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Projection Connection News

  • J. Thor Productions Adds LED Panels to Rental Inventory

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 12, 2012

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL — J. Thor Productions recently expanded its rental inventory with 10mm pixel-pitch indoor/outdoor LED video panels made by TopVision. The new LED panels are available for corporate and special event production needs along with I-Mag for concerts and festivals.

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    XL Video Sets the Scene for Fatboy Slim

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 12, 2012

    BRIGHTON, UK - XL Video supplied 200 square meters of LED screen, cameras, crew and more to Fatboy Slim’s Fifth Beach Bootique show, which was the first entertainment event to be staged at the new Amex Community Stadium at Falmer, Brighton, UK. The wide-screen design created for the stage comprised seven screens. This was a collaborative concept evolved by Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim), creative director Tim Fleming, production manager Mark Ward and LD Steven Abbiss.
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    Visual Acuity Designs San Francisco’s ‘Earthquake’

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 8, 2012

    SAN FRANCISCO  – After its design and construction of the California Academy of Sciences’ planetarium in 2008, Visual Acuity has returned to assist with the design of ‘Earthquake.’ The new installation includes a walk-through model of the Earth, an interactive space designed to teach earthquake preparedness, and a quake simulator resembling an old Victorian house.
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    XL Events Make Royal Showing at Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 7, 2012

    LONDON - The UK’s weekend-long celebration of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration hit a high point with The Queen’s Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace. XL Events played a big role in the concert, creating the projection mapping onto the Palace and also the wraparound screens for the concert stage around the Queen Victoria Monument in front of the Palace. LD Durham Marenghi and XL Event’s Project Manager Steve Greetham guided the design.

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  • American Idiot: The Musical on tour

    WorldStage Devises Smart Solutions for ‘American Idiot’ Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 6, 2012

    NEW YORK – “American Idiot: The Musical” is now on national tour with AV support from WorldStage. The tour began directly after the Broadway run of the show, which is based on Green Day’s album. The show features an extensive amount of video with more than three dozen flat-screen monitors, provided by Vizio, suspended in frames throughout the obliquely angled warehouse-like living space by set designer Christine Jones.  The set’s walls also serve as large projection surfaces. The key was designing a touring system to accommodate a variety of venues.
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    Barco Projectors Enrich Silverdale Baptist Church Services

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 5, 2012

    RANCHO CORDOVA, CA– Barco and Mankin Media Systems (MMS) have created a new AV system designed to elevate the video shows supporting Silverdale Baptist Church’s sermons and programs. Energy efficiency was of paramount importance. When Silverdale and MMS evaluated projectors, they considered power-saving features just as critical as performance and image. Their choice: Barco’s HDX-W14 large venue projector.

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  • Smart Light Sports

    Smart Lights Sports Training Projects Images for Practice

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 1, 2012

    ARLINGTON, MA— Smart Light Sports is training athletes and coaches in a new light. The new patent-pending systems use Hitachi CP-X10000 3LCD projectors to display animated graphics and images onto the playing surface where the athletes can practice in an entirely new and engaging way.
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    WorldStage for Doug Aitken’s 360 Museum Piece

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 31, 2012

    WASHINGTON, DC – It was a case of perfect harmony when WorldStage successfully delivered a complex projection and audio solution for “Song1,” artist Doug Aitken’s ambitious multimedia piece, which premiered on the cylindrical facade of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Aitken wanted “Song1” to be an exercise in “liquid architecture,” and the Hirshhorn’s facade seemed to disappear when it was transformed into an urban canvas for fluid images of rippling water, floating boats and cars streaming down liquid-metal highways.

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    Axon Media Servers Project for 360-degree Exhibit

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 31, 2012

    ZAGREB, Croatia - The city recently hosted an exhibit entitled "Bruketa&Zinic om: Exhibit" held in the central Barrel Gallery of the hall of the Croatian Associations of Artists.  A European advertising agency created the installation where five Axon Media Servers from High End Systems were used to deploy content on the 360-degree projection space.
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    Mansion Wraps “Star of the Night” in LED Visuals Controlled by Madrix

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 31, 2012

    MIAMI — Mansion, one of four big nightclubs owned by the Opium group here (the others are Opium Garden, Privé and SET) introduced an new LED lighting installation that arcs over the “star of the night” in the center of the club — the guest DJ. AVLI provided the design and install for the elaborate setup, using a Madrix system for control.

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    Pete’s Big TVs Hired For ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Finale

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 28, 2012

    NEW YORK - Pete’s Big TVs was hired for the third year to provide video screens and monitors for NBC TV’s  “Celebrity Apprentice Finale.” The live broadcast May 20 took place at a theatre within the American Museum of Natural History. The set resembled Donald Trump's board room as seen on the series, with a Gtech 20mm flex screen serving as the Manhattan skyline at night as seen through "windows."

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  • Panasonic, GoVision Join To Expand Modular LED Tiles Rental Business

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 25, 2012

    ARGYLE, TX – Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and GoVision LP are joining forces in the LED video screen rental market to expand the modular LED tiles business.

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