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Stage Research Video 101 Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

Stage Research’s Video 101 Manager has been upgraded to let the producer/stage technician route live video as an input. It allows the end-user mix and blend live, and/or canned, motion over dance, musical performance, theatre, or corporate podium/panel presentations. It can play most video formats including MPG, AVI or WMV and route video to any output on a computer. The SFX extension is free to all current SFX 6.x users and will also allow Video Manager to be located on the same computer as SFX or anywhere on the network. Control options include Seek, Stop and Play.


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Vaddio PreView HD Monitors

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

Vaddio’s new PreView™ HD Dual 7.0 and PreView HD Triple 5.0 LCD Rack Mount Monitors are 16:9 aspect ratio LCD screens backlit by LEDs. Inputs include component, composite, S-video, and a VGA input with a variety of resolutions up to SXGA. Both the Dual 7.0 and Triple 5.0 have 1.2 megapixel screens. The PreView HD Dual 7.0 features two 7-inch (17.78 cm) hi-def LCD monitors, while the PreView HD Triple 5.0 features three 5-inch (12.7 cm) hi-def monitors. An internal menu is included to adjust brightness, contrast, color, tint, sharpness and several other options. Tally lights connections are provided.


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Altinex CP451-008 Wireless Touchscreen Controller

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 13, 2009

The new CP451-008 Wireless Touchscreen Controller from Altinex is designed for many applications including multimedia control systems, general computing and real-time data terminals. It runs an embedded Windows XP operating system and senses touch from a finger, stylus, pen, pencil, gloved finger, or other tool. It can run on battery power and control devices over a WLAN (wireless local area network). It includes sample applications for communicating with devices over a WLAN and custom subroutines to control many devices. AVSnap AV system integration tool comes pre-installed and the unit supports Bluetooth. The Bluetooth module is compatible with most peripheral devices.

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European Reorganization Creates Martin EMEA

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional A/S is reorganizing its European sales subsidiaries with the creation of a regional sales organization, Martin EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), which will be based at Martin’s headquarter office. Read More...

Anolis LEDs Light Water Feature for Vertical Village

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 13, 2009
SYDNEY — Anolis ArcSource 6 RCWB LED underwater fixtures are illuminating a water sculpture located at Regent Place, the “vertical village” designed by U.K.-based Foster & Partners. Regent Place consists of two towers rising above a five-story sandstone podium that features retail, commercial and leisure spaces. Above the 5,400-square-meter, three-level shopping center, the development includes 657 apartments. Read More...

Church Gets Subtle Color Changes with Wybron Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO —Wybron’s Nexera color-mixing luminaires have been used to enhance worship services at Woodmen Valley Chapel, a 6,000-member church, with 10 Nexeras, in both profile and wash models, painting the back of the church stage, including the fabric draped on either side of the main projection screen. Read More...

GoVision’s GoBigger at Bud Bowl ’09

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2009
TAMPA, FL — Super Bowl XLIII gave an extra boost of energy to this year’s celebrations, including Bud Bowl ’09, where Keller, Texas-based GoVision LP’s “GoBigger” HD mobile LED unit tackled the challenge of giving 20,000-plus revelers a better view of performances by Snoop Dogg, Three Doors Down and other acts. Read More...

Litepanels Names Rubin Director of Sales

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2009
VAN NUYS, CA — Litepanels, Inc., a Vitec Group company, named Barry Rubin director of worldwide sales. Rubin has 30 years of experience in the broadcast technology industry. Prior to Litepanels he served in sales and marketing for companies including Ikegami, Philips Broadcast, IDX and Schneider Optics. Read More...

WOW-Vision Extends Reach to Pro AV Market

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 13, 2009
SINGAPORE —WOW-Vision, a wireless presentation software company, has opened up a sales and marketing office to cover Asia, Europe and the U.S. The company designs and manufactures proVEOS and eduVEOS for the pro AV market. Read More...

Zero88 Fat Frogs Used for Inauguration

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC — Despite sub-freezing temperatures, 11 Fat Frogs showed up along with more than a million people for President Obama’s inauguration. Christie Lites, which had also supplied lighting fixtures for Obama’s election speech last November, was using the Zero88 controllers to light the National Mall, in partnership with the event’s producer, C3 Presents. Read More...

Martin EvenLEDs Used for Stage, Trade Shows

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 13, 2009
BERLIN — White Light supplied its first EvenLED units to the U.K. tour of Mary Poppins in mid-2008, and the system has subsequently been adopted by other shows including the London production of the musical Oliver! But the cyc lighting system is also helping designers meet challenges outside the theatre as well. Read More...

PRG’s Curry Grant Named VP, Concert Touring

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Production Resource Group, LLC (PRG) has named Curry Grant as vice president, Concert Touring. Grant joined PRG in 2004 when the company merged with Vari-Lite Production Services (VLPS). Read More...

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