International News

  • Northern Light Updates Minack Theatre House Lighting

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 17, 2009
    CORNWALL, U.K. — Even outdoor venues need house lighting systems, and Northern Light’s Chris Watts and crew were challenged with the task of upgrading house lighting for the outdoor Minack Theatre near the southwest tip of England. The project included new cabling, fixtures and DMX distribution. Read More...
  • Projected Image Digital Open Days April 22, 23

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 17, 2009LONDON — Projected Image Digital is hosting two informal open days on April 22 and 23 at its west London training and demonstration space. The event will give visitors a chance to get a good look at new gear with PI-Digital staff on hand to answer any questions. Read More...
  • PixelRange Names Paul Young Business Development Manager

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 17, 2009
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    WORCESTER, U.K. — PixelRange has announced the appointment of Paul Young as business development manager, for PixelRange and JTE product lines. Read More...
  • Cape Town Jazz Festival Lit, Staged by Gearhouse SA

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 16, 2009
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The 2009 Cape Town International Jazz Festival has emerged as a major event, drawing 60,000 over two days to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Read More...
  • Demo Event at Royal Albert Hall Highlights Clay Paky Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 15, 2009
    LONDON — A lighting demonstration performed by Durham Marenghi at the Royal Albert Hall put a sampling of Clay Paky gear to the test — Alpha Beam 1500s, Alpha Beam 300s and the long-throw Alpha Wash 1500 LT wash light. Read More...
  • Active Roof Technology at Echo Arena Liverpool

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 15, 2009
    LIVERPOOL, U.K. — The need for speed may seem to be forever at odds with rigging and staging safety, but Echo Arena Liverpool is using a solution that keeps time and risk to a minimum. While one rigging grid system is installed over the usual stage area, a second grid can be deployed anywhere in the venue. Read More...
  • No Downturn in Innovation at Prolight + Sound 2009

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 13, 2009
    FRANKFURT, Germany — The worldwide economy may be in a funk, but there was plenty of innovative lighting ideas on display at Prolight + Sound this month. Pictured here is Robe’s booth, where the Robin 3 Plasma Spot took center stage. Chauvet, PR Lighting and SGM were among the many others bringing new ideas to this year’s show. Read More...
  • BRC, Electrosonic Update Heineken Visitor Experience

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 9, 2009
    AMSTERDAM — The Heineken Brewery used BRC Imagination Arts for their revamped visitor area, and BRC worked with Electrosonic’s U.K.-based office on the AV systems integration. The visitor center includes simulation rides and interactive kiosks to provide information on Heineken’s history, the brewing process and more. Read More...
  • Robe Showcases Robin Line at Prolight + Sound 2009

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 9, 2009
    FRANKFURT, Germany — Robe showcased its Robin 3 Plasma Spot, the Robin 300E Spot and Wash fixtures and the REDMix 2-188 Outdoor LED wash light at Prolight + Sound with a stand designed by Robe UK’s Nathan Wan that used a combination of the company’s Digital and RED series products. Read More...
  • Enttec, Martin and Wybron Team Up for RDM, Other Feedback Protocols

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 9, 2009
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    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO and KNOXFIELD, VIC, Australia — The Institute for Feedback Excellence, www.fbexcellence.org, is the name for a nonprofit organization formed by three manufacturers with a common goal: to  help ensure that lighting equipment using industry-wide feedback protocols performs as it should. Read More...
  • PR Lighting Offers XLED 590 Wash Light, StarBrite Cloth

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 9, 2009
    FRANKFURT, Germany — PR Lighting put its new StarBrite LED cloth to work at this year’s Prolight + Sound exhibition, using the product as a shimmering backdrop to its booth, which also featured the company’s XLED 590 wash light. Read More...
  • Robe Hosts 150 Attendees with 2009 Dealer Conference

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 9, 2009
    ROZNOV, Czech Republic — Some 150 attendees representing Robe distributors from around the world gathered for Robe’s third International Dealer Conference. The event was held shortly before the Prolight + Sound exhibition took place in Frankfurt, Germany. Read More...
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