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Projection Connection News

  • Electrosonic assisted with the projected video mural at the Museum of the Moving Image

    Electrosonic, Scharff Weisberg Support AV at Expanded Museum of the Moving Image

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | October 10, 2011

    ASTORIA, NY — Working with designer Josh Weisberg of Scharff Weisberg, Electrosonic provide an AV installation for the Museum of the Moving Image that included a 50-by-9-foot projected video mural for a seven-minute video art piece, City Glow (2005) by Chiho Aoshima in collaboration with animator Bruce Ferguson. The upgrades are part of a three-year, $67-million remodel and expansion.

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  • Osram Ostar Compact 2×2 LED Promises to Double Brightness for Projection Applications

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 28, 2011

    REGENSBURG, Germany — Osram Opto Semiconductors said the latest LED added to its portfolio for projection applications, the Osram Ostar Compact 2x2, is twice as bright in all colors and also boasts near-record-breaking green values, making it well-suited to applications that include high-power projectors for the entertainment industry. Read More...

  • Delta Diamond at JFK

    JFK “Delta Diamond” Gets Video Assist from Scharff Weisberg

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 26, 2011

    NEW YORK — Scharff Weisberg worked with Cigar Box Studios on the video portion of the lozenge-shaped glass installation dubbed the “Delta Diamond.” It’s located between Delta Terminals 2 and 3 at JFK International Airport. Scharff Weisberg also provided the video playback and control solution for the feature. Read More...

  • Immersive Surfaces at DUMBO Arts Festival

    SenovvA Opens NY Office, Supports DUMBO Arts Festival

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 21, 2011

    NEW YORK — SenovvA opened its New York office and production design/pre-visualization studio in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) with a flurry of activity in and around the DUMBO Arts Festival 2011, which ran from Sept. 23-25.

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  • DPI Announces Fall 2011 Road Show Dates

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 16, 2011

    ATLANTA — Digital Projection International (DPI), together with display manufacturer Delta Group and software developer Mersive, announced a multi-city “Displays at Your Doorstep” road show with the following cities/dates confirmed: New York (Oct. 11-12) Orlando (Oct. 18-19), Washington, DC (Oct. 25-26), Atlanta (Nov. 2-3), Dallas (Nov. 9-10) and Los Angeles (Nov. 15-16). The events will demonstrate a variety of display technologies for commercial AV integrators.

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  • Projection on USS Midway

    USS Midway Serves as AV Concepts Projection Surface for Patriot Awards

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 16, 2011

    SAN DIEGO — For the 5th Annual Midway American Patriot Awards, a gala honoring senator John McCain, vice admiral James Stockdale and naval aviators, AV Concepts transformed the above-flight deck portion of the aircraft carrier USS Midway with large format projection.

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  • Chaos Visual Productions Provides Video Gear for Josh Groban Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 15, 2011

    LOS ANGELES — Chaos Visual Productions provided video support for the North American leg of Josh Groban’s 2011 Straight to You Tour in the form of four double stacks of 20K projectors projecting seamless, edge-blended imagery onto an 80-by-30-foot screen. The North American tour, with dates in North America from May 12 to Labor Day, will resume in October after making several stops in Europe. Peter Mensch, Cliff Burnstein and Tony Dicioccio of Q Prime-NYC are the tour managers.

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  • WE Fest 2011

    WE Fest Features Upstage Video, Daktronics Screens

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 12, 2011

    DETROIT LAKES, MN – The annual three-day WE Fest country music festival roped in more than 48,000 music fans with a lineup ranging from Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson and Lynyrd Skynard to Brad Paisley and Lost Highway. Upstage Video helped bring the artists closer to the fans with HD LED video screens from Daktronics. Read More...

  • Insurer Covers HD House after Theft of $255,000 Worth of Gear

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 10, 2011

    MIAMI — In January of 2011, HD House experienced a rental company’s worst nightmare: a new customer, whom they fully vetted and researched, stole $255,000 worth of their equipment in a single day.

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  • LMG provided visual support for Train with FL-io11 (11.25MM) LED tiles and G-LEC Solaris+ LED gear.

    LMG On the Road with Maroon 5, Train

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 10, 2011

    ORLANDO, FL — LMG Touring is currently on the road with Maroon 5 and Train on their summer tour through North America, which kicked off in late July in California. The tour was set to hit over 40 cities including Las Vegas, Nashville, Phoenix, Tampa, Winnipeg, and Dallas.

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  • Reel Video I-Mag at MotoGP

    Reel Video Systems Provides I-Mag for Red Bull Indianapolis GP Motorcycle Race

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 10, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS — Reel Video Systems LLC (RVS) provided I-Mag visual support at this year’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP motorcycle race.  RVS provided an 8-meter roll-down LED wall on the infield portion of the course.  The 12-millimeter-resolution video wall could be seen clearly despite glare from the bright summer sun. Read More...

  • Set for UNCF Telethon 2011

    BET Network UNCF Telethon Evening of Stars Gets Video Support from Pete’s Big TVS

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 10, 2011

    PASADENA, CA — Pete’s Big TVs is providing visual support for the 33rd annual An Evening of the Stars benefit for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The show was taped at the Pasadena Civic Center Aug. 14 and will be broadcast on the BET Network on Sept. 25.

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