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CBN Studio in Virginia Beach, VA

CBN TV Studios Gets Upgrades

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• May 5, 2011

 

CNB Studio in Virginia Beach, VA

 

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - One of the longest-running programs in broadcast history, CBN’s The 700 Club, had been using an analog lighting system for much of its run -- the last 30 of 45 on-air years. The show, which is accessible to 1.5 billion people around the world and airs weekdays, was due for a technical overhaul from lighting fixtures to control. Their new future-proofed system includes a hybrid lighting rig of ETC Selador LED luminaires and conventional fixtures controlled by an ETCNet3 network with an Eos system at the front. It was recently installed with the help of ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) and 4Wall Entertainment and without interrupting the live schedule.

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Replica of 1980 Pink Floyd Set Serves as Projection Surface for Roger Waters Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• April 14, 2011
LAS VEGAS - The design team for Roger Waters' The Wall Live tour meticulously replicated the touring set used by Pink Floyd in 1980. But the 30+-year-old set design gets a significant visual update from an arsenal of 21st century projection and lighting gear. Read More...

“Austria’s Next Topmodel” Relies on coolux Pandoras Box for Visual Support

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• April 14, 2011

VIENNA - The final show for the third season of Austria's version of the Next Topmodel TV show, produced at the Millenium Event Center in Vienna, made use of coolux Pandoras Box technology and Panasonic projectors. Four fashion model finalists were judged during the show, with a variety of accompanying visual content projected onto the studio set pieces. Six Pandoras Box Server PRO and one Pandoras Box Player PRO used for edge-blending, with a Compulite Vector used for lighting control.

 

 

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Intel ISMC Gets Video Support from VAI, Scharff Weisberg

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• April 14, 2011
ANAHEIM, CA - For Intel's recent International Sales & Marketing Conference (ISMC) at the Anaheim Convention Center, Pedersen Media Group tapped WorldStage companies Video Applications Inc. (VAI) and Scharff Weisberg for AV support. Close to 4,000 Intel sales and marketing staff from around the world attended the annual four-day event. Read More...

Boston Light &Sound Gets Film Festival Assist from Alcorn McBride DVM 8400/HD

PLSN Staff •
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• April 14, 2011
BOSTON - Boston Light & Sound, which supports numerous film festivals including The Doha Tribeca Film Festival, The Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and The Traverse City Film Festival, had "been looking for a device that could be encoded for screen washes, sponsor tags and trailers" for years, according to company president Chapin Cutler, who also serves as technical director of the Sundance Film Festival. Read More...

Pete’s Big TVs Project the Past at TV Land Awards

PLSN Staff •
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• April 13, 2011
NEW YORK - The ninth annual TV Land Awards 2011, taped at Jacob Javits Center April 10 for 90-minute telecast on the TV Land network April 17, relied upon Pete's Big TVs for projections linked to the careers of the event's honorees. Read More...

Loss of $1 Million Video Wall on John Mayer Tour Covered by Specialty Insurance

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• April 7, 2011
BURBANK, CA - Chaos Visual Productions provided video support for 10 touring productions last summer. One of the largest, the John Mayer Battle Studies Tour, traveled with a 50-by-20-foot LED video wall comprised of 45 Martin LC 2140 panels, designed for indoor use. The tour performed 122 shows in 331 days in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  For a late July performance, Chaos set up the wall in an outdoor venue. Although the weather had been clear and sunny, it suddenly turned, and a monsoon-like squall swept through, completely destroying the video wall. Read More...

JM Rental Provides 60-Meter-Wide LED Display at IDEX Opening Ceremony

PLSN Staff •
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• April 6, 2011
ABU DHABI, UAE - JM Rental Ltd. provided LED displays for IDEX 2011, a major defense and security related event held in late February. Working with Showtec Communications PTE LTD for RedFilo Event LLC, JM Rental provided 696 panels of Lighthouse Technologies 7 mm visual pitch R7-ER as a backdrop for the daytime opening ceremony for the 10th annual event, which was attended by more than 1,000 VIPs including Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE. Read More...

New World Center Wallcasts Bring Classical Music Outdoors

PLSN Staff •
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• March 24, 2011
MIAMI BEACH, FL - The $160 million Frank Gehry-designed New World Center is offering simulcast Wallcast projections of symphonic performances outside the building as part of its mission to bring classical music performances to a broader audience, with an assist from coolux media servers. Read More...

Digital Projection Sponsors InfoComm Education Events

PLSN Staff •
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• March 23, 2011
ATLANTA, GA - Digital Projection International (DPI) will be the display products sponsor for InfoComm's 12 Regional Roundtables to be held in 2011. Free to InfoComm members, the Roundtables provide manufacturers' training sessions as well as peer discussions on issues impacting the industry. Read More...

Vista Spyder X20 Provides Image Processing for Corporate Events

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• March 23, 2011
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD and ORLANDO, FL - Freelance Technical Services used the Vista Spyder X20-1608 to manage video processing for Capa Productions, producing the DaVita national meeting in National Harbor, Md., and Elite Business Productions, producing the Siemens Healthcare Leadership & Sales Conference in Orlando. Read More...

Gateway Church Campuses Equipped with Riedel MediorNet, Artist Systems

PLSN Staff •
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• March 22, 2011
SOUTHLAKE, TX - Systems integrator Beck Associates provided a MediorNet fiber network backbone and an Artist digital matrix intercom from Riedel Communications for Gateway Church, creating a fiber-based, real-time network for 3G/HD-SDI video, audio, data and communications for the church's three separate campuses. Read More...

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