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LEDs Lighten Up Cherry Blossoms and Tokyo’s Carbon Footprint

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 22, 2009
TOKYO — Located near the grounds of Japan’s Imperial Palace, Chidorigafuchi Park is a focal point for national celebrations including Japan’s Cherry Blossom festival. New LED floodlights used for the park put an emphasis on a lighter carbon footprint with Lumileds, which are solid-state floodlights. Read More...

Andrea Bocelli Concert in Roman Colosseum Lit with W-DMX

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 22, 2009
ROME — It may be one of the greatest examples of ancient Roman engineering, but the Colosseum in Rome is nearly 2,000 years old, and the venue never really had much of a hard-wired lighting control system to speak of, even when it was new. Read More...

DBN Lights Facade of Liverpool Landmark

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 21, 2009
LIVERPOOL, U.K. —LD Stephen Page of DBN Lighting lit the 50-meter-tall façade of the riverfront Port of Liverpool building for LuminoCity, a 30-minute multimedia show that included video projections, pyrotechnics, live performance and sound. Read More...

PixelRange Adds Visual Twist to Glastonbury Stages

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 20, 2009
GLASTONBURY, U.K. — This year’s Glastonbury festival showcased an ample assortment of PixelRange products, from Blur’s headlining performance on the main stage to the more eclectic stages across the large festival site. Read More...

E/T/C London Goes Wide Once Again for RAF-Themed Edinburgh Tattoo

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 20, 2009
EDINBURGH, Scotland — E/T/C London supplied a 90-meter-wide projection for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. It’s the fifth year that the company has been involved in this event, the second year that the projection canvas has been increased from 60 to 90 meters wide, and this year’s show included the most extensive use of projected visuals yet, seen for nearly half the show’s duration. Read More...

Medialon Used for 4D Cinema at DKM Forum in Norway

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 18, 2009
STOKKE, Norway — DKM Forum, a Norwegian exhibition and marketing center for the Brunstad Christian Church, is using Medialon to control its 4D cinema, which combines 3D Films with effects such as moving seats, air movement and water effects. The 3D film and effects are synchronized by a Medialon Manager Pro license. Read More...

LD for XIII GSSE Ceremonies Uses Zero 88 ORB for Control

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 18, 2009
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Ben M Rodgers, production designer for the opening and closing ceremonies of the XIII Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) chose a Zero 88 ORB console for control. Read More...

Compulite Names Burple U.K. Distributor

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
LONDON — Compulite has named Burple UK is its new exclusive distributor for the U.K. for its Vector and Dlite lighting consoles and related products. Read More...

Brilliant Stages’ Pylon Forms Center Point of U2 Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
LONDON — The now-famous “Claw” designed for U2’s current 360° Tour by show architect Mark Fisher and long-time U2 collaborator, show designer/director Willie Williams, forms a 28-meter high canopy over one of the largest stages ever used in concert touring. The central spire, or pylon, was created by Brilliant Stages. Read More...

Mall of Arabia LED Installation is Largest to Date for Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — The Mall of Arabia is lit with nearly 4,000 Anolis ArcLine units — the largest Anolis installation project to date. The products were specified by the client’s architect, Eng. Hareth, and supplied to the client, Fawaz Al Hokair Real Estate Group, by local lighting company, Inara Co. Ltd. Read More...

Martin FlexDOT Used for Floating Nightclub in Swedish Port

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
SKEPPSBRON, Sweden — The M/S Prins Bernhard, a 230-foot-long ship docked in Malmö harbor on the Baltic Sea, has been transformed with restaurants, bars and a nightclub called Under, which features an installation of Martin FlexDOT LED stringlights that form a video wall. Read More...

Robe Warms Up Winter Sound System Festival Down Under

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — Nearly 200 Robe moving lights were used by LD Andy Mutton in his design for the 2009 Winter Sound System dance festival, an all-night dance music carnival staged by Future Entertainment. Clifton Productions supplied lighting equipment for the 2009 event. Read More...

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