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Foo Fighters tour with support from Chaos Visual Productions

Foo Fighters Touring with Custom HD Video Elements

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• July 13, 2011

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. — Chaos Visual Productions is providing new video elements for the Foo Fighters’ 2011 Wasting Light tour, working with John Cutcliffe of SAM Entertainment, Eric Pearce of SGPS and the designs of Dan Hadley on a multifaceted production managed by Joe Beebe. The collaboration includes custom pods of high-resolution 8mm WinVision along with a custom stage using 18mm video elements.
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XL Video Lights Glasto Pyramid Stage 2011

Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage Gets Mapped Projection from XL Video

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• July 11, 2011

GLASTONBURY, U.K. — A specialist team from XL Video was dispatched to the 2011 Glastonbury Festival to coordinate the first ever “mapped projection” onto three sides of the Pyramid Stage structure. The visual spectacular took place while Coldplay performed their latest release, "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall" as the finale to their Saturday night headline set. Read More...

Alcorn McBride Helps Give Kids The World Village

Alcorn McBride Helps Give Kids The World Village

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

ORLANDO — Alcorn McBride Digital Binloop HD and Video Binloop systems are helping to make a visit to Give Kids The World Village a memorable experience for children and their families. Give Kids The World Village is a 70-acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort located near Central Florida’s most famous attractions. Children with life-threatening illnesses and their families are treated to weeklong, no cost, fantasy vacations at the village. Read More...

The new video wall for the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies

NEC Video Wall Gives The Fabulous Palm Spring Follies A Little Extra Kick

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• July 6, 2011

The new video wall for the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies

PALM SPRINGS, CA— As a vaudeville-styled musical revue reminiscent of classic Las Vegas showrooms, The Fabulous Palm Spring Follies had always relied upon true-to-the-era curtains and static billboards that could be rolled on and off stage.

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Electrosonic Designs and Installs New AV Systems for Berth 93 at the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center

Electrosonic Designs and Installs New AV Systems for Berth 93 at the Port of Los Angeles

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• June 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES – As part of a multi-million dollar renovation of the World Cruise Center at the Port of Los Angeles, Electrosonic has designed a new audio, video and show control system, crafted digital signage, created a kids-friendly videowall and installed a zoned sound and paging system.

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Trans-Lux Board Approves Comprehensive Restructuring Package

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• June 27, 2011

NORWALK, CT – Trans-Lux Corporation, a supplier of LED technology for digital signage and lighting applications including TL Vision LED large screen systems, TL InfoVision LED digital displays, Fair-Play data walls and scoreboard systems and TL Energy LED lighting solutions, announced plans for a major financial restructuring and recapitalization of the company.

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Harkness Sets Record with 27-by-11-Meter 3D Screen in Paris

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• June 23, 2011

PARIS — Harkness Screens recently established a Guinness world record when it supplied the world’s largest 3D screen for a special viewing of the hit film Rio at Le Grand Palais in Paris. Harkness’ Spectral 240 3D silver surface was the screen chosen for the event.

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GoVision GoBig mobile unit

GoVision Mobile HD Video Joins Dallas Mavericks Along Championship Parade Route

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• June 20, 2011

DALLAS — GoVision supported the NBA championship-winning Dallas Mavericks’ June 16 victory parade with HD video displays including its 19-by-33-foot GoBigger unit and a 9-by-16-foot GoBig unit stationed at fixed locations and a GoBig mobile unit riding along the parade route itself, showing footage of the Maverick’s championship run. Read More...

Tropicana Las Vegas large-scale projection

Tropicana Las Vegas Projection Created with Hippotizer Gear

PLSN Staff •
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• June 17, 2011

LAS VEGAS — It’s not easy to stand out in the night skyline of Las Vegas, but the Tropicana is turning heads nightly with an ongoing 3D video projection on the exterior of the building. The projection was designed and installed by LD Systems of Houston using Hippotizer media servers, Barco 20K projectors and 3D media content provided by Texas Video & Post, with 2D content by SKG Advertising of Las Vegas.

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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 •
  • Projection Connection News
• 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 •
  • Projection Connection News
• 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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