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Multi-Lite UK Under New Management, Moves to New Location

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 25, 2009
GREENFORD, U.K. — Multi-Lite (UK) Ltd. announced a change of management following Guy Merchant’s departure from the company, naming Mark Anderson general manager. Read More...

Litec Announces Plans for CM Hoist Training Sessions in Italy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 24, 2009
MOGLIANO VENETO, Italy — Litec is responding to an increased demand for hands-on training with two CM Certified training classes in Oct. 12-13 and Nov. 16-17 at its facility here, near Venice. The two-day training sessions are geared for  anyone dealing with CM Lodestar products on a regular basis, including touring and in-house repair technicians. Class size is limited to 15. Read More...

South African Tattoo Gets Energy-Efficient with Gearhouse SA

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 17, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied all technical production, including, lighting, power, structures, audience seating and sound, for the 2009 South African Tattoo at Montecasino, balancing visual dynamics with more energy-efficient gear. Read More...

Cooper Controls Realigns LightProcessor, Cogent Brands

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 16, 2009
LONDON — Cooper Controls announced a strategic shift for its LightProcessor (lighting control) and Cogent (LED) brands, which had established their own separate brand identities before they were acquired. Read More...

Production Services Ireland Manages Three-Gig Weekend

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 15, 2009
BELFAST —Northern Irish lighting rental company Production Services Ireland had a busy Bank Holiday weekend, servicing three major events — a gig for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in St. George’s Market, a three-day Belsonic Festival staged at Customs House Square and “Live at the Castle” in Carrickfergus. Read More...

Broadcast Pix Unveils iPixPad Application for iPhone and iPod

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 15, 2009
AMSTERDAM — Broadcast Pix introduced its new iPixPad application for Apple iPhone and iPod. iPixPad is expected to be available as a free download from the online Apple Store in October. Read More...

Wybron Powers Martin RADAR, Expands iPhone Gobo Library

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 15, 2009
LONDON — Martin Professional has unveiled their Martin RADAR, an RDM communicational protocol and information system powered by Wybron’s Infogate and Infostore technology, at PLASA 09. Read More...

D.T.S. Names Lightfactor Distributor for U.K., Ireland

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 14, 2009
LONDON — D.T.S. named Lightfactor its exclusive U.K. and Irish distributor. Lightfactor’s sales manager, Peter Coles, noted that Lightfactor will also be appointing a series of sub-distributors for selected D.T.S. product groups. Pictured here is Coles, left, with Franco Zaghini, DTS VP of sales. Read More...

LD Paul Normandale Updates Martin Gear for Coldplay Stadium Shows

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 11, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. —Lighting Designer Paul Normandale has added to the number of lighting fixtures used for a series of European stadium shows for Coldplay’s ongoing Viva La Vida tour, including a conversion of eight MAC 250 Washes into new MAC 250 Beams. Read More...

TMB “Village” Focuses on Product Demos at PLASA

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 10, 2009
LONDON — TMB is returning to PLASA ’09 with its TMB “Village” concept, with an emphasis on a combination of hospitality and hands-on demos with booth neighbor Bandit Lites. Read More...

White Light, United Visual Artists to Discuss Video and Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 10, 2009
LONDON — White Light and United Visual Artists are sponsoring a debate at PLASA ’09 on the future of the visual media, and whether or not still-separate visual disciplines, lighting and video, ought to be thought of as a single entity titled, simply, “visuals.” Read More...

HSL Lights Edinburgh Fringe C Venues

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 10, 2009
EDINBURGH, Scotland — HSL once again supplied lighting and power distribution to C venues' performance spaces at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. C venues is the home to the largest theatre and new writing program at the event, featuring a schedule of physical theatre, drama, comedy, dance, music, musicals, mime, opera, children's shows, visual arts and more. Read More...

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