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New Joint Venture in South Africa: Gearhouse Splitbeam

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 14, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - The Gearhouse South Africa Group launched Gearhouse Splitbeam, a joint venture between theatre services supplier Splitbeam and Gearhouse SA. The new joint venture will serve theatrical productions in South Africa with equipment and technical solutions. Read More...

Clark Transfer Steps Up with Challenge Grant for Long Reach Long Riders

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 14, 2010
NEW YORK-Clark Transfer will offer a $5,000.00 Challenge Grant for this year's Long Reach Long Rider charity ride. The grant, which will be divided between the ESTA Foundation's Behind the Scenes program and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be in place until the start of the ride in July. The Challenge Grant was issued at the USITT Conference in Kansas City, MO.
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Electrosonic Names Duncan Foster Senior Systems Consultant

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 14, 2010
BURBANK, CA - Electrosonic named Duncan Foster senior systems consultant. His AV industry career includes, most recently, seven years at ATK Services, where he was vice president of sales and development. Read More...

Coemar Teams with Audium for Lisbon-Based Event

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 14, 2010
LISBON, Portugal - Italy-based Coemar and Audium, a Portugal-based distributor of audio, video and lighting gear, held an event for lighting designers and rental firms at the Estoril Casino. It was the second-to-last stop on a European presentation tour that ended with Coemar's participation at ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt, Germany. Read More...

Corporate Events Firm Places Robe Order

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 14, 2010
CAIRO - Bingo, a subsidiary of ZAD Group, purchased eight DigitalSpot 3000 DTs. The company plans to use the fixtures for corporate events staged in the Middle East and North Africa. The purchase also coincides with the launch of a new business unit, ZAD Impact. Read More...

3D Virtual Environment Demonstrations at NAB

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• April 14, 2010
LAS VEGAS - A series of virtual reality (VR) demonstrations took place at Brainstorm Multimedia's 2010 NAB Convention booth. The demos served as the first showing of real-time integration of live stereoscopic 3D cameras as part of a virtual environment, and Vinten Radamec supported the show with its encoded pan and tilt heads and pedestals. Read More...

ARRI, Zeiss and Fujinon Announce Partnership

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 14, 2010
LOS ANGELES - ARRI, Fujinon and Zeiss announced a strategic partnership to create new products for the entertainment imaging community. The agreement includes an open exchange of ideas, standards and technologies and product development. Carl Zeiss is known for prime lenses, Fujinon for zooms and ARRI is the largest manufacturer of professional motion picture cameras in the world. Read More...

Chroma-Q Color Force LED Cyc Light

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 13, 2010
The Chroma-Q Color Force 72 (6ft / 1.8m) and 48 (4ft / 1.2m) LED batten range provides 12,000 and 8,000 lumens of light output, respectively, plus the benefits of an enhanced RGBA color spectrum, a CRI of 92 and theatrical-grade dimming. Read More...

LightFactory LF50

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 13, 2010

Cooper Controls' LightFactory LF50 is an entry-level version of the PC based lighting controller Light Factory priced with beginner users in mind.

 

The full-priced software is already used by some 3,500 licencees worldwide, and the lower-cost pricing structure of the LF50 is expected to broaden the software's appeal, particularly among educational establishments and smaller venues.

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Litepanels Sola LED Fresnels

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• April 13, 2010
Litepanels' daylight-balanced Sola series offers beam control of 70° to 10° and single-shadow properties inherent in a Fresnel light, but with an LED light source, use just a fraction of the power of conventional fixtures. Read More...

“Die Patienten” Synchs Video with Live Action

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• April 13, 2010
ZURICH, Switzerland - In comedy, timing is everything, and for Swiss entertainer Marco Rima's Die Patienten to succeed, the crew needed to accurately synchronize video projection on three independently-revolving walls. Technology from coolux helped keep the insanity onstage, where it belonged. Read More...

W-DMX Previews Generation 4 at Light + Building

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 13, 2010
FRANKFURT, Germany - Wireless Solution Sweden AB, which participated in ProLight + Sound, headed back to Frankfurt again recently to demonstrate its new W-DMX G4 line at Light + Building, the international trade fair for architecture and technology, which took place from April 11-15. Read More...

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