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Starlite Makes Multifunctional Conference Room Easy to Use

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• March 25, 2009
CHERRY HILL, NJ — Starlite Productions, a production and integration company, helped accounting firm Bowman & Co. LLP transform a conference and training room into a simple yet multi-purpose facility. "We wanted to use new technology since we expanded the room to make it more user-friendly," said Robert E. Biddle, Bowman & Co.’s president. Read More...

Lightswitch Architectural Observes “Earth Hour”

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• March 24, 2009
CHICAGO — Lightswitch Architectural, an architectural lighting design firm, participated in Earth Hour on March 28 and encouraged clients, colleagues, associates and friends to do the same. Read More...

RDM Rigging Renovates Historic Strand Theater

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• March 23, 2009
LAKEWOOD, NJ — RDM Rigging recently renovated the rigging system for the Strand Theater.  Since 1922, the theatre has been a center for plays, musicals and touring productions.  As part of the rigging renovation, all the on stage circuitry and associated support structures were replaced. Read More...

Marathon Oil Visualization Center Updated with Christie, Vista Spyder

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• March 23, 2009
HOUSTON — A curved, 8-foot-by-27-foot projection screen at Marathon Oil Corporation's headquarters forms an immersive environment called the “Visionarium.” Geologists, engineers and drilling experts use it to review seismic data and other findings important to oil exploration. To keep the projected graphics looking sharp, the oil company installed Christie Mirage HD6 DLP® projectors and Vista Systems' Spyder. Read More...

CSL Adds Products and Personnel

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• March 23, 2009
NORTH CREEK, NY — Creative Stage Lighting was named exclusive distributor for German lighting manufacturer JB-lighting in the United States and Mexico. CSL also became North American distributor of Compulite products, including the Vector series of lighting consoles. The company also named Michael Nevitt product manager. Read More...

ETC Unveils Element Consoles at USITT

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• March 23, 2009
MIDDLETON, WI — ETC introduced the new Element line of consoles at the USITT 2009 tradeshow in Cincinnati. Element is directed at smaller venues like schools and houses of worship that depend on single console operators or volunteer staffers. Read More...

Golfing Events Supported by Upstage Video, Daktronics

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• March 23, 2009
BOCA RATON, FL —Upstage Video used Daktronics PST-12HD modular LED panels in a 12 feet high by 16 feet wide display for live video coverage at the Allianz Championship here, at the Ace Group Classic, a PGA Champions Tour Event in Naples, Fla. and also at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Read More...

Texas School Uses ETC Gear for New Venues

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• March 16, 2009
THE WOODLANDS, TX — The John Cooper School’s new performing arts center includes a main theatre, a smaller black box theatre and ETC lighting equipment. Performing arts chair Joseph DeMonico noted that the desire to “provide equipment that will allow students to train with ease later at the college level” was a factor in accepting the recommendation for ETC gear from Bill Conner Associates of Oak Park, Ill., which provide the design for the two venues.
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Sapsis Rigging Launches Fall Protection Line

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• March 16, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Sapsis Rigging, Inc. announced the availability of its SRI ProPlus Fall Protection System, a new line of fall protection equipment designed for technicians working at height in the entertainment industry. Read More...

Epic Promotes Tenenbein, Adds Talent

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• March 16, 2009
WINNIPEG, Canada — Marc Raymond, Epic Production Technologies chairman and CEO, announced that longtime associate Burton Tenenbein, pictured left, has been named vice president concert touring and that Matt Talent, right, has joined the company as senior account executive. Read More...

Behind the Scenes and Light Relief By Design Day

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• March 13, 2009
NEW YORK — Designers on both sides of the Atlantic have been signing up to support Behind the Scenes and Light Relief By Design Day on April 24. On that day, designers with shows around the world will be donating their royalties to support one or both of the two charities. Read More...

Matt Talent Joins Epic as Senior Account Executive

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• March 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Epic Production Technologies has named Matt Talent as senior account executive. Marc Raymond, chairman and CEO, said he and his partners are “thrilled” to have Talent join the company. Read More...

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