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XS Lighting Switches to All-LED Lighting for Corporate Clients

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• December 28, 2009
KANSAS CITY, MO - Rick McConnell, owner of XS Lighting, had been interested in LED alternatives to incandescent bulbs when the technology first emerged in the 1990s. So it was natural for him to try and heed the call from Mariner Kemper, chairman and CEO of UMB Financial Corporation, to "go green" and use more energy-efficient options. Read More...

LMG Stocks Up on FLED io11 Series

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• December 28, 2009
ORLANDO - LMG, Inc., a provider of video, audio and lighting support, has added a significant quantity of FLED FL-io11 tiles to its LED video display inventory. Read More...

Western State College Student Center Goes 3D with Harkness

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• December 28, 2009
GUNNISON, CO - Adam Babb, an AV and acoustical consultant for Geiler and Associates, chose a 28-foot-wide Perlux 180 screen from Harkness Screens for the new 3D digital cinema at Western State College's student center. Read More...

“Star Wars: In Concert” Lit by Coemar Gear

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• December 21, 2009
ANAHEIM, CA - Coemar Infinity Wash XL fixtures are playing a key role in Star Wars: In Concert. Show Director and designer Steve Cohen is deploying 42 Infinitys as the main wash lights for the show's 86-piece symphony orchestra, according to Cohen's associate production designer, Seth Jackson. Read More...

RZI Lighting, Barco/High End Systems Hold Open House

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• December 21, 2009
NEW ORLEANS - RZI Lighting and Barco/High End Systems held an open house Dec. 9-10 at the New Orleans Scottish Rite Temple. The event featured a range of lighting and projection products including DL.3s, Showgun 2.5s, Studio Beams, and the brand new Cyberlight 2.0. Read More...

I. Weiss Rigging Division Supervisors All ETCP Certified

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• December 20, 2009
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY - I. Weiss congratulated project manager Lauren Duffy on her recent ETCP certification, and announced that all of its rigging division supervisors have now been certified by ETCP. Read More...

UVLD Designs Lighting for Guggenheim Art Awards Gala

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• December 19, 2009
NEW YORK - Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) teamed with technical producers Production Glue to deliver an understated look for the Guggenheim Museum's first annual Art Awards. Read More...

Aurora Borealis Project in Quebec Uses Iluminarc Fixtures

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• December 19, 2009
QUEBEC - Ambiances Lighting & Visual Design's Aurora Borealis, a lighting project that will be setting the façade of grain silos in the old port area of Quebec City aglow through 2013, is using fixtures from architectural lighting manufacturer Iluminarc. Read More...

W-DMX Used for Pittsburgh 250-Year Celebration

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• December 19, 2009
PITTSBURGH - W-DMX by Wireless Solution Sweden AB was used for the lighting effects, lasers, strobes and video projections at the Pittsburgh 250 Three Rivers Regatta held last summer. The event included the F-1 ChampBoat Series competition, a concert by Soul Asylum and a fireworks and laser display. Read More...

PRG Supports General Dynamics Booths at AUSA 2009

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• December 19, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC - General Dynamics' two booths at the U.S. Army's exhibition, AUSA 2009, spanned an aisle and included two tank-sized demonstrators weighting more than 45,000 pounds. The booths, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, were designed by H.B. Stubbs Companies (HBS) with a production package provided by Production Resource Group (PRG). Read More...

ABS Supports Video-Based Service for Highlands Community Church

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• December 19, 2009
RENTON, WA - Highlands Community Church's "Inside Out" project uses a HD video production infrastructure provided by Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) for its expanding congregation, and also for a second, video-based service in Kent, Wash. Read More...

Navy Pier Salutes PRG, GES Exhibition Services

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• December 14, 2009

CHICAGO - Chicago's Navy Pier has selected GES and its strategic partner PRG as recommended providers of exhibition and audiovisual services through 2012. With 170,000 square feet of exhibition space, meeting rooms and banquet space, the facility hosts the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, HSMAI's Affordable Meetings Mid-America, the Instore Show and other major events.

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