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Show Distribution Rigging Remote

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• June 1, 2009
Show Distribution has introduced a new handheld computer controller designed for the entertainment rigging industry. It can synchronize positions and balance loads on 250+ hoists of any make or model, including winches and scenery elevators. Read More...

LSC e24V3

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• June 1, 2009
LSC Lighting Systems’ new e24V3 Touring Dimmer has 24 channels of dimming and HotPower enabling up to 3,000 watts per channel of lighting, video and special effects from one box. Read More...

Cooper Controls LightFactory V2 Software

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• June 1, 2009
Cooper Controls has launched Version 2 of LightFactory PC-based lighting control software. A new fixture library engine with a hybrid of 100 percent dynamic fixture and generic fixture control and inherits almost 2000 fixtures from the Zero 88 library. Read More...

Goddard Design DMXter4 RDM Software Update

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• June 1, 2009
Goddard Design Co. has released V4.00 software for the DMXter4 RDM. It can query, test and configure RDM responders and expands the DMX512 test options with the addition of an Intercept and Modify feature. Read More...

LD Assistant 08.5 Release

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• June 1, 2009
Design & Drafting’s new LD Assistant 08.5 with sACN support allows consoles that support ACN, such as the ETC Eos console, to connect with LD Assistant over a local network. Read More...

Prestonwood Baptist Uses Digital Projection Lightnings for Sermon Simulcasts

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 29, 2009
ATLANTA — Prestonwood Baptist Church recently added three Digital Projection Lightning projectors and two Highlite displays to help worshippers at its 1,500-seat North campus and 7,000-seat main campus experience a real-time simulcast of services led by head pastor Dr. Jack Graham. Read More...

Separate Accidents Claim Lives of Two Young Electricians

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 29, 2009
ATLANTA and LAS VEGAS — Two young electricians were killed in separate accidents in late May. An employee of Rhino Staging and Event Solutions was killed in a fall at the MGM Grand on May 20. A film student in Georgia setting up lights for a shoot outdoors was electrocuted May 28. Read More...

Texas House Refuses to Concur in Senate Amendments of H.B. 2649

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 28, 2009
AUSTIN, TX — The Texas House of Representatives refused to concur with the Senate amendments to HB 2649 on May 29, thus temporarily ending the bid to prohibit anyone from practicing lighting design except for licensed architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and Chapter 1305 electricians.
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Texas Bill H.B. 2649 to Restrict Lighting Design to Licensed Professionals

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 28, 2009
AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Senate passed legislation that will prohibit anyone from practicing lighting design except for registered architects, landscape architects, engineers, interior designers and commercial electricians. Read More...

Architects Use Pulsar LEDs To Turn Building into Landmark

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 28, 2009
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Radiologists need to compete for their patients’ business, and the challenge for Dykema Architects was to help the building housing Radiology Associates stand apart. Read More...

Jands Delivers Staging Solution to the MTC Theatre

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 27, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — The Melbourne Theatre opened after 15 years of planning and a $55 million investment. Home to the Melbourne Theatre Company, the MTC Theatre houses two performance spaces, foyer areas with bars, a café and two VIP function rooms. Read More...

Clay Paky Sponsors Meeting of TV Lighting Professionals

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 26, 2009
BERGAMO, Italy — Clay Paky sponsored a visit made recently by members of Society of Television Lighting and Design (STLD), a British association, to the Italian Public television (RAI) studios, for an exchange of experiences among professional counterparts. Read More...

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