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  • BET's Rip the Runway

    Pete’s Big TVs Quietly Rips the Runway

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 7, 2012

    NEW CASTLE, DE - Pete’s Big TVs for the third consecutive year provided the visual elements of BET's Rip the Runway. But this year, Pete’s Big TVs ripped it quietly using their new MC7 high resolution LED panels. Pete’s Big TVs says the MC7 LED panels are in high demand, especially for events such as TV, for their high resolution picture quality and also because they emit no radio frequency noise.

  • Hippotizer Serves Super Bowl XLVI

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 6, 2012

    LOS ANGELES, CA - The Super Bowl Halftime Show featured display integration and 3D effects accomplished using Hippotizer’s UberPan and VideoMapper software components. Green Hippo’s UberPan software made it possible to blend eight discrete outputs seamlessly across the entire multi-resolution canvas, with the augmentation of VideoMapper, which mapped the geometry of the LED video tiles in the stage floor.

  • GEM Awards

    Worldstage Adds Visual Facet to Jewelry’s GEM Awards

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 29, 2012

    NEW YORK – Worldstage was there to support the big-screen display needs of the 10th Annual GEM Awards, Jan. 6 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Joe Parlagreco, a producer/director/cinematographer with Filmworks, wanted to use “a sophisticated video approach” for the video set pieces, so the Dataton WATCHOUT systems was chosen for the gala event.

  • Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Video Goes Large at Super Bowl Halftime Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 24, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS — LMG, Inc. and DWP Live teamed up with set designer Bruce Rodgers of Tribe, Inc. for the LED and projected visuals animating the 2012  Bridgestone Super Bowl Halftime show on Feb. 5 featuring Madonna. LMG provided Rodgers with the lightweight LED elements that were customized for the main stage, and Rodgers also worked with DWP Live on the large scale projection mapping of a 149-by-80-foot area in front of the stage. Moment Factory from Montreal, Canada created the content. Read More...

  • Oracle

    Worldstage Gives Oracle Big Presence at Retail’s Big Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 17, 2012

    NEW YORK – Worldstage helped Oracle Retail Group have a commanding presence at the National Retail Federation’s s 101st Annual Convention & Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.  The Oracle videowall - with an eye-catching live Twitter feed and large-format graphical content - was comprised of 32 narrow-bezel NEC 46-inch LCD monitors.

  • Voyage at Sea

    Dataton Takes Visitors on Voyage Through Dutch Maritime Museum

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 16, 2012

    AMSTERDAM - The Netherlands’ Het Scheepvaartmuseum, which reopened last fall after being refurbished, offers visitors a new exhibit, Voyage at Sea. The five-room walk-through experience, which details the Netherlands’ maritime history, includes an oval 360° viewing area lit by 10 projectors.

  • Stephen Hawking Centre

    Christie MicroTiles Media Wall for Stephen Hawking Centre

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 13, 2012

    KITCHENER, Ontario  – The Stephen Hawking Centre at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics features 84 Christie MicroTiles communicating a range of scientific research, training and outreach messages for a variety of audiences. Located in the lobby, the Christie MicroTiles array is assembled as an irregular hexagon, creating a dynamic media wall to welcome and inform visitors.

  • Museum of Tolerance exhibit

    Electrosonic Creates Interactive Exhibit for Hitler Letter

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 13, 2012

    LOS ANGELES – When the Museum of Tolerance acquired an early letter written by Adolf Hitler, it turned to Electrosonic to create an interactive exhibit. The artifact is housed in a wall-mounted glass display case along with a 65-inch Mitsubishi LED touchscreen. Visitors view content crafted by Cortina Productions, which allows them to virtually interact with the letter, reading it in the original German language or translated into English.

  • Piraat

    Coolux Technology Helps Actors Interact with 3D Projections

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 13, 2012

    COLOGNE, Germany - Popular Belgian children’s television shows were recently turned into two stage productions involving 3D projection technology. Belgian TV production company Studio 100 used a combination of the coolux Broadcast server and the company's Widget Designer software to let the actors interact with 3D projections live on stage.

  • Kasabian

    XL Video on Kasabian’s Velociraptor Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 6, 2012

    LONDON - XL Video supplied the UK leg of Kasabian’s recent “Velociraptor!’ world tour with a camera and PPU system, media server control, projection and scenic Barco MiStrip LED elements. Video director Paul “Eggy” Eggerton and engineer Wolfgang “Wolfie” Schram worked on the IMAG looks, while set was a collaboration between LD Nick Gray and the band’s creative dirctor Aitor Throp.

  • Jennifer Hudson rehearsals at the BET Honors

    Pete’s Big TVs Makes Quiet Splash on BET Honors

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 27, 2012

    NEW CASTLE, DE - Pete’s Big TVs is starting the new year off making a big noise about the quiet LED video panels which emit no radio frequency interference. The panels made up the visual segments of the set for the BET Network’s BET Honors at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC. Assisting Cossette Productions and the BET Network team, Pete’s Big TVs provided 328 panels of the DigiLED MC7 panels - a product for which they have a two year exclusive in North America.

  • SAS

    Christie MicroTiles Visually Enhance SAS Headquarters

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 24, 2012

    CYPRESS, CA - Five digital displays comprised of Christie MicroTiles help create a visually dynamic corporate headquarters at SAS, an independent vendor of business intelligence in Cary, NC. SAS needed a green solution - functional and artistic - to enliven its hallways, briefing center and other areas  throughout the building. A 40-foot Welcome Wall is the highlight of the installation, greeting visitors in the registration area.

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