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Christie Featured 30 Products in 12 Zones at InfoComm

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• June 17, 2011

ORLANDO, FL — Highlighting visual technologies that ranged from projection mapping, 4K, 3D and impact walls, Christie set a company record for InfoComm exhibit floor space this year. Products featured at the booth and InfoComm’s 3D Pavilion included projectors, displays, video processors, yoke systems and software solutions, targeting entertainment, government and academic uses. Read More...

Mayday photo by Ralph Larmann

Mayday 2011 Adds LED Flash with GLP Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
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• June 17, 2011

DORTMUND, Germany — Held since 1997 at Dortmund’s Westfalenhallen, and marking 20 years since it was founded in 1991, the indoor rave, Mayday, drew crowds to its “Arena” section in hall 1 for trance and softer music, while its “Empire” section in hall 3 attracted fans of harder-driving techno and electro music. Both areas were lit with LED fixtures from GLP.

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FOR-A HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E Digital Video Switcher

Panama’s TVN Upgrades with FOR-A HVS-350HS and HVS-300HS Switchers

PLSN Staff •
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• June 16, 2011

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Televisora Nacional, S.A. (TVN) is using FOR-A’s HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E digital video switcher and HVS-300HS HD/SD portable video switcher for its programming, which includes news, soap operas, movies, talk shows, and variety shows.

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Celebrity Apprentice finale

Trump Rehires Pete’s Big TVs for “Celebrity Apprentice” Finale

PLSN Staff •
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• June 14, 2011

NEW YORK — Donald Trump was stumped. Marlee Matlin and John Rich were neck-and-neck in charity fund-raising and both were exemplary apprentices. But only one could be hired. However, when it came to the production crew to air this live NBC broadcast, there was no contest: Pete’s Big TVs was hired once again for the May 22 in the final live broadcast.

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Tinie Tempah UK Tour

Tinie Tempah Makes Big Impact with Martin EC-20 LED Screen

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• June 7, 2011

 

Tinie Tempah UK Tour

UK - “A video screen doesn't need to be any more complicated than lighting fixtures. Yet time and time again I find other systems insanely complex.” So stated Tinie Tempah Lighting Director Dave Cohen who recently made a big impact using Martin Professional’s user-friendly EC-20 LED panels as a backdrop video wall on Brit Award winner Tinie Tempah’s latest UK Tour.

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Roland Sponsors North American AV Showcase Tour

PLSN Staff •
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• June 6, 2011

BELLINGHAM, WA — Roland Systems Group (RSG) is sponsoring a North American Audio Visual Showcase Tour from June through August. The tour will visit more than 25 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, for anyone looking for more information about Roland products.

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Rockefeller Center Attraction Gets AV Support from Alcorn McBride

PLSN Staff •
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• May 27, 2011

NEW YORK — Rockefeller Center’s renovated 70-story-high Top of the Rock tour for sightseers has been upgraded, with AV integrator Technomedia Solutions, LCC using Alcorn McBride Digital Binloop HD systems to deliver HD visuals as part of the attraction’s Beam Walk, Triple HD Theater presentation and Summit Shuttle elevator ride.

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David Guetta tours U.K. with XL Video

David Guetta U.K. Tour Gets Assist from XL Video

PLSN Staff •
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• May 26, 2011

LONDON — XL Video supplied 119 panels of Pixled F-30 LED screen - totalling 114 square meters of surface area, plus crew for DJ David Guetta's recent U.K. tour, his first carrying a full technical production.

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CBS Upfront for Two and a Half Men, photo by Matt Ellar

Pete’s Big TVs Adds Visual Boost to CBS Upfront

PLSN Staff •
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• May 25, 2011

NEW YORK — How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Pete’s Big TVs/Performance Video got there recently because they’ve had lots of practice doing TV upfronts — TV network presentations of the upcoming fall season of shows. Upfronts give advertisers the chance to pledge their ad support ahead of time, and the media gets a preview of what’s premiering in the new season.

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TED2011

TED Conference Gets Visual Assist from Mode Studios, DannyO Video

PLSN Staff •
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• May 23, 2011

LONG BEACH, CA – For TED2011 (Technology Entertainment and Design) conferences held recently in Long Beach and Palm Springs, CA, and Bob Bonniol, principal creative director of Seattle’s MODE Studios, was tasked with providing a visual assist for the main sessions and several social spaces.

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Christie and Flexible Picture Systems Announce Flexible Partner Program

PLSN Staff •
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• May 21, 2011

TORONTO, ON — Christie and Flexible Picture Systems (FPS) announced their Flexible Partner Program, which offers Christie dealers the opportunity to combine the geometry correction and edge blending of the Image AnyPlace-200 stand-alone scaler product with Christie’s 1-chip DLP and LCD projectors.

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Freestyle Productions Buys Daktronics Gear

Freestyle Productions Adds Daktronics Portable LED Video Gear to Rental Inventory

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• May 21, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS — Freestyle Productions, a Daktronics rental partner, has added modular PST-12HD panels to their rental inventory. “The Freestyle team is excited about the versatility and ease of use of the new PST panels,” said Dale Kivimaki, Freestyle Productions owner. “With the ability to setup different display sizes in nearly any outdoor setting — including direct sunlight and other elements — we are increasing our client base with this new inventory.”

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