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PCE Touts “The Wall” with Elation EVLED Video Screen Demo

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 31, 2009
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA — Pacific Coast Entertainment (PCE) invited clients and prospective customers to attend an open house to view Elation Professional’s EVLED 1024SMD 20mm LED video panels, and about 200 people attended. One of PCE's goal was to show that LED screens are more affordable than many potential customers might think. Read More...

Cooper Controls, Electronic Diversified, LLC in Technology and Marketing Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 29, 2009
PEACHTREE CITY, GA — Cooper Controls Ltd., a subsidiary of Cooper Industries, Ltd.  has entered into a technology and marketing agreement with Electronics Diversified, LLC (EDI).  Full terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Read More...

Element Labs Cobra LED Screen Turns Heads at City of Dreams in Macau

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 29, 2009
MACAU — A 45-meter-high, circular-shaped Element Labs Cobra 16 LED display turned heads during the opening event for the City of Dreams resort. It was used to display the opening show and activities, which were simulcast onto the 250-square-meter LED display.  Read More...

Arizona Church Uses Echolab Overture System for Interactive Worship Services at Two Sites

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 29, 2009
PHOENIX — Calvary Community Church in Phoenix is using an Echolab Overture2 production system to support live, interactive worship services between two facilities eight miles apart. The Overture switcher has been installed in the production control room of the recently completed Northwest Campus located in a renovated movie theatre in Glendale, Ariz. The church’s main facility is located in north Phoenix. Read More...

Barco/HES Add Layers of Looks to Crystal Method’s Layers of Sound

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 29, 2009
SACRAMENTO — To visually match the music created by two DJs, or “electro-pioneers” who compose layers of sound for The Crystal Method’s Divided By Night tour, LD Lawrence “Loz” Upton sought to create layers of lighting using a combination of LED and digital gear from Barco and High End Systems. Read More...

Vans Warped Tour Coming Soon to a Cinema Near You

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 29, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Punk rockers hoping to catch the 15th anniversary celebration of the Vans Warped Tour won’t have to travel to the Nokia Theater to catch 3OH!3, The Aggrolites, All-American Rejects, Bad Religion, blink-182, The Decaydance All Stars, Ice T, Katy Perry, NoFX, Ozomatli, Pennywise, Rise Against and Underoath at the venue. Read More...

Analog Way Names Adrien Corso CEO

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 28, 2009
PARIS — Analog Way, recently named Adrien Corso as Chief Executive Officer. Corso will lead the overall management of Analog Way group, including the subsidiaries in the U.S. and Asia. Prior to joining Analog Way, Adrien Corso worked several years in the electronic industry for a leading scale manufacturer. Read More...

City Theatrical SHoW DMX Used for U2 Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 27, 2009
BARCELONA, Spain — The visual experience that U2 designers Mark Fisher and Willie Williams have come up with for the band’s 360º tour this summer includes a 50-meter-high claw-shaped set, a funnel-shaped transformable video screen, a motion control system designed and supplied by Kinesys, 196 PRG Bad Boys and wireless DMX to the far corners of the stadium achieved with City Theatrical’s SHoW DMX. Read More...

Yanni Voices Tours with grandMA Consoles

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 27, 2009

 
LOS ANGELES — When Yanni Voices began its 51-city tour of the U.S. and Canada last spring, the production crew used a pair of grandMA2 consoles to coordinate the lighting and visuals that gave the audiences glimpses of even farther-flung destinations, from the Taj Mahal to African landscapes and the Great Wall of China.
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Champelli to Join ZFX as General Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, KY—ZFX Flying Effects has hired Joe Champelli as General Manager. Champelli will head up operations and lead the development and implementation of new technology and products. Read More...

Techno-Jib Rentals Opens in Southern California

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 24, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Techno-Jib Rentals opened its doors in Southern California. It has been outfitted to supply Techno-Jib telescoping jib arms and related equipment. Read More...

Premier Mounts Names Dodson President

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 24, 2009
ANAHEIM, CA — Premier Mounts has named Lee Dodson, a 25-year veteran of the professional AV industry, as its next president, starting Sept. 1, 2009. Read More...
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