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Polish Trade Fair Brightens with Lighting Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 17, 2008
KRAKOW, Poland — It may be called the Music Media Show, but along with audio systems, lighting gear is figuring prominently in this Polish trade fair. A case in point was the booth for Robe’s Polish distributor, Prolight. The 200 square-meter booth was host to Robe’s “The Future is Digital” international roadshow. Read More...

J. R. Clancy Restructures Web Site

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 17, 2008
SYRACUSE, NY —  J. R. Clancy, Inc. updated its Web site at www.jrclancy.com to make it easier for architects, dealers, theatre consultants and other end-users to find the information they need as they plan their rigging for a variety of performance spaces and venues. Read More...

Hippotizer Announces New Software Release

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2008
Hippotizer said its V3 software release 3.0.12 is now available.  James Ross Heron, Green Hippo director, called the new version “the most mature and well rounded update for Hippotizer we have ever released.  The new features and functionality equate to adding several new products, in addition to over 180 distinct improvements and upgrades.” Read More...

CSL Hosts Webinar on Converging Technologies

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2008

NORTH CREEK, NY — Creative Stage Lighting will host a Webinar titled “Converging Technologies: Digital Lighting, Video, and LED” on Oct. 30, 2008. The Webinar, the second in CSL's Webinar series, will focus on the merging of video, lighting and LED technology in the entertainment production industry.

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Martin MAC III Added to James Blunt Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 16, 2008
LONDON — Paul Normandale of Lite Alternative, the U.K. based lighting production company that is supplying James Blunt’s All the Lost Souls tour, is putting seven of Martin Professional’s new MAC III Profiles through their paces. Read More...

ESTA Posts Five Draft Standards for Review

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2008
NEW YORK — ESTA has added three Fog & Smoke Working Group draft standards, for public review through Dec. 15, to the two Control Protocols Working Group draft standards already posted on its Web site, which are offered for review through Nov. 24. Read More...

LEDs Used for MoMA’s Cellophane House

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2008
NEW YORK — The five-story Cellophane House, part of Home Delivery, Fabricating the Modern Dwelling exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, is using an all-LED lighting installation from Philips and Arup Lighting that consumes 1.3 watts of energy per square foot, compared with the average house which uses between 1.7 to 2.3 watts per square foot. Read More...

Moving Lights, LEDs for the Oval Office

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2008
GREEN BAY, WI — With a name synonymous with dignity — most of the time, anyway — the Oval Office doesn’t appear to be content with being known as just another strip joint for cheeseheads. The 15,000 square-foot gentlemen’s club is also seeking a “no expense spared” look with Robe moving lights and Anolis LEDs supplied by Sound Stage Systems. Read More...

Neis Named Barbizon Marketing Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 15, 2008
GOLDEN, CO — Barbizon Lighting Company said Tobin Neis has assumed the role of marketing manager, taking over for Traci Lacey, who will be working part-time for the marketing team as a marketing project coordinator.  Neis, a part of the organization for over 12 years, was responsible for starting up the company’s Chicago office, and is now based in Lawrence, Kansas. Read More...

Creative Stage Lighting Launches CSLstore.com

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 15, 2008
NORTH CREEK, NY — Creative Stage Lighting has launched CSLstore.com, a wholesale lighting web store. Dealers and clients can place orders, search and browse products, check order status, save products and supplies to a “favorites” list and more. CSL dealers can also review their account status and purchase history. Read More...

Electrosonic Names Shakra Marketing Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 15, 2008
BURBANK — Ramzi Shakra has recently joined Electrosonic Inc. as senior marketing manager.  He will be in charge of the company’s marketing efforts in the U.S. and support Electrosonic Group worldwide. He was formerly marketing director of Doremi Labs. Read More...

InfoComm Asia 2008

PLSN Staff •
  • Upcoming Events
• October 15, 2008
Nov. 19-21, 2008Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition CentreHong Kong, Chinawww.infocomm-asia.com Read More...

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