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Sapsis Rigging A Finalist for Two Rock Our World Awards

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• September 4, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Sapsis Rigging, Inc has been nominated for two ESTA Rock Our World awards. The SRI ProPlus Fall Protection Systems line of fall arrest equipment has been nominated in the products category and Anthropodino — Ernesto Neto art installation at the New York Park Avenue Armory has been nominated in the
projects category.
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Lighting “MTV Unplugged” for the Web

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• September 4, 2009
All Time Low lit by Vibrant Design
NEW YORK — Vibrant Design LD Christopher Landy provided the design for six “MTV Unplugged” shows that debuted on the Web at www.unplugged.mtv.com. Along with All Time Low, pictured here, Landy lit Adele, Silversun Pickups, Paramore, Katy Perry and Vampire Weekend. Read More...

Barco Partners with STS for Cinema Installation Services

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• September 3, 2009
SACRAMENTO, CA — Barco is partnering with Strong Technical Services (STS) for on-site installation and maintenance services for Barco’s U.S. customers. STS, a subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong Inc., was established in 2006. Read More...

Furman Gear Used for Lutron NYC Showroom

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• September 3, 2009
NEW YORK — Lutron Electronics is using Furman’s Elite-15 PF i and F1500-UPS power management solutions with the A/V components at Lutron’s NYC Experience Showroom in the Decoration & Design (D&D) building. Read More...

HaiVision Names Al-Daccak Senior VP of Engineering

PLSN Staff •
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• September 3, 2009
MONTREAL and CHICAGO — HaiVision Network Video named Mahmoud J. Al-Daccak senior vice president of engineering. In this role, Al-Daccak will oversee product and solutions development for the company and its clients. He joins HaiVision with more than 21 years of product development and senior technology management experience. Read More...

Martin Professional, Others Sponsor Worship Arts Technology Summit

PLSN Staff •
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• September 3, 2009
MUSKEGON, MI — The Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) will be held September 14 to 16, 2009 at the Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center on the shores of Lake Michigan. Martin Professional, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc., Yamaha Corporation of America and Shure are sponsors. Read More...

ESTA Announces New Projects for Rigging-Related Standards

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• September 1, 2009
ESTA’s Rigging Working Group approved the initiation of two new projects related to rigging-related standards for temporary ground-supported structures and the recommended use of fall protection with such structures. Read More...

PLSN Hometown Hero Regional Winners Announced

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• August 31, 2009
LAS VEGAS, NV — The regional winners of the PLSN’s 2009 Hometown Hero voting competition are: Northwest — Hollywood Lighting Services, Inc., Portland, Ore. Southwest — Eggshell Lighting Company Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii. Midwest — Theatrical Media Services, Inc.,  Omaha, Neb.  Southeast — Atlanta Sound and Lighting, Atlanta, Ga. Northeast — Starlite Productions, Cherry Hill, N.J. Canada — Midnite Hour Productions, Toronto, Ontario. Read More...

ETC Releases Congo v6 Software

PLSN Staff •
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• August 28, 2009
MIDDLETON, WI — ETC announced that a new software version — v6 — for Congo and Congo jr consoles is now available. Along with new features, the v6 software includes changes to the internal structure of Congo, making it more flexible for traditional theatre-style and on-the-fly applications. Read More...

Chauvet LEDs Light Truss in Shape of Jewelry Company Logo

PLSN Staff •
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• August 28, 2009
KANSAS CITY, MO — Dave Boser, with the St. Louis office for Image Technologies, an event marketing firm, used 40 Chauvet LED Colordash Battens to light a truss system configured in the shape of a jewelry company's logo, matching colors to the presentation's PowerPoint graphics. Read More...

Parnelli Board Welcomes More Sponsors

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• August 24, 2009
LAS VEGAS— The Parnelli Award Board of Advisors announced that more sponsors have joined the Parnelli Awards’ winner circle of industry leaders who are supporting the ninth annual gala affair. Read More...

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Adds Robe Fixtures

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• August 23, 2009
BRISBANE, Australia — The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has increased its stock of Robe ColorSpot and ColorWash 700E AT moving lights. BCEC lighting supervisor Michael Kelly based his decision on the growing popularity of the Robe 700 series and their “value for the money.” Read More...

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