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The Barbizon team at 24 Hours of Booty

Barbizon Charlotte Helps Raise Funds for Cancer Research with 24 Hours of Booty

PLSN Staff •
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• August 25, 2011

CHARLOTTE, NC — For the sixth year, Barbizon Lighting Company’s Charlotte location participated in 24 Hours of Booty – an all-abilities, 24-hour bicycle fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and local cancer organizations.

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Sapsis Rigging Hired for Cruise Ship Safety Inspections

PLSN Staff •
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• August 13, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd. hired Sapsis Rigging to conduct safety inspections on all of its Royal Caribbean International and Azamara Club Cruises ships — more than two dozen ships in all. Read More...

David Howard Mann, Owner of Jumbo Screen Co. Inc., Dies in LED Screen Accident

PLSN Staff •
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• August 13, 2011

SANTA BARBARA, CA — David Howard Mann, 49, the owner of Jumbo Screen Co. Inc., died Aug. 8 after a large LED video display that was being dismantled following its use at a weekend rodeo at Earl Warren Show Grounds toppled on top of him. Emergency responders gave Mann CPR and rushed him to a nearby hospital before he succumbed to his injuries.

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CPL videowall for Audi

CPL Builds Largest Temporary Christie MicroTile Wall in Europe

PLSN Staff •
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• August 9, 2011

SUSSEX, U.K. — At the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) provided a video wall from Christie MicroTiles measuring 12.25 meters wide and 2.754 meters high, using 270 MicroTiles. The display, the largest yet to be built for temporary use in Europe, was for the Audi stand at the event’s indoor exhibition pavilion area at the Goodwood House in Sussex.

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XL Video Group Holdings Gets 19 Million Euro Investment from Gimv-XL

PLSN Staff •
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• August 8, 2011

LONDON — Gimv-XL has become a major new shareholder in the XL Video Group with an investment valued at 19 million Euros. XL Video Group includes XL's global video rental enterprises and also its LED and product design and manufacturing arm, XL Technologies.

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Syx/Yes tour photo by Jason Powell

Styx/Yes Tour with Elation EPV15 Flex LED Panels from Pete’s Big TVs

PLSN Staff •
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• August 8, 2011

LOS ANGELES — The 22-city Styx/Yes Progressive U.S. Tour included a 12.5-48 foot high-resolution LED screen made up of 230 Elation EPV15 flex LED panels supplied by Pete’s Big TVs. Pete’s Big TVs has purchased 600 panels to add to its rental inventory. Read More...

Tweet Bubbles at TEDxHamburg

TEDxHamburg Uses Martin LED Panels to Display Tweet Bubbles

PLSN Staff •
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• August 8, 2011

HAMBURG, Germany — Martin LC Series LED panels were used to visually present Twitter tweets as “tweet bubbles,” part of a multi-media installation at TEDxHamburg in late May. The event, part of the TED nonprofit organization’s “Ideas Worth Spreading” public speaking program, took place at Curio House in Hamburg under the theme, “Realities Rebuilt.” About 22 square meters of LC Series LED panels were installed in the ceiling of the conference space and used to display live data from the global Twitter network related to TEDxHambug. Read More...

Scott Murray and Dan Beebe

GoVision Provides Video Backdrop for Big 12 Media Days

PLSN Staff •
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• July 30, 2011

DALLAS — GoVision provided a 12 by 20.5 foot Barco I6 high resolution LED screen as a backdrop for the Big 12 Football Media Days media days, held July 25-26 at the Westin Galleria. Coaches, players and the soon-to-be-launched Longhorn Network (LHN) all took turns in the media spotlight.

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The CW Upfront for The Vampire Diaries

WorldStage Serves Up Immersive Visuals for Upfront for The CW Network

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• July 21, 2011

NEW YORK — Valencia Production Partners (VPP) produced the high-energy 2011/2012 upfront for youth-oriented network The CW with support from WorldStage companies Video Applications, Inc. and Scharff Weisberg Inc. VPP, which has staged upfronts for The CW since its debut seven years ago, moved the venue to the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center where the young actors associated with the network’s returning and new primetime series were joined by immersive visuals.

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Reagan Library Discovery Center

Air Force One Discovery Center at the Reagan Library Teaches Kids with Assist from Alcorn McBride

PLSN Staff •
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• July 21, 2011

SIMI VALLEY, CA — Curtis Kelly of Delicate Sales worked with Reagan Library director of education Mira Cohen on the AV incorporated into the Air Force One Discovery Center, using AV gear from Alcorn McBride to give middle school students a taste of what Presidential decision-making process is like. Read More...

MTV Movie Awards

High Resolution Systems and Stimulated, Inc. Collaborate on 2011 MTV Movie Awards

PLSN Staff •
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• July 18, 2011

LOS ANGELES — High Resolution Systems LLC worked with Robb Wagner of Burbank’s Stimulated, Inc. on a new way to feed content to the big screens at the recent 2011 MTV Movie Awards live telecast. Read More...

AV Concepts Liquid Scenic at CEMA Summit 2011

AV Concepts Liquid Scenic Technology Transforms Venue at CEMA Summit 2011

PLSN Staff •
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• July 17, 2011

CARLSBAD, CA — The Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) Summit 2011 featured AV Concepts’ Liquid Scenic live event technology, which brings scenery to life through a process of HD projection. Read More...

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