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ABS, ExperienceChurch.TV to Produce Second AVL Expo

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• October 3, 2009
PUYALLUP, WA — Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) and Experience Church.tv have set the second Audio, Visual, Lighting Conference and Expo (AVL Expo) for Nov. 6-7, 2009. Representatives from more than 100 churches attended the inaugural AVL Expo last March. Read More...

FLDA Uses LEDs to Keep TV Sports Studios Eco-Friendly, Earthquake-Ready

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• October 2, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO — For its new multi-studio newsroom and production facility dedicated to Northern California’s sports teams, Comcast SportsNet had to balance visual dynamics with power limits imposed by the need to be eco-friendly and earthquake-ready. The network turned to Ferri Lighting Design & Associates (FLDA) for a lighting solution. Read More...

Da-Lite Offers “Angles of Reflection” Educational Articles

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• October 2, 2009
WARSAW, IN —Da-Lite Screen Company, Inc. has produced a series of educational articles entitled “Angles of Reflection” which cover many of the guidelines in use today for visual displays.  The articles also look at how these guidelines should be applied to advances in technology in recent years. Read More...

Celebrity Solstice Cruise Ship Using Medialon Control System

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• October 2, 2009
MIAMI — FUNA installed used a Medialon show and media control system for the 1,000-seat Solstice Theatre for the recently-built Celebrity Solstice cruise ship — the first of five — which sails the Caribbean with up to 2,850 guests and more than 1,250 crew members. Read More...

Tinc Design & Productions Lights Band of Outsiders at NY Fashion Week

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• October 2, 2009
NEW YORK — There may have been five tons of sand covering the concrete floor and radio-controlled boats plying a miniature ocean set up in the loft gallery at Milk Studios, but for LD Seth Bernstein, figuring out how to light the launch of designer Scott Sternberg’s Band of Outsiders fashions with a Malibu theme wasn’t exactly a day at the beach. Read More...

GoVision, Daktronics Video Displays Outside Dallas Cowboys Stadium

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• September 29, 2009
ARLINGTON, TX — The huge video display hanging in the center of the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium isn’t the only video element fans have been encountering lately. The football team’s management also opted to install eight Daktronics portable modular LED displays on their new stadium’s outdoor plaza. Read More...

Clay Paky Knight of Illumination Awards Announced

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• September 29, 2009
LONDON — The second annual Knight of Illumination Awards, organized by Clay Paky in collaboration with the Association of Lighting Designers (ALD) and the Society of Television Lighting and Design (STLD), was held at the Ibis Hotel during PLASA 2009. Read More...

Parnelli Awards Voting Begins

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• September 28, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Voting for the 2009 Parnelli Awards has begun! Go to www.parnelliawards.com/vote and let your voice be heard. There are four new Indispensable Technology “IT” award categories along with returning categories for Lighting Company of the Year, Hometown Hero Lighting Company of the Year, Lighting Designer of the Year and more. To purchase tickets, go to www.parnelliawards.com/reservations. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Lights USGA Learning Tents

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• September 28, 2009
NEW YORK — Scharff Weisberg lit “Learning Tents” for two professional golf events this summer, working on behalf of Momentum Worldwide.  The events were the US Open 2009 in Farmingdale, N.Y. and the 91st PGA Championship in Chaska, Minn., where a second hospitality tent for corporate VIPs was added.  Scharff Weisberg supplied all the lighting and A/V equipment for the venues. Read More...

ZFX and Stage Technologies Announce Strategic Alliance

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• September 27, 2009
LOUISVILLE, KY — ZFX Flying Effects and Las Vegas-based Stage Technologies have announced a strategic alliance to offer automated solutions for productions that require complex flying sequences. Read More...

Revised Fog Effects Standard Available for Public Review

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• September 27, 2009
NEW YORK — ESTA’s Technical Standards Program has posted BSR E1.23 — 20XX Entertainment Technology — Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects on its Web site for public review. It is a proposed revision of the existing ANSI E1.23-2006 standard related to glycol, glycerin or white mineral oil theatrical fog effects. Read More...

LEDs Light Up El Paso Shopping Center, Club

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• September 25, 2009
EL PASO, TX — It may have sounded a bit quixotic at first, but developer Alex Dias gave his Windmill Shopping Center here the look of a Las Vegas nightclub in order to attract customers. On closer inspection, however, the 600-foot run of LED video appears to make more sense — Diaz also owns Nova Luna, a Vegas-style nightclub located in the center. Read More...

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