Projection Connection News

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

PLSN Staff •
  • Projection Connection News
• 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

PLSN Staff •
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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...

Northside Christian Church

Northside Christian Church Finds Vista Spyder a Good Fit

PLSN Staff •
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• July 15, 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN – Northside Christian Church has grown from providing services in the basement of a house to services for up to 6,000 worshippers every weekend. And although its AV capabilities had grown as well, the church needed gear that was a better fit with the non-technical people who were operating it. Read More...

Active Production and Design Elation EVLED 1024 SMD Panels

Active Production Touts LED Wall Options with its 80 Elation EVLED 1024 SMD Panels

PLSN Staff •
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• July 15, 2011

ATLANTA — Active Production and Design, Inc., which recently added LED video screen rentals to its AV, lighting, special effects, staging and set design services, didn’t just tiptoe into the market. With its recent purchase of 80 of the 2’2” square EVLED 1024SMD 20mm LED panels from Elation Professional, the company is declaring that it can now put together a peach of a display — “the largest LED wall in Georgia,” if needed — for corporate clients, who make up 70 percent of the company’s business. Read More...

Foo Fighters tour with support from Chaos Visual Productions

Foo Fighters Touring with Custom HD Video Elements

PLSN Staff •
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• 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 •
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• 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...

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