On The Red Carpet, LD Richard Brown with Architectural Media Design used six of Elation Professional's ELAR 108 RGBW LED Par cans for hosts Michelle Tuzee and Marc Brown and their guests.  Read More...

Fantasee Lighting Techfest Set for April 23-24

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• March 14, 2010
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, MI - Fantasee Lighting will host its Techfest 2010 on April 23-24. The fifth annual lighting, rigging and special effects tradeshow for the entertainment industry takes place at the Fantasee Lighting warehouse in Van Buren Township. Read More...

Barco Gear Used for AEO LED Display in Times Square

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• March 14, 2010
NEW YORK - Barco LED and LCD products were used for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)'s new flagship store in Times Square. AEO turned to the Barnycz Group, a Baltimore-based design firm, which worked with Barco on the exterior display involving a 12-faceted assemblage of LED panels, almost 15,000 square feet in size, that includes a 25-story LED tower. Read More...

Penton Media Emerges From Reorganization

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• March 11, 2010
NEW YORK - Penton Media reported that its "pre-packaged" plan of reorganization, which was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday, March 5, has become effective, and the company has officially emerged from Chapter 11. Read More...

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...

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