Projection Connection News

Loss of $1 Million Video Wall on John Mayer Tour Covered by Specialty Insurance

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• April 7, 2011
BURBANK, CA - Chaos Visual Productions provided video support for 10 touring productions last summer. One of the largest, the John Mayer Battle Studies Tour, traveled with a 50-by-20-foot LED video wall comprised of 45 Martin LC 2140 panels, designed for indoor use. The tour performed 122 shows in 331 days in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  For a late July performance, Chaos set up the wall in an outdoor venue. Although the weather had been clear and sunny, it suddenly turned, and a monsoon-like squall swept through, completely destroying the video wall. Read More...

JM Rental Provides 60-Meter-Wide LED Display at IDEX Opening Ceremony

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• April 6, 2011
ABU DHABI, UAE - JM Rental Ltd. provided LED displays for IDEX 2011, a major defense and security related event held in late February. Working with Showtec Communications PTE LTD for RedFilo Event LLC, JM Rental provided 696 panels of Lighthouse Technologies 7 mm visual pitch R7-ER as a backdrop for the daytime opening ceremony for the 10th annual event, which was attended by more than 1,000 VIPs including Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE. Read More...

New World Center Wallcasts Bring Classical Music Outdoors

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• March 24, 2011
MIAMI BEACH, FL - The $160 million Frank Gehry-designed New World Center is offering simulcast Wallcast projections of symphonic performances outside the building as part of its mission to bring classical music performances to a broader audience, with an assist from coolux media servers. Read More...

Digital Projection Sponsors InfoComm Education Events

PLSN Staff •
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• March 23, 2011
ATLANTA, GA - Digital Projection International (DPI) will be the display products sponsor for InfoComm's 12 Regional Roundtables to be held in 2011. Free to InfoComm members, the Roundtables provide manufacturers' training sessions as well as peer discussions on issues impacting the industry. Read More...

Vista Spyder X20 Provides Image Processing for Corporate Events

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• March 23, 2011
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD and ORLANDO, FL - Freelance Technical Services used the Vista Spyder X20-1608 to manage video processing for Capa Productions, producing the DaVita national meeting in National Harbor, Md., and Elite Business Productions, producing the Siemens Healthcare Leadership & Sales Conference in Orlando. Read More...

Gateway Church Campuses Equipped with Riedel MediorNet, Artist Systems

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• March 22, 2011
SOUTHLAKE, TX - Systems integrator Beck Associates provided a MediorNet fiber network backbone and an Artist digital matrix intercom from Riedel Communications for Gateway Church, creating a fiber-based, real-time network for 3G/HD-SDI video, audio, data and communications for the church's three separate campuses. Read More...

Christie MicroTiles Installed Near Entrance to Emory/Rollins School Of Public Health

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• March 22, 2011
ATLANTA - Inside the atrium near the entrance of the recently-dedicated Claudia Nance Rollins Building at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health, an eight-by-six configuration of Christie MicroTiles can be seen in a convex, wood-paneled enclosure. The video wall, which measures about 10.7 by 6.5 feet, is used to display news and other information. Read More...

National Museum of the American Indian Features Electrosonic AV Technology

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• March 21, 2011
NEW YORK - The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)'s new permanent exhibition, "Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian" relied upon Electrosonic-supplied engineering for 20 exhibits, including 10 linear video stations and 10 interactive workstations housed in the NMAI's George Gustav Heye Center in the Old Customs House. Read More...

Gearhouse Supplies AV Technology for Design Indaba Exhibition

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• March 19, 2011
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Gearhouse South Africa's Cape Town branch supplied specialist LED and AV display technology to four different installations at the Design Indaba 2011 exhibition, which was staged at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and included the Design Indaba Conference and Young Designers Simulcast. Read More...

VAI Supports Marco Brambillas “Evolution (Multiplex)” at Art Basel Miami

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• March 18, 2011
MIAMI - Marco Brambilla's Evolution (Multiplex), a 3D video collage culled from thousands of movies featured at Art Basel Miami, relied upon Video Applications Inc. (VAI) for its 3D silver screen, projectors, technicians and a projectionist. Read More...

College Basketball Teams Get Visual Support from GoVision

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• March 18, 2011
ARGYLE, TX - GoVision is providing visual support in the form of LED video screens for a variety of college basketball events, with its custom-built LED screens being used in Atlanta, Nashville, El Paso, Hot Springs, AR, Garland, TX and for the NCAA Final Four Men's Basketball Championships in Houston. Read More...

UK Young Scientists’ and Engineers’ Fair Gets Video Support from XL Events

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• March 18, 2011
LONDON - The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists' and Engineers' Fair, an event sponsored by the nonprofit EngineeringUK, got video and visual production support from XL Events, including camera and PPU system, projection, playback and crew. Read More...
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