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American DJ ProPAR 56 LED

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 26, 2009
American DJ’s new ProPAR 56RGB is an RGB color-mixing LED fixture and the ProPAR 56CWWW is a warm/cool white LED fixture. Each features 36 1-watt LEDs: the ProPAR 56RGB has 12 red, 12 green and 12 blue LEDs and the ProPAR 56CWWW has 18 warm white (3000K) and 18 cool white (6,000K) LEDs. Read More...

Last Chance for Parnelli Voting, Deadline is Oct. 29

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 26, 2009
LAS VEGAS — If you haven’t yet cast your vote for the 2009 Parnelli Awards, you have a few more days, but the voting deadline of Oct. 29 is fast approaching. There’s still time to reserve your spot or table for the Nov. 20 Awards Dinner (8 p.m.), which follows the Neil Diamond Crew Reunion Party at 7 p.m., both at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. To vote, go to www.parnelliawards.com/vote. For tickets to the gala, go to www.parnelliawards.com/reservations. Read More...

PRG Subsidiary, Procon MultiMedia AG in Purchase Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 23, 2009
DUSSELDORF, Germany — A wholly-owned PRG subsidiary, MHG Media Holdings GmbH, and the majority stakeholders and board of Procon MultiMedia AG agreed for the PRG unit to acquire Procon MultiMedia AG. Read More...

Nemetschek NA Releases First Service Pack for Vectorworks 2010

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 22, 2009
COLUMBIA, MD — Nemetschek North America has released its first Service Pack for the Vectorworks 2010 product line. While addressing issues with wall joining and the snap loupe in particular, this Service Pack has also improved the overall stability and performance of the package. Read More...

“Ben Hur Live” Lit by Patrick Woodroffe using Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
LONDON — For Ben Hur Live, staged recently at London’s O2 Arena, Patrick Woodroffe used a lighting rig of more than 200 Martin MAC 2000 Wash XB, MAC 2000 Profile and MAC III Profile moving heads for an epic musical stage production involving a cast of 400 and scenes that include a ship battle and chariot race. Read More...

2009 Emmy Awards’ Smokeless Looks Controlled by PRG

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 22, 2009
LOS ANGELES — PRG supplied both the lighting package and the screen automation for the recently presented 61st Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre. Production designer Steve Bass and lighting designer Bob Dickinson worked on a smoke-free design that reflected key elements of the television industry. Read More...

JVC Names SVC As Its Reseller In Argentina

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
BUENOS AIRES — JVC Professional Products named Sistemas de Video Comunicación S.A. (SVC) as its reseller in Argentina. SVC will provide sales, service, and support for the JVC professional product line and showcase JVC products at CAPER 2009, which runs Oct. 28-30 at the Centro Costa Salguero facility in Buenos Aires. Read More...

Zero 88 Version 5.3 ZerOS Software

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 22, 2009
Zero 88’s version 5.3.0 software for the ZerOS consoles, which can be installed on Zero 88 Leap Frog 48, Leap Frog 96, Frog 2 and ORB consoles, adds new features and bug fixes, and can be downloaded from the Zero 88 support center at http://support.zero88.com. Read More...

Pandoras Box Version 4.5 Update

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 22, 2009
Pandoras Box Version 4.5 from coolux Media Systems includes more than 50 new features, including an improved interface, Multi-Server Preview, Bezier Curve Editing and other tools designed to make the faster, more powerful and easier to use. Read More...

Planetarium Dome Display Uses Mersive Software

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
UMEA, Sweden — Mersive SOL software was used at Umevatoriet Center planetarium display at Sweden’s University of Umeå for edge-blending, image warping and auto alignment of multiple projectors on the dome screen. Read More...

GoVision Sets Up Daktronics LED Screen for AT&T PAC Opening

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 22, 2009
DALLAS, TX — The AT&T Performing Arts Center held its multi-day grand opening recently, and to give patrons and passers-by a live-video look at the festivities, GoVision technicians, contracted by Planet Productions, configured a 9-foot-by-16-foot Daktronics PST HD LED video screen for the inaugural gala. Read More...

Coemar Lights Up “Divas” as Show Returns to VH1

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 22, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Divas returned to VH1 after a five-year hiatus, with Paula Abdul hosting the live show telecast from the stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. LD Tom Kenny used a lighting rig that included Coemar Infinity Wash XLS and Infinity ACL S moving heads supplied by Atomic Lighting. Read More...

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