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Robert Juliat Expands in Asia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
TOKYO and SINGAPORE - Robert Juliat opened two new branches recently, in Tokyo and Singapore. The company also named Masaaki Segawa president of Robert Juliat Japan and Jamie Boey branch manager in Singapore, which will also serve customers in China, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Read More...

French “Chunnel” City Street Lit with Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
COQUELLES, France - Coquelles near Calais, France, is known for its terminal for the Channel Tunnel connecting the U.K. and France. The City Council of Coquelles decided to update the look of one of its key commercial streets - Avenue Charles de Gaulle - with a lighting scheme using LED fixtures from Anolis. Read More...

Festive Lights Event in Cape Town Gets Support from Gearhouse

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Gearhouse South Africa's Cape Town branch supplied staging, lighting, audio, LED and technical crew to Out The Box Productions for the annual "Switching on of The Festive Lights" on and around Adderley Street. Read More...

LSC Clarity Used for College Oktoberfest Celebration

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
SYDNEY - LSC's Clarity lighting control software and VX20 wing were used for the main stage, called The Musik Haus, at Oktoberfest 2009, a five-stage event put on by ARC, organizers of student events at the University of New South Wales, which was attended by close to 8,000 students. Read More...

Miss World 2009 Lit with Robe Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
JOHANNESBURG - LD Tim Dunn used nearly 300 Robe fixtures in his design for Miss World 2009, which was staged at the Gallagher Convention Centre - the largest number of Robe fixtures to date that Dunn has used on a single event. Read More...

Formula 1 Grand Prix Concerts Prepped with wysiwyg

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
ABU DHABI, U.A.E - At the 2009 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Flash Entertainment produced a four-night series of concerts for race weekend ticket holders with headliners including Beyoncé, Jamiroquai, Kings of Leon and Aerosmith. Luke Bonner of Production Technology LLC used Cast Software's wysiwyg to model the lighting rig, which included more than 750 fixtures. Read More...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Eyeball GLP Impression 120 RZ Zooms

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2009
LONDON - GLP's Impression 120 RZ Zoom made its touring debut recently with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' U.K. theatre tour, in a lighting design by LD Matt Arthur that lit the distinctive "eyeball" features used on the band's set.  Read More...

DBN Lights Da Vinci Exhibition

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — DBN Lighting designed, supplied and  installed lighting for Da Vinci — the Genius, an exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester (MOSI). Read More...

Robe Gear Lights Theatre at Olympic Sailing Center

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 9, 2009
QINGDAO, China — LD Sha XiaoLan of Feng Shang Shiji, who designed the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics, specified 159 Robe moving lights for the Ocean Fantasy musical show at the 700-capacity Olympic Sailing Centre Theatre. Read More...

Medialon Controls Dome Projections at Hong Kong Space Museum

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 9, 2009
HONG KONG —AV company PCCW chose a Medialon control system for the digital planetarium system installed in the Stanley Ho Space Theatre at the Hong Kong Space Museum. The theatre, sheltered beneath the museum’s egg-shaped dome, is part of the planetarium area of the museum. Read More...

Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1500s Light Up Royal Albert Hall

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 9, 2009
LONDON — A demonstration of Clay Paky’s Alpha Spot HPE 1500 took place recently at the Royal Albert Hall. The fixture, which Clay Paky calls its “top spotlight,” is joined in the Alpha range by the Alpha Profile 1500 beam shaper and the Alpha Wash 1500 washlight. Read More...

XL Video Supplies MTV Europe Music Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 7, 2009
BERLIN — For this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the O2 World in Berlin, XL Video’s U.K. and French offices worked together to provide an interactive video backdrop that would give the set a multi-layered sense of visual depth. Read More...

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