Projection Connection News

Illuminata

Projection Studio Revisits Caerphilly Castle with Illuminata Show

PLSN Staff •
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• December 30, 2011

LONDON - Projection artist Ross Ashton of The Projection Studio was invited back for the second year to Caerphilly Castle in Wales to recreate his "Illuminata" digital art son et Lumière. Ashton’s projected display onto the facade of the historical monument featured images from the history of the castle, accompanied by a special soundtrack by Karen Monid.

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Launch

Electrosonic Helps Convey Excitement of Lunar Launch at Apollo/Saturn V Center

PLSN Staff •
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• December 28, 2011

LOS ANGELES - Visitors to Orlando’s Apollo/Saturn V Center get an inside look at what it was like to be part of the Apollo firing room during the Dec. 21, 1968 countdown of the first manned vehicle to orbit the moon. Electrosonic was contracted by executive producer MAYAD (My Design Inc.) of Orlando, FL, to design the show control and AV equipment installation, integrate show systems between the control room and the supplied lighting and effects systems, and program all new and existing show components. The sight and sound simulation even extend to the benches, which give the audience a special “butt-shaker” effect for the blast off.
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Gates Planetarium

Projectiondesign Makes Stars Twinkle Longer at Planetarium

PLSN Staff •
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• December 28, 2011

Fredrikstad, NORWAY – The stars twinkle longer at the Gates Planetarium, thanks to an installation from Norwegian manufacturer projectiondesign. The planetarium, part of the Denver Museum of Science and Nature, has installed six of projectiondesign's F32 series DLP projectors as part of an upgrade. Their previous 11-projector setup proved unreliable and resulted in a high cost of ownership, and the new equipment provides a solution.
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Donny & Marie Christmas Show

Pete’s Big TVs on Donny & Marie’s Christmas Tour

PLSN Staff •
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• December 15, 2011

NEW CASTLE, DE - Pete’s Big TVs is providing LED screens, HD cameras and video crew for Donny & Marie Osmond’s touring Christmas Shows in Detroit and now in Chicago through Dec. 24. The Broadway-style revue, under Show Director Michael Barnard, features a mix of holiday songs, Broadway show tunes and career hits. The scenic elements include the LED screens which serve as the backdrop to display a family album of photos and filmed career highlights throughout the show.

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Church History Museum

Christie MicroTiles Draw Visitors to Church History Museum

PLSN Staff •
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• December 14, 2011

CYPRESS, CA - Christie MicroTiles are the first thing visitors see when going into the Church History Museum in downtown Salt Lake City, UT. In the lobby, in an array 12 units wide by six units high, the array shows two displays simultaneously -  highlighting history and showing scenes of future exhibits. The MicroTiles are serving their purpose of drawing in visitors and guiding them through the exhibit.

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Electrosonic Launches Website for Projector Lamp Sources

PLSN Staff •
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• December 12, 2011

LOS ANGELES – Electrosonic has launched a new website - www.ElectrosonicLamps.com - as a convenient source for purchasing OEM projector lamps as well as cost-effective replacement lamps from major projector manufacturers. Free recycling is offered at no cost.
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Durham Cathedral

Projection Studio, White Light for Durham’s Crown of Light

PLSN Staff •
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• December 6, 2011

DURHAM, UK - Lumière 2011 features the work of dozens of artists, lighting designers and community groups in 35 installations, bringing a “sparkle of magic” to the medieval city of Durham. The highlight was Crown of Light, a son-et-lumière that uses the architecture of Durham Cathedral as its canvas. Created by projection artist Ross Ashton, Crown of Light
involved a team of specialists including The Projection Studio and White Light Ltd.

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Legoland

Martin Dresses Up Legoland for Halloween Fun

PLSN Staff •
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• December 5, 2011

AARHUS, Denmark - For October’s Halloween activities at Legoland in Billund, Denmark, the park outfitted its King’s Castle in Halloween-themed colors and graphics, including animated images from LED-based Martin Professional Exterior 400 Image Projectors. Images of ghosts, skeletons, bats and more decorated the haunt.

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Fashion Week

Coolux Works the Catwalk for Centro Fashion Week

PLSN Staff •
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• December 1, 2011

COLOGNE, Germany - A coolux Pandoras Box Server Pro played more than 460 movie clips on the curved LED catwalk for the Centro Fashion Week in Oberhausen, Germany. Five K Managing Director Werner Kokott integrated the large number of media files, including those he created, with the theme of autumn and winter imagery.
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Participants in coolux Expert Warping Training

Coolux Teaches Warping Skills for AV Pros

PLSN Staff •
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• November 28, 2011

COLOGNE, Germany - Coolux hosted its first Expert Warping Training class Nov. 21-24 at its headquarters for an international group of AV industry professionals. Warping involves the process of mapping content to non-flat surfaces so that the image does not appear to be distorted.

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Dolphin Tales

Dolphins Make Splash at Georgia Aquarium with Electrosonic

PLSN Staff •
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• November 22, 2011

BURBANK, CA – Dolphins are making a big splash in a theatrical show at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.  Electrosonic played a major role designing, supplying and installing all the audio and video equipment the show required.  In addition, Electrosonic's Design Consulting team took on the production’s complex AV and show control systems design. LD David Agress was also on the project.
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Yo Gabba Gabba! Live

Pete’s Big TVs on Yo Gabba Gabba Live Tour

PLSN Staff •
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• November 16, 2011

NEW CASTLE, DE - The family entertainment tour, “Yo Gabba Gabba! Live - It’s Time to Dance,”  is taking kids' shows up a notch production-wise. Pete’s Big TVs is providing various LED video panels making up the set of the show, produced by S2BN Entertainment - the same entity producing the Broadway musical, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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