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Wybron Updates Infogate Feedback Software

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• April 17, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—Wybron has released an updated version of Infogate software. Version 2.2 of Wybron’s Infogate, which uses RDM, includes a simplified layout for the Device Parameter Spreadsheet, the ability to maintain the Device Parameter Spreadsheet layout when closed, a new ESTA status message to report lamp and cable failure and new RDM throttle to allow users to reduce the number of RDM data packets transmitted along the DMX cable. Read More...

P3 Group Launches AXIS-Environmental Architecture (EA)

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• April 17, 2009
NILES, IL — The P3 Group has launched AXIS-Environmental Architecture (EA), a new company devoted to custom scenic solutions for corporate meetings, themed events, TV and film, museums, theater and retail/commercial environments. Read More...

Jazz In the Gardens Stays Cool with Elation LEDs

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• April 17, 2009
MIAMI — Like jazz itself, the weather can take unexpected turns at outdoor music festivals.  Just ask the organizers of Jazz In The Gardens, a jazz event held annually at Dolphin Stadium, where heavy downpours and winds hammered the stage during much of the rehearsal and second afternoon of the two-day concert. Read More...

Return Of “Hair” to Broadway Supported by grandMA

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• April 17, 2009
NEW YORK — It took a bit more than the alignment of Jupiter and Mars to bring the rock musical, Hair, back to Broadway, but when it finally arrived, some 42 years after its first Broadway debut, it could be lit by a whole new generation of lighting gear, with automated lights and LEDs joining the conventional instruments. Read More...

Martin Rig Used for 3 Doors Down Tour

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• April 16, 2009
3 Doors Down tours with Martin gear
BIRMINGHAM, AL — Matt Mills, who has lit a variety tours, TV shows, corporate events and has served as LD for 3 Doors Down for the past seven years, will rely again on a Martin MAC rig for the band’s 2009 summer tour. Read More...

Morpheus Lights Names New Production Manager

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• April 16, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Morpheus Lights has named John “Jimmy” Winn production manager. In his new role, Winn will oversee event preparation and manage the shop staff, equipment quality and inventory control. He will be based in Morpheus’ Las Vegas office. Read More...

Fiesta San Antonio Crowds, Sponsors Get Boost from GoVision’s “GoTron”

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• April 16, 2009
SAN ANTONIO, TX — With an expected 3.5 million visitors and multiple events staged over an 11-day span in late April, including the Opening Ceremonies, Fiesta Oyster Bake, Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA), Fiesta Flambeau Parade and the Battle of Flower Parade, event sponsors might worry about their message getting lost in the crowd. Read More...

LED Visuals at Oscars Shaped by Hippotizer HD Units

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• April 15, 2009
HOLLYWOOD, CA — Hippotizer media servers delivered a variety of LED visual effects for the 81st Academy Awards Show.  Designer Bob Dickinson and media programmer Jason Rudolph specified the Hippotizer content delivery system.  VER supported the application, with Matt Waters as lead engineer.  Read More...

Wybron Releases Gobo Library for iPhone

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• April 15, 2009
Wybron Gobo Library
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — A new iPhone application from Wybron gives users a way to put more than 1,500 gobos into their pockets. The Moiré Gobo Library lets users browse, search, and experiment with A-size gobos from GAM and Lee, with more to come. Read More...

LED Displays Prove More than a Fad at Radio City Music Hall

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• April 14, 2009
NEW YORK — LED displays made by Daktronics have proven to be more than a fad at Radio City Music Hall. First installed in 2007, the Daktronics units usually appear as 11-foot-by-16-foot LED screen configurations, but the modular panels change for special performances like the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Read More...

Spencer Named North American Sales Director for Traxon/e:cue

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• April 14, 2009
NEW YORK — Traxon Technologies — an Osram Company, the joint venture firm formed by Osram and Traxon Technologies Ltd., named Monte Spencer as director of North America sales for e:cue lighting control products and systems. Read More...

ARRI CSC Relocates NY Camera Rental Facility

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• April 14, 2009
SECAUCUS, NJ — ARRI CSC is relocating its New York camera rental department to a 36,000-square-foot facility here, bringing the department to a building that adjoins its lighting and grip division. The total footprint of the buildings is over 91,000 square feet. Read More...

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