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Projection Connection News

  • Trans-Lux Board Approves Comprehensive Restructuring Package

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 27, 2011

    NORWALK, CT – Trans-Lux Corporation, a supplier of LED technology for digital signage and lighting applications including TL Vision LED large screen systems, TL InfoVision LED digital displays, Fair-Play data walls and scoreboard systems and TL Energy LED lighting solutions, announced plans for a major financial restructuring and recapitalization of the company.

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  • Harkness Sets Record with 27-by-11-Meter 3D Screen in Paris

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 23, 2011

    PARIS — Harkness Screens recently established a Guinness world record when it supplied the world’s largest 3D screen for a special viewing of the hit film Rio at Le Grand Palais in Paris. Harkness’ Spectral 240 3D silver surface was the screen chosen for the event.

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  • GoVision GoBig mobile unit

    GoVision Mobile HD Video Joins Dallas Mavericks Along Championship Parade Route

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 20, 2011

    DALLAS — GoVision supported the NBA championship-winning Dallas Mavericks’ June 16 victory parade with HD video displays including its 19-by-33-foot GoBigger unit and a 9-by-16-foot GoBig unit stationed at fixed locations and a GoBig mobile unit riding along the parade route itself, showing footage of the Maverick’s championship run. Read More...

  • Tropicana Las Vegas large-scale projection

    Tropicana Las Vegas Projection Created with Hippotizer Gear

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 17, 2011

    LAS VEGAS — It’s not easy to stand out in the night skyline of Las Vegas, but the Tropicana is turning heads nightly with an ongoing 3D video projection on the exterior of the building. The projection was designed and installed by LD Systems of Houston using Hippotizer media servers, Barco 20K projectors and 3D media content provided by Texas Video & Post, with 2D content by SKG Advertising of Las Vegas.

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  • Christie Featured 30 Products in 12 Zones at InfoComm

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 17, 2011

    ORLANDO, FL — Highlighting visual technologies that ranged from projection mapping, 4K, 3D and impact walls, Christie set a company record for InfoComm exhibit floor space this year. Products featured at the booth and InfoComm’s 3D Pavilion included projectors, displays, video processors, yoke systems and software solutions, targeting entertainment, government and academic uses. Read More...

  • Mayday photo by Ralph Larmann

    Mayday 2011 Adds LED Flash with GLP Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 17, 2011

    DORTMUND, Germany — Held since 1997 at Dortmund’s Westfalenhallen, and marking 20 years since it was founded in 1991, the indoor rave, Mayday, drew crowds to its “Arena” section in hall 1 for trance and softer music, while its “Empire” section in hall 3 attracted fans of harder-driving techno and electro music. Both areas were lit with LED fixtures from GLP.

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  • FOR-A HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E Digital Video Switcher

    Panama’s TVN Upgrades with FOR-A HVS-350HS and HVS-300HS Switchers

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 16, 2011

    PANAMA CITY, Panama — Televisora Nacional, S.A. (TVN) is using FOR-A’s HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E digital video switcher and HVS-300HS HD/SD portable video switcher for its programming, which includes news, soap operas, movies, talk shows, and variety shows.

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  • Celebrity Apprentice finale

    Trump Rehires Pete’s Big TVs for “Celebrity Apprentice” Finale

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 14, 2011

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump was stumped. Marlee Matlin and John Rich were neck-and-neck in charity fund-raising and both were exemplary apprentices. But only one could be hired. However, when it came to the production crew to air this live NBC broadcast, there was no contest: Pete’s Big TVs was hired once again for the May 22 in the final live broadcast.

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  • Tinie Tempah UK Tour

    Tinie Tempah Makes Big Impact with Martin EC-20 LED Screen

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 7, 2011

     

    Tinie Tempah UK Tour

    UK - “A video screen doesn't need to be any more complicated than lighting fixtures. Yet time and time again I find other systems insanely complex.” So stated Tinie Tempah Lighting Director Dave Cohen who recently made a big impact using Martin Professional’s user-friendly EC-20 LED panels as a backdrop video wall on Brit Award winner Tinie Tempah’s latest UK Tour.

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  • Roland Sponsors North American AV Showcase Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 6, 2011

    BELLINGHAM, WA — Roland Systems Group (RSG) is sponsoring a North American Audio Visual Showcase Tour from June through August. The tour will visit more than 25 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, for anyone looking for more information about Roland products.

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  • Rockefeller Center Attraction Gets AV Support from Alcorn McBride

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 27, 2011

    NEW YORK — Rockefeller Center’s renovated 70-story-high Top of the Rock tour for sightseers has been upgraded, with AV integrator Technomedia Solutions, LCC using Alcorn McBride Digital Binloop HD systems to deliver HD visuals as part of the attraction’s Beam Walk, Triple HD Theater presentation and Summit Shuttle elevator ride.

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  • David Guetta tours U.K. with XL Video

    David Guetta U.K. Tour Gets Assist from XL Video

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 26, 2011

    LONDON — XL Video supplied 119 panels of Pixled F-30 LED screen - totalling 114 square meters of surface area, plus crew for DJ David Guetta's recent U.K. tour, his first carrying a full technical production.

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