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Analog Way’s Ascender 48 Drives The Comcast Experience Holiday Show in Philadelphia

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 19, 2017

ATLANTA – The Comcast Experience has begun this year’s Holiday Spectacular at the Winter Garden in the lobby of Comcast headquarters in Philadelphia where two Analog Way Ascender 48 systems drive one of the largest 4mm LED wall installations in the world.  David Niles of Niles Creative Group is responsible for the wall’s content concept and production year round since its inception and handled the project’s systems design and integration.


Green Hippo Ensemble Shines at Inaugural Eurovision Choir of the Year contest

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 19, 2017

LATVIA - The first Eurovision Choir of the Year contest took place in Riga, Latvia. Organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Interkultur Foundation, the inaugural event hosted nine professional choirs, each one representing a different European country. The venue was the Arena Riga, a 14,500-capacity stadium, and Green Hippo technology was on hand to help deliver a live spectacular, in keeping of the EBU’s best known production, the Eurovision Song Contest.


Quince Imaging Helps MARS Petcare Actualize Virtual Retail Store of the Future

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 15, 2017

HERNDON, VA,– MARS Petcare, leading global pet care distributor, enlisted Quince Imaging to design an innovative platform, simulating modern shopper behavior in virtual reality - without the use of VR goggles.  As part of an ongoing research initiative, MARS constructed a “Retail Store of the Future”, empowering retailers to adapt the shopping experience to today’s era of pet owners.  MARS developed a futuristic retail model, which incorporates modern pet care needs and expectations of pet owners in a variety of demographics.


Micro Studio Camera 4K and Teranex AV Used on Fall Out Boy’s MANIA World Tour

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 12, 2017

FREMONT, CA - Blackmagic Design today announced that Grammy-nominated American rock band Fall Out Boy’s worldwide MANIA tour is using a complete Blackmagic Design live production workflow for IMAG and AV. Blackmagic Design’s Micro Studio Camera 4Ks and Teranex AV standards converters are being used for image capture and signal conversion on the tour, along with several other products, including an ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher, MultiView 16 monitor, Smart Videohub 40x40 and Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 routers.


GoVision Debuts 2mm Tiles To Upgrade High-Res Indoor Solutions

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 11, 2017

ARGYLE, TX – GoVision is once again operating at the cutting edge of LED technology with the introduction of state-of-the-art 2mm panels designed to significantly enhance the viewing experience at indoor events. The new 2.6mm SMD-Indoor panels offer true 4K resolution at manageable sizes (up to 32’ by 18’) as well as true HD resolution at minimal sizes (16’ x 9’). The Black Body SMD products offer vivid picture quality and versatile durability, making them the perfect solution for indoor staging and production, concerts, conventions and expos and corporate meetings and events.


Green Hippo in it for the Long Haul at Marina Bay Sands Singapore Spectacular

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 11, 2017

SINGAPORE - Two years in the making and set to run for five years, Spectra is Marina Bay Sands Singapore’s outdoor laser, light, projection and water show. The Marina Bay Sands Singapore was already a stunning looking structure. Steve Nield was the creative tasked with designing an outdoor laser, light, projection and water show with the visuals to complement the Aedas-designed S$8 billion property.


NovaWorld Tour Atlanta 2017 - Visualize Your Imagination!

NovaStar Holds NovaWorld Tour Atlanta 2017 Event at Georgia Aquarium on Nov. 30

PLSN Staff • Projection Connection News • December 7, 2017

ATLANTA – NovaStar held its NovaWorld Tour Atlanta 2017 Event at Georgia Aquarium on Nov. 30. The company said the event was a success and thanked all who were able to attend. Themed “Visualize Your Imagination,” the event highlighted several of the company’s products, including its Phobos series, along with instruction on the use of the 4K controller, R5 controller, A8s receiving card and SmartLCT software.

Ideum worked closely with UNM instructor and potter Clarence Cruz and artist Michelle Lowden of Milo Creations to design an experience that allows users to investigate these intricate designs powered by Christie Pandoras Box

Christie Pandoras Box Brings Experimental Pottery Project to Life

Frank Hammel • Projection Connection News • December 7, 2017

CORRALES, NM – For the Exploring Pueblo Pottery Project, an experimental installation in associated with the Pueblo of Acoma west of Albuquerque, NM, interactive exhibit designers Ideum teamed up with Christie to make use of Pandoras Box technologies for the project, where images are projected onto the curved surfaces of oversized pottery-shaped displays. Read More...

PixelFLEX™ Helps Change the Perception of Worship at Shoreline Church

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 5, 2017

NASHVILLE,– Located in Destin, Florida, Shoreline Church has always tried to find creative and unique ways to share their message while changing the perception of a typical church. As their congregation has continued to grow, the church recently had the opportunity to continue their ministry vision with the renovation an old nightclub into a modern worship facility. Knowing they wanted to install the technical elements that would allow them to further the creativity of their worship services, they found a key component to their new design in a FLEXLite II 3.9mm LED video system from PixelFLEX™.


disguise VR Ensures Seamless Execution For Nike X NBA Apparel Launch

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 4, 2017

LONDON – Renowned Screens Producer, Laura Frank, chose the disguise (formerly known as d3) 360-degree virtual reality pre-visualization software to take Nike’s event planning to the next level. Providing both creative and technical production teams with a fully immersive 3D experience of the NBA launch ahead of time. Nike teamed up with the NBA to weave NikeConnect technology into this season’s NBA jersey. The industry giants came together at Sony Studios in Los Angeles to announce the partnership at a spectacular visual event, featuring huge moving screens and players from all 30 NBA teams.


7thSense Delivers Updated Video Technology for the 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • December 1, 2017

SUSSEX, ENGLAND -- -- Media serving and display technology experts, 7thSense Design, delivered updated video technology for the 2017 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase. The full system technology upgrade has transformed the world’s largest proscenium theatre and has enabled video content to be displayed on all eight of the venue’s iconic proscenium arches. 7thSense has provided video systems for Radio City since 2011.


disguise Supports Yuzu Tour Featuring Innovative Sculptural LED Character

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 27, 2017

JAPAN  – Japanese folk-rock duo Yuzu are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a tour across Japan.  The band’s unique stage show features a huge back wall of LED screens of assorted sizes and shapes and a giant sculptural Yuzutaro LED – an anthropomorphic character whose head is fashioned from the Japanese citrus fruit called yuzu.  disguise (formerly known as d3) 4x4pro media servers were chosen to unify the different feeds needed to push content to the LED back wall, the sculptural Yuzutaro LED plus the stage riser LED.


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