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GoVision Demos Screens at Ground-Breaking for New Headquarters

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• August 2, 2009
ARGYLE, TX — GoVision broke ground on the new headquarters facility it is building in Argyle, Texas, near Dallas-Fort Worth, just east of I-35W. The company will operate with a 50,000-square-foot warehouse, the first building to rise on a 25-acre commercial parcel being developed by Denkmann Associates, LLC as Gateway Business Park. Read More...

ChamSys MagicQ Controls Rig for Nine Inch Nails, Jane’s Addiction

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• August 2, 2009
CHARLOTTE, NC — For the current Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction tour, NIN|JA Summer Tour 2009, lighting designer Roy Bennett and co-designer Jason Bullock, who is also the lighting director/programmer, chose the ChamSys MagicQ console for control. Read More...

Broadcast Pix Gear Helps South Hills Bible Chapel with I-Mag, Video Production

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• August 2, 2009
McMURRAY, PA — South Hills Bible Chapel uses the Broadcast Pix Slate 3016 integrated production system to provide a live feed of worship services around its facility, including I-Mag for its congregation, and to produce DVDs for broadcast on local access cable channels in the Pittsburgh area. Read More...

USITT Announces Speakers for 2010 Show

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 31, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY — USITT has announced a partial line-up of speakers and session presenters for its 50th Annual Conference, with events scheduled from March 31-April 3, 2010 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo. Read More...

Circus-Themed Staging, Set Elements Used for Take That’s U.K. Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 31, 2009
LONDON — A 7.8-meter-high mechanical elephant, which was used to transport band members to their places on the stage during the opening of Take That’s Circus Live Tour, was only part of the high-wire technological feat performed for each of Take That’s 20 Circus-themed stadium shows, which were attended by over 1 million fans in the U.K. Read More...

Milos Provides Temporary Structures for DC-Area Ball Parks

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 31, 2009
BALTIMORE, MD — Although outdoor temporary structures can be challenging, with a host of limitations and engineering requirements, Milos said its QuickTruss stepped up to the plate for a recent roof project at Washington DC’s Nationals Park and Baltimore’s Oriole Park at Camden Yard.  Read More...

Aging Timber Grid Recycled by Irish Boat Builders

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 31, 2009
CORK, Ireland — The Everyman Palace Theatre’s original hemp flying system relied on a timber grid, fly floor and access ladders for more than a century, back when boats and their rigging were made with the same materials. Read More...

PCE Touts “The Wall” with Elation EVLED Video Screen Demo

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 31, 2009
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA — Pacific Coast Entertainment (PCE) invited clients and prospective customers to attend an open house to view Elation Professional’s EVLED 1024SMD 20mm LED video panels, and about 200 people attended. One of PCE's goal was to show that LED screens are more affordable than many potential customers might think. Read More...

Cooper Controls, Electronic Diversified, LLC in Technology and Marketing Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 29, 2009
PEACHTREE CITY, GA — Cooper Controls Ltd., a subsidiary of Cooper Industries, Ltd.  has entered into a technology and marketing agreement with Electronics Diversified, LLC (EDI).  Full terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Read More...

Element Labs Cobra LED Screen Turns Heads at City of Dreams in Macau

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 29, 2009
MACAU — A 45-meter-high, circular-shaped Element Labs Cobra 16 LED display turned heads during the opening event for the City of Dreams resort. It was used to display the opening show and activities, which were simulcast onto the 250-square-meter LED display.  Read More...

Arizona Church Uses Echolab Overture System for Interactive Worship Services at Two Sites

PLSN Staff •
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• July 29, 2009
PHOENIX — Calvary Community Church in Phoenix is using an Echolab Overture2 production system to support live, interactive worship services between two facilities eight miles apart. The Overture switcher has been installed in the production control room of the recently completed Northwest Campus located in a renovated movie theatre in Glendale, Ariz. The church’s main facility is located in north Phoenix. Read More...

Barco/HES Add Layers of Looks to Crystal Method’s Layers of Sound

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 29, 2009
SACRAMENTO — To visually match the music created by two DJs, or “electro-pioneers” who compose layers of sound for The Crystal Method’s Divided By Night tour, LD Lawrence “Loz” Upton sought to create layers of lighting using a combination of LED and digital gear from Barco and High End Systems. Read More...

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