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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...

ELF Labor Names John C. McInnis Director of Operations

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• April 14, 2009
John C. “5ive” McInnis
LAS VEGAS — Entertainment Labor Force, dba ELF Labor, named John C. “5ive” McInnis as director of operations of the company’s Las Vegas office.  McInnis brings 20 years of experience in large theatrical and rock arena installations to the company. He has previously handled staffing, project management and production support and labor. Read More...

Milos America Relocates Offices and Warehouse

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• April 13, 2009
ASHLAND, VA — Milos America has relocated its corporate offices and warehouse. The 18,000 square-foot facility handles sales and support for North, Central and South America. The address is: 10520 Lakeridge Parkway, Suite A, Ashland, VA 23005; Phone: 800.411.0065, Fax: 800.411.0165. Read More...

World Handball Championships Lit by Robert Juliat

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• April 13, 2009
Robert Juliat spots lit the World Handball Championships in Croatia
SPLIT, Croatia — Six Robert Juliat follow spots were used at the 21st World Handball Championships held here recently — two 1200W RJ Korrigans, two 1200W RJ Super Korrigans and two 1800W RJ Victors. The championship also helped open the 28,500-square-meter Spaladium Arena, which seats 12,000.  Rhino Production supplied the gear. Read More...

Martin Introduces Maxxyz Module System

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• April 13, 2009
Martin’s Maxxyz Modules is a lighting controller system based on a series of modules that can be used in different combinations to create a custom console to fit individual needs. Five modules are available to build a custom console or can be used with Maxxyz PC™, Maxxyz™ or Maxxyz Compact™. Read More...

Britney Spears’ Circus Tour Supported by ShowFX

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• April 9, 2009
VANCOUVER, BC — ShowFX announced that it has created a number of stage elements for Britney Spears’ current Circus tour, including flying picture frames, circus props, tiger cages, magic illusions, special effects and a 50-seat “Ringside VIP Experience.” Read More...

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