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HSL Supports White Lies Festival Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2009
GLASTONBURY, U.K. — HSL is supplying a specials package for LD Chris Megginson and the U.K. indie rockers White Lies’ current European festival tour, which was augmented for the band’s appearance at Glastonbury 2009. Read More...

New Customer Care Coordinators at Martin Professional A/S

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional has added several new hires to its customer care department, including Katrine Bøje as project manager and customer care coordinator and Adela Güven, Andrea Heinz, Pernille Høgsberg, Marianne Kirk and Pernille Rosenkilde as customer care coordinators.
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Crew-less TV Studios to Provide Video on Swedish Soccer Teams

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2009
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Onside TV Production, the production arm of the Allsvenskan Swedish Football League, is gearing up with Broadcast Pix Slate integrated production systems to produce daily HD news conferences for each of its 16 teams. The project includes the installation of small, unmanned HD studios in stadiums across the country that will be monitored and managed by a centralized control room. Read More...

Somerset House Lit by Anolis LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
LONDON — A.C. Special Projects Ltd. recently implemented Patrick Woodroffe’s architectural lighting design for Somerset House. The project was commissioned Somerset House’s director, Gwyn Miles. Read More...

Sisters of Mercy Tour Europe with grandMA Console

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
LONDON — LD Liz Berry is using a grandMA full-size console for the current tour of the Sisters of Mercy through Europe. The tour adds to the cult band’s nearly 30 years of live performances led by lead singer Andrew Eldritch and drummer Doktor Avalanche. Read More...

SurgeX Partners With IAG

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
PIPERSVILLE, PA — International Audio Group Ltd. (IAG), the parent company of Wharfdale, Quad, Mission and several other professional lighting and audio brands, recently welcomed SurgeX to its roster. Read More...

MilTec, SWG Use PR Lighting Fixtures to Brighten Glasto

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
GLASTONBURY, U.K. — MilTec UK Ltd again joined forces with the South West Group (SWG) to supply PR Lighting automated fixtures, including the recently-introduced XLED 590, along with LED effects for this year’s Park and BBC Introducing stages at the annual Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. Read More...

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay Adds Robert Juliat Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
SINGAPORE — Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay has added to its supply of Robert Juliat zoom profile lanterns with the recent acquisition of 16 Robert Juliat 711 SX2 2500W tungsten fixtures. Robert Juliat’s distributor, Total Solution Marketing Pte Ltd, supplied the latest consignment to the Esplanade. Read More...

HSL Travels with Lemar U.K. Theatre Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
BLACKBURN, U.K. — HSL supplied lighting gear and crew for Lemar’s recent U.K. theatre tour, HSL’s first tour with Production North. Read More...

Goboland Offers Free iPhone App for Gobo Info

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
LONDON — Goboland released its full catalog as a free App for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. Named "Black Steel Gobo Catalogue 1.0," the App can be downloaded through iTunes at no cost. Read More...

HSL Supplies Gear for Britain’s Got Talent

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2009
LONDON — Scottish singer Susan Boyle is emblematic of the out-of-the-ordinary talents that turn up on Britain’s Got Talent, a show that features dancers, comedy, and sideshow acts along with vocalists. Read More...

Barco Creates Transformable 360-Degree LED Screen for U2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 30, 2009
BARCELONA, Spain — Barco’s wrap-around LED screen for U2’s 360° tour is the world’s first transformable screen, able to change shape in all directions during the concert, and it’s also the biggest LED screen used so far in concert touring, with more than 500,000 pixels of video in a screen measuring 24 meters by 16 meters.
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